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20 September 2018 6:57 AM Former Capital Michelle Patt retires after Basketball ACT grand final

Michelle Patt's basketball career has been built on unexpected opportunities. She started playing when she was seven years old to help fill in for a friend's team. She joined the Canberra Capitals after attending a dinner party with Eleanor Sharp, and was recruited to be a part of the club's first championship. She came out of representative retirement 11

19 September 2018 1:48 AM Sixers coach Brown's big plan for Ben Simmons

Philadelphia 76ers coach Brett Brown has revealed personal ambitions and aspirations for Ben Simmons that will make the NBA's rookie of the year an even better player. Simmons has been working in the off-season with his brother Liam - a former college basketball assistant coach - at long-distance shooting, which has been lacking in the young star's game. After 8

14 September 2018 10:14 AM Illawarra Hawks could bring NBL back to Canberra this year

"That’s not over the line yet and obviously there’s some things that have to be in place from the government’s point of view for us to be able to bring that down here given we’ve got our built-in clientele in Wollongong who expect 14 home games. "To take one of those games away, there is obviously costs involved from our end, and I have to make sure the members 10

10 September 2018 2:00 PM WNBL back on FTA TV with SBS to simulcast nine Fox Sports games

SBS will simulcast nine Saturday 3pm games live and also live-stream them via SBS On Demand and the SBS Sport website. This season, Fox Sports will continue to broadcast and stream one game a week and also show all finals games live and ad-free. Head of the WNBL, Sally Phillips, said the addition of SBS was a win for the league, which is entering its 38th season 24

10 September 2018 4:51 AM Basketball ACT pathway could be stunted by SEABL shutdown

"There’s still a little bit of grey as to the status of SEABL and whatnot, but from my understanding it’s still got one more season in it, hopefully," McEachin said. "You’d love to be able to be down in Victoria to be playing regularly against the big-time players like Dandenong and Nunawading and those kind of teams. "But they don’t want to travel up here, and to be honest 24

10 September 2018 3:10 AM Leilani Mitchell withdraws from Opals' World Cup squad

"The first thing I did was call my wife who was sleeping in Australia and share the news with her. Then it felt real. I can’t wait to put on that singlet and compete for Australia." Round 1: Friday, October 12 - Sydney Flames v Canberra Capitals at Sydney Uni Sports Centre, 7pm. Round 2: Sunday, October 21 - Canberra Capitals v Adelaide Lightning at National 23

4 September 2018 7:21 AM Kelly Wilson dreams big for the Canberra Capitals

The Canberra Capitals haven't made the playoffs in seven years but marquee recruit Kelly Wilson already has her eyes on bringing the WNBL championship back to the ACT. "Anything less than that, you’re probably selling yourself a bit short." Wilson is one of Canberra's prized recruits handed the task of taking the Capitals back to the finals for the first 8

28 August 2018 7:36 AM Illawarra Hawks keen to strengthen Basketball ACT pathway

Illawarra Hawks general manager Mat Campbell says establishing a nest in Canberra will secure the club's long-term future in a deal that will strengthen the region's development pathways. Illawarra have now ticked the first box as they look to lock in a long-term deal to play games in Canberra and strengthen the capital's development pathways, as the NBL takes 29

16 August 2018 8:45 PM NBL heads to Nine in new broadcast deal

Nine will also simulcast its live games on the 9Now online service and has secured the digital catch-up rights to show replays of all NBL games throughout the season regardless of what network they are broadcast on. The league has yet to finalise what it will do with its NBL TV app, which showed all games live and on replay, for a monthly subscription 23

16 August 2018 7:31 AM All eyes on us: WNBL nears free-to-air TV deal

The WNBL is edging closer to striking a free-to-air television deal in a massive boost to the league's profile as Basketball Australia looks to capitalise on the rapid rise of female sport. It comes as Channel Nine inks a deal with the NBL to screen two live games each week as part of a three-year partnership with the league, helping to fill the void left by cricket 18