Monthly Archives: June 2014

Blair eyes gold as Rollers set off for South Korea

He may be one of the youngest players in the Australian Rollers men’s wheelchair basketball national team, but make no mistake about it – Jannik Blair epitomises what it means to be a Roller.

Back-to-back wins for Jayco U17 Women at World C'ships

A brilliant final quarter performance has made it two wins from two games for the Jayco Australian Under 17 Women’s Team, defeating Slovakia 58-51 at the 2014 FIBA Under 17 World Championship for Women in the Czech Republic last night.

Merritt stars in Gliders IWBF World C'ship finale

The Australian Gliders women’s wheelchair basketball national team have ended their 2014 IWBF Women’s World Wheelchair Basketball Championships campaign after a 77-70 overtime loss to Great Britain overnight, finishing the tournament in sixth place.

Jayco U17 Women open World C'ships with victory

The Jayco Australian Under 17 Women’s Team have made a winning start to their 2014 FIBA U17 World Championship for Women campaign, defeating a plucky Japan 54-46 in the Czech Republic last night.

Jayco Opals set for final home camp on Central Coast

The Jayco Australian Opals have named a 15-player squad for their final domestic camp of the 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women preparation to be held in Terrigal on the New South Wales Central Coast.

Gliders rebound with win over China

The Australian Gliders women’s wheelchair national team have rebounded from their quarter final defeat to claim a 62-57 win over China at the 2014 IWBF Women’s World Wheelchair Basketball Championships in Canada.

Boomers Exum and Bairstow selected in NBA Draft

It has been a momentous day for Australian basketball, with Australian Boomers Dante Exum and Cameron Bairstow joining the premier professional basketball league in today’s 2014 NBA Draft.

Gliders fall to Canada in Quarter Finals

The Australian Gliders women’s wheelchair national team are out of medal contention at the 2014 IWBF Women’s World Wheelchair Basketball Championships after going down to Canada 63-47 in their quarter final clash this morning.

NBA Draft LIVE BLOG

Welcome to the Basketball Australia NBA Draft LIVE BLOG! Be sure to follow all the action here as we await the fate of our Australian Boomers duo Dante Exum and Cameron Bairstow from 9:30am AEST.

Jayco U17 Women ready for World Championship tip-off

The Jayco Australian Under 17 Women’s Team have arrived in the Czech Republic ahead of their 2014 FIBA Under 17 World Championship for Women campaign, tipping off on Friday night (AEST).

Boomers duo Exum and Bairstow await NBA Draft

The rollercoaster that is the days leading into the 2014 NBA Draft continues for Australian Boomers rising stars Dante Exum and Cameron Bairstow, with their possible destinations still up in the air.

Australian Under 17 Men's Team named for 2014 FIBA U17 World C'ship

The Australian Under 17 Men’s Team has been named ahead of the 2014 FIBA Under 17 World Championships to be played in the UAE from 8-16 August.

Gliders to face Canada in IWBF World C'ships Quarter Finals

The Australian Gliders women’s wheelchair basketball national team will face tournament hosts Canada in the quarter finals of the 2014 IWBF Women’s World Wheelchair Basketball Championship on Friday morning (AEST).

Boomers' Bairstow eyeing NBA Draft dream

With the 2014 NBA Draft just days away and all the talk from Australia centred around Dante Exum, the time to be reminded of our second draft hopeful has come – enter Cameron Bairstow.

NBA Draft night nears for Boomers youngster Exum

It is less than 72 hours before Australian Boomers young star Dante Exum’s life will change forever, with the 2014 NBA Draft taking place in Brooklyn on Friday morning AEST.

Gliders make it three wins on the bounce

The Australian Gliders women’s wheelchair basketball national team have made it three consecutive wins, following a convincing 60-30 win over Mexico early this morning.

Wildcats coach Trevor Gleeson joins Boomers World Cup staff

Basketball Australia is pleased to announce the addition of Trevor Gleeson to the Australian Boomers coaching staff as an Assistant Coach to Andrej Lemanis ahead of 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain.

Young Aussie duo turning heads in USA

While Dante Exum prepares for the NBA Draft this week, two other Aussie young guns are also making waves.

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