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Fox Sports to cover 2010 FIBA World Championship for Men

All eyes will be on FOX SPORTS when Australia takes on the world’s best basketball nations at the 2010 FIBA World Championship, LIVE and EXCLUSIVE from Istanbul.

Jawai signs in Europe

Serbian powerhouse team BC Partizan have confirmed on their website that Boomers star Nathan Jawai has signed a one-year deal with the club.

Phillin` The Lane: Boomers Line Up, Sized Up

With the World Basketball Championships less then two weeks away, the Golden Star Boomers will head to France for one final exhibition tournament.

Boomers team underlines importance of NBL: Sengstock

Basketball Australia Chief Executive Officer Larry Sengstock says that the make-up of the Boomers team for the upcoming 2010 FIBA World Championships in Turkey underlines the importance of the NBL.

Boomers host Short Statured basketball team

The giants of the Golden Star Boomers Australian men’s national basketball team extended a helping hand to their Lilliputian counterparts in Australia’s Short Statured basketball team at their training camp in Melbourne.

Win Two tickets to the FIBA Men's World Championships

GENEVA/ISTANBUL (FIBA World Championship) - FIBA's online basketball survey www.whybasketball.net will be sending two lucky basketball fans to Turkey to attend two FIBA World Championship games.

Andersen, Mills headline Boomers World Championship team

NBA stars David Andersen and Patrick Mills have been named by Basketball Australia in the 12-man Golden Star Australian Boomers team for the 2010 FIBA World Championships, which will be held in Turkey from 28 August to 12 September.

Sengstock To Attend Brisbane NBL Meeting Tonight

Basketball Australia Chief Executive Officer and National Basketball League General Manager Chuck Harmison will travel to Brisbane tonight (Wednesday 11 August) to attend a meeting with a group of parties interested in bringing an NBL team back to Brisbane.

Phillin' The Lane: Jackson, a Decade Long In Seattle

Basketball Australia's US correspondent Phil Moskowitz wraps another week of Aussie Boomers and Opals in action overseas.

Maric Bolsters Boomers World Title Campaign

The World Championship campaign of the Golden Star Australian Boomers men's national basketball team has received a major boost with European-based star big man Aleks Maric confirming that he has made himself available for selection.

Fourteen Admitted To Australian Basketball Hall Of Fame

Fourteen greats of the sport of basketball - including Perth Wildcats' hero Ricky Grace and former Australian Opals star Trish Fallon - are to be enshrined in the Australian Basketball Hall of Fame (ABHF), Basketball Australia has announced.

Phillin' The Lane: Stankovic Stars

Basketball Australia's US correspondent Phil Moskowitz wraps another week of Aussie Boomers and Opals in action overseas.

Boomers downed by Slovenia in Stankovic Final

The Golden Star Australian Boomers men’s national basketball team have been narrowly defeated in the Final of the 2010 Stankovic Continental Cup by Slovenia 71-60 at the Liugang Gymnasium in Liuzhou, China.

Boomers down feisty Iran

The Golden Star Australian Boomers have survived against a determined Iran team to record a 69-60 victory and remain undefeated at the Stankovic Continental Cup in China, advancing to the Final of the prestigious tournament.

Boomers remain perfect

The Golden Star Australian Boomers have defeated European strongmen Slovenia 77-63 in their second game of the Stankovic Continental Cup on Thursday night to remain undefeated in the tournament.

Boomers hero Andersen in NBA trade

On the same day that he hit the game-winning shot for the Golden Star Australian Boomers against China in the Stankovic Continental Cup in Lizhou, David Andersen found out that he had been traded by his NBA team the Houston Rockets to the Toronto Raptors.

One month til tip off in Turkey

While the Boomers warm up for the 2010 FIBA World Championship with a run at the Stankovic Cup in China, it is a fitting reminder that only one month remains until the real thing in Turkey.

Boomers open Stankovic Cup with win

The Golden Star Australian Boomers men’s national basketball team have upset their higher ranked Chinese hosts, 64-63, in their opening game at the 2010 Stankovic Continental Cup tonight at the Liugang Gymnasium in Liuzhou, China.