Monthly Archives: August 2011

Australian Boomers open doors to the public

The Australian Boomers men’s national basketball team are holding an open-to-the-public training session tomorrow evening (Thursday, 11 August), between 5:30-7:30pm at The Southport School on the Gold Coast, giving basketball fans the rare opportunity to see their favourite players in action.

Nicole in the hunt for success at World University Games

Canberra Capitals guard Nicole Hunt left for China on the weekend, in preparation for the beginning of the World University Games, which start on Thursday.

2011/12 WNBL Season to Tip-off October 7

Basketball Australia has released the schedule for the 2011/12 Women’s National Basketball League season, with the new campaign set to open on Friday October 7th and Round One featuring an exciting slate of six games including a Grand Final re-match.

Australia battle in 2011 Adidas Nations Tournament

The Australian Institute of Sport men's team are currently competing in California, USA at the 2011 Adidas Nations Tournament.

WNWBL Round 3 Wrap Up

Round 3 of the 2011 Women’s National Wheelchair Basketball League took place over the weekend with 10 action packed games played at the Sleeman Sports Complex in Brisbane.

Rollers depart for Tournament of Champions

The Australian Rollers left for the United States at the weekend to take part in a tournament in preparation for the Asia Oceania Zone Championships in Korea in November — the two best teams from that tournament qualifying for the 2012 London Paralympics.

Australian University Games teams set for China

The Men’s and Women’s Australian World University Games teams leave on Sunday for the upcoming 26th Summer Universiade (World University Games) in China, being played from 11-23 August, 2011.

Mills quashes rumours of Turkish signing

Australian Boomers star basketballer Patty Mills has comprehensively quashed rumours that he has signed a deal to play in Turkey during the NBA lockout.

Australian U14 Girls Championships Bulletin 1 Released

The Darwin Basketball Association Inc. (DBA) is proud to welcome everyone attending the 2011 Australian Under 14 Girls Club Championships in Darwin

Australian U14 Boys Championships Bulletin 1 Released

Welcome to the first bulletin for the Australian Under 14 Championships that will be held at NAB Stadium, 16 Dixon Street, Auchenflower from Monday 26th September – Saturday 1st October.

Boomers fall to Angola in Stankovic Cup final to finish second

The Australian Boomers have finished second in the Boris Stankovic Cup tournament in China, losing to Angola over night in the final, 66-85.

[Video] Boomers rising star playmaker Matt Dellavedova

Boomers rising star Matthew Dellavedova has an exclusive chat with basketball.net.au.

WNWBL Round 3 action this weekend

Round 3 of the 2011 Women’s National Wheelchair Basketball League shifts to the Sleeman Sports Complex in Brisbane this weekend, with the match between Queensland’s Minecraft Comets and the To Be Active Western Stars on Friday night, the first of 10 games to be played this weekend.

Boomers beat China to advance to Stankovic cup final

The Australian Boomers will play off in the Stankovic Cup championship game, after defeating China in front of a raucous Chinese crowd in the final game of the group stage, 69-62 on Wednesday night.

Jackson signs multi-year deal with Storm

Australian basketball superstar and captain of the Jayco Australian Opals Lauren Jackson has signed a new three-year deal with WNBA club the Seattle Storm today, solidifying her commitment to the club she has called home in America since making her debut in the WNBA in 2001.

Ebzery sets her sights on World Uni Games and beyond

Katie-Rae Ebzery hopes the international experience she gains at the World University Games this month will help her reach her long-term goal of breaking into the Jayco Australian Opals squad.

Boomers pick up first win of Stankovic Cup over Angola

The Australian Boomers have bounced back from their first round overtime defeat to Russia in the Stankovic Cup in China, by defeating Angola in a tough game, 76-68 on Tuesday.