Showing posts for: International
Crocs conquer New Zealand to claim Oceania Championship

THE Australian Crocs have been crowned the FIBA U17 Oceania Champions in the boys competition after defeating New Zealand by 47 points in the final on Sunday. Coming into the match as the form side of the tournament, the Aussies were favourites to take out the ultimate prize in the big dance, having bested New […]

Crocs survive NZ scare to remain unbeaten

ALTHOUGH it was not as cruisy as their first two wins, the Australian Crocs have made it three from three at the 2023 FIBA Oceania Championships in Papua New Guinea on Wednesday night. The Crocs faced their toughest challenge yet when they took on New Zealand in their third game of the tournament. Australia had […]

Crocs snap up huge wins to open account at Oceania Championships

THE Australian Crocs have started the 2023 FIBA U17 Oceania Championships with a bang, claiming a pair of big wins on the opening two days of the tournament, which is taking place in Papua New Guinea. Australia has always been a powerhouse side in the Oceania group of these tournaments, and justified those claims with […]

Surprising final World Cup ranking sees European excellence

THE 2023 FIBA World Cup has come and gone over the past couple of weeks, with a few surprise results to finish the tournament. Some of the biggest teams in the world found themselves further down the final rankings than many expected, as none of the top five ranked sides coming into the tournament made […]

Stars take home silverware as World Cup Awards announced

ALONGSIDE the conclusion of the 2023 FIBA World Cup, the individual awards for the tournament were named on the closing night of the fixture, with some big names making an appearance. Germany won gold after defeating Serbia on Sunday night to close out the World Cup, and the governing body recognised the strongest performances from […]

Reath’s dream realised with big man bound for Portland

FOLLOWING a strong campaign at the 2023 FIBA World Cup, Aussie big man Duop Reath has finally made his way onto an NBA list, joining the Portland Trail Blazers for the upcoming 2023/24 season. He joins a growing list of Aussie basketball players in the NBA as scouts continue to look down under for some […]

Three Things We Learned – 2023 FIBA World Cup

THE 2023 FIBA World Cup has wrapped, with Germany taking home gold after defeating Serbia in the final to finish unbeaten after a couple of weeks of action. It was a thoroughly entertaining tournament, with some big upsets and fantastic individual performances coming to the forefront over the span of the fixture. Remarkably, none of […]

Brooks goes bang in bronze medal game

IN a game that was full of NBA superstars, Dillon Brooks stood above the rest as he led Canada to a podium finish with a thrilling win over the United States in the 2023 FIBA World Cup. In the first tournament where Canada brought some of its biggest names possible, the nation looked likely to […]

Canada clinical in crunch time to tower over USA

IN one of the games of the tournament, Canada claimed bronze in the 2023 FIBA World Cup after outlasting the United States in overtime. It was arguably the most anticipated matchup of the tournament, although it came a few hours earlier than expected with both teams stunned in the semi-finals on Friday night. The United […]

Wildcats trio leads Perth past Ignite

IN the second matchup of the week between these two sides, the Perth Wildcats trumped the G-League Ignite in another preseason matchup. With the National Basketball League (NBL) set to kick off later this month, teams are looking to head into the season in strong form, and the Wildcats have been taking on one of […]

1 2 3 13