Category Archives: State League Hoops

Xavier Cooks, the unknown second generation aussie basketball star

Dante Exum, Ben Simmons and even Jonah Bolden are second generation Australian basketballers who are now making an impact in the US, but another second generation basketballer is doing the same under much less spotlight, 18 year old Xavier Cooks. The talented 6'8' swingman had a number of schools courting him which included Santa Barbara, Boise State, UMaine, Hartford, and Nicholls State before deciding to sign...
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2013 Under 18 National Junior Championship Results

More than 280 of Australia’s best junior basketballers descended upon Brisbane for the last weekend of July to participate in the 2013 National Under 18 Australian Junior Championships which tipped off at NAB Stadium in Auchenflower. The competition featured 28 teams, 26 boys and girls teams from Australia and two from New Zealand who battled it out to become the best in Oceania. After 110 games the...
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Geelong Supercats defeat Dongguan Leopards

Defense was the name of the game for the Geelong Supercats in an exhibition match last night against Chinese youth team, the Dongguan Leopards. The visiting team, a development team for the Brian Goorjian coached CBA team, are in Australia on a twenty day tour to gain experience against some physically tough teams. The game, sponsored by...
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Geelong Supercats to Play Exhibition Match vs China

The Geelong Supercats will host a visiting Chinese development team on Thursday 29th November in an exhibition match. The Chinese team, made up of promising young players aged 15-19, is coached by former SEABL Nunawading Spectres coach and Knox Raiders player Craig Simpson. The team (the Dongguan Leopards) is a development team for the CBA, which is coached by former Boomers head coach Brian Goorjian. Aussie Basketball...
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Ismail Muhammad joins Atlanta Hawks training camp

Former Geelong Supercats import Isma’il Muhammad is not giving up on his NBA dream just yet. The 6’6 swingman and former SEABL Supercats MVP has been signed by the Hawks in his native city of Atlanta for their training camp which begins tomorrow. Muhammad will be competing for one of only two places remaining on the Hawks official...
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Eltham Wildcats Men & Women look to win BIGV titles

ONE of Australia’s largest basketball clubs is hoping to grab two Big V basketball state championships this weekend. THE Eltham Wildcats’ men’s take on Ringwood Hawks while the women’s battle it out against the Melbourne Tigers today, despite both sides losing its opening games. Wildcat guard Derrick MacDonald, son of Melbourne Tigers great Darryl, says his side won’t carry the burden of last week’s nine-point loss to...
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