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USA shows how you do it

In: Boomers & Opals — Sunday, 31 Aug, 2014

UM, yes. That's how you do it. The USA sent a powerful message to opponents at the FIBA World Cup with its 114-55 win over Finland to start its campaign.

Aug 31

Have the 36ers been left behind?

In: NBL — Saturday, 30 Aug, 2014

IF you’re an Adelaide 36ers fan about now, you have to be wondering if Joey Wright is expected to work miracles in the 2014-15 NBL season.

Aug 30

Let's get it started...

In: Boomers & Opals — Friday, 29 Aug, 2014

THEY'RE keen, they're ready and they can't wait to get the World Cup underway. That's the mood in the Australian Boomers camp on the eve of the tournament.

Aug 29

KEN COLE: We can win a medal

In: NBL, Boomers & Opals — Thursday, 28 Aug, 2014

HALL of Famer KEN COLE believes Australian men's basketball can take that step at last. Writing exclusively for B.O.T.I. Ken says: There is no doubt in my mind we can and should win a medal.

Aug 28

WW - 36ers V Wildcats, June 19, 1998

In: Flashbacks — Wednesday, 27 Aug, 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!

Aug 27

Brock makes it 'Magnificent 7', for now

In: NBA — Wednesday, 27 Aug, 2014

BROCK Motum gave the Boomers a lift today when he became the seventh Aussie in the NBA for season 2014-15, signed by Utah Jazz.

Blitzin' in Brisbane, with some who-on-who

In: NBL — Tuesday, 26 Aug, 2014

BIG Joe is asking for national anthem singers for Brisbane's Auchenflower Stadium, the Blitz will be available on live streaming and all we need now is a draw.

Aug 26

Thank Naismith that's over. Let's get it started

In: Boomers & Opals — Monday, 25 Aug, 2014

NOW, we all have it clear in our minds, right? World Cup preparation is just that, preparation. It is the preseason, so to speak.

Aug 25

Opals in close shave with Brazilians

In: Boomers & Opals, SA — Sunday, 24 Aug, 2014

THE Opals have jumped right back into the winner’s circle, beating Brazil 66-63 in a World Championship warm-up in Istanbullk.

Aug 24

Starling, Lewis toast of the town

In: SA — Sunday, 24 Aug, 2014

WOODVILLE's import forward Alex Starling created history today when he became the club's historic first-ever Woollacott Medallist as the fsairest and most brilliant player in the SA State League.

Up-and-down, that's the way the ball bounces

In: Boomers & Opals, NBA — Saturday, 23 Aug, 2014

UP-and-down day for our national teams on tour ahead of World Cup and World Championship campaigns respectively, the Boomers up, the Opals down.

Aug 23

Eight is enough - the NBL players who need to step up

In: NBL — Friday, 22 Aug, 2014

CONSISTENCY. That's the key word missing from the resumes of some of our second-tier NBL stars and is the very reason they have remained entrenched "second tier".

Aug 22

WW - 36ers V Hawks, April 16, 2001

In: Flashbacks — Wednesday, 20 Aug, 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!

Aug 20

New Delly always had what it takes

In: WNBL, Boomers & Opals, NBA — Tuesday, 19 Aug, 2014

IT may have been my favorite play of the London Olympics – “Dellavedova to Baynes for the dunk.”

Aug 19

It's Moore - and we're merrier

In: NBL, WNBL, Boomers & Opals — Monday, 18 Aug, 2014

OK. Just between us? The aspect I found most impressive today in my interview with new Basketball Australia CEO Anthony Moore was simply this – he is genuine.

Aug 18

Young guns good as gold ... almost

In: Boomers & Opals — Sunday, 17 Aug, 2014

OUR bronzed Baby Boomers are heading home from FIBA’s World Under-17 Championship in Dubai with the Silver Medal after scaring the hockey-pucks out of the USA in the Gold Medal game today.

Aug 17

NBL, sleeping giant or just sleeping?

In: NBL — Sunday, 17 Aug, 2014

NOT sure if anyone is awake at the NBL just now – winter is a time of hibernation after all – but isn’t it starting to get late to announce Blitz details?

Beware the "Ides of August"

In: Boomers & Opals — Saturday, 16 Aug, 2014

MARK it down – August 15, 2014. What a great day it was for Australian basketball.

Aug 16

Mr Humphries is free for a super future

In: Boomers & Opals — Friday, 15 Aug, 2014

BEN Simmons, Thon Maker … add Isaac Humphries to the list of young Aussies heading to the NBA in the short-term future.

Aug 15

STFU: BA lets the girls down again

In: WNBL — Thursday, 14 Aug, 2014

SCHEDULE TRULY FLATULENTLY UNIMPRESSIVE - REALLY? That was as good as Basketball Australia could come up with for its 2014-15 draw for the WNBL?

Aug 14

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