Jayco Australian Opals stars Erin Phillips and Penny Taylor are riding high are guiding the Phoenix Mercury to the WNBA Championship, but the time to celebrate will be short-lived as the duo prepare to fly to Paris this week.
Basketball Australia is pleased to announce the Jayco Australian Opals Team to compete at the 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women in Turkey.
Basketball Australia categorically rejects any suggestion that the Australian Boomers were a party to contriving the result of the 2014 FIBA World Cup game between Australia and Angola.
All-time Australian basketball great Andrew Gaze AM has been named 2014 Australian Father of the Year by children's charity The Shepherd Centre in honour of his devotion to his family, and his significant contribution to Australian sport.
Australian Jayco Opals star Lauren Jackson is out of hospital and recovering well following surgery earlier this week. Today she released the following message of thanks for her supportive fans.
The 2015 Australian Junior Championships schedule is now complete, with Basketball Australia today confirming the Under 20s and Ivor Burge Championships will be held in Dandenong next February.
There is one more dance in the studio before hitting the main stage, and the Boomers’ partner will be Angola for that final go-around.
The WNBA Championship awaits Jayco Australian Opals duo Erin Phillips and Penny Taylor, with the Phoenix Mercury securing passage to the WNBA Finals after 96-78 win over the Minnesota Lynx in the deciding Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals series.
Toppling Lithuania was arguably the Airbnb Boomers greatest win since the 2000 Olympic Games quarter-final triumph over Italy, but there is no time to celebrate.
It was a performance for the ages as the Airbnb Australian Boomers produced an inspired four-quarter effort to defeat Lithuania 82-75 at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup in Gran Canaria, Spain in the early hours of this morning.