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17 November 2018 7:20 AM Sibling rivalry driving Keely Froling to Capitals stardom

Their brother Harry is making waves for the Adelaide 36ers in his return to the NBL while 17-year-old Sam has the world at his feet after the Basketball Australia centre of excellence graduate joined the NCAA's Creighton Bluejays. The bloodlines make it seem like they never had a choice when it came to playing basketball - but Keely and Alicia resisted 449 1

13 November 2018 3:34 AM Melbourne United slow the pace for NZ Breakers

"Wesley was fantastic in that first game and we have to change our coverages a little on him," Vickerman said. "We did a really good job on Webster but then Patrick Richard was someone who hit a couple of big shots late in that game. "They have a good inside, outside attack and when they played fast against Brisbane the other day they got a 20-point 144

6 November 2018 5:00 AM Canberra Capitals headed for horror trip west

Capitals coach Paul Goriss has already written-off training on Monday. The worst part? They'll rinse, repeat and head back west just 18 days later to play the Lynx again. But Goriss is refusing to make excuses and said an away trip could be good for his squad after three straight home games. "Sometimes it’s good to be able to get on the road and test yourself 121

18 October 2018 8:00 AM "No prima donnas" allowed at NBL's new South-East Melbourne club

Newly appointed South-East Melbourne coach Simon Mitchell has a message for players keen to join the NBL expansion side. Mitchell was announced as the inaugural coach of the NBL’s ninth side on Thursday and has already vacated his assistant coaching role with Melbourne United to take up the position. The new club has former Melbourne Tigers player and NBL executive 90

8 October 2018 7:00 AM Two Kings: AFL great Paul Roos teams up with Andrew Gaze

As Andrew Gaze coached his Sydney Kings against NBA club LA Clippers recently there was a familiar sporting figure sitting behind the bench: AFL premiership coach Paul Roos. Following the AFL grand final, Roos had flown to Honolulu to consult with Gaze whom he and his company Performance by Design are helping improve the leadership and culture at the Kings 84

7 October 2018 8:47 AM Vickerman wins contract extension at Melbourne United

Melbourne United has extended championship coach Dean Vickerman’s contract for three years, until the end of the 2021-22 season. Last season’s National Basketball League coach of the year led United to the championship with a 20-8 record. “I’m extremely excited to be at this club for an extended period of time and to continue to try and lead from the front 81

30 September 2018 8:50 PM Opals finish with silver after defeat to US in World Cup final

Team USA have proven too strong for Australia in their women's basketball World Cup showdown in Spain, recording a comfortable 73-56 victory over the Opals to take yet another gold medal. The Opals were hoping to add a second gold at this event to the one they claimed in Brazil back in 2006, but instead it was the star-studded Americans claiming the crown 74

28 September 2018 1:44 PM Cousins Peter Hooley, James Aish in spotlight on AFL Grand Final Day

“James has had a rough year with injury but he worked his way back. So I’m pretty excited for him and I know their game is a few hours after our one finishes so I’ll be up no matter what time it starts," Hooley said. Hooley’s uncles Michael and Andrew Aish are famous names in the South Australian National Football League and James is Andrew’s son. Hooley's 79

25 September 2018 12:18 PM Basketball Australia looks for new CEO as Anthony Moore departs

Basketball Australia will begin the search for a new chief executive with Anthony Moore to leave the role at the end of October. Moore and chairman Ned Coten sent word around basketball circles on Tuesday about Moore’s departure which will come at the BA annual general meeting on October 27. It’s not known what his next move will be but Moore is tipped 93

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 73