Monthly Archives: March 2012

Jenna O'Hea helps launch London 2012 team uniforms

Jenna O’hea joined the Australian Olympic Committee this week to unveil the lightest and fastest team uniform ever worn by the Australian team.

Australian Under 18 Championships coming to Perth

Some of Australia’s best junior basketballers will gather in Western Australia this April for the 2012 Australian Under 18 Championships. The tournament will run from 14 - 21 April in Perth and will feature teams from all over Australia. Last

Aussie Basketball European Update

European basketball is hitting the business end of the season, with Euroleague Finals starting to heat up, while the individual domestic competitions are also starting to approach the season’s end.

Mills plays first game with San Antonio Spurs

Australian Boomers point guard Patty Mills played his first game as a San Antonio Spur in the NBA today, after officially signing with the team yesterday, following a long VISA process.

Opals and Boomers to play in Victoria

With just 123 days to go before the London Olympics, Minister for Sport and Recreation Hugh Delahunty tonight announced Victoria is set to host a Farewell Series featuring Australia’s Boomers versus Greece and the Jayco Opals up against Brazil between

Crispin & Knowles named Wheelchair Int. Players of the Year

Australian Wheelchair basketball stars Cobi Crispin and Tristan Knowles have been awarded the Women’s and Men’s International Player of the Year Award at the Basketball Australia iiNet MVP Awards dinner from the Palladium at Crown on Monday night.

Bishop claims Women's International Player of the Year

Jayco Australian Opals forward Abby Bishop has claimed the Women’s Australian International Basketball Player of the Year Award, the Maher Medal, announced at the Basketball Australia iiNet MVP Awards dinner from the Palladium at Crown overnight.

Newley wins International Basketball Player of the Year

Australian Boomers swingman Brad Newley has claimed the Gaze Medal for the first time in his career, for International Player of the Year, announced at the Basketball Australia iiNet MVP Awards dinner from Crown Palladium over night.

[Gallery] Jayco Opals in action in camp at the AIS

The Jayco Opals were in camp this week and the BA photographers were on the ground capturing the faces and action of the week, as the Jayco Opals begin to make preparations towards their 2012 London Olympic Games.

Jayco Opals gather for camp at AIS

The Jayco Australian Opals have gathered at the Australian Institute of Sport this week for their first camp since the 2012 squad of 24 players was named. With a number of key players finishing their seasons internationally, the group is smaller than the named 24, and headlined by WNBL stars from season 2011/12.

Be at the MVP on March 26!

The best of the best of the National Basketball League and Women’s National Basketball League will gather in Melbourne on Monday 26 March for the 2012 iiNet Basketball Australia MVP awards dinner to witness the announcement of the Most Valuable

AIS girls go 3-0 against Japan

The AIS women's basketball team has enjoyed a successful two games thus far against Japan, defeating their Asian rival in Japan in both match-ups. The first win was a blow-out, seeing the Aussie girls run away 102-68. The second match-up was much closer, the AIS team winning 82-72,

Andrew Bogut goes West, becomes a Warrior

Australian superstar and Boomers centre Andrew Bogut is moving to the West Coast in the US, following a five-player deal between Milwaukee and Golden State.

Australian Select U17 Team for May tour of China

Twelve of Australia's most promising young male basketballers have been selected for a tour of China which will tip-off in May.

Dandenong Rangers win 2011/12 WNBL Championship

The Dandenong Rangers have been crowned 2011/12 WNBL Champions after a storming win over the Bulleen Boomers at the Cage on Sunday afternoon, sealing the victory and the title 94-70.