Monthly Archives: February 2009

Tony Shaw to headline BMV Convention

Retired Collingwood AFL Premiership Captain and former Victoria Metro State and Coburg Giants basketball representative player Tony Shaw will headline a wealth of basketball identities presenting at the 2009 Basketball Managers Victoria Convention and Trade show.

All*Star honours for Lauren

Opals Captain Lauren Jackson has been selected in the 'Rest of the World' team that will compete against Europe's best at the EuroLeague Women All*Star Game in Paris, France on March 8, writes Bill Baxter for BA Media with FIBAEurope.com.

Terrific Tully heads stateside

World Champion Opal and Olympian Tully Bevilaqua jetted off to America this past weekend for what could finally be the last hurrah, writes Kyle Mackey-Laws for The Canberra Times.

Oh what a Mahervellous night!

A triple-Olympian, triple-championship captain, dual Larry Sengstock Medallist as the grand final MVP, Maher stands head and shoulders above as not only the greatest 36er but the greatest South Australian basketball player of all time, writes Boti Nagy for The Adelaide Advertiser.

Back fracture sidelines Bogut

ANDREW Bogut, the Milwaukee Bucks' Australian centre, will miss at least eight weeks with an incomplete stress fracture in his lower back, the National Basketball Association team said.

Hawks bow out of NBL

The Wollongong Hawks have announced that they will not be seeking a place in the re-vamped national competition in 2009.