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Stars galore as Opals name Olympic squad

THE Australian Opals are in a seriously strong position heading into the 2024 Paris Olympic Games, naming an extremely stacked team for the tournament later this month. With the Olympic Games set to begin on July 26, basketball sides are being finalised around the world, and on Australian shores, hopes are certainly high after 12 […]

Parsons powerful as Giants eclipse Suns

AN emphatic performance from De’Sean Parsons was the spark that helped the Goldfield Giants defeat the Eastern Suns by eight points as the two sides went head to head at Niels Hansen Basketball Stadium on Saturday night. Round 15 of the 2024 National Basketball League (NBL)1 West Men’s season took place over the weekend, and […]

Heal hammers home 50-piece over Panthers

ONE of the biggest names in Australian basketball produced a masterful performance in the National Basketball League (NBL)1 East over the weekend, with Shyla Heal posting a 50-point double-double to lead the Sydney Comets past the Penrith Panthers. Round 13 of the 2024 season saw the penultimate batch of games take place around New South […]

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 […]

Mayfield manages triple-double as Gunners blast Sharks

A TREMENDOUS all-around showing from William Mayfield has sparked the Canberra Gunners to a big 30-point win over the Sutherland Sharks in the National Basketball League (NBL)1 East Men’s over the weekend. With just a handful of rounds remaining in the 2024 season, the matchups are holding plenty of significance in the race for the […]

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 […]

2024 NBA Draft: Every selection

AFTER the first round of the NBA Draft provided some surprises yesterday, there were plenty of talking points about the second round today. We provide the list of every draft selection. Widely regarded as a first round selection, there was a touch of disappointment for Aussie Johnny Furphy when his name was left on the […]

2024 NBA Draft First Round: Pick-by-Pick

THE FIRST Round of the NBA Draft has been done and run today with 30 more players on NBA lists. Atlanta Hawks went with Frenchman Zaccharie Risacher at pick one, going with the player they had closely watched over his compatriot Alexandre Sarr. The Perth Wildcats big man did not have to wait long however, […]

2024 NBA Draft about to tip-off

BASKETBALL fans long wait to welcome the next bunch of NBA young stars is about to be over, with the first selection in this year’s 2024 NBA Draft set to be taken at 10am AEST. Atlanta Hawks hold that pick, with Perth Wildcats big man Alexandre Sarr one of two players projected to be the […]

Comets to collide with Hornets in midway hoops

A SPECIAL Wednesday night double-header clash between Hills Hornets and Sydney Comets takes place tonight at Comets Stadium in what promises to be a great spectacle for fans. The NBL1 East matches take place at 6pm (women’s) and 8pm (men’s) AEST, with plenty on the line for both sides. Sydney Comets vs. Hills HornetsWednesday, June […]

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 […]

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