Canberran Anthony Petrie is excited to be playing in front of a home crowd, says Jon Tuxworth.
Marc Hinton It's not quite the cavalry, but Tall Blacks coach Nenad Vucinic may have some much-needed help at hand for next week's daunting Oceania series against Australia.
Jon Tuxworth Marianna Tolo will use the pain of her Olympic snubbing to prove a point after earning an Australian Opals recall.
Roy Ward While the history books will record the Australian win over New Zealand as a solid victory over an under-strength opponent, those who watched it will remember the match as the official introduction...
Roy Ward The professions of politics and sports management aren't as alike as some might think.
NBA players Patty Mills and Aron Baynes headline a 15-man Australian men's basketball squad named ahead of this month's Oceania championship series against New Zealand.
Canberra's Patty Mills was an obvious choice, but former ACT basketballer Anthony Petrie was also named in the Boomers squad.
Patty Mills and Lauren Jackson spearhead the Australian men's and women's basketball teams for the London Olympics named today.
The South Dragons recorded an amazing come-from-behind NBL victory over the Melbourne Tigers, winning 107-98.
Ted Simmons Melbourne Tigers stepped into high gear in the second half to defeat a battling Sydney Spirit 98-80 at Sydney Olympic Park.
The Melbourne Tigers have cruised to a 119-91 NBL win over the Adelaide 36ers at the State Netball and Hockey Centre.
Guy Hand Perth Wildcats overcame a withering late burst from the Melbourne Tigers to upset the NBL championship favourites by four points at the State Netball Centre.
James Dampney Title favourites Melbourne and the revamped Cairns Taipans are setting the early pace as the 2008-09 NBL season begins to take shape.
Guy Hand The Melbourne Tigers needed all their salary cap-defying depth to sink a brave Gold Coast Blaze by 16 points and continue their good start to the NBL season.
James Dampney NBL chief executive Chuck Harmison insists his office has done all it can to ensure the Melbourne Tigers are competing under the league's salary cap.
James Dampney Salary cap queries are still hovering over the Melbourne Tigers, who got the NBL defence underway with a comfortable victory over the Sydney Spirit.
James Dampney The Melbourne Tigers have begun their quest for back-to-back NBL championships with a routine 112-102 victory over the new-look Spirit.
The Australian men's basketball team has suffered a heavy defeat to hosts Greece, going down 89-69 at the Acropolis tournament.
James Dampney The Australian men's basketball team's six-game winning streak has come to an end after a one-point loss to Croatia on their European tour.
Sam Lienert Boomers coach Brian Goorjian says his side showed off the "tag-team wrestling" style he hopes will be their trademark as they blitzed NZ.