basketball

basketball August 31, 2019

Boomers set to take on the world

Fresh from a historic win over the United States, Australia’s basketballers head to the FIBA World Cup in China with their sights set on a medal.

basketball February 2, 2019

NBA rookie Jonah Bolden on life with the Sixers

Never short on self-belief, 23-year-old NBA rookie Jonah Bolden has found success with the Philadelphia 76ers. But his interests don’t just lie on the basketball court.

basketball July 28, 2018

In the zone: Jock Landale, 22, basketballer

A latecomer to basketball, Australian big man Jock Landale has soared to success with the Atlanta Hawks in the NBA Summer League.

basketball May 19, 2018

Small wonder: Leilani Mitchell, 32, basketballer

She was told she was too small to be successful at basketball on the world stage. But Opals and WNBA point guard Leilani Mitchell made a point of proving her doubters wrong.

basketball August 26, 2017

Allen’s key: Rebecca Allen, 24, basketballer

WNBA basketballer Rebecca Allen on life, Liberty and refusing to become ‘that negative person in the background’ when things go wrong.

basketball February 11, 2017

Shooting star: Belinda Snell, 36, basketballer

Veteran basketballer Belinda Snell on Olympic glories and bringing younger players into the game.

basketball October 15, 2016

Down to business: Jeromie Hill, 25, basketballer

The Sydney Kings’ Jeromie Hill on the strength of our National Basketball League.

basketball September 24, 2016

Rebounding: Lauren Jackson, 35, basketballer turned administrator

Lauren Jackson on the intensity of being one of the world’s best basketballers, and the heartache of retiring.

basketball August 6, 2016

Golden dreams: Penny Taylor, 35, basketballer

Dual Olympic silver medallist and 2006 world champion and WNBA champion with Phoenix Mercury, Penny Taylor has her sights set on gold in Rio.

basketball April 30, 2016

Double vision: Shelley Chaplin, 31, kayaker and wheelchair basketballer

Why Shelley Chaplin won’t let her disability stop her doing anything.

basketball August 22, 2015

Hello, Delly! Matthew Dellavedova, 24, basketballer

The 2015 NBA Champion on the physicality of the Australian game.