Monthly Archives: April 2019

2019 UNDER-18 CHAMPS RECAP- DAY 2

Results and top performers from Day 2 of the 2019 Australian Under-18 Championships being held in Townsville, Queensland.

2019 UNDER-18 CHAMPS RECAP- DAY 1

Results and top performers from Day 1 of the 2019 Australian Under-18 Championships being held in Townsville, Queensland.

Shaniece Swain Leading Queensland North’s Home-Town Medal Tilt

Queensland North’s Shaniece Swain is set to star once again at the Australian Under-18 Championships, after top-scoring at the 2018 Under-16’s.

SEVEN AUSSIES SET TO CONTEND IN THE 2019 NBA PLAYOFFS

After a record 13 Australians featured in the NBA this year, seven remain to contend for the 2019 Championship as the season enters the playoffs.

OPALS ALANNA SMITH AND EZI MAGBEGOR SELECTED IN 2019 WNBA DRAFT

Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals Alanna Smith and Ezi Magbegor have been selected by the Phoenix Mercury and Seattle Storm respectively at the 2019 WNBA Draft.

AUSTRALIAN BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME- LANARD COPELAND

Having made Australia his home after moving from the USA as a 26-year old, Lanard Copeland’s legacy in this country has been secured with enshrinement in the Australian Basketball Hall of Fame.

UNDER-18 CHAMPIONSHIPS AND KEVIN COOMBS CUP PREVIEW- QUEENSLAND

Wrap up the Under-18 Championships and Kevin Coombs Cup team previews with host state Queensland before the 2019 tournament tips off on Saturday in Townsville.

KODY STATTMANN CROWNED NCAA CHAMPION

The University of Virginia Cavaliers, featuring Aussie Kody Stattmann, have won the 2019 NCAA Championship with an 85-77 victory over the Texas Tech Red Raiders in overtime.

3x3 OPENING UP ANOTHER AVENUE FOR KELSEY GRIFFIN

When the first Australian 3x3 national camp took place in Melbourne last week, some of the biggest names from the WNBL, NBL and Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals were in attendance.

UNDER-18 CHAMPIONSHIPS AND KEVIN COOMBS CUP PREVIEW- SOUTH AUSTRALIA

In the lead-up to the Under-18 Championships and Kevin Coombs Cup held in Townsville from April 13-20, we preview the teams from all eight state and territories, continuing with South Australia.

OPALS SQUAD LIST ANNOUNCED AHEAD OF FIRST CAMP FOR 2019

The final squad list for the Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals ahead of their first camp for 2019, held at the Gold Coast Sports and Leisure Centre in Carrara, has been announced.

CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE NBL1 ROUND 2 UPDATE

The Centre of Excellence men have swept their weekend in Round 2 of the 2019 NBL1 season but the women were unable to get on the winners list across their two contests.

UNDER-18 CHAMPIONSHIPS PREVIEW- ACT

In the lead-up to the Under-18 Championships and Kevin Coombs Cup held in Townsville from April 13-20, we preview the teams from all eight state and territories, continuing with ACT.

UNDER-18 CHAMPIONSHIPS AND KEVIN COOMBS CUP PREVIEW- Western Australia

In the lead-up to the Under-18 Championships and Kevin Coombs Cup held in Townsville from April 13-20, we preview the teams from all eight state and territories, continuing with Western Australia.

AUSTRALIAN BOOMERS TO FACE CANADA BASKETBALL IN PERTH 16 & 17 AUGUST 2019

The Australian Boomers will take on Canada Basketball at Perth’s RAC Arena on Friday 16 August and Saturday 17 August, with both teams set to feature some of the biggest names in the sport.

TWO AUSSIES REMAIN AS NCAA TOURNAMENT HITS FINAL FOUR

Just two Aussies remain as the NCAA tournament enters its penultimate Final Four round. With no Australian ever claiming an NCAA National Championship, could this be the year?

CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE TIP OFF INAUGURAL NBL1 SEASON

The men's and women's Centre of Excellence teams have begun the 2019 NBL1 season with a tough road trip, playing a triple-header against Dandenong Rangers, Ringwood Hawks and Kilsyth Cobras.