Pirates Can’t Pass

The Pirates were soundly beaten Monday night by a drilled Bravehearts outfit who left them in their wake with their fast breaks and steals, going down 33 to 58 despite some sound second quarter play. During the first quarter, the Bravehearts applied a man-defence that the Pirates were only able to counter sporadically through assists Read More …

Cliffhanger 2

Hold on tight sports fans as the release of the much anticipated sequel to the Stallone classic, Cliffhanger, was made on Monday night to a packed audience of ballers at the Australian Institute of Sport. While Stallone himself panned the movie his replacement, Dan Bray, made sure you barely noticed he wasn’t there with his Read More …

Meme Team get Royal Treatment

Basketball fans were treated to a celebrity appearance by none-other than the Duke and Duchess of Sussex. As part of their Australian tour and the opening of the Invictus Games, snuck in on a Fredcom Basketball match between the Pirates and Meme Team, the latter going down 26 points to 40. It was a reasonable Read More …

Cummins and Goings of the Badgers

The hype surrounding the much anticipated match-up between the Pirates and the Honey Badgers essentially fizzled out as the Pirates found a way to dominate from start to finish against the under-strength Badgers. Fans flocked from all across the country to see the Badgers take on the Pirates and left disappointed with the performance of Read More …

Broken Ankle

Somewhere deep inside the Pentagon, a junior Air-Force officer ran through the corridor toward the Defence Secretary’s office, dodging the regular foot traffic that abounds in a building of approximately 26,000 employees. Bursting through the door and interrupting an important meeting, Chuck Hagel looked up from his desk and caught the panting face of the Read More …

North, East, South & West, Pirates Are Still The Best

By all accounts, it was the game of the season so far in the DMG on Monday night when the North South Ballers challenged the Pirates in a demonstration of good sportsmanship that had razzle, dazzle and just a little bit of frazzle. Once again the Pirates took their time getting warmed up in the Read More …

Cobras Sweep The Leg

When knowing is half the battle, the other half is red and blue lasers, neither of which the Pirates had in any great quantity in their battle against G.I. Joe’s sworn enemy, Cobra on Monday night. Despite the fact that the Pirates took an early 8 to 1 lead in the first quarter and the Read More …

Operation Ball of Duty

The Pirates commenced Operation Ball of Duty on Monday night with the objective of clearing the basketball court of enemy combatants. Trouble was that firstly, they were almost overwhelmed by the enemy and that secondly, there was no real enemy, just the good people from Ball of Duty who showed they aren’t the easy-beats from Read More …

Pirates Take Backward Step

An embarrassing first half by the Pirates robbed the team of victory Monday night against the old boys from St. Edmunds who, despite their victory, were not without their own embarrassing behaviour with regard to the referees. The only thing more embarrassing was Tony Abbott’s performance in the polls. Still, with the basketball world fixated Read More …

Pirates triumphant return to Tuggeranong

The Pirates made a triumphant return to the Tuggeranong Treasure Dome Monday night defeating ACTID by 45 points. The opening stanza showed that the Pirates were the dominant side but the scoreline still had ACTID in the hunt up until the start of the second half with Luke Arsego (6 points) doing better than 75% Read More …