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THERE is no argument here. Ken Cole without doubt was the most controversial figure in Australian basketball from the 60s to the late 80s.
JUST $5 a month - that's what it will cost to watch every game live on NBL-TV in 2016-17, not to mention the chance to revisit classic games dating back to 1979.
THE NBL's greatest single season team reunites for its 30th Anniversary, legendary coach Ken Cole jetting in from the US with a speaking engagement in Melbourne before Adelaide's "Legends Reunion Lunch".
BELIEVE it or not, most of the money being bet on the forthcoming NBL season is on the Adelaide 36ers to win it all.
OLIVIA Thompson (Forestville) has won SA's most coveted individual honour, the Halls Medal and Woodville import Nelson Kirksey its men's equivalent, the Woollacott Medal.
FLASHBACKS, my irregular "lucky dip" where I just reach into my drawers of old Australian basketball stuff and transcribe or post whatever I find for you.
THE fate of Basketball Australia’s two key coaching jobs, the Boomers and Opals, will remain publicly unknown until mid-October at the earliest, the performance reviews to be conducted later this month.
SPRING has sprung! September 1 is here and so too is our monthly revisit of the NBL's first nude calendar attempt in 2001. This month it's a Sixer.
AUSTRALIA’s most experienced referee, Michael Aylen, is first among a key and significant NBL move to appoint a team of fulltime officials for 2016-17.
JOSH Childress is unlikely to fill the third import spot on the Sydney Kings’ roster, rookie NBL coach Andrew Gaze today saying there’s still no rush to add the last two players.
WHILE we were staying up until all hours watching the Olympic Games, NBL clubs were still recruiting. Here’s what you may have missed.
MATCHES against the two Chinese teams at this year’s Australian Basketball Challenge (formerly the NBL Preseason Blitz) in Brisbane will be live-streamed to China and also available to NBL fans.
THERE WAS a Dream Team in Rio, we could have matched it, Delly is the man, and a few final notes to farewell the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.
IT was disgraceful, appalling, the worst Olympic end-game officiating since USSR was whistled to gold over the USA in Munich in 1972. But it must not be allowed to dim the Boomers’ Rio campaign.
THE alarm bells were going off for almost a year but Basketball Australia – despite some shared private misgivings – chose to ignore them, giving Opals coach Brendan Joyce carte blanche with his Olympic team.
AUSTRALIA has lost one of the Olympics' greatest bronze medal playoff games 88-89 to Spain in an emotion-charged, drama-filled finale, leaving the Boomers heartbroken after coming within five seconds of the dais.
THE Boomers wasted no time beating themselves up yesterday ahead of tonight’s bronze medal playoff against Spain, labelling themselves as “pathetic” and their semi final performance against Serbia “un-Australian”.
SERBIA today played the perfect Olympic semi final, reducing Australia to a shell of its confident self, leaving the Boomers with a massive task to bounce back for the Bronze Medal playoff.
WHEN all the dust settles in the aftermath of Rio, our mighty Boomers will be remembered as not only our "team of destiny" but Australia's "Dreamtime Team".
THE Boomers today bounded into the Rio Olympic semi finals and within one win of a guaranteed medal after humiliating arch rival Lithuania 90-64 in an emphatic quarter-final rout.