Monthly Archives: September 2010

Boomers ready for Slovenia

The Boomers feel they belong at the business end of the world championships and are simply not ready to pack their bags and leave Turkey.

Brown looking to extend world titles stay

Brett Brown is missing his family terribly while he pulls the strings of the Australian team at the basketball world championships in Turkey. But he hopes he doesn't have to see them again just yet.

Lauren Jackson claims third WNBA MVP

Australian Opals star player and current forward-centre for the WNBA's Seattle Storm, Lauren Jackson, was today named the 2010 WNBA Most Valuable Player.

Gems squad chosen ahead of Oceania qualifier

Following a tough selection camp at the Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra last week, the Australian Gems Under 19s Women’s team has been selected with plenty of future stars filling the line-up.

Boomers down Angola to advance

The Golden Star Boomers Australian men’s national basketball team have defeated their former bogey team Angola at the 2010 FIBA World Championships in Kayseri, Turkey this morning, 76-55, to finish third in Group A and advance to a second round clash with Slovenia on Sunday (0100 Monday AEST).

Bevilaqua bundled out of WNBA finals, joins Opals

Australian Jayco Opals hopeful and veteran player Tully Bevilaqua will be joining the Opals squad in the United States next week ahead of the 2010 FIBA World Championships, after her side the Indiana Fever was knocked out of the WNBA play-offs in a nail-biting 77-74 defeat to New York Liberty in the Eastern Conference semi-finals today.

Boomers focus on Angola

Australia missed a huge opportunity to grab a top-two finish in Group A at the basketball world championships after a costly 94-79 defeat to Serbia in Kayseri, Turkey on Wednesday.

Boomers held off by Serbs

The Golden Star Boomers Australian men’s national basketball team have suffered a heart-breaking 93-79 loss to world number five ranked team Serbia at the 2010 FIBA World Championships in Kayseri, Turkey.

Boomers ready for Serbs

Australia will try to secure passage into the second round of the basketball world championships when they take on European powerhouse Serbia in Kayseri, Turkey on Wednesday (2330 AEST).

Gibson and Martin's long road to world titles

Adam Gibson and Damian Martin, the only two Boomers currently competing in the NBL, have come a heck of a long way to end up on Australia's basketball world championship squad in Turkey.