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Boomers succumb to Spain

Boomers succumb to Spain

31 July 2012

MEN’S BASKETBALL: The Australian team’s bid to survive beyond the preliminary rounds got a lot more difficult after they were beaten by star-studded Spain at the basketball Arena on Day 4.

Opals suffer shock overtime loss

Opals suffer shock overtime loss

31 July 2012

BASKETBALL: Australia forced overtime via a wonder shot from Belinda Snell, but couldn’t go on to win a pulsating preliminary-round match against France at the Basketball arena on Day 3 of the Games.

Boomers bounced by Brazil

Boomers bounced by Brazil

30 July 2012

The Boomers have kicked off their London 2012 campaign with a 75-71 loss against a strong Brazilian side with game top scorer Patty Mills (18 on 8/23) unable to inspire the Aussies to an opening victory.

Boomers vs Brazil match report

Boomers vs Brazil match report

29 July 2012

The Boomers kick off their London 2012 campaign against a Brazilian side boasting four NBA regulars in Nene, Anderson Varejao, Tiago Splitter and Leandro Barbosa.

Opals take out first round clash

Opals take out first round clash

29 July 2012

BASKETBALL: After an emotional 48 hours that has seen Opals team captain Lauren Jackson lead the whole Australian Olympic Team into the start of the Games, the Opals have notched up a scrappy victory of hosts Great Britain.

Opals v GB match report

Opals v GB match report

29 July 2012

BASKETBALL: Australia's women's basketball team take on homeside Great Britain on the opening day of competition. Follow the action here>>>

USA basketball megastars high on Mills

USA basketball megastars high on Mills

28 July 2012

BASKETBALL: Kobe Bryant, Carmelo Anthony and other members of the superstar USA men’s basketball team have warned of the ability of Australian star Patty Mills to be one of the dominant players at these Olympics.

Opals ready to chase elusive gold

Opals ready to chase elusive gold

27 July 2012

BASKETBALL: After winning medals at the past four Olympics as well as the 2006 World Championship, Australia’s women’s basketball team is chasing the only thing that has eluded them over the past 20 years – an Olympic gold medal.

It couldn’t have gone to a better person

It couldn’t have gone to a better person

27 July 2012

TEAM: Andrew Gaze knows what it is like to be a champion basketballer who carried the flag for Australia at an Olympic Games, and he says Lauren Jackson is in for a mind-blowing experience that will never leave her.

Jackson to lead Team seeking gold

Jackson to lead Team seeking gold

27 July 2012

TEAM: On what she says will be the proudest night of her life, basketballer Lauren Jackson will lead Australia into Olympic battle Friday night with unfinished business to attend to.