Australia Rumors

Is that what will stick with you or more the pride of representing the country and overcoming odds to make it there in the first place? A.B.: A mix of both. Look, we’ve never medaled in an Olympics, even a bronze. We were so close. The Serbia game was the one I was really disappointed in. We just got absolutely annihilated. The Spain game, FIBA had its say in that one. I’m still a firm believer in that. You look at the game tape and see their last four points are free throws, and they weren’t fouls. That was probably the most disappointing thing, but you can’t cry over spilled milk. We’ve got to move on from it, but [it was] just disappointing that we were so close to getting a medal and lost the bronze-medal game by one point.
1 week ago via ESPN
He’s a veteran of 316 NBA games, including back-to-back championships with the LA Lakers alongside the legendary Kobe Bryant, now Josh Powell will be a Sydney King. In a major boost ahead of Saturday night’s season opener against Brisbane, the new-look Kings have secured Powell’s services on a one-year deal. The veteran power forward was set to join Sydney last week, but the process was delayed due to dramas with his passport.
Matthew Dellavedova wants to see an NBA game played on the hallowed turf of the MCG. The new Milwaukee Buck, who won the NBA title with Cleveland last season, was at Federation Square with the Larry O’Brien Trophy this morning and said the push for a game Down Under was getting stronger. “All the boys are working on it, its just a matter of whose teams are going to get out and play,” Dellavedova said. “All the boys talk to the NBA and any chance we get we always make sure we mention it (a game in Australia) and keep it fresh in their minds.”