Monthly Archives: June 2010

Phillin' The Lane:NBA Summer League has Aussie flair

Basketball Australia's US correspondent Phil Moskowitz wraps another week of Aussie Boomers in action overseas.

U17 Women's World Championship Preview

The U17 Women take on Argentina, Belgium, China, Mali, and Spain, in the World Championships in Toulouse and Rodez in France, beginning 16 July.

U17 Men's World Championship Preview

The U17 FIBA World Championship for Men begins in Hamburg, Germany, from July 2-11, tipping off late Friday night our time. It is the most significant tournament in the short career of these players.

Gems' France Tour: Blog #3

Nicole Zammit and Nicole Seekamp from Australia's U19 Women's team blog from France after the team won the Reze Basket International.

Gems trounce Turkey for Gold

The Gems concluded a fine tournament on Reze (France) tonight beating a strong and well organised Turkey 76-53 in the final.

Boomers sweep Argentina in hard-fought win

The Golden Star Australian Boomers have clinched the sweep in the three-game Boomers World Challenge series against Argentina, taking game three by 18 points, 90-72, in a physical win in front of 5000 fans at the Dome in Adelaide.

Rollers World Championship team named

Basketball Australia is pleased to announce the 12 athletes selected to represent the Australian Men's Wheelchair Basketball team at the 2010 IWBF World Wheelchair Basketball Championships in Birmingham, England next week.

Back in the Day: July 1994

This week, the BA time machine stops off in July of 1994...

Jackson extends WNBA record

Jayco Australian Opal Lauren Jackson has shown she is in scintillating form ahead of the 2010 FIBA World Championship for Women after she extended her own WNBA record with a 17th Player of the Week Award after she was named Western Conference Player of the Week, the league announced overnight.

Three to get ready...

The Golden Star Australian Boomers are one win away from a clean sweep of Argentina at the Boomers World Challenge Series, as they prepare for game three tonight at Brett Maher Court, at The Dome in Adelaide.

Basketball Australia develops women's basketball working group

In line with many of the Federal Government initiatives looking at both the elite and grassroots participation, Basketball Australia is keen to review the current development pathways being offered to our young female athletes to understand where further improvements can be made.

Gliders ready to roll

The Australian Gliders are set to depart the country for Berlin tomorrow, where they will play Germany, Canada and the Netherlands in a 4 Nations Tournament ahead of the 2010 IWBF Wheelchair Basketball World Championships in Birmingham, England.

Gallery: Boomers v Argentina Game 1

The Boomers demolished Argentina, 97-58, in Game 1 of the Boomers World Challenge at Challenge Stadium in Perth. Check out the action in the Photo Gallery.

Basketball popularity exploding across Melbourne's fringe

Basketball is king of the 'burbs when it comes to the most popular sports Victorians want to play, writes Aaron Langmaid in the Herlad Sun.

U17 Men make final preparations for Worlds

The Australian U17 Men's team narrowly lost two warm up games against Serbia ahead of the 2010 FIBA U17 World Championship for Men which tips off on Friday.

Basketball Australia rolls with Spalding in new deal

Basketball Australia is pleased to announce a new whole of sport partnership with Russell Corporation and their basketball brand Spalding in a multi-year deal that will see the sport supported by the international conglomerate.

Gems' France Tour: Gems closed down Czechs to reach final

The Australian U19 team, the Gems, have earned their place in the Gold Medal playoff at the Reze International Basketball Tournament in France.

Boomers hold off a gallant Argentina

The Golden Star Australian Boomers have clinched the advantage in the Boomers World Challenge, with a tough fought 14-point win over Argentina, 85-71, at The Cage in Melbourne on Monday night.