basketball

basketball September 4, 2021

Ben Simmons and the yips

Once revered for his on-court magic, basketballer Ben Simmons is now ridiculed for his brazen refusal to put up shots. What next for the out-of-sorts Aussie superstar?

basketball August 28, 2021

Paralympian Liesl Tesch’s path to politics

For decorated Paralympian Liesl Tesch, a move to NSW parliament’s lower house opened up a new world of dirty tactics and absorbing games.

basketball August 21, 2021

The beginnings of Paralympian Liesl Tesch

Liesl Tesch grew up with an unconventional childhood – before becoming one of Australia’s most celebrated paralympians.

basketball May 22, 2021

Australia’s 3x3 basketball shot

As 3x3 basketball makes its way into the Olympic arena, the Australian women’s team is hoping to get a shot at a history-making medal in Tokyo.

basketball May 8, 2021

Shyla Heal looks to WNBA future

Point guard Shyla Heal, who started in the WNBL at 14 and has just become a top 10 WNBA pick for Chicago Sky, is ready to step up her game.

basketball November 14, 2020

Ezi Magbegor shoots to the top

Australian basketballer Ezi Magbegor rolled with the punches of a tumultuous 2020 and emerged as one of her sport’s biggest stars. Now, as the WNBA champion embarks on the WNBL season, her sights are firmly set on the Tokyo Olympics.

basketball February 8, 2020

AFLW superstar Erin Phillips set to return

Olympic basketballer turned Adelaide Crows star Erin Phillips has made a habit of winning: premierships, league best and fairest awards and adoring fans. Now, following knee-reconstruction surgery, she eyes her next prize.

basketball December 7, 2019

WNBL put through the hoops

The WNBL turned 40 this season and stands as Australia’s oldest semi-professional female sporting competition. But with women’s AFL, rugby league and cricket surging, is it losing ground?

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.