Monthly Archives: January 2011

Boomerangs seek new Head Coach as Peter Corr steps down

The Australian Basketball team for Athletes with an Intellectual Disability, the Boomerangs, are in search of a new Head Coach, following the decision of long-serving leader, Peter Corr, to step down from the role.

LAST CALL: Expressions of interest for Australian University Athletes

The 2011 World University Summer Games (WUSG) will be conducted in Shenzhen, China from 12-23 August 2011. This is a unique multi-sport event and is part of the Australia National Team pathway.

To be eligible, male and female athletes must be:

Phillin’ The Lane: St. Mary’s Settles in Top 25

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

Back in the Day: A Cunning Plan

This week, the BA time machine drops in on the Australia Day long weekend in 2007...

Lorraine Landon honoured with Medal (OAM) of the Order of Australia

Basketball Australia’s Lorraine Landon has been awarded with the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) during the Australia Day Honours Awards for service to basketball through a series of managerial and administrative roles.

AJ Ogilvy: Euroblog III

Hi guys, hope you’re all doing well.

Australian Gliders team named for Osaka Cup

Following a four day training camp, the Gliders team that will represent Australia in the Osaka Cup has been selected.

Jayco Opals star Penny Taylor returns to Oz

Australian Jayco Opals star Penny Taylor has decided to leave the current European Basketball season early and will return home to Melbourne this week.

Back in the Day: Stand and Deliver

This week the BA time machine sends us back to mid-January, 2008. The on-court action was heating up on the Aussie hardwood.

Bogut offers dream NBA package for flood appeal

Australian Boomers centre and NBA star Andrew Bogut is another Aussie basketballer lending a hand in a bid to raise funds for the Queensland’s flood relief.

Reports from NSWIS' Four Nation Tournament

THE NSWIS Men's basketball team landed in China last week ahead of a tough four Nation's Tournament. With a grueling schedule ahead, the team was prepared to put their skills to the test.

Mills rallies Trailblazers to help with the Queensland Flood Appeal

Australian Boomers point guard Patty Mills has inspired his NBA club the Portland Trailblazers to assist with fund-raising for the flood-affected areas of Queensland.

[Audio] Lauren Jackson talks to Melbourne sports radio station SEN 1116

Australian Opals star forward Lauren Jackson chats with Brett Phillips on SEN about her injury, her playing future and the WNBL.

Lauren Jackson returns to Australia for injury assessment and treatment

Reigning WNBA MVP and Australian Opals forward Lauren Jackson has returned to Australia with permission from her Russian club Sparta&k Moscow Region, after suffering an acute Achilles tendon injury.

Basketball comes to aid of flood victims

The Australian basketball community has rallied to the aid of the thousands of Australians impacted by the devastating floods around the country, with teams from both the National Basketball League and Women’s National Basketball League set to carry out a range of fundraising activities in the coming weeks in support of the flood victims.

NSWIS Men’s Team commences Chinese Tournament

The NSW Institute of sport men’s team has arrived in China ahead of a nine-game tour which will see them compete with four teams from four other nations.