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Tag: Basketball

Olympians light up Magic Round in Newcastle

Muswellbrook-born Olympian Simon Orchard will return “home” to cheer on 700 of the state’s best primary school athletes at Magic Round.

Boomers star Mills wins The Don Award

Patty Mills has become the first basketballer to win The Don Award, while Evonne Goolagong Cawley is the inaugural Dawn Award recipient.

Aussie researcher finds key to Michael Jordan’s success

In a world-first study examining the career of Michael Jordan, an Aussie researcher reveals what determines success on the basketball court.

NBL tip-off set for December, with fans

Originally set for November 18, NBL tip-off has been rescheduled for December 3, with the priority of getting supporters back into stadiums.

NBL import Travis Trice released over anti-vax stance

Travis Trice has become the second NBL player to be released from his contract after refusing to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

Boomers refocus on USA after thumping Argentina

Patty Mills was quick to remind his Boomers teammates they "hadn't done s**t yet" after setting up an Olympic semi-final against USA.

USA next after Opals’ miracle Games escape

The United States await the Opals after they concocted a miracle passage to the final eight in Tokyo.

Boomers beat Germany to head into finals unbeaten

ill head into the Tokyo Olympics men's basketball finals as unbeaten group winners after making it a perfect three from three with a gritty 89-76 win over Germany.
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