Monthly Archives: January 2013

BA announces latest AIS intake

Basketball Australia has awarded 23 outstanding young players Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) scholarships to its National Centre of Excellence for 2013.

Basketball farewells one of the greats

Basketball Australia today congratulated Wollongong Hawks great and Australian Boomers star Glen Saville on his stellar professional basketball career – spanning 19 seasons and 563 games.

Maddock honoured in Australia Day awards

Former Basketball Australia President and Boomers legend John Maddock was among those honoured on Australia Day, becoming a member in the Order of Australia (AM).

Cambage set for WCBA Finals in China

Australian Opals star Liz Cambage has one hand on another trophy to add to her collection, with her Zhejiang Far East team set for Game One of the Women’s Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) Finals today.

Boomers star Aron Baynes joins NBA Spurs

Its official – Aron Baynes is now a San Antonio Spur, with the NBA team formally announcing the signing of the Australian Boomers star today.

Back in the Day - 4.15

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).

Golden Day for Aussies at AYOF

Australia stole the show on the last day of the AYOF basketball competition with both Gold men’s and women’s teams fittingly winning gold, while both Green men’s and women’s teams took silver.

Heat and rain delays AYOF action

AYOF 2013 basketball action was called off on Friday afternoon with play suspended due to extreme heat and rain.

Draw set for 2013 FIBA U19 World Championships

The next generation of Australian basketball stars have found out who they will face for the right to be called the best in the world, following the draws for the 2013 FIBA Under 19 Men’s and Women’s World Championships.

Great start for Aussies at AYOF

Australia dominated the first day of the Australian Youth Olympic Festival women’s basketball tournament at Darling Harbour.

Aussie teams ready for 2013 AYOF

Australia’s next generation of the basketball talent will get the chance to shine on the international stage as they prepare for the 2013 Australian Youth Olympic Festival in Sydney.

Cambage leads Zhejiang to top of the table

Jayco Australian Opals star Elizabeth Cambage has capped off a brilliant regular season, scoring 38 points on the way to leading her Zhejiang Far East squad to the Women’s Chinese Basketball Association regular season title.

Jackson to make full recovery after surgery

Basketball Australia and Basketball ACT today confirmed Lauren Jackson is expected to make a full recovery from her hamstring injury after undergoing surgery in Melbourne this week.

Boomers star Baynes closes in on NBA move

Australian Boomers star Aron Baynes could be on his way to the NBA, with reports surfacing the North Queensland-native could be headed to the San Antonio Spurs on a multi-year deal.