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.
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.
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.
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.
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.