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Adelaide Lightning and 36ers suit up in basketball double header
IT'S showtime for Adelaide's national basketball teams with the Lightning and 36ers suiting up in a double header at Adelaide Arena on Saturday. In the first of three double headers for the season, the Lightning play host to Bendigo from 2.30pm ...
Melbourne basketballer Ben Simmons on path to NBA greatness
But despite global fame and an estimated net worth of $89 million at the age of 21, basketball phenomenon Ben Simmons is determined to stay grounded. “I have a lot to prove just to myself where I can go,'' he said. “But I'm not worried about people ...
Basketball: Aussie rookie Ben Simmons sends a warning to the NBA, shrugs off LeBron James comparisons
Ed Space, October 21: Basketball part of the fabric of the Illawarra.
Basketball has always been a part of my life even before my life. Does that even make sense? Let me explain. Many of years after entering this earth, my parents chose to reveal my entry came courtesy of basketball. As the youngest of seven kids by a ...
AFLW: Jump from basketball pays off for Geelong Cats' Anna Teague
As hard as that was, today's investment by the Demons in her has justified the jump. “I took a big risk, a big leap of faith in moving to footy,” Teague told the Geelong Advertiser. “Basketball was what I knew. I had no idea what would happen in going ...
Melbourne basketball star smashes NBA debut
MELBOURNE basketball export Ben Simmons has compared his stunning NBA debut to playing his favourite video game. The former Box Hill basketballer today poured in 18 points, 10 rebounds and five assists for Philadelphia in the 76ers' five point loss to ...
Australian basketball talent to make NBA debut tonight
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Texas A&M, Texas to play basketball exhibition at Rice
Texas A&M and Texas will play an exhibition basketball game at Rice on Wednesday Oct. 25, pending NCAA approval. Proceeds from the game will go to Hurricane Harvey relief, a person briefed on the game said. The last time the schools met in basketball ...
Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino fired amid corruption probe
Four assistant college basketball coaches at other schools were among those arrested on federal corruption charges on Sept. 26 after they were caught taking bribes to steer NBA-destined players toward certain sports agents and financial advisers.
Louisville Officially Fires Basketball Coach Rick Pitino
Mordialloc College gets competition-grade basketball court and new gym
Students at Mordialloc College are able to finally shoot hoops on a new competition-grade basketball court and build strength in their new gym after the final stage of a $6.6 million redevelopment was complete. State Education Minister James Merlino ...
Ben Simmons and Dante Exum could produce the goods for Australian basketball in NBA
You may say "what does this have to do with the future of Australian basketball?" Quite a bit really. Let's go back for a moment to the early '90s. Basketball is booming. Dwayne "D'Train" McClain is playing to a packed house at the Sydney Entertainment ...