Monthly Archives: January 2012

[Audio] Delly chats to SEN

Young Aussie playmaker and sharp-shooter Matthew Dellavedova has been putting on a show for US fans for college team the St Mary's Gaels, and last week he caught up with Brett Phillips from In The Paint, on 1116 SEN.

Norma Connolly and Owen Hughan receive OAM

Two great Australian basketball figures, Norma Connolly and Owen Hughan were honoured at the Australia Day celebrations last week.

West Coast Waves on the look-out for new head coach

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.

Bogut sustains soft tissue damage, will miss 8-12 weeks

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.

WNBL iTV - Watch Episode 14 here tonight!

Episode 14 of WNBL iTV will air tonight through the WNBL website from 7:30PM AEDT, so tune in to catch all of the latest news and information from around the league!

Australian U20 and Ivor Burge draw now available

It is less than a month until the Australian U20 and Ivor Burge Basketball Championships tip off in Canberra and the draw is now available to view on the BA website.

[VIDEO] Nat Hurst erupts on offense

Aussie playmaker and Jayco Opals squad member Nat Hurst had a blistering first half in a recent contest in Europe, playing for her side Aix-en-Provence. She dropped an astonishing 27 of her team's 30 first-half points.

Basketball mourns the loss of Michael Tucker

The basketball community is in mourning this week, following the sad news of the passing of former basketball great Michael Tucker.

BA Hall of Fame nominations now open

Nominations for the Australian Basketball Hall of Fame are now open.

WNBL iTV - Watch Ep 13 here now!

Episode 13 of WNBL iTV is online now, so tune in to catch all of the latest news and information from around the league!

Euro-update: Aussies continue to impress

We check in on how our Aussie national team players are traveling in Europe. We could have an Aussie showdown in the women's side of Euroleague basketball.

Dellavedova named WCC Player of the Week

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.

Australia's future stars gather for the ADC

The 2012 Australian Development Camp (ADC) got underway this week at the Australian Institute of Sport, with some of the country’s best able-bodied and wheelchair basketball talent, gathering for five days for the intensive hit-out.

Longley honouored at G'Day USA gala event

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.

Penny Taylor named's Player of the Year

Jayco Australian Opals star forward Penny Taylor has been named European Player of the Year, by European basketball portal,, as she continues to post impressive numbers.

FIBA announce draw for U17 Men’s WC

The Australian U17 Men’s Basketball team have drawn a tough group for the upcoming FIBA U17 World Championship, after the sport’s governing body FIBA released the schedule for the tournament last week, which tips off on 29 June, 2012.

Newley signs with Valencia, Spain

Aussie swingman Brad Newley is set to join fellow Boomers squad member AJ Ogilvy in Spain after it was announced today that he will play out the remainder of this season with Valencia.

WNBL iTV: Watch Ep 12 here now!

Episode 12 of WNBL iTV is now available to view through the WNBL website, so tune in to catch all of the latest news and information from around the league!