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Loggins-Bruton bound to blitz Brisbane

In: NBL — Friday, 25 Jul, 2014

BET on the NBL staging its 2014 Preseason Blitz Tournament for the Loggins-Bruton Trophy in Brisbane in September.

Jul 25

Bullets 'will happen' CEO repeats

In: NBL — Thursday, 24 Jul, 2014

JUST to be clear, NBL chief executive Fraser Neill today reiterated Brisbane would be represented in the league from 2015-16 onwards.

Jul 24

WW - 36ers V Bullets, October 2, 1994

In: Flashbacks — Wednesday, 23 Jul, 2014

WAYBACK Wednesday was a weekly feature I wrote last season for Adelaide 36ers website, which now you can revisit, see for the first time or completely ignore!

Jul 23

Another good day, and all that jazz

In: Boomers & Opals, NBA — Tuesday, 22 Jul, 2014

IT’S been another fine day for Australian basketball on the world stage with Boomers forward Cameron Bairstow signing a three-year deal with the NBA’s Chicago Bulls.

Jul 22

Poland a "Screen-saver"

In: WNBL, Boomers & Opals — Tuesday, 22 Jul, 2014

OPALS co-captain and 2006 World Champion Jenni Screen has landed a pro gig in Poland during the Australian summer.

All Star Five's all stars thrive

In: NBL — Monday, 21 Jul, 2014

YOU have to wonder whether the NBL losing its complete 2013-14 All Star Five ahead of the 2014-15 season is a good or bad omen.

Jul 21

Sayonara to another Opals outfit

In: Boomers & Opals — Monday, 21 Jul, 2014

NOT sure when it will be time to take an Opals squad/team seriously but surely coach Brendan Joyce has to get more deliberate soon with the World Championship right around the corner.

R.I.P. James. You made my life better

In: Misc — Sunday, 20 Jul, 2014

EVERY now and then, you get a stark reminder of your own mortality and the fact you may soon be joining all your childhood heroes somewhere in the great beyond.

Jul 20

FLASHBACK 42: April 6, 1967

In: Flashbacks — Saturday, 19 Jul, 2014

*FLASHBACKS, my irregular "lucky dip" where I just reach into my drawers of old Australian basketball stuff and transcribe whatever I find for you.

Jul 19

Balls to bounce in Wollongong

In: NBL — Saturday, 19 Jul, 2014

EXPECT the Wollongong Hawks to shortly name naturalised forward Adam Ballinger in their revamped 2014-15 NBL lineup.

Exum's excellent adventure

In: Misc — Saturday, 19 Jul, 2014

DANTE Exum today sank the game-clinching bucket as Utah Jazz put away Portland Trail Blazers 75-73 at the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas.

WTF (1) - Penny priceless again

In: WNBL, Boomers & Opals, Misc — Friday, 18 Jul, 2014

WOMEN TAKE FRIDAY (1) - OPALS World Champion Penny Taylor was back to her very best today for Phoenix against Connecticut as the Mercury swept to their 12th straight WNBA win 101-85.

Jul 18

WTF (2) - Flames name Shannon

In: WNBL — Friday, 18 Jul, 2014

WOMEN TAKE FRIDAY (2) - THE Sydney Flames finally have resolved a couple of weeks of internal turmoil to reveal rookie Shannon Seebohm as the club’s 2014-15 WNBL coach.

Brock motors on

In: NBA — Friday, 18 Jul, 2014

BROCK Motum had another big day for the Aussies at the NBA's Summer League in Las Vegas despite Utah being beaten 86-77 by San Antonio.

Breaker! Breaker! Good buddy returning!

In: NBL — Thursday, 17 Jul, 2014

HOLD onto those woollen mittens Breakers fans – Cedric Jackson is on his way back to lead New Zealand’s 2014-15 NBL revival.

Jul 17

Chris' hopes bubbling along

In: NBL, NBA — Thursday, 17 Jul, 2014

DUAL-Melbourne Tigers MVP Chris Goulding did his chances of an overseas contract great good today despite Dallas losing 81-82 to Charlotte in Las Vegas.

Martin should be a Hawk soon

In: NBL — Thursday, 17 Jul, 2014

SHOULDN’T be too long before Wollongong Hawks announce the retention of reliable combo guard Rhys Martin as the regular NBL playoff club continues its consolidation.

WW - 36ers V Cannons, December 31, 2001

In: Flashbacks — Wednesday, 16 Jul, 2014

WAYBACK Wednesday was a weekly feature I wrote last season for Adelaide 36ers website, which now you can revisit, see for the first time or completely ignore!

Jul 16

It's a big NBA day

In: NBA — Wednesday, 16 Jul, 2014

LUOL Deng joining Miami Heat is big. Mike Miller joining LeBron James at Cleveland Cavaliers is big. Brock Motum overshadowing Dante Exum at the NBA Summer League is up there too.

Positive NBL day on world stage

In: NBL, NBA — Wednesday, 16 Jul, 2014

IN the end, as always, it all comes down to dollars and cents.

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