Monthly Archives: April 2013

Jawai, Ingles into EuroLeague Final Four

Australian Boomers duo Nathan Jawai and Joe Ingles are headed to the EuroLeague Final Four after their FC Barcelona Regal claimed a brilliant quarter final win over Panathinaikos.

Emus tour of China update

The Australian Emu's Men's Under 19 national team continued their tour of China in the build-up to the 2013 FIBA Under 19 World Championships.

Basketball backs multicultural Sydney

Sydney Kings and Sydney Uni Flames players today threw their support behind the ‘Come Try’ Multicultural Gala Day at the National Sports Complex in Lakemba – celebrating Sydney’s vibrant multicultural sporting community.

Andrej Lemanis appointed Australian Boomers coach

Basketball Australia is proud to announce three-time National Basketball League Championship-winning coach Andrej Lemanis as the new Head Coach of the Australian Boomers.

Snell wins Polish League title

Jayco Australian Opals star Belinda Snell dropped a team-high 20 points to guide CCC Polkowice to the 2013 Polish PLKK Championship 78-65.

Emus Four Nations tour of China match updates

The Emus have played Phase 1 of their four nations event winning their opening game against China but going down to the USA and Lithuania. The team played their first three matches in the city of Sanming and now face a 12 hour travel day to Guangzhou before the first match of Phase 2 against the USA on Tuesday night.

Statement on the ASC Winning Edge investment allocations

The Australian Sports Commission has today released revised funding allocations to sports for 2013/14 under the Winning Edge 2012-2022 high performance strategy.

Injury to Warriors star puts Bogut in NBA spotlight

The playoff heat has just intensified on Australian Boomers star Andrew Bogut, with his Golden State Warriors team suffering a double-blow in Game One of their first round NBA Western Conference showdown against the Denver Nuggets.

Bogut back as Boomers stars prepare for NBA post-season

Australian Boomers star Andrew Bogut returned to action for the final game of the NBA regular season, helping the Golden State Warriors secure the sixth seeding in the Western Conference – and a first round play-off meeting with the Denver Nuggets.

'Golden Generation' descend on Brisbane for U18 Nationals

More than 280 of Australia’s best junior basketballers will descend on Brisbane this weekend for the 2013 National Under 18 Australian Junior Championships – tipping off at NAB Stadium in Auchenflower on Saturday 20 April 2013.

Battle continues for Aussies in Championship chase

Belinda Snell and her CCC Polkowice team have taken a stranglehold of the PLKK Polish League Finals, with the Jayco Opals star leading her table-topping team to a 2-0 advantage in their best-of-five season decider against Erin Phillips’ Wisla Can-Pak.

Mills fires for Spurs on eve of NBA Play-Offs

Australian Boomers star Patty Mills has produced his best performance of the NBA season on the eve of the play-offs, dropping 23 points in the San Antonio Spurs 116-106 loss to the Golden State Warriors.

Emus head to China for Four Nations clash

The Under 19 Australian Men’s national team - the Emus - leave for a four nation event in China today where they will take on the Chinese National team, Lithuanian youth team and a U.S.A selected team as part of preparations for the 2013 FIBA U19’s World Championship in July.

Aleks Maric stars in 2013 EuroCup win

Australian Boomers star Aleks Maric has played a starring role as his Russian club Lokomotiv Kuban claimed a 75-64 win in the 2013 EuroCup Final over Bilbao Basket in Charleroi, Belgium.

Aussie stars set for Championship glory

Three Australian stars are in the mix for European glory as Belinda Snell, Erin Phillips and Natalie Hurst prepare for championship finals in Poland and Hungary.

Rollers to Feature in London Gold Medal Re-match

The Australian Rollers will take on their fiercest rivals Canada in a replay of the London 2012 Paralympic Gold Medal game when the Kitakyushu 50th Anniversary Commemorative International Wheelchair Basketball Tournament takes place in November in Japan.

Multicultural Gala Day April 24 In Sydney

The 2013 Come Try Multicultural Gala Day invites the Greater Western Sydney communities to celebrate Harmony Day with a fun “Come Try Day” through sport.

Basketball Australia Now Recruiting For Gliders Coach

Basketball Australia has today opened up recruitment for Head Coach of Australia’s medal-winning Women’s National Wheelchair Team, the Gliders – putting a full-time role on the table for the first time ever.