Blues Alumni

Blues Alumni
Feb 13

Andersen Not Going Away for #NBL20

He doesn’t know where the next stop on his basketball journey will be, but David Andersen has declared this NBL season won’t be his last. The Illawarra Hawks veteran penned just a one-year deal with his inaugural pro club at the start of this campaign, with some believing it would close the book on a two-decade ... [MORE]
Blues Alumni
Jan 28

Unfamiliar grounds: Ryan Broekhoff on NBA life with the Dallas Mavericks

By Kane Pitman for THE PICK AND ROLL MILWAUKEE – Ryan Broekhoff has just reached the halfway point in his rookie season as an NBA player, and the Melbourne-born Boomer is finding himself in unfamiliar territory. Appearing in just 18 of the Dallas Mavericks’ 46 contests, Broekhoff, 28, is adjusting to watching... [MORE]
Blues Alumni
Jan 08

Broekhoff hopeful for more NBA minutes

Australian Ryan Broekhoff is hopeful his breakout NBA performance leads to more playing minutes for the Dallas Mavericks. The 28-year-old, in his rookie year with the Mavericks, recorded a career-high 15 points in 22 minutes as his side fell to a 106-100 loss to Ben Simmons' Philadelphia 76ers on Sunday. Broekhoff,... [MORE]
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]