August 2019

Posted by | August 31, 2019
FIBA World Cup Game 1 | Canada v Australia Preview

Canada Basketball v Australia Boomers When: 5.30pm (AEST), Sunday 1 September Where: Dongguan Basketball Center, Dongguan, China Broadcast:  Fox Sports More; Kayo Sports   In what has been one of the biggest...

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Posted by | August 30, 2019
Hawks Announce #NBL20 Coaching Staff

After finalising their #NBL20 playing group, Illawarra Hawks Head Coach Matt ‘Flinny’ Flinn has now locked in his coaching staff for the upcoming season. Eric Cooks will return to his long-standing role...

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Posted by | August 29, 2019
NBL Players, Coaches at the FIBA World Cup

Written for nbl.com.au by Liam Santamaria   The FIBA World Cup tips off this weekend in China and when it does, there will be no shortage of NBL players and...

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Posted by | August 28, 2019
Brian Goorjian on new gig, Boomers and the NBL

Written for nbl.com.au by Tom Hersz When you think of legendary figures in the history of the NBL, one name that casts a shadow over the coaching greats we’ve seen...

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Posted by | August 27, 2019
Baynes Gives First Ever Custom Seal of Approval

Boomers and NBA Star Aron Baynes has thrown his support behind the latest innovation for grassroots social Australian basketball. First Ever Custom, a preferred supplier of Basketball Australia and partner...

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Posted by | August 26, 2019
USA Bounce Back to Beat Canada in Sydney

Another day and it was another spectacular sight in these Exhibition Games leading into the FIBA World Cup with more than 15,000 packing Qudos Bank Arena to watch USA Basketball...

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Posted by | August 26, 2019
Jeremy Loeliger Appointed NBL Commissioner

The Chief Executive of the Hungry Jack’s NBL Jeremy Loeliger has been appointed to a new role as NBL Commissioner. Loeliger joined the NBL in 2015 and has overseen the...

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Posted by | August 26, 2019
36ers Split Preseason Series With Philippines

The Adelaide 36ers have split their preseason two-game series with the Philippines, as Joey Wright's men continue preparations for NBL20. Adelaide dropped the first contest to the Philippines 92-83 on Friday...

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Posted by | August 25, 2019
‘Absolute Brilliance’: How the Boomers Toppled the Mighty USA

Written for nbl.com.au by Liam Santamaria   Moments after the Boomers pulled off their historic victory over the USA on Saturday, Andrew Bogut looked his teammates in the eye and...

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Posted by | August 24, 2019
Mills Inspires Boomers to Historic Win Over USA

There might never have been someone more passionate about playing for his country than Patty Mills and it was only fitting he came up huge as the Australian Boomers made...

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