Shooting star: Belinda Snell, 36, basketballer

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

Down to business: Jeromie Hill, 25, basketballer

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

Rebounding: Lauren Jackson, 35, basketballer turned administrator

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

Golden dreams: Penny Taylor, 35, basketballer

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

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

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

Hello, Delly! Matthew Dellavedova, 24, basketballer

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

Sharp shooter: Jordan McRae, 23, basketballer

Richard Cooke
Melbourne United and Philadelphia 76ers shooting guard Jordan McRae on college basketball, prayers and doing it for his kids.

Bronzed Aussie: Rachel Jarry, 23, basketballer

Richard Cooke
Rachel Jarry plays for one of Australia's most successful sporting teams. So where's the recognition?

High society: Liz Cambage, 23, basketballer

Richard Cooke
Australian Opals star Liz Cambage on social media, homesickness and the pressure of expectation.

High point: Patty Mills, 25, basketballer

Richard Cooke
He shoots; he scores… How star Aussie export Patty Mills set the NBA alight.