It was the decision which cost Erin Phillips an Olympic medal, but which helped yield the Australian basketball star a WNBA championship ring.
BASKETBALL: The Australian Emus and Gems have claimed a series sweep of New Zealand to win the 2012 FIBA Oceania Under 19 Championships and book their place at the 2013 FIBA Under 19 World Championships.
BASKETBALL: Australian women's basketball coach Carrie Graf concedes her future is undecided, but the veteran mentor says she's in no rush for that to change.
BASKETBALL: Australian women’s coach Carrie Graf and men’s coach Brett Brown are tremendously excited about the potential of the two teams considering the great form of our young players at these Olympics.
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: The basketball world is loving Patrick Mills at these Olympics. And it’s pretty fond of Joe Ingles, too.
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.