Monthly Archives: November 2013

Aussies win heart-stopper at Pacific C’ships

The winning continued for the Australians at the 2013 FIBA Oceania Pacific Championships, but they were made to work after Guam threatened to pull off the upset of the tournament.

Rollers and Gliders win gold at 2013 IWBF Asia-Oceania Championships

The Australian Rollers and Australian Gliders national wheelchair basketball teams are heading to the 2014 IWBF World Championships as the region’s best after winning the 2013 IWBF Asia-Oceania Zone Championships in Thailand last night.

Rollers join Gliders in AOZ Final

The Australian Rollers have joined the Australian Gliders in the final of the 2013 IWBF Asia-Oceania Zone Championships in Thailand after a hard fought 74-60 semi-final win over Japan last night.

Aussies Abroad: Ingles in form as Francis fires in Eurocup

Australian Boomers star Joe Ingles and his Maccabi Tel-Aviv are beginning to hit their straps on the domestic and European front, with the former NBL star playing a leading role.

Big wins for Aussies at Pacific C'ships

Australia has made a winning start to the 2013 FIBA Oceania Pacific Championships in New Zealand, with the men’s and women’s teams making light work of their opponents on Day One of the tournament.

Rollers, Gliders secure passage to World Championships

The Australian Rollers and Australian Gliders have qualified for the 2014 IWBF Wheelchair Basketball World Championships at the 2013 IWBF Asia-Oceania Zone Championships in Bangkok, Thailand.

Interview: Brock Motum

The path to one’s ultimate destination isn’t always straight. It will have curves and detours, with a few obstacles thrown in along the way. As the old adage goes though, anything worth having doesn’t come easy.

Rollers into QFs as Gliders remain unbeaten

The Australian Rollers have advanced to the quarter final stage of the 2013 IWBF Asia-Oceania Zone Championships, while the Australian Gliders remain undefeated through the group stages in Bangkok, Thailand.

Young stars on show at 2014 ADC

Australia’s national team coaches will work with the next generation of talent coming through the junior programs in January for the first edition of the 2014 Australian Development Camps at the Basketball Australia National Centre of Excellence in Canberra.

Aussies Abroad: Boomers star in NBA, Opals shine in China

It was a memorable weekend for the Australian Boomers contingent in the NBA, with all four of our stars posting impressive performances as the2014 season begins to take shape.

Rollers and Gliders keep winning at AOZ C'ships

The Australian Rollers and Australian Gliders dominant start to the 2013 IWBF Asia-Oceania Zone Championships continued over the weekend, with both teams currently undefeated through the three opening rounds.

Winning start for Rollers and Gliders

The Australian Gliders and Australian Rollers have opened their 2013 IWBF Asia-Oceania Zone Championships on a winning note as they look to secure their places in next year’s IWBF World Championships.

Aussies Abroad: Snell shines in Euroleague

Jayco Australian Opals star Belinda Snell continued her amazing start to the Women’s Euroleague season, posting a team-high 16 points, guiding CCC Polkowice to a 62-53 win over Croatian club WBC Novi Zagreb on Thursday.

The ABHF Class Of 2013

Profiles from the Australian Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2013

Betty Watson named 2013 ABHF Legend

Founding mother of women’s basketball in Australia Betty Watson has tonight received the sport’s highest honour after being named a ‘Legend’ in the Australian Basketball Hall of Fame at the Class of 2013 Induction Dinner held in Melbourne.

Gliders and Rollers ready for AOZ Championships

The path to the IWBF World Championships will become clearer over the next week as the Australian Rollers and Australian Gliders look to book their place at the 2013 IWBF Asia-Oceania Zone Championships, tipping off this week in Bangkok, Thailand.

Basketball Australia National Centre of Excellence team to compete in 2014 SEABL season

The Basketball Australia National Centre of Excellence (CoE) will enter men’s and women’s teams into the SEABL for the upcoming 2014 season.

Butler ends brilliant refereeing career

Legendary NBL and FIBA Referee Scott Butler has announced his retirement from officiating due to an on-going knee injury, ending an active career that started back in 1992.

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