Basketball Australia has welcomed the announcement from the Australian Sports Commission of an additional half-million dollars in annual funding for its participation-based programs which was announced today by Federal Sports Minister, Senator the Hon. Mark Arbib.
Two teams of Australia’s top wheelchair basketball athletes will be mixed with gutsy celebrity guest players from sport and entertainment in a charity wheelchair basketball game at the State Netball and Hockey Centre in Melbourne on the 29th of November (12 15 – 2pm).
Basketball Australia is pleased to announce that former Australian Opals head coach Jan Stirling has been appointed as the new head of the Australian Women’s Wheelchair Basketball Program.
This week, we land in November 2003. There was plenty happening in the world of hoops. Before we get started, here’s a little look at what had the world talking...
Australian Boomers big man Dave Andersen may have seen his season go from cellar dwelling to finals bound, after a trade deal was negotiated between NBA clubs the Toronto Raptors (4-9) and the New Orleans Hornets (10-1) over the weekend.
The Australian Pearls completed a clean sweep at the 6th INAS-FID World Basketball Championships at the weekend with a powerful exhibition of quality basketball.
A number of our athletes were up for a series of awards at last week’s NSWIS dinner in Sydney.
The Australian Pearls have kicked their tournament off to a scintillating start, with two emphatic victories in the first two rounds.