Patty Mills and Lauren Jackson spearhead the Australian men's and women's basketball teams for the London Olympics named today.
Guy Hand For Boomers star Patty Mills and coach Brett Brown, it was the perfect distraction from the NBA finals series they were trying to forget.
Jesse Wagstaff and Kevin Lisch put the Perth Wildcats one win away from a crack at a sixth NBL title following a 85-70 game-one semi-final victory over the Gold Coast Blaze on Sunday.
The Blaze's NBL championship hopes remain alive after surviving a Perth Wildcats onslaught in their semi-final to claim a nail-biting 72-70 win on the Gold Coast on Wednesday night.
Guy Hand Melbourne Tigers coach Al Westover has challenged his NBL team to find some "killer instinct" as they face a tough week following another loss by South Dragons.
Sam Lienert A giant game from South Dragons centre Matt Burston ensured his side continued their NBL winning streak with a 97-82 win over Adelaide in Melbourne.
The South Dragons remained atop the NBL ladder and spoiled Shane Heal's return with a hard fought 95-83 win over the Gold Coast Blaze.
Guy Hand The South Dragons' turnaround under coach Brian Goorjian gathered further pace with their sixth successive NBL win - a nine-point victory over Sydney.
Melissa Woods South Dragons blew away NBL title challengers Cairns to maintain their position at the top of the competition ladder with a 94-65 win in Melbourne.
Adrian Warren South Dragons stamped themselves as NBL title contenders in a round which highlighted the sport's contrasting fortunes in Australia's two biggest cities.
The South Dragons have continued their impressive road form with a 114-95 win over Wollongong at the WIN Entertainment Centre.
Crystal Ja The South Dragons have delivered a stinging NBL victory over the Gold Coast Blaze and former player-coach Shane Heal, downing them 107-90.
Guy Hand South Dragons coach Brian Goorjian has read the riot act to his NBL side after they were beaten by Townsville, 91-89.
The NBL's longest serving coach Brian Goorjian has urged Australian basketball's powerbrokers to axe the league for a new competition next year.
The Cairns Taipans survived a late South Dragons fightback to notch a 98-92 win in the opening game of the new NBL season at the Cairns Convention Centre.
Wayne Heming Cairns coach Allan Black has pledged the Taipans will turn on the aggression in Saturday night's NBL season opener against the South Dragons.
Justin Chadwick South Dragons coach Brian Goorjian says the Melbourne Tigers would have to "fall on their sword" not to win back-to-back NBL Championships.
South Dragons have snared last season's NBL leading scorer Ebi Ere on a two-year deal.
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.
Sam Lienert A stellar second half from Australian forward Mark Worthington helped the Boomers overcome a scare from Iran and record an 88-65 win in Melbourne.