Yearly Archives: 2012

Boomers & Opals London TV Schedule

See the full TV schedule for the Boomers and Opals preliminary round matches in London!

Leave messages of support for the Boomers & Opals here!

The Australian Boomers and Opals are representing all Australians in London.

Inaugural Australian 3X3 World Champ teams named

The Australian Senior Women’s 3X3 basketball team and the U18 Women’s and Men’s Australian teams have been named ahead of the inaugural FIBA 3X3 Senior and U18 World Championship tournaments.

NBL Releases new 2012/13 schedule

The National Basketball League has today released its revised schedule for the 2012/13 iiNet NBL Championship season, with the eight-team competition set to tip-off on October 5 with a blockbuster Grand Final rematch.

Boomers London bound

The Australian Boomers are en-route to London and the Olympic Village ready for the exciting challenge ahead, following the completion of their four-game European tour.

Keeping the dream alive: Q&A with Peter Crawford

At 32, Peter Crawford felt like his chance to play for the Boomers at an Olympic Games had passed him by. But, only weeks out from representing Australia in London, PC sat down with BA’s Davin Sgargetta, who learnt that anything’s possible, as long as you continue to work hard and continue to believe.

BA seeking new GM of Community & Participation

BA is seeking a new GM of Community and Participation. The successful candidate will oversee the growth development and strengthening of basketball in Australia. The role will provide a vital link from BA to the 'shopfront' of the sport – our states, associations and clubs.

Boomers claim nail-biting win over France

The Australian Boomers have endured a rollercoaster final minute to claim the first win of their pre-Olympic tour, the major scalp of France 69-67 in Strasbourg this morning.

Brett Brown speaks after French game

Australian Boomers head coach Brett Brown spoke with Basketball Australia following the Boomers…… France in Strasbourg in the early hours of this morning.

French assignment for Boomers

The Australian Boomers will play their final game before setting off for London and the 2012 Olympic Games in Strasbourg tomorrow morning (AEST).

Boomers captain Matt Nielsen speaks on RSN Radio

Australian Boomers captain Matt Nielsen on RSN Radio following the game v Brazil in Strasbourg, France.

[Gallery] All the action from the U18 3X3 nationals

The U18 National 3X3 Championship in Sydney were a huge success, with VIC Country taking out the Women's final, while SA Metro clinched the Men's final

Jayco Opals drop final warm-up game against France

The Jayco Opals have gone down to France in a narrow defeat under difficult circumstances earlier this morning, losing 64-58 in France in their final warm-up game ahead of London.

Boomers fall short against Brazil

Brazil have secured victory over the Australian Boomers 87-71 in Strasbourg, France in the early hours of this morning.

Boomers coach Brett Brown speaks after Brazil game

Australian Boomers head coach Brett Brown spoke with Basketball Australia following the Boomers 87-71 defeat to Brazil in Strasbourg, France in the early hours of this morning.

London preview as Boomers face Brazil

The Australian Boomers come up against South American powerhouse Brazil in the early hours of tomorrow morning (AEST), the very team they will open their 2012 London Olympic Games campaign against in a week’s time.

Rollers and Gliders claim victory in World Challenge

The Australian men’s and women’s wheelchair basketball teams have now set their sights firmly on winning gold at the London Paralympic Games, after both teams emerged victorious today at the 2012 World Challenge in Sydney.

Jayco Opals survive scare against Brazil

The Jayco Australian Opals have survived a tough test against Brazil overnight in France to secure a narrow 78-75 win, keeping their unbeaten pre-Olympic record alive.