Monthly Archives: July 2010

Boomers To Face China in Stankovic Cup Opener

The Golden Star Boomers, Australia’s Men’s National Basketball Team, will face off against the might of host nation China in the opening game of the prestigious Stankovic Continental Cup later this month as they gear up for the 2010 FIBA World Championships in Turkey from 28 August to 12 September.

Mills gets plenty out of Boomers World Challenge

Patty Mills led Australia in the recent Boomers World Challenge 3-0 series win over Argentina and got plenty out of the experience personally and saw enough in the team to feel a strong World Championships in Turkey awaits.

Thing looking up for Jawai at NBA Summer League

After an indifferent opening game at the NBA Orlando Summer League, Golden Star Boomers centre Nathan Jawai put up a better argument for an NBA contract in his second outing overnight.

Gems Make It Deux-From-Deux in Troyes

The U19 Gems are continuing to impress on their tour of France, winning their second game in a row by defeating Germany 52-43 overnight.

Opals Depart China Searching For First Tour Win

The Jayco Australian Opals head to the United States today after closing out their tour of China with a third straight loss to the host nation, 85-82, in the closest contest of the three-game series in Foshan overnight.

U17 Men top Germany at Worlds

The Australian U17 Men's team has upset host nation Germany, 62-58, to record their second win at the FIBA U17 World Championship for Men in Hamburg this morning.

U16 Champs: Day 4 Wrap

Getting down to the business end of the preliminary rounds, read all the results from Day 4 at the championship in Logan.

U17 Women face final test before Worlds

The Australian U17 Women's team will depart for Alagon, Spain tomorrow, where they will play Spain, the United States and Canada in preparation for the FIBA U17 World Championship for Women in Toulouse and Rodez later this month.

Phillin' The Lane: Opals owning the WNBA

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

Back in the Day: July 1995

This week, the BA time machine has landed in July of 1995...

U16 Champs: Day 3 Wrap

All the action from Day 3 at the Championship in Logan...

U17 Men celebrate first win at Worlds

The Australian U17 Men's team have notched up their first win at the 2010 FIBA U17 World Championship tonight in Hamburg, Germany.

Gliders leave Berlin for Birmingham & Worlds

The Gliders will depart Berlin today for the 2010 IWBF Wheelchair Basketball World Championships in Birmingham, England.

Rollers ready for World Championships

The Rollers are now just days away from their opening game of the 2010 IWBF World Championships, due to take place against France on Friday July 8.

From Germany: "Both the referees & players are learning a lot"

He is the referee with the biggest travel distance to the World Championship in Hamburg, and … with the longest name!

Gliders must regroup for Worlds

The Australian Women's Wheelchair Basketball Team, the Gliders, lost the final of the 4 Nations Tournament in Berlin, 80-55, to host country Germany overnight.

Courageous Opals eclipsed by China

The Jayco Australian Opals put up a tough fight but narrowly lost the second fixture of their three-game series in China tonight, going down 78-73 in Jiangmen, China.

U16 Champs: Day 2 Results

After two days of competition at the Australian U16 Championships the positioning in each pool is starting to take shape.