Monthly Archives: April 2011

Round 2 of the Frank Ponta Cup tips off on Friday

The loss-less David Gould Whites tip-off round two of the Frank Ponta Cup tonight, when they clash with the fourth placed John Turich Reds who were only able to notch one win from five clashes after Round 1.

Gems head for China in preparation for World Champs

The U19 Australian Women’s Basketball team, the Gems, have concluded another Melbourne camp today, where they put some finishing touches to their structure before they fly out to China tonight, where they will play in a four nation tournament (they will face China, USA and Czech Republic) in preparation for the FIBA U19 World Championship which is to be held in Chile from 21-31 July, 2011.

Jackson commits to Jayco Opals’ Olympic program

Australian Jayco Opals captain and basketball superstar Lauren Jackson has agreed to commit to an exclusive Opals preparation campaign, which will see her focus solely on Opals preparations in the three month build-up to the 2012 London Olympic Games.

The U19 Men's Team, The Emus, tip-off final camp

The third and final camp for the U19 Australian men's basketball team, The Emus is underway at the AIS and will run between Monday 25 April – Thursday 28 April.

U17 Men's National Team camp tips off today

The U17 Men’s National Basketball Team’s second camp tips-off today at the AIS, as the side looks towards September, when they will face New Zealand in the FIBA Oceania championship, to qualify for the 2012 World Championship in Lithuania.

Boomerangs 2011 Easter Camp

The Boomerangs – our team for Athletes with Intellectual disability have their first camp since 2009 this weekend in Melbourne.

[Gallery] U18 Aust Jnr Championship Medal winners

There were big smiles and bitter disappointment on Grand Final day at the U18 Australian Junior Championships in Ulverstone. Kangaroo Photos were there to capture all of the emotion.

Patty Mills chats to SEN 1116

Australian Golden Star Boomers' point guard and NBA player for the Portland Trailblazers Patty Mills chats with SEN 116 about the NBA play-offs and his t-shirt campaign to raise money for the Queensland Flood Appeal.

Rollers take positives from games with Italy

After a big first-game victory over the Italians, the Rollers have succumbed in the second and third games of their three-game series during their European camp last week. Despite the losses, there were plenty of positives to take out of the camp and the series.

Day 8 (Grand Final Day): U18 Aust Junior Champs – Men

It's come down to this – how will the teams finish in the 2011 U18 Australian Junior Championship and who will be crowned Australian Champion?

Day 8 (Grand Final Day): U18 Aust Junior Champs – Women

After a week of competition the placings get decided today. Who will finish number one and where will the others fall?

Rollers down Italy in nail-biter

The Australian Men's Wheelchair basketball team, The Rollers have won a tight contest against the Italian National team, in the midst of their camp in Varese recently.

U25 Women's Wheelchair squad named

Basketball Australia is pleased to announce the squad of 15 athletes for the inaugural U25 Women's Wheelchair World Championships.