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July 31, 2016

Given that we are about to start another Olympic campaign with the Boomers and Opals I thought it timely to have a look back at the Boomers past performances at major events, which in basketball are the Olympic Games and World Championships, and revisit some of the dis...

July 25, 2016

Here in Victoria the junior basketball league championships are getting near the business end of the season and soon representative clubs will be going through trials for teams for the 2017 season.

Teams usually hold these trials for their representative teams over a fe...

July 17, 2016

Odd selections appear to have become common practise with the Opals, but this began long before the selection of the final team for Rio last week.

When Brendan Joyce was appointed Head Coach of the National Women’s team, the Opals, it raised more than a few eyebrows, Br...

July 11, 2016

There is a term used in the NBA to describe the ultimate team man, a Chemistry Guy. Chemistry guys are known for being the glue that helps keep the team together, focused and on the same page for the good of the team. Chemistry guys are never late for practise, they al...

July 4, 2016

There has been significant debate over the years of the value of the AIS basketball program, now known as the Basketball Australia Centre of Excellence at the AIS. The basketball program was once funded with about $2 million per year directly from the Australian Sports...

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