Monthly Archives: August 2012

Gliders notch tough win over Brazil

It was tough, but the Gliders opened the London Paralympics with a win over Brazil.

Rollers open with easy win

The Rollers have opened their London Paralympic campaign with a romp over South Arfica.

Young guns to lead Gliders' London charge

The 2012 London Paralympic Games could be the tournament where two of Australian Wheelchair Basketball’s brightest young stars announce themselves to the world.

Golden Rollers ready for title defence in London

The journey to back-to-back Gold begins now for the Australian Rollers Men’s Wheelchair Basketball Team, following a spectacular opening ceremony to welcome in the 2012 London Paralympic Games on Thursdays morning.

Basketball Australia signs landmark broadcast deal

A new landmark broadcast deal will see all NBL games shown live this season across multiple platforms.

Australian women win 3X3 Bronze at World Championships

The Australian women's team have defeasted the Ukraine to win a bronze medal at the inaugural FIBA 3X3 World Championship.

Australia claim fifth at U17 World C'ships

Australia has finished the 2012 FIBA Under 17 Women’s World Championship on a high, defeating Italy 58-49 to claim fifth place at the tournament in Amsterdam on Sunday night.

Australian 3X3 team advance to world champs Semis

The Australian women's 3X3 team will play Team USA in the Semi Finals of the FIBA World Championship.

Aussies set for U17 fifth-place Playoff

Australia has turned the tables on the Netherlands, bouncing back from their Quarter Final defeat to qualify for the Fifth Place Playoff at the FIBA Under 17 Women’s World Championship, thrashing the Europeans 82-58 overnight in Amsterdam.

U17 Australian women downed by US in world champs Quarters

The Australian Under 17 women's national team have lost their world championship Quarter Finals clash with Team USA.

Jenna O'Hea named patron of the 2012 ASC

As co-hosts of the 2012 Australian Schools Championships, Knox Basketball and Kilsyth Basketball are honoured to announce that Olympian and WNBL star Jenna O’Hea will be the Patron of the Event this December in Melbourne.

Australian women start 3-0 at 3X3 World Championship

Australia's women's 3X3 team has made a perfect 3-0 start to their World Championship campaign.

Wortho stays with basketball

Mark Worthington is staying with basketball despite trialling with the AFL's West Coast Eagles.

Young Rollers duo ready for London

The 2012 London Paralympic Games is almost upon us and for basketball fans the excitement is beginning to reach fever pitch as our Rollers and Gliders go for Gold.

U17 Aussies smash Japan, book QF with USA

Australian broke the 100-point barrier on the way to a resounding victory over tournament hot-shots Japan at the 2012 FIBA Under 17 Women’s World Championship in Amsterdam on Thursday morning.

Australian U17 women beat Turkey, clinch finals berth

The Australians Under 17 women have guaranteed themselves a berth in the Quarter Finals at the World Championship by defeating Turkey.

Basketball Australia statement on Toowoomba Mountaineers tragedy

Basketball Australia has expressed its condolences for the loss of two Toowoomba basketball players.

Jackson visits National Centre of Indigenous Excellence

Australian Flag-bearer and Jayco Opals star Lauren Jackson and Basketball Australia Chief Executive Officer Kristina Keneally today visited the National Centre of Indigenous Excellence (NCIE) in Redfern to address the next generation of Australian basketball players.