Monthly Archives: March 2010

Gliders team for Paralympic World Cup selected

Basketball Australia is pleased to announce the 12 athletes selected to represent Australia's Women's Wheelchair Basketball team, the Gliders, at the BT Paralympic Cup in May.

Emus fall to Germany

The Australian U19 Men's Team (Emus) have been defeated by Germany overnight in Mannheim 65 - 50 in the first of their preparation games before the start of the Albert Schweitzer Tournament on Saturday.

Nielsen named Spanish League Player of the Week

Australian Boomers Captain Matthew Nielsen capped off a terrific performance with Player of the Week honours in the Spanish ACB League.

Phillin' The Lane: NCAA Season Recap

Basketball Australia's US correspondent Phil Moskowitz wraps another week of Aussie Boomers in action in the United States.

Back in the Day: April 2003

Hello there, faithful reader (or readers). As Bob Turner (or Jake Blues, in this case) has brought the band back together, I thought we'd take a little trip. The BA time machine has touched down in April 2003 and something astonishing has happened. The Sydney Kings have made the NBL Grand Final!

Sydney Uni welcomes Wheelchair Flames

Sydney Uni Sport & Fitness (SUSF) is proud to announce the integration of the first Australian university wheelchair basketball team into the Sydney Uni Flames basketball program for 2010.

Rollers team announced for Turkey Series

Basketball Australia is pleased to announce the 12 athletes selected in Australia's Men's Wheelchair Basketball team, the Rollers, for a 'friendly' series in Turkey this week.

Marty Clarke named Head Coach of 36ers

Boomers assistant coach Marty Clarke has been named Head Coach of the Hood Sweeney Adelaide 36ers. Joining Clarke in the coaching staff at the NBL side will be Mark Radford as Assistant coach.

NBL signs deal with Network Ten

ONE AND TEN THE NEW HOME OF AUSTRALIAN BASKETBALL

Six foot nine and still growing

Helga Trist knew her eldest son Dan was going to a big boy when he nudged six feet - while still in primary school, writes Andrew Prentice in The Manly Daily.

Emus set to take off for Albert Schweitzer Tourney

Australia's U19 Men's team, the Emus, depart Sydney for Mannheim, Germany on Saturday where they will prepare for the 2010 Albert Schweitzer Tournament from April 3 - 10.

Sydney Kings return to NBL

Sydney's newly announced team to play in the NBL from season 2010/11 will be known as the Sydney Kings once more, the club revealed today, with one of Australia's iconic sporting brands to return to the NBL.

Gallery: NBL/WNBL Awards Dinner

The NBL and WNBL celebrated their 2010 Awards night on Friday March 19 at the Crown Casino, Melbourne.

Japan win friendly series against AIS

After surviving a close game against the AIS Women's team on Monday night, Japan romped home to defeat the AIS 76-59 on Tuesday night.

In the Paint: BA CEO Sengstock

Basketball Australia CEO Larry Sengstock spoke on In the Paint following the NBL/WNBL Awards Dinner.

Phillin' The Lane: Sweet St Mary's

Basketball Australia's US correspondent Phil Moskowitz wraps another week of Aussie Boomers in action in the United States.

Back in the Day: March 1984

A packed week this week, as the BA time machine stops off in 1984.

Japan overcomes AIS Women

The Australian Institute of Sport Women's team was felled 70-62 by a Japanese youth representative team on Monday night at the AIS Training Hall.

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