The Emus third and final game in the Global Games was against Canada. The Emus were looking to bounce back from their loss the previous night against Lithuania but disappointingly suffered their second defeat in Panevezys, Canada winning 76–70.
Australian Emus point guard and rising star Mitch Norton has suffered a foot injury in the U19s team’s build-up matches to the World Championship against Brazil in Lithuania last week, ruling him out for the upcoming World Championship.
The Australian Rollers have handed the Netherlands wheelchair basketball team the first defeat of their Australian tour, accounting for them 58-55 in a thrilling second game of the Tri Series Tournament this afternoon at the AIS Training Hall in Canberra.
The on-court action begins with a double-header on Tuesday at AIS Training Hall in Canberra when the Australian Rollers take on South Africa at 10.30am, before backing up to face the Netherlands at 4.30pm.
The Netherlands wheelchair basketball team have rounded out their week long training camp in Sydney with their third-consecutive victory of the week, recording an 108-61 victory against the Nova Employment Sydney Razorbacks on Sunday.
The Jayco Australian Opals have ended their tour of China, going down to the host nation in a tight, hard-fought battle over night, 75-70.
St Mary's is proving a terrific college home for Australian basketballers and now Clint Steindl has benefited from his three years there by being named to make his Golden Star Boomers debut in the YouYi Games against China starting in Perth on Friday night.
The Netherlands wheelchair basketball team have continued to build form during their week long training camp in Sydney, recording their second victory of the week with an 83-67 victory against the Wollongong Roller Hawks at Shellharbour Stadium overnight.
The Jayco Australian Opals have continued their scintillating form in the latter stages of the Four-Nations China tour, accounting for their Trans-Tasman rivals New Zealand with a big 82-53 win overnight.