There are over 450,000 registered basketball players in Australia, with many hundreds of thousands more who play socially. It is a game that can be played by anybody, men, women, adults, children, old, young, the able-bodied and the disabled. Basketball truly is Everyone's Game.
There are also many thousands of people who enjoy the rewards of being regular coaches, referees, statisticians, scorekeepers, officials and administrators.
Are you looking to get involved with a basketball team as a player, coach, official or volunteer but don't know where to start? Enter your postcode in the Association locator to find an Association near you.read more
Basketball Australia is the governing and controlling body for the sport of basketball in Australia and is located in Wantirna South, Victoria.
BA runs the WNBL, NWBL, WNWBL, national teams and national junior championships.
Basketball is an Olympic and Paralympic sport and shares one of the highest international profiles and in 2008 Australia's proud tradition with on-court success continued, with Australia winning 3 medals at the 2008 Beijing Olympic and Paralympic Games.read more
The first major step towards the 2013 FIBA Under 19 World Championships begins in New Zealand this month as the Australian Emus (Men’s) and Gems (Women’s) teams set themselves for the 2012 Under 19 Oceania Championships.
The Boomers have been hot property in recent months, following on from their commanding Farewell Series win over Greece, pre-Olympic tour victory against France and, of course, their valiant showing in London.
It took another polished performance from the Australian Rollers to finally break the USA’s dominance over Australian basketball, easily accounting for their opponents 65-49 at the 2012 London Paralympic Games.