Yearly Archives: 2012

Bogut's arthrosopic ankle surgery a success

Aussie big man Andrew Bogut underwent successful arthroscopic surgery on his left ankle over the weekend, it was announced by the Golden State Warriors.

Mills delivers highest NBA score by an Australian

Australian Boomers point guard Patty Mills has delivered the highest single-game score by an Australian in the NBA after the young star finished with 34 points and 12 assists in the San Antonio Spurs’ 107-101 victory over the Golden State Warriors today.

Tickets on sale for Boomers and Jayco Opals Farewell Series

Tickets are now on sale for the highly-anticipated Australian Boomers and Australian Jayco Opals double-header to tip off the Farewell Series: Basketball’s Road to London.

Mills scores career-high 27 points in Spurs win over Phoenix

Australian Boomers point guard Patty Mills has had an NBA career-high in points today, finishing with 27 in just over 34 minutes of floor time, including the two free-throws that iced the game late in the fourth quarter, the Spurs winning 110-106 against the Phoenix Suns.

NSW Basketball celebrate golden run at U18 AJC & KCC

The Under 18 Metropolitan Men and Women both won gold medals at the 2012 National Championship held last week in Perth rewriting the history books as this is the first time since the inception of the tournament both the Metro Men and Women teams have taken out the gold medal at the same event.

NZ Breakers NBL champs again after G3 thriller

It took a final piece of CJ Bruton magic to steer the New Zealand Breakers home 79-73 over the Perth Wildcats, retaining their iiNet NBL Championship crown at Auckland’s Vector Arena.

Lauren Jackson appears on Wide World of Sport

Jayco Australian Opals superstar Lauren Jackson appears on the Wide World of Sports program, and talks Valencia, her career and her goals with the Jayco Opals in the upcoming London Olympic Games.

Back in the Day: The NBL and WNBL on Anzac Day

It holds a special place on the Australian calendar, a day to stop and reflect on those that have made sacrifices in the past, so that we may enjoy the future. We look back at the history of Aussie hoops on ANZAC Day.

Bogut withdraws from Boomers Olympic campaign

Basketball Australia has confirmed that superstar centre Andrew Bogut has withdrawn from the Boomers' 2012 London Olympic Games team.

NSW Metro claim double national U18 championships

U18 AJC Men's competition In a dramatic finish to the 2012 U18 AJC men’s competition, the NSW Metro team clinched back-to-back titles by defeated Victoria Metro by just one point, 56-55 in the final game of the tournament. In a

2012 U18 AJC & Kevin Coombs Cup: Day 7

Following a big semi-final day at the U18 AJC and Kevin Coombs Cup all the finalists were determined. Who will win their respective Grand Finals? This is how the teams got their.

Jayco Opals May 2012 Training Camp dates announced

Basketball Australia has announced the Jayco Australian Opals camp details for May, including the list of 20 athletes who will take part in the upcoming camp at the Australian Institute of Sport from Monday 14 May until Friday 18 May, 2012.

Emus defeat Israel in final game, finish 9th

The Emus defeated Israel in their final game of the Albert Schweitzer Tournament 83 -67 at the MWS Halle am Herzogenreid. The Emus finishing the tournament with 4 wins and 2 losses.

2012 U18 AJC & Kevin Coombs Cup: Day 6

It was the final day of regular round competition in the U18 AJC, and teams were looking for spots in the finals. Here's how the results went in a big day of competition.

2012 Kevin Coombs Cup tips off

The Kevin Coombs Cup tipped off yesterday in dramatic fashion, when Queensland tackled Victoria in the opening game of the tournament. Unfortunately, due to some availability issues meaning that the Queensland line-up could only take to the floor over the classification limit, the match was awarded to the VICs before the game had even started.

LIVE NBL back on free-to-air TV next season

More Australians will watch iiNet NBL Championship games on free-to-air television next season as a result of a renegotiated partnership with TEN announced by the National Basketball League today.

2012 U18 AJC & Kevin Coombs Cup: Day 4

Day four of competition saw a number of teams still undefeated, some teams still looking for their first win, and others looking to jostle for high positions ahead of finals. Here’s how the results ended up.

AJC & Kevin Coombs Cup Smart Phone app available

Don’t forget, you can follow all the action from the U18 Australian Junior Championship & Kevin Coombs Cup this week on the official tournament app, courtesy of Sportingpulse.