The Alcohol.Think Again West Coast Waves today advertised the Head Coach position as a result of David Herbert’s two year contract soon to expire. Herbert will coach the team until the end of the 2011/12 season in accordance with his contract.
An MRI scan has revealed that Andrew Bogut has sustained significant soft tissue damage to his left ankle which sees the Aussie superstar sidelined for between eight and 12 weeks.
If Matthew Dellavedova didn’t let his coaches know that he was keen on a spot in the Boomers Olympic team when he was last in Oz at the FIBA Oceania qualifiers, he’s doing it on the floor at St Mary’s this year, posting some impressive numbers of late.
Luc Longley has achieved just about everything in his basketball career. He had a successful college career with New Mexico, averaging 19.1 points and 9.2 rebounds between 1987-1991; he was drafted seventh overall in the 1991 NBA draft; his NBA career saw him win three straight championships with the Chicago Bulls, and finally, he represented Australia at three Olympic games, leading the Boomers to their equal best ever finish of fourth.
Jayco Australian Opals star forward Penny Taylor has been named European Player of the Year, by European basketball portal, Eurobasket.com, as she continues to post impressive numbers.