Basketball





Australian basketball icon Jackson launches academy

By James Crook

170002056June 6 - Australian basketball legend Lauren Jackson has announced that she is launching her own basketball academy for teenagers with the hope of nurturing talented young players and giving them the chance to follow in the Opals captain's footsteps.



Basketball icons set to be inducted into FIBA Hall of Fame

By James Crook

51940398May 27 - The International Basketball Federation (FIBA) have announced the 12 icons of the sport that will be inducted into their Hall of Fame, including legendary Australian player and Sydney 2000 flagbearer Andrew Gaze (pictured), and the late former Canada coach John "Jack" Donohue.



Krzyzewski to remain as USA basketball coach for Rio 2016

By James Crook

164681777May 22 - Duke University coach Mike Krzyzewski will remain in his role as United States basketball coach for Rio 2016 after leading the team to back-to-back Olympic gold medals and a world title in 2010, despite originally insisting that he would be stepping down following London 2012.