Monthly Archives: June 2012

Basketball family in Queen's Birthday honours list

Two members of the basketball family have received the Medal Of The Order Of Australia.

Hawks out to defend NWBL title this weekend

Everyone will be sitting on the edge of their seat as the top four wheelchair basketball teams in Australia take the court at the NWBL Finals from Friday 15 to Sunday 17 June at Shellharbour City Stadium, Croome Rd, Albion

COUNTDOWN: Vlahov praises rising star Dellavedova

Four-time Olympian Andrew Vlahov believes young guard Matthew Dellavedova could be the next big star of Australian basketball. Following an impressive start by the US college star to the YouYi Series against China in Western Australia recently, Boomers and Perth

Patty Mills confirmed for Boomers Farewell Series

Australian NBA star Patty Mills has confirmed he is available to play for the Boomers in The Farewell Series in Victoria in June.

Brazil bring world class team to face Jayco Opals

The Brazilian team to play the Jayco Opals in The Farewell Series has been named.

Boomers complete sweep of China to close YouYi

Head coach of the Australian Boomers Brett Brown has enjoyed a successful return to the country, with his Boomers sweeping China in the YouYi Games, after running away with Game 3 of the series, 78-55 from Challenge Stadium in Perth on Wednesday night.

[Gallery] Boomers in shoot-around ahead of Game 3 YouYi

It was the last shoot-around for the Boomers in the YouYi Games, but the first following the return of head coach Brett Brown. The Boomers are looking for a three-game sweep of China in the series.

Crispin chats with Adelaide radio

Australian Gliders star Cobi Crispin is counting down the days to the 2012 London Paralympics, eager to help our women’s wheelchair basketball team to a podium finish. Fresh from the Gliders final training selection camp in Perth earlier this month,

Coach Brown arrives in Perth ahead of YouYi Games closer

Australian Boomers head coach Brett Brown has arrived back in Australia and headed straight for Perth ahead of the third and final game of the YouYi Games, which tips off tomorrow night at Challenge Stadium from 8pm local time.

Boomers hold off China

The Boomers have gone 2-0 up in their YouYi Games series against China.

Jayco Opals return to form with big win over Czech Republic

The Jayco Opals have exorcised the demons of 2010 and defeated the Czech Republic, the team that eliminated them from the last FIBA World Championship, on the same court as that fateful quarter-final game, running away with the 67-48 win.

International basketball hits regional WA

International basketball hits regional WA as the Australian Boomers men’s basketball team and China arrive in Albany this evening ahead of their big clash, Game Two, of the YouYi Games, the three-game series between the two nations as they build towards their London campaigns.

Emerging Opals defeat New Zealand in China

Day 2 of the Four Nations Pre-Olympic Tournament in Suzhou, China saw the Aussies come away with another win against a physical and persistent New Zealand outfit.

Jayco Opals succumb to Hungary in Europe

The Jayco Australian Opals have gone down to Hungary in their second game of their European tour overnight, losing 85-76 in Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic.

Boomers secure Game 1 YouYi Games win over China

The Australian Boomers have fought off a gallant China to clinch Game One of the three-game YouYi Games series, 66-55.

[Gallery] Boomers conclude camp, YouYi Games tips off.

After a long week in training camp in Perth, the Australian Boomers get ready for Game 1 of the YouYi Games. Here's a photographic look at the week.

Emerging Opals beat Angola in 4-nations Tourney

The Emerging Opals have started the Four Nations Pre-Olympic Tournament in Suzhou, China with an impressive 20 point (66-46) win over African Olympic Qualifiers Angola.

Jayco Opals tip-off European tour with tough win over Turkey

The Jayco Australian Opals have tipped off their European tour, with a solid but hard-fought 57-49 win over Turkey in Karlovy Cary in the Czech Republic this morning.