Monthly Archives: July 2010

Boomers down feisty Iran

The Golden Star Australian Boomers have survived against a determined Iran team to record a 69-60 victory and remain undefeated at the Stankovic Continental Cup in China, advancing to the Final of the prestigious tournament.

Boomers remain perfect

The Golden Star Australian Boomers have defeated European strongmen Slovenia 77-63 in their second game of the Stankovic Continental Cup on Thursday night to remain undefeated in the tournament.

Boomers hero Andersen in NBA trade

On the same day that he hit the game-winning shot for the Golden Star Australian Boomers against China in the Stankovic Continental Cup in Lizhou, David Andersen found out that he had been traded by his NBA team the Houston Rockets to the Toronto Raptors.

One month til tip off in Turkey

While the Boomers warm up for the 2010 FIBA World Championship with a run at the Stankovic Cup in China, it is a fitting reminder that only one month remains until the real thing in Turkey.

Boomers open Stankovic Cup with win

The Golden Star Australian Boomers men’s national basketball team have upset their higher ranked Chinese hosts, 64-63, in their opening game at the 2010 Stankovic Continental Cup tonight at the Liugang Gymnasium in Liuzhou, China.

Stacker named AIS men's head coach

The Australian Institute of Sport has continued its tradition of employing excellence by appointing Ian Stacker as head coach of the AIS Men’s Basketball Program.

Phillin' The Lane: Worlds Warm Up

Basketball Australia's US correspondent Phil Moskowitz wraps another week of Aussie Boomers and Opals in action overseas.

Back in the Day: Atlanta, 1996

The mixed scents of peanuts, peach blossoms and a well-known carbonated beverage tell us that the BA time machine has landed in Atlanta for the second week of the Centennial Olympic Games...

Be a part of the Boomers at camp in Melbourne

The Golden Star Boomers are now advertising the opportunity for select athletes and team managers to assist the Boomers at their training camp in Melbourne from August 7-13.

U17 Women finish seventh at Worlds

The Australian U17 Women's team has smashed European Champions Spain, 74-48, to claim seventh place at the 2010 FIBA U17 World Championship for Women in Toulouse, France tonight.

Boomers name team for Stankovic Continental Cup

Homegrown NBA players Patrick Mills and David Andersen headline the 12 athletes selected to play for the Golden Star Australian Boomers men’s national basketball team as they look to defend their title at the 2010 Stankovic Continental Cup in China.

U17 Women to play for seventh at Worlds

The Australian U17 Women's team will playoff for seventh place at the 2010 FIBA World Championship for Women after narrowly losing to Japan, 95-92, in a classification match overnight in Toulouse, France.

U17 Women fall out of medal contention at Worlds

The Australian U17 Women's team will aim to finish fifth after being knocked out of medal contention by host nation France, 69-59, in their Quarter Final match at the 2010 FIBA U17 World Championship for Women in Toulouse, France overnight.

CJ Bruton retires from international basketball

Dual Olympian C.J. Bruton has announced his immediate retirement from international basketball, ending his hopes of a berth for the upcoming World Championships and bringing to a close a remarkable career as a member of the Golden Star Australian Boomers men's national basketball team.

U17 Women to face host nation in World Quarter Finals

The Australian U17 Women's team will take on host nation France at the 2010 FIBA U17 World Championships for Women after finishing third in their group after the Preliminary Rounds in Toulouse.

U17 Women secure Quarter Finals berth at Worlds

The Australian U17 Women's team has guaranteed its place in the Quarter Finals at the 2010 FIBA U17 World Championship for Women after demolishing African Champions Mali, 88-39, overnight in Toulouse, France.

Back in the Day: July 1997

This week, the BA time machine stops off in July 1997...

WNBL signs Champion as new apparel partner

Basketball Australia is proud to reveal the appointment of Champion as the Official Apparel Partner to the Women’s National Basketball League and its teams.

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