Monthly Archives: July 2012

Spain edge out Boomers in Game 2

A late surge from Spain has given them victory over a gallant Australian Boomers 81-75 in Game 2 of their series in Malaga this morning (AEST).

Boomers coach Brett Brown speaks after Spain G2

Australian Boomers head coach Brett Brown spoke with Basketball Australia following the Boomers 81-75 loss to Spain in Malaga this morning.

Watch Boomers v Spain G2 LIVE online

The Australian Boomers move a step closer to London 2012 when they look to exact revenge on Spain in Game 2 of their series against the European Champions in Malaga tomorrow morning AEST.

Game Day with the Boomers: An insight

The sun rises over another picture-perfect day in sunny southern Spain, the inland city of Granada to be exact, where the Boomers are entering the final phase of preparations for the 2012 London Olympic Games.

Gold Coast Blaze withdraws from the NBL

Basketball Australia today confirmed that the ownership of the Gold Coast Blaze had taken the decision to withdraw from the National Basketball League.

Boomers push Spain to the limit

The Australian Boomers leave the city of Granada with confidence after pushing European Champions Spain all the way in the Game 1 of their two-game series, narrowly going down 75-69 this morning.

Boomers coach Brett Brown post-game audio

Australian Boomers head coach Brett Brown spoke with Basketball Australia following the Boomers impressive performance against Spain, narrowly going down 75-69 in Granada, Spain this morning.

Boomers ready for Spanish test

The Australian Boomers begin the final leg of their preparations for the 2012 London Olympic Games against two-time reigning European Champions Spain in Granada, Spain in the early hours of tomorrow morning.

Gold Coast Blaze statement

Basketball Australia has issued a statement on the future of the Gold Coast Blaze.

Rollers & Gliders World Challenge starts tomorrow

The 2012 Rollers and Gliders World Challenge featuring the Australian men’s and women’s Paralympic wheelchair basketball teams tips-off in Sydney tomorrow (Wednesday 18 July) and Gliders’ captain Bridie Keane says the international tournament could be critical in helping the Australian women beat the powerful German team in London.

[Gallery] Boomers training camp on the Gold Coast

The Boomers wrapped up their final camp on Australian soil at the weekend — a week-long intense training camp on the Gold Coast, training out of The Southport School. Snapper Scott Belzner was there to capture the action.

[VIDEO] One-on-one with Andrew Bogut

We catch up with injured Boomers big man Andrew Bogut about the Boomers, he's new home in the NBA, Golden State, how his injury is progressing and the young basketballers he's putting through their paces while he's back in Oz.

Boomers land in Spain ready for action

The Australian Boomers have landed in Europe to be greeted by sweltering weather and things are expected to heat up on the court as well, with their two-game series against European Champions Spain beginning on Wednesday morning (AEST).

Every little bit counts for Boomers

The journey between Brisbane and Granada in the south of Spain is a long one, taking the best part of 38 hours and is made all the more difficult if you’re nearing seven foot tall.

Jackson and Cambage on ESPN's Aussies Abroad

Lauren Jackson premiering Wednesday 18 July @ 8:30pm AET on ESPN

Liz Cambage premiering Thursday 19 July @ 8:30pm AET on ESPN

LIVESTATS LINKS: Rollers and Gliders

Below are links to Livestats for all of the Rollers and Gliders World Challenge games.

20th National Junior Awards winners announced

Hugh Greenwood and Sara Blicavs have been named the Athletes of the Year at the 20th National Junior Awards.

Vic Metro sweeps U16 Australian Junior Championships

Vic Metro has won both the men's and women's Under 16 Australian Junior Championships in Tamworth.