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Mackinnon named NBL MVP

Mackinnon named NBL MVP Australia Post Boomer Sam Mackinnon has capped off a stunning year as captain of the Brisbane Bullets by winning the National Basketball League’s (NBL) Philips Most Valuable Player award, the Andrew Gaze Trophy, for the 2006/07

Worlds could be in Oz

Worlds could be in Oz Last September in Brazil, the defencejobs Opals became the world champions of women’s basketball. Next time they might not have to travel so far. Australia is one of four nations interested in hosting the 2010

Bogut Watch

Bogut Watch Your weekly update on the progress of Australia Post Boomers centre Andrew Bogut in America. In Milwaukee’s last three games, the Bucks registered two wins and a loss and also welcomed back superstar guard Michael Redd from injury.

Bogut Watch

Your weekly update on the progress of Australia Post Boomers centre Andrew Bogut in America. Bogut’s Bucks horror run of results continued in February, winning just 1 of their opening 10 games, while still missing several key starters, including star Michael Redd. Bogut is

Boomer's Bogut flying

FOR a young sportsman living a multi-million dollar dream, Andrew Bogut sounds surprisingly tired and frustrated, writes Ron Reed for The Herald Sun. The 22-year-old Melbourne basketballer's downbeat mood wouldn't have improved much yesterday, either. Download article here Article Source

Emus headed to Serbia

Serbia and the city of Novi Sad have been awarded the organization of the 8th edition of the FIBA U19 World Championship for Men (12th-22nd July 2007), it was announced today by FIBA. The 2007 FIBA U19 World Championship will

NBL finals schedule confirmed

The schedule for the Quarter Finals of the 2007 Philips Championship has been determined with the full fixture listed below. Quarter Finals (single-game elimination) Wednesday 14 February (5th vs. 8th) – Finals Match 1 Townsville (5th) vs. Singapore (8th) Townsville

2007 Sporting future forum

The Australian Sports Commission (ASC) is preparing to host its third Our Sporting Future Forum at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre from the 21-23 March 2007. Held every second year, the forum attracts delegates from sport and sport related

Coach Inman passes away

Basketball Australia would like to extend its sincere condolences to the family of Stu Inman upon his passing last week. Inman, 80, an American executive and interim coach in the National Basketball Association, died after he collapsed in his Lake

Tributes flow for Goorjian

Tributes flow for Goorjian Tributes for Australia Post Boomers and Sydney Kings head coach Brian Goorjian flooded in last week as the NBL legend broke the all-time record for Philips Championship games coached. Goorjian equalled former Melbourne Tigers legend Lindsay

Bogut to lead Sophomores

 Bogut to lead Sophomores Australia Post Boomers centre Andrew Bogut will lead the sophomore team in the eighth NBA Rookie Challenge and Youth Jam on Friday, February 16 in Las Vegas.   The 2005 No.1 NBA draft pick, who is

Bogut's Bucks down Knicks

Bogut's Bucks down Knicks Australia Post Boomers centre Andrew Bogut has led his NBA team, the Milwaukee Bucks, to a tightly contested two point victory over the New York Knicks this morning, Australian time. Leading by nine points entering the

Goorj: Last man standing

BRIAN Goorjian, who made his name in Victoria and has since made his mark in Sydney, will pass the legendary Lindsay Gaze in National Basketball League games coached when the Kings play Sydney's other team, West Sydney Razorbacks, tomorrow. Gaze's

Goorjian nears NBL record

Goorjian nears NBL record Australia Post Boomers and Sydney Kings head coach Brian Goorjian is poised to break the National Basketball League’s (NBL) all-time record for games coached, a feat that would see him surpass the mark set by Melbourne

Bogut Watch

Bogut Watch Your weekly update on the progress of Australia Post Boomers centre Andrew Bogut in America.  With Milwaukee still missing four of their starting five, Andrew Bogut took it upon himself to keep the Bucks' playoff aspirations alive with

Handy Andy on title trail

Handy Andy on title trail DAVID Andersen is a rare breed - an Aussie drafted into the NBA currently playing in Russia for Euroleague champs CSKA Moscow! The 6'11" star, a product of the famed Aussie Institute of Sport, played

Boomers head coach Brian Goorjian reappointed

Following the unanimous recommendation of a five member review panel consisting of BA President John Maddock, BA CEO Scott Derwin, BA High Performance Manager Lorraine Landon, BA Board member Lois Appleby and Adrian Hurley as Chair of the BA Elite