BASKETBALL: Australia have put the disappointment of a semi-final loss to the USA behind them to win the bronze medal match in women’s basketball at North Greenwich Arena.
BASKETBALL: The USA have proved to be Australia’s basketball nemesis yet again, powering home in the second half to beat the Opals in the women’s semi-finals on Day 13.
BASKETBALL: Australia couldn’t come up with the stunning upset win over the star-studded USA that our players would have been able to dine out on forever, but at least they gave it a crack.
BASKETBALL: The Boomers have gone down 119-86 to an impressive USA unit that ran away with the game in the fourth quarter. The USA team put on a 35-16 final term to blowout the Aussies who had fought back to a small deficit on a number of occasions. The Boomers will now playoff for 5th to 8th place.
BASKETBALL: The Australian women’s basketball team have powered through the final stages of their quarterfinal match with China on Day 11 to set up a semi-final clash with the USA.
BASKETBALL: To the Boomers, their quarter-final match-up with the United States' Dream Team on Wednesday is more than just a tell-your-grandkids moment.
BASKETBALL: Australia’s men’s basketball team have set up for a much-anticipated quarter-final clash with the USA with a heart-stopping win over Russia on Day 10 at the Basketball Arena.
BASKETBALL: Australia will know if their chances of finishing on top in their group of the women’s basketball competition are alive or dead before they play Canada on Day 9.
BASKETBALL: The Australian men’s basketball team have put up a tough battle against home team Great Britain tonight to finish 106-75, in easily the best come back of the 2012 basketball competition after trailing by 10 points at half time.