Monthly Archives: August 2015

Boomers’ prepared for ‘war’ against the Tall Blacks: Longley

Australian Boomers’ assistant coach, Luc Longley is not shying away from the task at hand for the touring side ahead of tonight’s second leg of the 2015 FIBA Oceania Championships.

SEABL Women- The Round 18 Report

Roy Ward talks to Nunawading Spectres coach Scott Carey and covers this week's big plays as well as the media wrap-up.

2015/16 Wattle Valley WNBL Championship draw released

The 2015/16 Wattle Valley WNBL tips off on October 9 with an incredible two-day opening round of competition setting the scene for a huge season of Australian women’s basketball.

AUSTRALIA TRIUMPH AT THE U16 OCEANIA CHAMPIONSHIPS

In the curtain-raiser to the Opals and Tall Ferns clash last night, Australia completed a dominant performance at the FIBA Under-16 Oceania Championship, defeating New Zealand 75-54 in the gold medal playoff.

BOOMERS AND TALL BLACKS CLASH IN GAME 2 OF THE OCEANIA CHAMPIONSHIPS

Heading into Game 2 of the 2015 FIBA Oceania Championship, a spot in Rio 2016 is on the line for the Australian Boomers and New Zealand Tall Blacks.

OPALS BOOK PLACE IN RIO WITH OCEANIA CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES SWEEP

Veterans Suzy Batkovic and Laura Hodges have helped the Jayco Australian Opals to an 80-63 victory in Game 2 of the 2015 FIBA Oceania Championship and qualify Australia for the 2016 Rio Olympics.

SEABL Week 1 Finals Fixture

Check out all the details on the first week of the SEABL finals.

SEABL MEN- THE ROUND 18 REPORT

Roy Ward talks to Dandenong Rangers' Daequon Montreal and covers this week's big plays as well as the media wrap-up.

AUSTRALIAN WOMEN ADVANCE TO FIBA U16 OCEANIA CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL

Having progressed through the Under-16 Oceania Championship pool games undefeated, the Australian women will now face New Zealand as a curtain-raiser to the Opals and Tall Ferns in the gold medal playoff.

MEAA establishes Australian Basketballers’ Alliance

The Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance (MEAA), the union for entertainment professionals has welcomed aboard the Australian Basketballers’ Alliance (ABA) as a new body to represent the country’s top men and women basketballers.

Boomers clinch tight Game 1 in 2015 FIBA Oceania Championship

Australia’s point guard duo of Matthew Dellavedova and Patty Mills along with David Andersen have carried the Boomers to a 71-59 victory against the New Zealand Tall Blacks in Game 1 of the 2015 FIBA Oceania Championship.

Opals Stifle Tall Ferns in Game 1 of the 2015 FIBA Oceania Championships

Smothering defence from the Australian Opals has seen them take Game 1 of the 2015 FIBA Oceania Championships against the New Zealand Tall Ferns, winning 61-41.

Changes to FIBA Qualification Process

Australian basketball fans can expect more games such as the homecoming in Melbourne this Saturday with FIBA announcing changes to the qualifying format for the FIBA World Cup and Olympic Games.

How to Watch the Homecoming on Saturday night

Game 1 of the Oceania Championships will be held at Rod Laver Arena on Saturday night but for those who will not be at the game, here is how to watch the Australian Opals take on the New Zealand Tall Ferns and the Australian Boomers face the New Zealand Tall Blacks.

2XU named official compression partner for Basketball Australia

Basketball Australia has announced 2XU, Australia’s leading high performance athletic apparel brand, as its Official Compression Partner.

Cam Gliddon to join Boomers after calf injury sidelines Damian Martin

Another blow for the luckless Damian Martin will see him miss the Oceania Championship with a calf injury.

SEABL Round 18- Men's Preview

Kilsyth Cobras and Ballarat Miners go head-to-head in our game of the week, plus we preview every match.

Australia Triumphant at Special Olympics World Summer Games

At a successful Special Olympic World Summer Games hosted in Los Angeles earlier this month, the men's and women's basketball teams both took away gold medals in dominant performances.