Monthly Archives: May 2011

Gems fall to USA in Shuozhou Tournament

The Gems and USA went head to head in the second game of the Shuozhou tournament this afternoon.

Gems beat China in game one of second tournament

After making the long journey from Shangluo to Shuozhou, including a lengthy bus journey through beautiful and at times spectacular Chinese countryside, the Gems joined China, Czech Republic and USA in readiness for the second tournament.

Gems beat Czech Republic to seal Shangluo Cup

The Gems clinched the Shangluo tournament today in its final game against the Czech Republic, taking a strong 14 point win over the European side.

Bieber hits Melbourne court for late-night scrimmage

“I love basketball,” tweeted Justin Bieber to nine million plus followers in the early hours of Wednesday morning – there was a good reason for the plug.

[Gallery] Gems in action at Shangluo Tournament China

The Gems in action at the Shangluo 2011 Junior Women's International Tournament.

Gems in action at Shangluo Tournament China

The Gems in action at the Shangluo 2011 Junior Women's International Tournament.

Gems win tight game against USA in second clash

In their second match-up of the Shangluo tournament, the Gems played the USA in a much anticipated contest, and held off their opponents to clinch a hard-fought victory.

Emus team chosen for tour of Croatia and Russia

Basketball Australia has announced the 12 players who will form the Australian U19 Men’s Team, The Emus, to compete in World Championship warm-up games later this month.

Erin Phillips traded to Indiana Fever

Australian Opals point guard Erin Phillips has been traded from WNBA club the Seattle Storm to the Indiana Fever ahead of the WNBA season which is set to tip-off in a month’s time.

Back in the Day: Damn the Taswegians and Save the Franklin!

This week, the BA time machine touches down in April of 1982 and, what? Easter break and the NBL had the week off... no games? Okay then, we’ll take a short hop to April of 1983 then...

Gems start China tour with big win

The U19 Australian women's team has clinched an emphatic victory over China to start their 14-day Chinese tour, where they are set to face also teams from Czech Republic and the USA.

David Gould Whites clinch Frank Ponta Cup

After another huge weekend of wheelchair basketball, the David Gould Whites have withheld a late charge by the Sandy Blythe Blues to clinch the Frank Ponta Cup at the AIS over the weekend.