Monthly Archives: July 2010

Rollers storm into World Semi Finals

The Australian Men's Wheelchair Basketball team, the Rollers, pounded Poland 68-34 in their Quarter Final to advance to the Semi Finals at the 2010 IWBF World Wheelchair Basketball Championships overnight in Birmingham, England.

Future Olympic Champions ready for Games

One month today the next generation of Australian Olympic champions will march in a spectacular Opening Ceremony at the Float Marina in Singapore for the first ever Youth Olympic Games.

Patty Mills leads Portland in NBA Summer League

Patty Mills has tipped off his 2010 NBA Summer League campaign with two terrific all-round performances to stake his claim for a contract next season.

Back in the Day: July 1987

This week, the BA time machine has been dragged back to July 1987...

Boomers to play before anticipated TV audience of 1 billion

The Golden Star Boomers will head into their second major training camp this weekend buoyed by the news that the television audience for the upcoming 2010 World Championship for Men is expected to reach a staggering one billion people.

Phillin' The Lane: NBA Summer League in full swing

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

Rollers advance as top seed at Worlds

Just hours after the Australian Women's team completed the same feat, the Australian Men's Wheelchair Basketball team, the Rollers, have defeated reigning World Champions Canada to finish top of their pool after the Preliminary Round at the 2010 IWBF World Wheelchair Basketball Championships.

Gliders top pool at Worlds

The Australian Women’s Wheelchair Basketball team, the Gliders, has upset World Champion Canada to finish top of their pool at the 2010 IWBF World Wheelchair Basketball Championship.

Australians roll Mexico at World Wheelchair Champs

The Australian Men's Wheelchair Basketball team, the Rollers, continued their dominance at the 2010 IWBF World Wheelchair Basketball Championship with an 81-43 victory over Mexico in Birmingham, England overnight.

Australian Basketball Hall of Fame

Basketball Australia is pleased to announce its fourth Hall of Fame Induction Dinner, to be held on 18 August 2010 in Melbourne.

U17 Women upset USA in Worlds Warmup

The Australian U17 Women's team has defeated the United States in a World Championship warm-up tournament in Spain.

Mills shines in Summer League debut

Golden Star Australian Boomers point guard Patty Mills had his first taste of NBA Summer League action overnight, and it was sweet.

Mills in battle for NBA roster spot

Boomer Patty Mills will be battling 2010 draft pick Armon Johnson for a point guard spot on the Portland Trail Blazers roster behind Andre Miller, Jerryd Bayless.

Australian Opals conquer rival USA

The Jayco Australian Opals have overpowered the United States, 87-72, in a 'friendly' scrimmage in Connecticut, USA overnight.

Gliders suffer setback at Worlds

The Gliders have suffered its first loss at the 2010 IWBF World Wheelchair Basketball Championships in Birmingham, England overnight.

U17 Men claim sixth at Worlds

The Australian U17 Men's team finished a commendable sixth place at the inaugural FIBA U17 World Championship for Men after losing to Serbia, 74-64, in the fifth –place playoff overnight in Hamburg, Germany.

U17 Women have arrived in Alagon

With the U17 Women's team winging their way to Spain for a pre-World Championship tournament, Alex Bunton, Lauren Nicholson and Sara Blicavs blog from the tour.

Rollers trounce Algeria at Worlds

The Rollers won their third consecutive game at the 2010 IWBF World Wheelchair Basketball Championship overnight in Birmingham, England.