Monthly Archives: August 2017

DOUBLE VICTORIES FOR EMERGING BOOMERS AND OPALS AT WORLD UNI GAMES

The Emerging Opals have started their World University Games on the right foot with a victory over Lithuania while the Emerging Boomers have responded to an opening loss with their own win against Lithuania.

BOOMERS CROWNED KINGS OF ASIA IN FIRST FIBA ASIA CUP CAMPAIGN

Another complete team performance from the Australian Boomers has seen them claim the FIBA Asia Cup with a 79-56 victory over Iran, finishing their first foray into the tournament unbeaten with six consecutive wins.

EMERGING BOOMERS FALL NARROWLY IN OPENING CLASH OF WORLD UNI GAMES

In their debut at the 2017 World University Games, the Emerging Boomers have succumbed to Ukraine in a close loss, 76-80.

BOOMERS WIN TRANS-TASMAN CLASH TO ADVANCE TO FIBA ASIA CUP FINAL

The Australian Boomers have utilised a blistering start to carry them to a 106-79 victory over New Zealand in the FIBA Asia Cup Semi-Final and in the process, advance to tomorrow's gold medal game.

2017 WORLD UNIVERSITY GAMES BEGINS THIS WEEKEND FOR EMERGING BOOMERS AND OPALS

With both Australian teams having landed in Taipei ahead of the 2017 World University Games, the Emerging Opals and Boomers are now putting the finishing touches on their preparation before the tournament begins.

SHORT-HANDED BOOMERS BOOK SEMI-FINAL BERTH AT FIBA ASIA CUP

The Australian Boomers have put a four-day break behind them to overcome China 97-71 in the FIBA Asia Cup Quarter-Finals, advancing to Saturday's Semi-Finals despite having just ten healthy men on the roster.

EMERGING OPALS COMPLETE UNI GAMES TUNE-UP WHILE EMERGING BOOMERS LAND IN TAIPEI

Completing their Four Nations Tournament in Japan, the Emerging Opals are now set to head to Taipei for the 2017 World University Games while the Emerging Boomers have landed and are in the village before competition begins on August 21.

EMERGING OPALS PREPARE FOR UNI GAMES WITH FOUR NATIONS TOURNAMENT

Ahead of the World University Games starting later this month, the Australian Emerging Opals are utilising a four-nations tournament as preparation.

2017 WORLD INDIGENOUS BASKETBALL CHALLENGE CONCLUDES

Three Indigenous teams across the men's and women's competition have completed successful tournaments at the 2017 World Indigenous Basketball Challenge in Canada.

BOOMERS ADVANCE TO FIBA ASIA CUP QUARTER-FINALS UNBEATEN

Completing a sweep of their group stage games with a 90-50 victory over Chinese Taipei, the Australian Boomers will now prepare for a Quarter-Final next Thursday.

DAVID ANDERSEN RULED OUT OF FIBA ASIA CUP

Some unfortunate news for David Andersen and the Australian Boomers will see the four-time Olympian return home immediately from the FIBA Asia Cup.

BOOMERS SOLIDIFY FIRST PLACE IN GROUP D AT FIBA ASIA CUP

Moving to 2-0 in the FIBA Asia Cup group stage, the Australian Boomers have taken care of Hong Kong 99-58 to be one game away from automatic qualification directly through to the Quarter-Finals.

LIST OF TEAMS RELEASED FOR AUSTRALIAN UNDER-14 CLUB CHAMPIONSHIPS

Preparations for the 2017 Australian Under-14 Club Championships are in full swing with the release of the list of teams competing in this year’s tournament.

BOOMERS STAND TALL IN FIRST GAME OF FIBA ASIA CUP

The Australian Boomers have shaken off some early cobwebs to defeat Japan in their first ever game of the FIBA Asia Cup, winning 84-68.

APUNIPIMA AUSTRALIAN INDIGENOUS BASKETBALL ALL STARS FINALSE PREP FOR CANADIAN TOUR

The Apunipima Australian Indigenous Basketball All Stars will head to Canada today, as part of their journey to compete in the World Indigenous Basketball Challenge (WIBC) that is being held at the University of British Columbia (UBC) War Memorial Stadium this week.

BOOMERS PREPARED FOR FIRST FORAY INTO FIBA ASIA CUP

The Australian Boomers have landed in Beirut, Lebanon and are preparing for their first game of the 2017 FIBA Asia Cup which will be broadcast LIVE on FOX Sports.

FOX SPORTS AND FIBA ENTER INTO LANDMARK BROADCAST DEAL

In exciting news for basketball fans around Australia, FOX SPORTS has secured EXCLUSIVELY LIVE rights to broadcast FIBA national team competitions featuring the Boomers and Opals.

PEAK SPORT TO FIT OUT BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA THROUGH TO 2020

Basketball Australia is delighted to announce a new four year apparel partnership with global sportswear brand PEAK Sport.