Australia’s best female and male basketball players will gather in Maitland, NSW to compete in the 2011 Australian U20 & Ivor Burge Championships. These Championships will tip-off on Sunday the 20th of February and will conclude on Saturday the 26th with the medal games.
The 2011 World University Summer Games (WUSG) will be conducted in Shenzhen, China from 12-23 August 2011. This is a unique multi-sport event and is part of the Australia National Team pathway.
Australian basketball star Brad Newley got the better of his Euroleague clash with Boomers teammate and fellow former National Basketball League player Joe Ingles last week, his Lithuanian team Lietuvos Rytas scoring a narrow 88-87 upset victory over Ingles’ Spanish club Regal FC Barcelona.
Basketball Australia is pleased to announce the head coaching appointments for the Australian U17 Men’s and Women’s Basketball programs, as well as the head coaching appointments for the Men’s and Women’s Australian University Games teams for 2011.
Australian Boomers rising star Patrick Mills has taken his NBA stocks to another level, with the young point guard receiving just under 29 minutes of playing time today, leading his Portland Trailblazers to a critical 106-99 win over the Phoenix Suns.
Friday December 3 is International Day of People with a Disability (IPDwD) and celebrations are taking place around Australia to acknowledge ability, generate awareness and promote the inclusion of people with a disability in all aspects of life.