Monthly Archives: February 2013

O'Hea back to WNBA, while Snell in Euroleague Final 8

Jayco Australian Opals star is heading back to the WNBA for the 2013 season, formally putting pen-to-paper on a contract that will see her return to the Los Angeles Sparks for a third season.

U23's Australian Men's Wheelchair Basketball squad announced as World Championship preparation begins

Basketball Australia today announced the U23’s Men’s Wheelchair Basketball training squad that will assemble in Canberra next week to begin their campaign toward the 2013 U23’s World Championships in Turkey this September.

New faces on NBL and WNBL Commissions

Basketball Australia is pleased to announce two new appointments to the National Basketball League and Women’s National Basketball League Commissions.

Mills fires up for Spurs in NBA

Australian Boomers Patty Mills starred for made the most of absence of San Antonio Spurs teammate Tony Parker’s absence, scoring a quick-fire 16 point in his team’s 97-87 win over the Phoenix Suns yesterday.

Australian U20 and Ivor Burge Basketball Champs - Final Wrap

The Australian Ivor Burge and Under 20 Basketball Championships are over for another year following a successful week-long event which came to a conclusion at the weekend at Launceston’s Elphin Sports Centre.

Delly to feature on ESPN's Aussies Abroad

Australian Boomer Matt Dellavedova will be the next athlete to feature on ESPN’s award-winning series Aussies Abroad airing Tuesday February 26.

Basketball Australia secures Lounge access for WNBL players

Basketball Australia Chief Executive Officer Kristina Keneally today confirmed Virgin Australia will grant access to Virgin Velocity lounges to Women’s National Basketball League players for the remainder of the this season.

Snell and Phillips prepare for Polish Play-offs

It was an Aussie v Aussie battle in Poland as Erin Phillips and Belinda Snell went head-to-head in Polish league competition as the teams now head into PLKK Play-Off action.

National U20's & Ivor Burge Championships

The National Under 20 & Ivor Burge Championships – which tipped off last Sunday at the Ephin Sports Centre in Launceston – reach the semi-finals stage today before closing out tomorrow night with the gold medal women’s and men’s matches.

Boomers to create NBA history LIVE on ESPN

A piece of Australian basketball history will be beamed on to television screens all around Australia this Saturday as three Australian Boomers take to the NBA court for the first time as the Golden State Warriors host the San Antonio Spurs.

Barlow takes points in Boomers battle in Spain

Australian Boomers star David Barlow came away with the spoils from an action-packed weekend of basketball for Aussies around Europe and on the US college scene.

Australian U20 & Ivor Burge Basketball Championships - Day 3 Final Report

Tasmanian teams collected two wins from three matches played on day three of the Australian Under 20 and Ivor Burge Basketball Championships being held at Launceston’s Elphin Sports Centre.

Australian U20 and Ivor Burge Basketball Championships - Day 2 Report

Victoria continued on its merry way in the early games of day 2 of the Australian Under 20 and Ivor Burge Basketball Championships being played in Launceston at the Elphin Sports Centre.

Aussie Gliders 2013 Osaka Cup Champions

The Aussie Gliders have successfully defended their Osaka Cup title remaining undefeated for the tournament.

Vic Team’s to defend titles as U20 Nationals Tip off Sunday in Tassie

The National Under 20 & Ivor Burge Championships tips off on Sunday February 17 in Launceston, Tasmania, showcasing future Opals and Boomers as the best of the nation’s up and coming champions battle it out for the national title.

Gibson joins sports stars to say "Say Enough" to binge drinking

Boomer Adam Gibson is just one of a group of leading aussie sports stars to feature in a new video launched today for the ‘Say Enough’ to binge drinking campaign.

Gems squad announced for first camp of 2013

The road to the 2013 FIBA Under 19 Women’s World Championships begins now for the Australian Gems, with a 22-strong squad announced for the March camp at the Basketball Australia National Centre of Excellence at the AIS, Canberra.

Newley, Barlow battle headlines big weekend for Boomers abroad

Australian Boomers stars Brad Newley and David Barlow go head-to-head, heading a massive weekend of Aussies in action throughout Europe and collegiate America.