Yearly Archives: 2014

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.

Clinical Jayco Opals crush Belarus

The Jayco Australian Opals put in a clinical performance to extend their unbeaten start to the tour of Europe, crushing their 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women Group C opponents, Belarus, 75-43 in Minsk overnight.

Late rally sees Airbnb Boomers overrun France

A brilliant final-quarter performance has inspired the Airbnb Australian Boomers to a come-from-behind 76-74 win over France in Nice overnight.

Anthony Moore appointed new Basketball Australia CEO

Basketball Australia today announced respected sports administrator Anthony Moore as the organisation’s new Chief Executive Officer, effective 13 October 2014.

Gallant U17 Men claim Silver Medal at U17 World C'ships

The Airbnb Australian Under 17 Men’s Team have claimed the silver medal at the 2014 FIBA Under 17 World Championships in Dubai, going down to the USA 99-92 in the final overnight.

Airbnb Boomers outclass Philippines to record 97-75 win

The Airbnb Australian Boomers have made it two wins in as many days, outclassing the Philippines 97-75 in Nice, France overnight.

U17 Men advance to Gold Medal Game at U17 World C'ships

The Airbnb Australian Under 17 Men’s Team are going to the Gold Medal Game of the 2014 FIBA Under 17 World Championships in Dubai after a miraculous come-from-behind 80-74 overtime win over Spain in their Semi Final overnight.

Broekhoff inspires win Airbnb Boomers to Ukraine win

A remarkable final quarter shooting performance from Ryan Broekhoff has inspired the Airbnb Australian Boomers to 74-65 win over Ukraine in Nice, France overnight.

Jayco Opals crush Czech Rep in Euro tour opener

The Jayco Australian Opals have begun their six-game tour of Europe with a convincing 89-51 victory over the Czech Republic in Pilsen overnight.

Airbnb Boomers Nice Tournament on ESPN

The Airbnb Australian Boomers have arrived in France ahead of the pivotal Four-Nation tournament, tipping off in early hours of Saturday morning against the Ukraine.

U17 Men advance to FIBA U17 World C'ship Semi Finals

The Airbnb Australian Under 17 Men’s Team are bound for the 2014 FIBA Under 17 World Championship Semi Finals after defeating Puerto Rico 76-52 in Dubai overnight.

Airbnb Boomers suffer overtime loss to Finland

The Airbnb Australian Boomers came from a double digit deficit in the final quarter to force overtime against Finland, but would fall 87-81 in Helsinki overnight.

U17 Men secure Quarter Final berth at World C'ships

The Airbnb Australian Under 17 Men’s Team have advanced to the quarter finals of the 2014 FIBA Under 17 World Championships in Dubai, posting a nail-biting 84-76 win over Greece overnight to secure a meeting with Puerto Rico.

Lithuania hold off determined Airbnb Boomers

The Airbnb Australian Boomers have suffered the first defeat of their pre-FIBA Basketball World Cup preparation, going down to hosts Lithuania 91-78 in Klaipeda overnight.

Tough loss sets up Greece meeting in Rd16 for Airbnb U17 Men

The Airbnb Australian Under 17 Men’s Team suffered their first defeat of the 2014 FIBA Under 17 World Championships in Dubai, going down to Canada 85-74 in their final group stage game – setting up a knockout round clash with Greece.

Latest "Inside the Huddle" in Lithuania with Joe Ingles

It has been a winning start for the tour of Europe for the Airbnb Australian Boomers, with coastal city of Klaipeda on the Lithuanian west coast providing the team with the perfect environment to enjoy their downtime.

Jayco Opals team named for tour of Europe

The Jayco Australian Opals set off for Europe on tonight in what shapes as a defining six-game tour for the final make-up of the team that will compete at the 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women in Turkey.

Dominant Airbnb Boomers crush Ukraine

A brilliant first half display has set up a comfortable 75-60 win for the Airbnb Australian Boomers over Ukraine in the second game of their European tour in Lithuania overnight, ahead of 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup.