Monthly Archives: April 2014

Former NBL player Adam Caporn joins BA Centre of Excellence

Former NBL player Adam Caporn has been named Associate Coach of the Basketball Australia National Centre of Excellence (CoE) men’s program.

Australian Rollers ready for Tour of Europe

The Australian Rollers men’s national wheelchair basketball team depart for Europe on Thursday as they continue their preparations for the 2014 IWBF World Championships, with a two-week tour of the Netherlands and Belgium.

Aussies Abroad: Simmons leads Montverde to High School title

Australian Boomers rising star Ben Simmons has led his Montverde Academy to the coveted Dick’s Sporting Goods High School National Tournament title on Sunday.

Tolo set for Euroleague Final Eight

Jayco Australian Opals centre Marianna Tolo is in Ekaterinburg, Russia for what biggest week in European women’s club basketball – the 2014 Euroleague Women Final Eight Tournament.

Gliders name 2014 World Championship squad

The Australian Gliders women’s national wheelchair basketball team have named a 20-player squad to be considered for the final team for the 2014 IWBF Women’s World Wheelchair Basketball Championships to be held in Toronto, Canada in June.

Jayco Opals name squad for Gold Coast training camp

The Jayco Australian Opals are bound for the Gold Coast later this month, with a 20-strong squad named for the upcoming training camp tipping off on April 13.

Aussies Abroad: Ingles advances to Euroleague QFs

Australian Boomers star Joe Ingles and his Maccabi Tel-Aviv team have secured passage to the Euroleague quarter finals after rounding out the Top 16 phase with a 94-92 win over Bayern Munich on Friday.

Bishop withdraws from World Championship consideration

Abby Bishop has informed Basketball Australia she will not be available for consideration for selection for the Jayco Australian Opals team to compete at the 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women.

Basketball Australia welcomes ASC's Sports Tally 2014

Basketball Australia today welcomed the Australian Sports Commission’s Sports Tally 2014, which shows basketball has made solid progress in key areas under Winning Edge.

Interview: Brad Newley

It’s hard to believe that Australian Boomers star Brad Newley is only 29 years of age, with his emergence as a young star of the NBL and the national team program happening 10 years ago.

Gliders close tour with win over USA

The Australian Gliders have completed their tour of Canada and the USA with a closeout victory over the USA in the final game of the 2014 Lakeshore Cup in Alabama.

Aussies Abroad: Boomers Mills and Delly star in NBA

The rise of Australian Boomers star Matthew Dellavedova continues to gain momentum, with the 23-year-old rookie producing a career night to inspire the Cleveland Cavaliers to a nail-biting win on Thursday.