Yearly Archives: 2012

Rollers and Gliders into Paralympic Semi Finals

The Australian Rollers and Gliders wheelchair basketball teams have moved a step closer to Gold, advancing to the Semi Final round at 2012 London Paralympic Games.

Rollers to meet USA in Paralympic Semi Final

The Australian Rollers march to Gold continues following a 76-53 demolition of Poland in Quarter Final action at the 2012 London Paralympic Games, setting up a Semi Final showdown with the USA.

Gems and Emus squads named for U19 Oceania C'ship

The first major step towards the 2013 FIBA Under 19 World Championships begins in New Zealand this month as the Australian Emus (Men’s) and Gems (Women’s) teams set themselves for the 2012 Under 19 Oceania Championships.

Dominant Gliders cruise into Semi Final v USA

The Australian Gliders have charged into the medal rounds following a crushing 62-37 defeat of Mexico in their Quarter Final clash at the 2012 London Paralympic Games overnight.

ESPN Boomers Special now online!

The Boomers have been hot property in recent months, following on from their commanding Farewell Series win over Greece, pre-Olympic tour victory against France and, of course, their valiant showing in London.

Rollers juggernaut advances to Paralympic QF

The Australian Rollers advance to the 2012 London Paralympic Games Quarter Finals after wrapping up their preliminary fixtures with a comfortable 68-48 win over Italy overnight.

Gliders to face Mexico in Paralympics QF

The Australian Gliders have finished top of their pool at the 2012 London Paralympic Games, setting up a Quarter Final match-up with Mexico.

BA appoints new GM of Game Development

Dandenong Basketball Association Chief Executive Officer Graeme Allen has been appointed the new General Manager of Game Development within Basketball Australia.

Back in the Day: Finals frenzy

This is another in a regular series of articles that will take note of the historic events of the modern era of Australian basketball (1979-today).

Waiting game for Gliders after Dutch delight

The Australian Gliders have bounced back from their loss to Canada in emphatic fashion, accounting for The Netherlands in their final preliminary game 58-49 at the 2012 London Paralympic Games.

Rollers end USA hoodoo at Paralympics

It took another polished performance from the Australian Rollers to finally break the USA’s dominance over Australian basketball, easily accounting for their opponents 65-49 at the 2012 London Paralympic Games.

Gliders shocked by Canada

The Australian Gliders have suffered a shock defeat to Canada at the 2012 London Paralympic Games, going down 57-50 overnight.

Rollers cruise past Spain as USA awaits

Another game, another impressive victory for the Australian Rollers; this time accounting for Spain 75-59 as the Quarter Finals picture begins to take shape at the 2012 London Paralympic Games.

Rollers hold off Turkey

The Rollers have held off a determined team from Turkey at the London Paralympic Games.

Gliders spoil host's party

The Gliders have beaten Great Britain at the London Paralympic Games.

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.