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Gonzaga-bound Toohey one of Australia’s most promising prospects

SOME of the biggest news in Australian basketball over the past week has been young gun Alex Toohey committing to the Gonzaga Bulldogs in the NCAA. The 18-year-old has been one of the most exciting prospects to come out Australia in the past 24 months, emphasised by a selection from the Australian Boomers in February […]

Proctor set to explode for Duke

THERE are plenty of Australians that make their way overseas to pursue a career in basketball at the highest level, but arguably none are producing more buzz than combo guard Tyrese Proctor. He is projected to be a first-round draft pick in the 2023 NBA Draft, following in the footsteps of recent draftee Dyson Daniels, […]

China get it done in OT to remain unbeaten

CHINA has remained undefeated in the 2022 FIBA Asian Qualifiers after claiming an overtime (OT) triumph over Bahrain at Manama on Tuesday morning, qualifying for the 2023 World Cup. Despite China being heavily favoured coming in, Bahrain produced a brave performance against one of the world powerhouse sides, forcing the game into extra time thanks […]

Mojave the King of the perimeter in G-League win

FORMER NBL Next Star Mojave King produced his best performance in the G-League for Ignite over the weekend, delivering 28 points in his side’s 10-point win over the Santa Cruz Warriors on Sunday. King departed the Adelaide 36ers over the offseason having been offered a spot the G-League’s Ignite team, which boasts some of the […]

Aussies book spot in World Cup with thumping win

THE AUSTRALIAN Boomers have secured a spot in the World Cup after an emphatic win in their 2022 FIBA Asian Qualifiers campaign, recording a 97-50 triumph over Kazakhstan overnight, completely outperforming the opposition from the very first minute of play. The game was essentially decided in the first quarter, with the Aussies jumping out to […]

Lebanon launches in second half to take down NZ

NIGHT ONE of the FIBA Men’s Asian Qualifiers saw Lebanon storm home in the final two quarters in its match against New Zealand in Beirut early on Friday morning. The first batch of matches kicked off in the early hours of November 11, and it looked extremely likely that the Tall Blacks were going to […]

Giddey brings the Thunder against old side

THE Adelaide 36ers could not produce consecutive wins against NBA sides in the U.S. on Friday afternoon, falling to the Oklahoma City Thunder in convincing fashion, as the latter claimed a 131-98 victory. The 36ers could not produce another blistering shooting performance as they did against the Phoenix Suns a few days earlier, as they […]

Talking Points: Phoenix Suns vs. Adelaide 36ers

THE annual tradition of the National Basketball League (NBL) and National Basketball League (NBA) clash continued on Monday afternoon, except the script was flipped for the first time in history. The Adelaide 36ers became the first NBL team to claim a win in the NBL x NBA series after defeating the Phoenix Suns 134-124 in […]

US clinical in gold medal match; claim title

THE United States have won the 2022 FIBA Women’s World Cup after defeating China to the tune of 22 points in the gold medal match on Saturday. The overwhelming favourites for the entirety of the tournament, the United States were simply too good in the deciding match, and proved to be worthy winners after a […]

China squeeze past Aussies to set up date with US

IN one of the most exciting games of the 2022 FIBA Women’s World Cup tournament, China has managed to edge out the Australian Opals by two points in the semi-final on Friday night. It was a highly anticipated matchup as the two sides fought it out for a grand final berth in dramatic fashion. Both […]

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