Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Basketball

Penrith basketballers face toughest test

The Panthers currently sit in second place on the Waratah 1 Youth Men ladder following an excellent 5-1 start to the 2020 basketball season.

Time out called for senior basketball teams

Youth team will still play on, as Senior teams are given an extended break.

Josh Green on verge of NBA dream becoming reality

Most NBA players regard being drafted as the best day of their life. For Aussie Josh Green, that moment could be a matter of months away.

Rough start for Panthers

As far as opening weekends go, it couldn’t have got much worse for the Penrith Panthers after their top men’s and women’s basketball teams lost their respective Round 1 fixtures by big margins.

Penrith lures Beveridge in major coup

Always looking to take their game to the next level, the Penrith Basketball Association has secured the services of former NBL Championship-winning coach Rob Beveridge for next season and beyond.

Brandt keeps American dream alive

Local basketballer Angus Brandt could be the first Penrith junior to make an NBA roster after the two-time NBL champion trialled with two teams in recent weeks.

Penrith courts experience for 2019

The Penrith Basketball Association has announced its coaching line-up for next year’s Basketball NSW Waratah Championship and Youth League competitions. Four experienced men will take...

Rose’s talent blooms

Like most young girls growing up, netball was a big part of Rose Nelson’s life until one day she was encouraged by a local...

Salawu chases American dream

While she isn’t looking forward to a freezing cold American winter, Cambridge Park basketballer Binta Salawu can’t wait to head to the United States...

Kids can learn off Kings

Local kids will have the chance to learn off some of the best basketballers in the country when members of the Sydney Kings visit...

Penrith returns to Waratah Championship League

Penrith will make their long-awaited return to top flight basketball this weekend when they battle Central Coast in Basketball NSW’s Waratah Championship League (WCL). Penrith...

History made as Penrith goes back to back

The Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors both failed to do it in recent NBA seasons but the Penrith Panthers women’s basketball team have...

Glory beckons for Panthers

Penrith’s Youth League Women’s basketball team are just two victories away from being crowned back to back Division 1 champions. The third-placed Panthers remain in...

Triple treat: St Doms win again

St Dominic’s College has plenty to smile about after their Senior basketball team won the Combined Catholic Colleges (CCC) State Championship for the third...

Chloe’s tears of green and gold

Penrith basketballer Chloe Bloom was sitting in class last week when she suddenly burst into tears. The 16-year-old received a text message from her mother,...

Ella shoots for the stars (and stripes)

Penrith teenager Ella Edwards is one of the hardest working and dedicated young sport stars around. Five days a week you’ll find the 13-year-old basketballer...

Veteran snapper calls it a day

In his half century of covering basketball, Noel Rowsell has seen more three-pointers, thrilling finishes and talented players than he could possibly recount. Now the...

Slice of basketball history for St Doms

St Dominic’s College has achieved a feat no other school in the state has ever done before by being crowned champions in three Combined...

Goldrick heads to US to chase basketball dream

Daniel Goldrick may only be 16-years-old but that hasn’t stopped him from following his dream of one day playing in the NBA in America. The...

Never stop believing

Penrith Youth League basketballer Marshal Ndebele was always overlooked by the system. He never made state teams and was never told he would one day...