Yearly Archives: 2012

BA calls on Federal Government to keep No School No Play

Basketball Australia is calling on the Federal Government not to scrap its highly successful No School No Play program – which has improved school attendance rates among participants by up to 90 per cent.

Basketball Australia seeking Expressions of Interest for the 2013 Australian U23 Wheelchair Team.

Basketball Australia is seeking Expressions of Interest for all positions for the 2013 Australian U23 Wheelchair Team.

Aussie teams added to AYOF 3x3

Australia have announced two more basketball teams to take part in the 3 on 3 basketball competition at the Australian Youth Olympic Festival in January.

Cambage filling it up in China

Australian Opals star Liz Cambage has continued her recent dominance of the Women’s Chinese Basketball Association, dropping 39 points and grabbing 12 rebounds in Zhejiang’s 105-76 win over Liaoning on Tuesday night.

Aussies playing starring role in France

Former WNBL trio Abby Bishop, Marianna Tolo and Cayla Francis have taken French basketball by storm as they continue the fine tradition of Australian players in Europe.

Baynes making waves in Euro League

Australian Boomers star Aron Baynes continues to build on his outstanding 2012 London Olympic Games campaign, with the Euro League form of the centre drawing the attention of NBA teams.

President's Letter

After nearly 32 years in the position, David Scott, our inaugural and only General Manager, announced earlier in the year that he was heading towards retirement in early 2013.

Call for AYOF volunteers

The 2013 Australian Youth Olympic Festival is coming back to Sydney in January 2013, with Basketball 3x3 as its main event.

Spanish Olympic coach to visit Australia

Highly-credentialed Spanish basketball coach Juan Orenga will be gracing our shores this month as part of the 2012 FIBA Oceania Pacific Youth Championships, looking to pass on his decades of knowledge at the international level to our coaches.

NBL to celebrate community in Round Seven

The National Basketball League is teaming up with State Emergency Services across Australia and New Zealand to deliver the league’s popular Community Round in week seven of the 2012/13 iiNet NBL Championship.

Lauren Jackson to postpone WNBL return

Basketball Australiaand Basketball ACT today confirmed Opals star Lauren Jackson will indefinitely postpone her return to the Women’s National Basketball League pending further medical assessment.

‘King’ Ken Cole to be inducted into Basketball Australia Hall Of Fame

‘King’ Ken Cole will be inducted into the Australian Basketball Hall of Fame.

Expressions of Interest for WUG

Basketball Australia is calling for expressions of interest from eligible players to represent Australia at the 2013 World University Games in Kazan, Russia.

Lauren Jackson Update

Basketball Australia and Basketball ACT can confirm Lauren Jackson will not play in this weekend’s Women’s National Basketball League game between the Canberra Capitals and the Sydney University Flames.

Aussie team named for 3X3 AYOF

Some of the nation’s leading young basketballers have today been selected to represent Australia in the 3x3 basketball competition when it makes its debut appearance at the 2013 Australian Youth Olympic Festival in January.

Boomers Farewell Coach Brett Brown

After four years in the role that culminated in a Quarter Final appearance at the 2012 London Olympic Games, Brett Brown has stepped down as Head Coach of the Australian Boomers.

Statement on Live Streaming of WNBL Games

As per the terms and conditions of the WNBL License Agreement, clubs may live stream games only with the prior written approval of Basketball Australia.

Roller Hawks to play international club championship

The Roller Hawks are set to represent Australia at an international club champions tournament.