Blues Alumni

Blues Alumni
Dec 12

Welcome to the NBA, Ryan Broekhoff

Opening night in the NBA is a ritualistic phenomenon. The dawn of a new season brings hope for all 450 players that represent the best basketballers alive. From All-Stars to fifteenth men, champions to perennial underachievers, there is a sanguinity present as limitless potential cascades through the air. Such fe... [MORE]
Blues Alumni
Dec 03

Ryan Broekhoff on competitive NBL and coming home

Written by Ben Mallis for Ryan Broekhoff can vividly recall the first time he saw the name Joe Ingles. “I remember Joe from his first season in the NBL,” Broekhoff said of the Utah Jazz swingman. “When he played with the South Dragons, I went to their first game in 2006. That was my first memo... [MORE]
Blues Alumni
Nov 20

Andersen adamant Illawarra Hawks can be an NBL title contender

Hawks veteran David Andersen is adamant Illawarra must keep the faith they can be an NBL title contender, amid their stuttering start to the campaign. Illawarra slumped to a 3-6 record on the season last weekend after a disappointing 25-point defeat to Adelaide 36ers on Saturday afternoon. The heavy loss was ... [MORE]
Blues Alumni
Nov 20

Bulls Put Up Strong Fight In Loss At #3 Oregon, 102-82

EUGENE, OR – In a showdown against preseason All-American Sabrina Ionescu, senior guard Cierra Dillard proved her spot amongst the best in the country on Sunday night as she finished off the Bulls tough 102-82 loss at #3 Oregon with a season-high and game-high 32 points while also dishing out five assists and grab... [MORE]
Blues Alumni
Nov 08

Andersen Fires Hawks over United

The league's oldest player turned the tables on the team he helped to last season's championship as David Andersen showed there’s plenty of life in the old dog with a vintage performance in Illawarra’s hard-fought 87-81 victory over Melbourne United. The Hawks opened Round 5 on Thursday night at WIN Entertainmen... [MORE]
Blues Alumni
Oct 27

BOSTON COLLGE: Getting To Know Lana Hollingsworth

Lana Hollingsworth is BC's third member of the team that hails from Australia. Hollingsworth is from Victoria and set her goal at an early age to play college basketball in the states. She played for the Frankston Blues in the Under-18 team that competes in the Victorian Junior League. She was Player of the Year in t... [MORE]
Frankston Blues
Oct 18

Ryan Broekhoff scores his first NBA points in record time

Ryan Broekhoff had waited years for the opportunity to play in the NBA, but after signing with the Dallas Mavericks in the off-season, he wasted no time in making his NBA debut in Dallas’ season-opener against Phoenix. With just 2:52 remaining in the first quarter and with the Mavericks trailing the Suns by 7,... [MORE]
Blues Alumni
Oct 01

Ryan Broekhoff Mavs Debut Highlights

Aussie Ryan Broekhoff caught the Dallas fans' attention early in this one, doing what he does best; shooting threes. The Aussie marksman buried his first NBA bucket early in the second quarter, giving Mavs fans a glimpse of the spacing help he'll provide on offence this season.... [MORE]
Blues Alumni
Sep 25

Ryan Broekhoff impressing early in camp

The Dallas Mavericks oldest current rookie Ryan Broekhoff is impressing with his 3-point shooting ability and beyond early in training camp. The Dallas Mavericks signed Australian wing Ryan Broekhoff this offseason.  Some fans have likely never heard of 28-year-old Broekhoff.  He has five years of professional ... [MORE]
Blues Alumni
Sep 02

Different way to the NBA – Ryan Broekhoff (Contributor)

We breed ’em tough down in Frankston. It was a semi-final of the domestic league and I was about 10 years old. I took a charge, fell back and felt a lot of pain in my left wrist. I went off the court like, ‘Ahh … I’ve hurt it!’ My mum, Jo, wasn’t having it. ‘You’re fine. I didn’t raise no sof... [MORE]