Adam Bourke, Bendigo There are two words why the Bendigo Spirit is a better team this season - Elyse Penaluna.
Roy Ward Melbourne Boomers make their first WNBL game at the State Basketball Centre a winning one.
The celebrations for Sydney Uni Flames stalwart Alicia Poto's milestone match at the club's new court were spoiled by Dandenong Rangers duo Jenna O'Hea and Leilani Mitchell.
Defending WNBL champion Bendigo overpowered Logan on Sunday as it kept pace with Melbourne at the top of the ladder.
Red-hot Bendigo has steamrolled its way to a club record nine-match WNBL winning streak.
Jon Tuxworth It was billed as her triumphant homecoming, but Canberra Capitals star Lauren Jackson will be limited to bench duty for another week after being ruled out of Friday's clash with Sydney.
Jon Tuxworth Canberra coach Carrie Graf rated huge performances from Brigitte Ardossi and Mikaela Dombkins as their best in a Capitals singlet after they inspired a tight win over Sydney last night.
Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Capitals have backed Carly Wilson to break her scoring drought, insisting her on-court smarts will tell her when it's time to take over a game.
Chris Wilson Two Canberra Capitals are on their way to the 2012 London Olympics.
By Jon Tuxworth The dream Lauren Jackson-Marianna Tolo partnership is unlikely to continue at the Canberra Capitals next season, with Europe seemingly winning the battle for Tolo's signature.
Jon Tuxworth The dream Lauren Jackson-Marianna Tolo partnership is unlikely to continue at the Canberra Capitals next season, with Europe seemingly winning the battle for Tolo's signature.
As playmaker for a team struggling to stay in contention, sometimes an outlet is needed to take the edge off a stressful campaign.
Adrian Warren Adelaide won the first heavyweight showdown of the WNBL season in round nine against a Canberra side that suffered their second loss of the year.
Canberra Capitals exacted some revenge for their shock WNBL semi-final defeat last year, beating Dandenong Rangers to stay top of the ladder.
Townsville remain undefeated in the WNBL, comfortably beating newcomers Logan 70-58 to stay top of the ladder.
Adrian Warren Unheralded Townsville has the only unblemished WNBL record after defending champion Adelaide was toppled by Bulleen.
Adrian Warren Opals veteran Kristi Harrower made a scintillating return to the WNBL after finally getting a clearance from her Russian club.
The WNBL has received a huge boost on the eve of the 2008-09 season, with star Australian point guard Kristi Harrower set to play for the Bendigo Spirit.
Opals coach Jan Stirling has picked the team she feels can finally secure a first Olympic basketball gold medal in Beijing.
The Australian women's basketball team have taken an unbeatable 2-0 lead in their three-game series against Taiwan in Terrigal, thrashing the visitors 90-58.