Monthly Archives: August 2014

GAME DAY PREVIEW: Rust-free Koreans a test worth sitting

It may have been a disappointing opening to the FIBA Basketball World Cup but there is no time for the Boomers to dwell on it, because another very different challenge awaits in a few hours.

Boomers go down to Slovenia in World Cup opener

A late surge from the Airbnb Australian Boomers wasn’t enough to overcome Slovenia, going down 90-80 in their opening game of the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup in Gran Canaria, Spain overnight.

Game Day Preview: Three-step process for Slovenian revenge

Finally, the FIBA Basketball World Cup gets underway later today, and the Aussie boys get a chance at vengeance against Slovenia.

BA Chair Scott Derwin elected to FIBA Central Board

Chair of the Basketball Australia Board Scott Derwin was this week elected to the FIBA Central Board for the 2014-2019 term of office.

Jayco Opals set for WNBA Conference Finals

The most anticipated match-up of the season tips off on Saturday morning, with Jayco Opals Erin Phillips and Penny Taylor leading the Phoenix Mercury into battle against the Minnesota Lynx in the WNBA Conference Finals.

ABC TV - The home of the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup

The Airbnb Australian Boomers begin their 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup against Slovenia on Saturday night LIVE on ABC2 – the home of the Australian Boomers 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup campaign.

Airbnb Boomers star Brock Motum signs NBA deal with Utah Jazz

Airbnb Australian Boomers forward Brock Motum has become the latest Aussie to join the NBA, signing with the Utah Jazz for the upcoming 2014/15 NBA season.

Brondello celebrates honour with WNBA playoff win

Jayco Australian Opals stars Erin Phillips and Penny Taylor starred as the Phoenix Mercury advanced to the WNBA Western Conference Finals after a 93-68 win over the Los Angeles Sparks to claim a 2-0 sweep.

Red-hot France defeat Airbnb Boomers

The Airbnb Australian Boomers are off to Spain after completing their nine-game tour of Europe, going down to France 73-50 in Strasbourg in the early hours of this morning.

Turkey pip Jayco Opals in overtime

Turkey has claimed an overtime win over the Jayco Australian Opals 84-80 in a thrilling final game of the TBF Zafer Cup in Istanbul, Turkey overnight.

Latest "Inside The Huddle" With Matthew Dellavedova

The Airbnb Australian Boomers returned to winning ways in the Southern French city of Nice, collecting wins against the Ukraine, Philippines and France.

Jayco Opals back to winning ways

The Jayco Australian Opals have returned to winning ways, holding off a determined Brazil for a hard-fought 66-63 win at the TBF Zafer Cup in Istanbul, Turkey overnight.

Dominant Airbnb Boomers cruise past Finland

The Airbnb Australian Boomers made it four consecutive wins on their tour of Europe, posting a commanding 80-57 win over Finland in Strasbourg, France this morning.

Jayco Opals go down to Canada at Zafer Cup

The Jayco Australian Opals have suffered the first setback of their European tour, going down to Canada 62-55 in the opening game of the TBF Zafer Cup in Istanbul, Turkey overnight.

Recharged Airbnb Boomers ready for Strasbourg

A refreshed Airbnb Australian Boomers have arrived in Strasbourg, France ahead of the final games of their European preparation, tipping off tonight against Finland.

Q&A: Jayco Opals star Erin Phillips

Jayco Australian Opals star Erin Phillips is on a collision course with history, with the coming months having the potential to elevate her to one of the all-time greats of the Australian women’s basketball.

Mitchell inspires Jayco Opals to sweep of Belarus

The Jayco Australian Opals overcame a late scare to defeat Belarus 76-60 and claim a clean sweep of their two-game series in Minsk overnight.

Phillips finds shooting touch on eve of WNBA Playoffs

On the eve of the 2014 WNBA Playoffs Jayco Australian Opals duo Erin Phillips and Penny Taylor and their Phoenix Mercury have continued their record-breaking season, with the WNBA Championship firmly in their sights.