Tony’s chats keep the basketballers in check

It’s often a thankless task being a referee or an umpire.

Depending on which way their calls go, you either love them or hate them, but one thing they have in common with the athletes is that they need to be pretty darn fit and have their heads in the right space.

Len stands tall during the development of basketball in Australia

Former Australian Boomer and 1979 Newcastle Falcons foundation player Len Solman, 66, has seen the development of professional basketball in Australia from a lofty vantage point.

Anstey a cut above the rest

Chris Anstey, one of Australia’s best known basketball exports, put on a master class at the Coomera Indoor Sports Centre yesterday.

Travelling in basketball – yes! International teams touch down

Teams from Sri Lanka and Papua New Guinea converged at the new Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games venue, the Coomera Indoor Sports Centre, to compete in the basketball tournament.

Basketball, Brian and the Boys

The horn blew for the start of the basketball event at the Jupiters Pan Pacific Masters Games today and teams were bouncing with excitement to play at the new Coomera Indoor Sports Centre, a venue for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Myths and Legends bring Magic to the Court

Tuesday 4 November 2014 By Elly Pugh The basketball courts at Runaway Bay are a busy place this year, no doubt partly due to The Myths and Legends Basketball organisation. Established in 1987 by a group of former Olympians, the …

Two hip to spectate

Tuesday 4 November by Jake Lollback Colin Burton could tell you just about everything there is to know about Masters Basketball because he never takes a day off – not even for his birthday. Despite a Gold Medal in the …

Sri Lankans hope to master the basketball court

The Sri Lankan Masters basketball teams have returned to the Gold Coast vying for a coveted Jupiters Pan Pacific Masters Games gold medal. Team member Tuan Murah Amath said Sri Lanka had performed well in basketball at the previous Master Games and hoped to better their result in 2014.

1,000 basketballers, 117 teams & 340 games on the Gold Coast

Today saw the basketball competition commence at the Runaway Bay Indoor Stadium. The 2014 competition has seen the highest number of participants for basketball in the Games’ history with more than 1000 players.

Big Feat full of the Wright stuff

“Sometimes you play with your brain, sometimes you play with your body. Sometimes you play with both.” That was how former NBL coach Joey Wright breathlessly explained the sport of basketball after starring for his 40-45 division team Big Feat …