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From Canberra to the NBA, Alex Toohey is on the road to his dream

First hearing the call of the court as a young boy, Canberra’s Alex Toohey knew he wanted to play basketball.

Bruton Basketball Foundation, taking shots and shaping futures

As more than 70 countries across the globe celebrate the UN’s inaugural World Basketball Day on 21 December, NBL Hall of Famer legend, Calvin Thomas Bruton OAM, founder and CEO of the Bruton Basketball Foundation, reflects on the sport in Australia.

NBL legend Cal Bruton invites everyone to ‘Take a Shot’

Bruton Basketball Foundation founder Cal Bruton talks about the ‘Take a Shot’ campaign ahead of the inaugural World Basketball Day on 21 December. What does taking a shot mean to you, and how...

Alex Bunton raises awareness of relationship red flags

Coming out of retirement two years ago professional basketballer Alexandra Bunton started using her platform to share her experience with domestic violence.

Documentary captures Canberrans shooting for the NBA

A love letter to their hometown, basketball and big dreams, Something’s Cooking In The Capital follows four Canberrans on their journey to the NBA.

Basketball Australia blocks trans athlete Lexi Rodgers from women’s comp

An expert panel convened by Basketball Australia has ruled trans athlete Lexi Rodgers ineligible for this season's NBL1 South women's competition.

Basketball comeback a mental game: Lauren Jackson

Opals legend Lauren Jackson says she has been tested more by the mental rather than the physical requirements of making a comeback to basketball.

Lauren Jackson still at her best: Opals captain

Australian Opals captain Tess Madgen has declared that basketball great Lauren Jackson is still at the top of her game as the squad prepares for the FIBA World Cup that begins in Sydney later this month.

Capitals legend Lauren Jackson to join Opals camp in Canberra

The lure of a second world title has brought Canberra Capitals and Australian basketball legend Lauren Jackson out of international retirement.

Opals keen on Lauren Jackson World Cup return

Opals co-captain Cayla Francis has said she would welcome Lauren Jackson's fairytale World Cup return but admits she's cutting it fine ahead of September's campaign in Sydney.

Ex-Opals star Liz Cambage says truth to emerge as Andrew Bogut fuels fire

Basketballer Liz Cambage has tweeted the truth will emerge after she was accused of telling Nigerian team players to return to their third world country.