It was the last shoot-around for the Boomers in the YouYi Games, but the first following the return of head coach Brett Brown. The Boomers are looking for a three-game sweep of China in the series.
After a long week in training camp in Perth, the Australian Boomers get ready for Game 1 of the YouYi Games. Here's a photographic look at the week.
The Jayco Opals were in camp this week and the BA photographers were on the ground capturing the faces and action of the week, as the Jayco Opals begin to make preparations towards their 2012 London Olympic Games.
After a week of action, the NBA Asia Pacific Team Camp, which was held at Dandenong Stadium this week, has come to an end, with Legends Horace Grant, Ron Harper, Luc Longley and Alex English leading a cast of big name NBA personalities taking 40 of the most talented 16 year olds from Australia, New Zealand, China and Korea through their paces.
The Jayco Australia Opals have held off a tough fight from China to record a strong 73-67 win in Logan in game one of their three-game series.
The Opals and Gems were both at camp this week, the Opals getting their preparations underway as they work towards the Four Nations Tournament in China next week and the FIBA Oceania Olympic Qualifiers in September, while the Gems were preparing for the FIBA U19 World Championship
The Gems in action at the Shangluo 2011 Junior Women's International Tournament.