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Roy Ward Australian NBA star Andrew Bogut has officially withdrawn from the Boomers' London Olympic campaign.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 Penny Taylor's 20 points paced the Opals in a 90-57 thrashing of Cuba at the FIBA women's world championships in Turkey.
Roy Ward Penny Taylor and Rachel Jarry have recovered from serious knee injuries in time to lead the Opals at the FIBA women's world championships.
Critics of NBA draftee Dante Exum should "pull their heads out" and give the Australian youngster time to develop, says fellow first-round pick Andrew Bogut.
The Opals head into the women's basketball world championship without leading lights Lauren Jackson and Liz Cambage, but coach Brendan Joyce is convinced he has a squad still capable of challenging...
Star Boomers small forward Joe Ingles has reportedly sealed a deal to join NBA franchise the Los Angeles Clippers.
Towering Australian Opals centre Liz Cambage learned the hard way four years ago not to look up to any rival.
Roy Ward The Opals are still aiming for a medal despite heading to a major tournament without Lauren Jackson or Kristi Harrower for the first time since the 1996 Olympics.
Roy Ward Basketball Australia will make a strong and detailed case after FIBA accuses the Boomers of deliberately losing to Angola at the world cup.