Monthly Archives: April 2011

Day 3: U18 Australian Championship - Women

Round 3 continued on Monday of the U18 Australian Junior Championship, and things were getting tight at the top.

Day 2: U18 Australian Championship - Men

There were few early games in the Men's side of the draw on Day 2 - but once the games got going, there was plenty of action.

Day 2: U18 Australian Championship - Women

There was plenty on the line when play resumed on Day 2 of the U18 Australian Junior Championship in Ulverstone, Tasmania.

U18 Nationals Tips-off: Day 1: Women's Pool A and B

SA Country and NT took to the floor first up in the Women's side of the competition on Saturday morning, along with the big NSW Country v NZ clash, ahead of six-game opening day for the tournament.

U18 Nationals get underway: Day 1 - Men's Pool A and B

The highly anticipated U18 National Championship tipped off in Ulverstone Tasmania today, with NSW Country Men locking horns with the ACT first up, while NSW Metro did battle with WA Metro. There are six contests in total on the Men's side of the draw, in what promised to be an exciting day of competition.

[Gallery] MVP, the NBL and WNBL's night of nights

Basketball's night of nights, MVP, was a an evening full of surprises, smiles and big winners. Check out some of the images taken throughout the night by clicking on the link below.

Grima wins Women’s International Player of the Year

Australian basketball star Hollie Grima has been awarded the coveted Maher Medal for the Female International Player of the Year for 2010 at the iiNet MVP awards ceremony at Melbourne’s Crown Casino in Melbourne last night.

Mills wins Men’s International Player of the Year

Australian NBA basketball star Patrick Mills has been named the winner of the Gaze Medal for the Male International Player of the Year for 2010 at the iiNet MVP awards ceremony at Melbourne’s Crown Casino in Melbourne last night.

Gems team of 12 to head to China

After a successful camp in Melbourne last week, Gems selectors have put together a team of talented young basketballers who will head to China for a warm-up tournament, as they prepare for the 2011 World Championship in Chile.

Jayco Opal Jenna O’Hea signs with WNBA's L.A. Sparks

Australian Jayco Opals star and member of the WNBL Championship-winning Bulleen Boomers side Jenna O’Hea has signed with Women’s National Basketball Association team the Los Angeles Sparks for the upcoming season in the USA, set to tip off June 3.

U17 National Men's team to meet for second camp

Basketball Australia has announced the squad for the upcoming U17 Men’s National Basketball Team camp, set to take place between April 21-25 at the AIS.

Locations announced for AUS Vs NZ Olympic Qualifiers

FIBA Oceania announced today that its 2011 Championships which will qualify teams for the Basketball competition at the London Olympic Games will be played as a three-game series between Australia and New Zealand in Melbourne, Brisbane and Sydney on September 7, 9 and 11.