Monthly Archives: June 2011

Golden Star Boomers to play China in two-game friendly

The Australian Men’s National Basketball Team, the Golden Star Boomers, is set to play a two-game series against China later this month, as they begin preparations for the FIBA Oceania Olympic Qualification series with New Zealand scheduled for September.

30 Year Reunion of the AIS Basketball Program

Join in a celebration of the AIS Basketball Program at the 30 Year Reunion on Saturday 11 June 2011 at the Pier Hotel, Port Melbourne.

AIS Men's Basketball team heads to China

The Australian Institute of Sport Men’s basketball team departed for China this week ahead of a 17-day camp where they will play games against teams from China, USA and Spain.

Paralympic basketball legend Frank Ponta passes away

Basketball Australia offer their condolences to the family and friends of Paralympic legend Frank Ponta, 75, widely considered the father figure of the Australian wheelchair basketball program, who passed away overnight.

Vale Margo Dydek

On behalf of the Australian basketball community, Basketball Australia would like to offer our condolences to the family of Margo Dydek, her husband and young children, following the very sad news of her passing.

Emus bounce back in game two

Before an enthusiastic crowd at the Crikvenica ‘Gradska Sportska Dvorana’, the Australian Emus reversed the result of the previous night’s game to run out winners against Croatia 86 to 67.