Monthly Archives: October 2010

Sport Australia Hall of Fame acknowledges two young stars in the making

Two young Australian basketball stars were presented with Sport Australia Hall of Fame Scholarships last Friday night at the 2010 Sport Australia Hall of Fame dinner at the Crown Palladium Ballroom in Melbourne.

BA seeks Rights and Commercial Partnerships Manager

An exciting employment opportunity exists within the Basketball Australia organisation, in the capacity of Rights and Commercial Partnerships Manager.

Back in the Day: Season 2.2

This week, the BA time machine has landed in October of 1999...

Phillin` The Lane: Mills makes the team

Basketball Australia’s US correspondent Phil Moskowitz wraps another week of Aussies in action in the US and Europe.

The Original Wheelchair Basketball team honoured

The APC Paralympian of the Year dinner was held last Monday at the Waterview Convention Centre, Bicentennial Park, Sydney Olympic Park.

Maric on his move to Panathinaikos

ATHENS (Euroleague) - It's been a whirlwind 12 months for Aleks Maric, the Australia international who made his first appearance at a FIBA World Championship this summer in Turkey.

Mills secures final Portland roster spot

Australian point guard Patty Mills has kept his NBA dream alive, surviving cuts to take the final roster spot in the Portland Trailblazers squad, only two hours before the deadline for when all NBA squads were to be named.

Phillin’ The Lane: Bogut Back for Bucks

Basketball Australia’s US correspondent Phil Moskowitz wraps another week of Aussies in action in the US and Europe.

Bogut eases back into action

Andrew Bogut has taken to the floor for the Milwaukee Bucks in just his second game back from injury today, playing 21 minutes and finishing with eight points, six rebounds and four blocked shots in a losing effort against the Cleveland Cavaliers, 83-77.

McGregor moves away from Hoops

Former Australian Boomers big man Scott McGregor has put up his last jumper and is moving away from basketball indefinitely.

Back in the Day Article Season 2.1

2010-11 Season Week One: And... They’re Off!

Justin Milne named to Board of Tabcorp

Basketball Australia Board Member and NBL Commissioner Justin Milne was named to the Board of gaming giant Tabcorp recently, as they make plans towards a new commercial direction.

Kevin Coombs receives lifetime achievement award

Basketball Australia Hall of Famer, Kevin Coombs has won numerous awards in his life and can now add a lifetime achievement award to his list of accomplishments after he was recently inducted into 'The Deadly Awards' Sporting Hall of Fame.

John Martin Distinguished by FIBA

Australian Basketball official John Martin was recently awarded with the prestigious Radomir Shaper Award, given for his dedication to the Technical Commission, for contributions to the field of basketball rules.

Phillin' The Lane: Boomers Back in Action

It has been about a month since the Golden Star Boomers were defeated by the Slovenians and departed Istanbul, but now the Boomers are ready to get back into action on the hardwood.

Back in the Day Article Fifty-One

This week, the BA time machine has stopped off in the spring of 1987. We have now reached the pointy end of the season and the pressure is immense. There are similar pressures building elsewhere...