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Tickets for Boomers v Tall Blacks in Melbourne on sale

Basketball Australia is pleased to announce tickets for Game 2 of the 2008 Ramsay Shield between the Australia Post Boomers and the New Zealand Tall Blacks in Melbourne on Saturday 28 June are now on sale. Game 1 of the

Jawai's stock soars

The NBA draft stocks of Australia Post Boomers squad member and Cairns Taipans star Nathan Jawai have soared since the 208cm big man arrived in the US, with ESPN expert Chad Ford now ranking him as a mid to late

Ingles shifts focus to Beijing

Ingles shifts focus to Beijing In chasing one dream, Joe Ingles has had to put another on hold, writes Grantley Bernard for The Herald Sun. While weighing up his draft prospects, which were probably second round at best, Ingles realised

Boomers v Iran: Get your tickets NOW

Boomers v Iran: Get your tickets NOW Attention Australia Post Boomers fans! Here is your chance to see Brian Goorjian leading Patty Mills, Chris Anstey and the Australia Post Boomers against Iran in a three-game international series on home soil.

Joyce a leader of men

Australia Post Boomers assistant coach Brendan Joyce has been named the Gold Coast Bulletin’s Coach of the Year . The Blaze head coach beat out a strong field for the Gold Coast region that included the likes of Titans head coach

AJ Ogilvy Q & A, Darnell looks to Beijing

Australia Post Boomers squad member and college sensation A.J. Ogilvy, who starred for the Vanderbilt Commodores in his freshman season, spoke to Brett Hait of Nashville's City Paper in a special Q&A before leaving for home and a tilt at

CJ goes back to school

Australia Post Boomers point guard CJ Bruton returned to Algester State School in Brisbane this week to host an Australia Post Junior Boomers clinic. Students were treated to individual and group instruction before keeping CJ busy with an autograph session.

Boomers go back to school

Two-time Olympian Jason Smith will return to his high school, Vermont Secondary College, in Victoria on Wednesday morning to undertake a basketball clinic.  Smith's visit is part of a nationwide Australia Post and Basketball Australia joint initiative which aims to connect the

Andersen wins EuroLeague title with CSKA Moscow

Australia Post Boomers centre David Andersen scored 13 points on 5-11 shooting and collected 5 rebounds to help CSKA Moscow overpower Israel’s Maccabi Elite Tel Aviv 91-77 [Box score] in the final of the elite EuroLeague men’s basketball competition in Madrid,

Mills returns from college, goes back to school in Canberra

Is that who I think it is? It can’t be… It is! Patty Mills is back in Australia! The Australia Post Boomers point guard returned to his old school today to continue Australia Post’s excellent Junior Boomers Program. Patty mentored

Schensch goes South

Australia Post Boomer and Adelaide 36ers big man Luke Schenscher headed south on Friday to host an Australia Post Junior Boomer Clinic at his former primary school, Calvery Lutheran in South Australia.   The clinics weren’t the only activity Luke took

Mills, Jackson named Pacific School Games ambassadors

The 2008 Pacific School Games (PSG) proudly announced on Monday the induction of Australia Post Boomers point guard Patrick Mills and World Champion Australian Defence Force Opal Lauren Jackson to the 2008 PSG Ambassadors Program. The PSG Ambassadors Program currently

Goorjian reacts to draw

Australia Post Boomers coach Brian Goorjian believes Australia is in the tougher pool of the Olympic basketball tournament, despite avoiding the United States and world champions Spain. Australia's task to progress beyond the pool round in Beijing means producing in

Boomers blow: Mackinnon and Smith out

The Australia Post Boomers will be without two stars at the Olympic basketball tournament because Sam Mackinnon has blood clots on his lungs and Boomers teammate Jason Smith needs shoulder surgery, writes the Australian Associated Press. The two blows sent


FIBA, in cooperation with the Chinese Basketball Association, last night hosted in Beijing the draws for the 2008 Olympic Basketball Tournaments that will be played from 9th to 24th August 2008. The draws took place in the Olympic basketball venue,

Bogut soars in 2007/08 NBA FULL SEASON RECAP

After 82 regular season games, the 2007/08 NBA season is over for Australia Post Boomers and Milwaukee Bucks centre Andrew Bogut. After a 110-101 loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday, the Bucks ended with a miserable 26-56 win-loss record

Andersen, CSKA into Euroleague final 4

Australia Post Boomer David Andersen and his Russian super club CSKA Moscow have advanced to the final four of the 2008 EuroLeague competition following their dominant 81-56 win in the deciding game of their quarter final series against Greek giants

Gibson soaks up Farm life

Australia Post Boomers and Brisbane Bullets point guard Adam Gibson headed south last week to host an Australia Post Junior Boomers clinic at his old school, Hagley Farm Primary in Tasmania. After a wake-up call from popular breakfast radio station