Danny Morseu

1/1/1958 –

Danny Morseu, originally from Thursday Island in the Torres Strait, honed his basketball skills with the powerful St Kilda Saints in the embryonic National Basketball League (NBL).  He was played at Moscow 1980 and Los Angeles 1984.  His nephew is fellow Olympian Patty Mills.

Morseu is a member of the Australian Basketball Hall of Fame through being inducted into the NBL Hall of Fame in 2002, the first indigenous player to receive the honour. He is also a member of the Aboriginal and Islander Sports Hall of Fame.

Olympic Results

1984 Los Angeles

Basketball - Men
Preliminaries Group A - Match 05 - AUS V BRA HT: 34-38, FT: 76-72 BRA 76-72 Win
Preliminaries Group A - Match 09 - YUG V AUS HT: 39-28, FT: 94-64 YUG 94-64 Loss
Preliminaries Group A - Match 21 - ITA V AUS HT: 48-48, FT: 93-82 ITA 93-82 Loss
Preliminaries Group A - Match 13 - FRG V AUS HT: 36-31, FT: 66-67 FRG 66-67 Win
Preliminaries Group A - Match 25 - AUS V HT: 38-37, FT: 94-78 EGY 94-78 Win
Quarter Final HT: 45-38, FT: 101-93 ESP 101-93 Loss
Classification 5-8 HT: 40-41, FT: 101-95 URU 101-95 Loss
Classification 7-8 HT: 46-42, FT: 83-78 FRG 83-78 Win
Final Placing 8 / 12

1980 Moscow

Basketball - Men
Preliminaries Group C - ITA V AUS HT: 34-44, FT: 77-84 ITA 77-84 Win
Preliminaries Group C - CUB V AUS HT: 40-40, 83-76 CUB 83-76 Loss
Preliminaries Group C - AUS V SWE HT: 40-27, FT: 64-55 SWE 64-55 Win
Semi Final Group B - AUS V POL HT: 35-42, FT: 74-101 POL 74-101 Loss
Semi Final Group B - AUS V TCH HT: 41-44, FT: 91-86 TCH 91-86 Win
Semi Final Group B - SEN V AUS HT: 37-51, FT: 64-95 SEN 64-95 Win
Semi Final Group B - IND V AUS HT: 41-37, FT: 75-93 IND 75-93 Win
Final Placing 8 / 12