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Boomers blast China, announce Olympic squad

THE Australian Boomers have kept their strong form rolling on the eve of the 2024 Paris Olympic Games, defeating China by 33 points at John Cain Arena on Thursday night before finalising their squad for the tournament today. Following the two games against China, Australia’s selectors had seen enough to pick the 12-man team that […]

Knox Raids Nunawading early to claim big win

THOUGH it might have been a top-against-bottom clash, the NBL1 South Women’s contest between Knox Raiders and Nunawading Spectres was anything but after quarter time. The gap was significant in the opening term as the Raiders poured on 31 points to 13 to blow the lead out to 18 after just 10 minutes on court […]

Gems grab gold in Under 18s Asia Cup

AUSTRALIA has won its second successive Women’s Under 18s Asia Cup after running out 17-point victors over China last night. The Gems defeated the host nation for the second time in as many tournaments, remaining undefeated throughout and withstanding a third quarter challenge to storm to gold, 96-79. The reigning champions snapped a five-title winning […]

Panthers hold on to clip Eagles wings

SOUTH Adelaide men’s side threw down the gauntlet to Forestville Eagles on the weekend, with the Panthers holding on in a tight contest at Mitchell Park Sports and Community Centre. The top three battle saw the third placed Panthers join both ladder leaders Forestville and Sturt Sabres with an 11-3 record for the season, though […]

Logan Thunders to overtime win

A TOP four thriller in the NBL1 North Men’s competition saw Logan Thunder come from behind to defeat Brisbane Capitals in an entertaining contest. The Thunder trailed by two points in the final minute, but drew a foul and converted the And-One chance in order to secure the 86-83 victory. BRISBANE CAPITALS 19 | 20 […]

Opals off to a flyer in China tour

THE AUSTRALIAN Opals won the first game of their 2024 China Tour on Wednesday night, defeating the home nation by two points in a thrilling contest. The Aussies headed abroad to take on China in three games throughout the week, as the Opals gear up for another exciting campaign at the 2024 Paris Olympics. The […]

New South Wales brings home gold in Under 18 final

AFTER delivering a strong performance in the final of the 2024 Under-18 Girls National Championship, New South Wales Metro claimed the gold medal by defeating Queensland South by 11 points in Ballarat on Sunday. The girls tournament had seen several contenders stand up over the course of the week, but that list was trimmed down […]

Vics get it done in nail-biting Under 18 final

VICTORIA Metro has claimed the 2024 Under 18 Boys National Championship, after defeating South Australia Metro by five points in the gold medal game in Ballarat on Sunday afternoon. The boys competition has delivered some excellent games throughout the tournament, and it ended in a fitting fashion, with Sunday’s game going right down to the […]

Tassie trumps Vic Metro despite spirited comeback

ALTHOUGH the opposition made it work for the result, Tasmania secured a spot in the 2024 National Basketball Championship Women’s Quarter Finals after defeating Victoria Metro on Day Five of the tournament. The stakes were extremely high coming into the match, with a top three spot on the line for the two teams after solid […]

West is best in Metro battle on day four

WESTERN Australia Metro claimed a tense nine-point over New South Wales Metro in the Men’s competition of the 2024 National Basketball Championship on Wednesday afternoon. Wednesday marked day four of the tournament, with seedings becoming much more in the balance as the fixture rolls on. With just a few days left until the finals begin, […]

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