With just 123 days to go before the London Olympics, Minister for Sport and Recreation Hugh Delahunty tonight announced Victoria is set to host a Farewell Series featuring Australia’s Boomers versus Greece and the Jayco Opals up against Brazil between…
Australian Boomers swingman Brad Newley has claimed the Gaze Medal for the first time in his career, for International Player of the Year, announced at the Basketball Australia iiNet MVP Awards dinner from Crown Palladium over night.
The St Mary’s Gaels this week claimed the 2012 WCC Conference Title, after defeating arch-rival Gonzaga in the WCC Tournament.
Australian playmaker Matthew Dellavedova has led the St Mary's Gaels to a West Coast Conference championship, after beating San Francisco 67-60 last week, their first outright conference title in 23 years, and in doing so end Gonzaga’s 1-year reign over the conference.
Aussie point guard Matthew Dellavedova was this week named the West Coast Conference Player of the Month for January.
An MRI scan has revealed that Andrew Bogut has sustained significant soft tissue damage to his left ankle which sees the Aussie superstar sidelined for between eight and 12 weeks.
If Matthew Dellavedova didn’t let his coaches know that he was keen on a spot in the Boomers Olympic team when he was last in Oz at the FIBA Oceania qualifiers, he’s doing it on the floor at St Mary’s this year, posting some impressive numbers of late.
Luc Longley has achieved just about everything in his basketball career. He had a successful college career with New Mexico, averaging 19.1 points and 9.2 rebounds between 1987-1991; he was drafted seventh overall in the 1991 NBA draft; his NBA career saw him win three straight championships with the Chicago Bulls, and finally, he represented Australia at three Olympic games, leading the Boomers to their equal best ever finish of fourth.