Monthly Archives: June 2012

Boomers YouYi TV coverage

Full details of TV coverage for the Boomers series against China in the YouYi Games have been revealed.

Boomers name YouYi Games team

The Australian Boomers have named their 12-man team for the YouYi Games against China.

Share in the excitement of the Olympic & Paralympic Games

The Prime Minister, is challenging all Australian primary school-aged children to try a variety of Olympic and Paralympic sports as part of the Prime Minister's Olympic and Paralympic Challenges.

[VIDEO] One-on-one with Boomers guard Adam Gibson

In the middle of the Boomers' first camp for 2012 in Perth ahead of the YouYi Games against China, and looking further ahead towards London, we spend a bit of time with Boomers star guard Adam Gibson.

Boomers veteran David Barlow re-joins squad in Perth

Australian Boomers star player David Barlow arrived in Perth last night to join his teammates in camp ahead of the YouYi Games, and hit the floor this morning for his first session, having an immediate impact on the group.

Boomers open training session tonight

With only two days until tip-off for game one of the YouYi Games, the Australian Boomers men’s basketball team’s three-game showdown with China, the Boomers will be holding an open training session tonight, Thursday 7 June, at 5.15pm. The session

COUNTDOWN: Opals legend returns fire after USA swipe

In an exclusive interview in the latest episode of Basketball Australia’s new on-line show ‘Countdown’, Jayco Opals legend Allison Tranquilli has returned fire to American basketball star Sue Bird after the US Women’s Basketball Team member recently dismissed Australia’s chances

Aron Baynes takes top big-man honours in Greece

Australian Boomers European-based star Aron Baynes has been named as the best centre of the premier Greek professional league.

EXCLUSIVE: Aleks Maric Q&A

In an exclusive interview, Boomers big man Aleks Maric talks to about his experience with Greek pro team Panathinaikos, including the recent rock attack on his team’s bus, and his hopes for a ticket to London 2012. You helped

Gliders in camp ahead of final selection

While the Australian Boomers have congregated in Perth this week as they begin their journey to London, at the other end of the spectrum are the Australian Gliders women’s wheelchair basketball team. The medal hopefuls joined the Boomers in Perth

Jayco Opals head to Europe

Following a few weeks of training in camp at the AIS in Canberra, the Jayco Australian Opals are departing Australia and heading to Europe where a series of key international match-ups awaits them.

Boomers gather for Perth camp ahead of YouYiGames

The Australian Boomers men’s basketball squad have gathered in Perth today ahead of their London campaign, for a six-day camp that will lead into the team’s highly anticipated three-game series against China, the YouYi Games.

Boomers plans on track despite Brown’s NBA commitments

Head coach of the Australian Boomers Brett Brown says that his inability to be on Australian soil at present due to his American NBA team’s deep playoff run will not have any adverse impact on the Boomers’ London preparations.

VIDEO: Brett Brown shows Cutthroat Defense Drill

Watch the video below as Australian Boomers head coach Brett Brown takes you through his special Cutthroat Defense Drill.