Monthly Archives: April 2014

CoE Women continue strong start to SEABL season

The Basketball Australia National Centre of Excellence (CoE) Women’s team continue their strong start to the SEABL season, splitting their Round Five road-trip to remain top of the East Conference heading into a home game against the Brisbane Spartans on Saturday.

Kristina Keneally to resign as Basketball Australia CEO

Chair of Basketball Australia Scott Derwin today announced the resignation of the Hon. Kristina Keneally as its Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately.

Squad named for first U17 Men’s camp

The journey to the 2014 FIBA Under 17 World Championships begins now for the Australian Under 17 Men’s program, with a squad of 17 invited to the upcoming training camp starting on Thursday at the Basketball Australia National Centre of Excellence in Canberra.

Cambage, Mitchell set for Australian preparation

The Jayco Australian Opals’ preparations for the 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women received a major boost this week, with star duo Liz Cambage and Leilani Mitchell deciding to forgo their WNBA commitments for the upcoming season.

Exciting young Jayco Opals squad set for USA tour

The Jayco Australian Opals will take the next step in their preparations for the 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women this week, with a 12-strong squad named for the tour of the USA departing Wednesday.

Ingles set for third-straight Euroleague Final Four

Australian Boomers star Joe Ingles is heading back to the Euroleague Final Four for the third straight season after his Maccabi Tel-Aviv defeated Milan 86-66 last week to secure a 3-1 quarter final series victory.

Rollers round out Europe tour on winning note

The Australian Rollers men’s national wheelchair basketball team have rounded out their tour of Europe with a rebound win over Italy after suffering their only blemish of the tour against Great Britain on Sunday.

Winning streak up to seven for Rollers on Euro tour

The Australian Rollers men’s national wheelchair basketball team, continue to conquer all before them, claiming back-to-back wins to start the 2014 Easter Tournament Wheelchair Basketball in Belgium.

Rollers end Dutch leg of Euro tour undefeated

The Australian Rollers men’s national wheelchair basketball team continue their winning form on their tour of Europe, rounding out the Dutch leg with back-to-back wins over The Netherlands this week.

Jayco Opals youngsters taken in 2014 WNBA Draft

Jayco Australian Opals camp is a buzz with excitement, with the news talented young duo Carley Mijovic and Stephanie Talbot were selected in the 2014 WNBA Draft today.

Boomers to face China in 2014 Sino-Australia Challenge

The Australian Boomers will return to Perth in May for the 2014 Sino-Australia Challenge against Team China, with tickets on sale to the general public today.

Rollers make winning start to European tour

The Australian Rollers men’s national wheelchair basketball team have made a winning start to their tour of Europe, claiming back-to-back victories in The Netherlands over the weekend.


Basketball Australia (BA) can confirm the Logan Thunder will not be competing in the 2014/15 Women’s National Basketball League season.

Aussies Abroad: Mills leads NBA stars ready for playoffs

The NBA playoffs are a little over a week away with Australian Boomers trio Patty Mills, Aron Baynes and Andrew Bogut set for long post-season runs.

CoE Women make big splash to start SEABL season

It has been an exciting start to the new era of Australian basketball, with the Basketball Australia National Centre of Excellence teams making a strong impression during the early rounds of the SEABL season.

Basketball Northern Territory Centre of Excellence

With a centralised training base in Darwin the Basketball NT Centre of Excellence will enable Basketball NT to broaden its talent development reach from its traditional focus on Alice Springs and Darwin to other regions of the NT.

U18's Australian Junior Championships Preview

This week we’ll see a wealth of junior basketball talent descend onto the nation’s capital to compete at the Under 18 Australian Junior Championships.

Canberra ready for U18 Championships & Kevin Coombs Cup

The 2014 Australian Under 18 National Championships and Kevin Coombs Cup tip off today in Canberra, as the next generation of stars look to emerge on the biggest stage in junior basketball.