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12
Aug
2019

HomeGrown Basketball Australia Interstate Clinics

Exciting news for all young aspiring basketball players. Home Grown Basketball Australia (HGBA) will now be running clinics to identifying talent all over Australia. We are working with basketball leaders around Australia to ensure the pathway to Philippine basketball is available to all Australians. The clinics will be held by Roger Mantua (HGBA Head coach...
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21
Mar
2018

AustPinoy wins hearts at NBTC; Players attract Manila schools

Rick Olivares (Associated Press) – March 21, 2018 – 11:11am MANILA, Philippines – AusPinoy Australia bowed out of the 2018 SM-NBTC National Finals after absorbing a 74-55 loss to Ateneo de Manila University during the Sweet 16 round. Despite the loss, the Fil-Australians remained upbeat about the experience and to date, displayed the best sportsmanship...
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05
Mar
2018

NBL Next Stars program to give Americans another pathway to NBA

THE Sydney Kings have hailed the NBL’s “Next Stars” development program as a game changer for Australian basketball, revealing the franchise is already planning to cater for its introduction. The NBL continued its push into the global basketball market on Friday when they announced an innovative platform that will see clubs contract and develop overseas...
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26
Feb
2018

Boomers depth too much for plucky Philippines

BY DAMIAN ARSENIS In front of one of the loudest basketball crowds in Melbourne in recent memory, Australia’s depth ultimately proved too much for the Philippines as their registered a 84-68 victory to secure top place in Group B of the FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers. While the Philippines were able to stick with Australia for...
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20
Feb
2018

Australian Coach cheers on Filipino basketballers

Veteran coach Rob Beveridge of Illawarra Hawks in the NBL may have been  involved in Australian basketball for more than a quarter of a century but his connections with Philippine basketball is enviable.
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08
Feb
2018

The Cavaliers blew up their roster. How much better did they actually get?

The Cavaliers dramatically reshaped their roster in the middle of the season. Is their newly constructed team good enough to justify it? By Kristian Winfield@Krisplashed Feb 8, 2018, 4:32pm EST The Cleveland Cavaliers were the biggest buyers on the trade market Thursday, pulling off three separate deals to overhaul a roster that has fallen apart...
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25
Jan
2018

Boomers Announce Squad For Second Window Of Fiba World Cup Qualifiers

The Australian Boomers have announced their 24-man squad for the second window of the FIBA World Cup qualifiers which will be held on February 22 against the Philippines and February 25 against Chinese Taipei in Melbourne. Following a successful first window which saw the Boomers defeat Chinese Taipei away and Japan in Adelaide, Australia now...
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24
Jan
2018

Russell Westbrook, Kristaps Porzingis highlight 2018 NBA All-Star reserves

Beal, Oladipo, Porzingis and Towns earn first All-Star selections Official release NEW YORK, Jan. 23, 2018 – Reigning Kia NBA MVP Russell Westbrook of the Oklahoma City Thunder and four first-time All-Stars lead the list of 14 players selected by the NBA’s head coaches as reserves for the 2018 NBA All-Star Game on Sunday, Feb. 18 at 8 p.m. ET...
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19
Jan
2018

Ben Simmons has had a stellar rookie season but is it enough

NBA All-Star voting has revealed Ben Simmons’ fellow players — and the US basketball media — don’t rate him as highly as fans. THE Ben Simmons NBA All-Star train is losing momentum. The NBA announced a fan, player and media vote selected the Boston Celtics’ Kyrie Irving and Toronto Raptor’s DeMar DeRozan as the starting...
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17
Jan
2018

Ben Simmons ranked 8th among NBA’s most popular jerseys

BY KEIN Original Article – https://pickandroll.com.au/ben-simmons-ranked-8th-nba-most-popular-jerseys/ Ben Simmons’ popularity continues to rise, as evidenced by his position on the All-Star voting (third among Eastern Conference guards), and as announced today, by his appearance on the NBA’s Most Popular Jersey list. The results were released by the NBA earlier today, based off NBAStore.com sales from October to December...
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