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21 July 2018 12:50 AM FIBA says it cannot punish violent fans as Boomers seek legal options

In response to a question from Fairfax Media, a FIBA spokesman said the FIBA disciplinary panel could only cite and punish members of a team’s delegation or accreditation holders such as officials or media members. So Philippines squad player Jio Jalalon, who punched Sobey, was suspended for five games but the spectator is not known to have been punished 7

20 July 2018 11:31 AM From Cairns to Canberra and beyond: Wigness chases his NBA dream

Wigness is one of the first students in the NBA’s big leap into player development as they used the Basketball Australia Centre of Excellence as a model for academies throughout the world. This past week the NBA has hosted its second annual Academy Games at the Australian Institute of Sport where their Global Academy plays against academy sides from Latin 6

20 July 2018 7:24 AM Former NBA veteran Adonal Foyle giving life lessons at AIS

Adonal Foyle was the eighth overall pick in the 1997 NBA Draft and his number one message to up-and-coming players is simple. "Don't be one-dimensional, spread yourself out, not thin, but be curious about the world and keep your options open. Basketball is not the one thing you will do for the rest of your life." Foyle spent 14 seasons in the NBA and is now the director 6

20 July 2018 6:53 AM Nick Kyrgios blazes a path for Harry Bourchier

"A lot of basketball and computer games - he plays a lot but I don’t really play too much. Just hanging out, lots of food to be honest, we enjoy food so that keeps us busy for quite the amount of time. "It’s really good seeing him do well. I know he has had a lot of injuries himself but I enjoy watching him play, but he’s really good to watch 7

20 July 2018 6:09 AM Bourne to shine: Canberra sisters earn college basketball deals

Her sister Isabelle has verbally committed to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for the 2019 recruiting class, meaning the year 12 student will be stateside in 12 months. It could be a while away but their parents will be on the edge of their seats if the pair are pitted against each other. Callie's Bengals play in the Big Sky conference, while Isabelle's 7

19 July 2018 11:01 AM Canberran's basketball journey comes full circle at NBA Global Academy

But for the time being Clarke said he was enjoying being back in Australia and said it was a "crazy experience" returning to Canberra almost 10 years after he left. "I've loved being back, it's been way better than living in the States. I was rocking up at school [in Canberra] and seeing kids I went to preschool with," Clarke said. "With the academy 8

17 July 2018 5:59 AM Boomers, Philippines could know brawl penalties soon

Boomers NBL stars Chris Goulding, Jason Cadee and Nathan Sobey were also on court when the brawl started but it appeared they did little to warrant penalties although they could face a penalty for "participating", even unwillingly, in the brawl. Both reigning NBL champions Melbourne United and Andrew Bogut’s Sydney Kings have started announcing their 5

15 July 2018 11:35 PM Basketball ACT prospects mix it with NBA Global Academy

Alex Archer is one of Canberra's most promising basketball prospects but he was still stunned when an email inviting him to mix it with the next generation of NBA stars lobbed into his inbox. Archer and Harry Matthew's status as two of Canberra's most promising talents has earned them an invitation to the NBA Global Academy Games and Basketball Australia 8

8 July 2018 1:52 PM Basketball Australia refutes allegation of on-court taunting

Basketball Australia has slammed suggestions by a Filipino photojournalist that racist taunts by Australian players contributed to last week’s brawl during the World Cup qualifier in the Philippines. As Australian officials prepare to submit their submission to the world governing body regarding the Boomers' role in the brawl, photojournalist Winston 12

8 July 2018 10:21 AM Warriors emerge from Patty Mills' Shadows

A new group of Warriors have emerged from the Shadows of the concept that sparked Patty Mills' journey from Canberra to NBA stardom. The Winnunga Warriors Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander basketball club held a NAIDOC tournament to promote reconciliation in sport at the Belconnen Basketball Stadium over the weekend. The Winnunga Warriors are hosting 11