Jeff Zillgitt Paul George's injury reignited a relatively recent debate: Should the NBA allows its players to participate in FIBA events such as the World Cup and Olympics?
Roy Ward Australian basketballer David Andersen believes a self-imposed playing hiatus has added years to his career.
Chris Dutton He missed out on Olympic Games bling but Patrick Mills and the San Antonio Spurs are on a mission to ''achieve greatness'' and believe they have the firepower to win an NBA championship ring.
Paul Mulvey Nine days before the London Olympics open, every one of Australia's 410 athletes have already been drug tested at least once, more than half have been done twice and 30 per cent have had three tests.
Roy Ward Opals star Penny Taylor is out of the London Olympics.
Jon Tuxworth It's not the fashion any player wants their Olympic hopes to be enhanced.
Roy Ward Australian NBA star Andrew Bogut has officially withdrawn from the Boomers' London Olympic campaign.
Patty Mills and Lauren Jackson spearhead the Australian men's and women's basketball teams for the London Olympics named today.
Guy Hand Lauren Jackson's minutes will be strictly monitored ahead of the Olympic Games as she again underlined her importance to the Opals' gold medal cause on her return from injury.
New Opals head coach Carrie Graf says superstars Lauren Jackson and Penny Taylor will be at their peak for the 2012 London Olympics.
Adam Cooper Boomers coach Brian Goorjian believes Australia are in the tougher pool of the Olympic basketball tournament, despite avoiding the United States and Spain.
Chris Lehourites NBA commissioner David Stern is counting on the 2012 London Olympics to give the basketball league a foothold in Britain.
Roy Ward The Boomers head to the FIBA world cup in Spain wanting Australia's first senior men's medal.
Roy Ward Former Australian Boomers and European star Daniel Kickert to come home to Melbourne.
Peter Mitchell A poll of US coaches has named the top high school basketball prospects in America - and it's extraordinary news for Australia.
Indiana Pacers star Paul George said Friday the horrific broken leg he suffered in a Team USA training game hasn't turned him off competing for his country.
Jon Tuxworth Opals star Elizabeth Cambage believes ''arrogance'' was behind their shock fifth placing at the last world cup
Larry Fine Kevin Durant will not play for the U.S. team defending their title at this month's Basketball World Cup due to mental and physical exhaustion, the NBA most valuable player said.
Jon Tuxworth Canberra Capitals superstar Lauren Jackson is back running for the first time since major knee surgery this week.
Andrew Keh Becky Hammon, who is retiring this month from a 16-season playing career in the WNBA, will join the San Antonio Spurs as an assistant coach next season, the NBA team has announced.