Monthly Archives: October 2013

Aussies Abroad: Bogut talking contract extension with Warriors

Australian Boomers centre Andrew Bogut has opened negotiations with the Golden State Warriors over a contract extension, with the number one overall selection in the 2005 NBA Draft.

BA welcomes Winning Edge progress

Basketball Australia today welcomed the Winning Edge progress report released by the Australian Sports Commission, which shows basketball has made significant progress in adopting the ASC’s mandatory governance principles introduced earlier this year.

Aussies Abroad: Snell fires Polkowice to unbeaten start

Jayco Australian Opals star Belinda Snell was at her best, leading CCC Polkowice to their third-consecutive win to start the BLK Polish League season, defeating Riviera Gdynia 65-53, headlining a busy weekend of action for Australians abroad.

Young Boomer Simmons commits to LSU

Australian Boomers young gun Ben Simmons has committed to Louisiana State University (LSU) to attend college starting in 2015.

Residential Programs to Continue at the BA National Centre of Excellence in 2014

Basketball Australia will continue to conduct residential programs for elite athletes in 2014 as we service the development of our emerging talented athletes.

Opals star Rachel Jarry wins WNBA Championship

Jayco Australian Opals star Rachel Jarry is a WNBA Champion after her Minnesota Lynx completed a 3-0 sweep of the Atlanta Dream 86-77 to claim their second title in three seasons today.

Australian Rollers and Gliders teams named for IWBF

The Australian Rollers and Australian Gliders men’s and women’s national wheelchair basketball teams have been named ahead of November’s 2013 IWBF Asia/Oceania Championships in Thailand.

Aussies Abroad: Mills and Baynes heroics give Spurs win

Australian Boomers duo Patty Mills and Aron Baynes produced the game-winning heroics for the San Antonio Spurs in their 95-93 overtime victory against CSKA Moscow yesterday.

Australian teams for FIBA Oceania Pacific Championships

Some of Australia’s most promising teenage talent will travel to New Zealand next month to represent their country at the 2013 FIBA Oceania Pacific Championships.

Dellavedova gets first NBA game time with Cavs

Australian Boomers star Matthew Dellavedova has played his first minutes in an NBA uniform, suiting up for the Cleveland Cavaliers in their opening 99-87 pre-season win over the Milwaukee Bucks yesterday.

Jarry on the brink of WNBA Championship

Jayco Australian Opals star Rachel Jarry is just one win away from joining illustrious company as an Australian who has won the WNBA Championship, following the Minnesota Lynx’s 88-63 win over the Atlanta Dream in Game Two of the WNBA Finals yesterday.

Rising stars set for tour of Hungary

Jayco Australian Opals Head Coach Brendan Joyce is Europe bound, leading a team of some of the country’s brightest young stars to take on the best in Hungarian basketball.

Jarry’s Minnesota take Game One in WNBA Finals

Jayco Australian Opals star Rachel Jarry has moved one step closer to securing her first WNBA Championship after her Minnesota Lynx claimed a convincing 84-59 WNBL Finals Game One victory over the Atlanta Dream yesterday.

Basketball Australia and National Basketball League finalise de-merger

Basketball Australia and the National Basketball League have today formally finalised the de-merger process initiated by the NBL Clubs earlier this year, with the NBL Co assuming full commercial and operational control of the league.

Dellavedova's NBA Diary

Australian Boomers star Matthew Dellavedova is chasing the NBA dream, training with the Cleveland Cavaliers hoping to snare the final spot on their roster for the 2013/14 NBA season.