Yearly Archives: 2018

2018 IN REVIEW

At the conclusion of another successful year for basketball in Australia, take a look back at the most memorable moments of 2018 headlined by the Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals winning a FIBA World Cup silver medal, 14 medal-winning performances overall, the announcement of #BoomersUSA and the Boomers qualifying for the 2019 FIBA World Cup.

AUSTRALIA CONTINUING TO BUILD MOMENTUM IN 3X3 BASKETBALL

An exciting series of international competitions is coming up for 3x3 Australian basketball as momentum builds towards competing at the 2019 FIBA 3x3 World Cup, 2020 Tokyo Olympics and 2022 Commonwealth Games.

MICHAEL HAYNES APPOINTED HEAD OF OFFICIALS

Michael Haynes will undertake a new role as Basketball Australia’s Head of Officials after accepting the position earlier this month.

ATHLETES NAMED FOR JANUARY 2019 AUSTRALIAN DEVELOPMENT CAMP

The list of 40 athletes to participate in the January 2019 Australian Development Camp (ADC), held at Basketball Australia's Centre of Excellence from January 24-27, have been named.

HELLO DELLY! MATTHEW DELLAVEDOVA RETURNS TO CAVS

Over the weekend, Australian Boomers favourite Matthew Dellavedova returned to the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA via a three-team trade with the Milwaukee Bucks and Washington Wizards.

AUSTRALIA COMPLETES DOUBLE WITH TWO GOLD MEDALS AT FIBA U15 OCEANIA CHAMPS

The Australian boys and girls have finished the FIBA Under-15 Oceania Championships in style, each taking home gold medals with victories over New Zealand.

AUSSIE BOYS QUALIFY FOR FIBA UNDER-16 ASIAN CHAMPS WITH WIN OVER PNG

The Australian boys have bounced back from a loss yesterday at the FIBA Under-15 Oceania Championships with a 121-31 win over Papua New Guinea to book a spot in next year's FIBA Under-16 Asian Championships.

2018 AUSTRALIAN SCHOOL CHAMPIONSHIPS DAY 5 RECAP

Recap Day 5 of the 2018 Australian School Championships held in Melbourne, Victoria and the final standings from each division.

PLAYERS' ASSOCIATION AND BA ANNOUNCE HISTORIC FOUR-YEAR NATIONAL TEAMS AGREEMENT

The Australian Basketball Players’ Association and Basketball Australia (BA) today announced the inaugural National Teams Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA), ensuring wide-ranging improved conditions for Australia’s elite players.

AUS GIRLS QUALIFY FOR 2019 U16 ASIAN CHAMPS, BOYS SUFFER HEARTBREAKER VS. NZ

Completing their group stage undefeated, the Australian girls have booked a spot in the FIBA Under-15 Oceania Championships gold medal game as well as earning their place at the Under-16 Asian Championships next year while the Aussie boys suffered a heartbreaking loss to New Zealand.

2018 AUSTRALIAN SCHOOL CHAMPIONSHIPS DAY 4 RECAP

Recap Day 4 of the 2018 Australian School Championships held in Melbourne, Victoria with everything set in place for the medal games tomorrow.

2018 SCHOOL CHAMPIONSHIPS LINKING THE PAST AND FUTURE

Along with some of the biggest names in junior basketball in this country, the 2018 Australian School Championships have attracted some of the country’s best coaches with a litany of past players plying their trade with the whiteboard.

2018 AUSTRALIAN SCHOOL CHAMPIONSHIPS DAY 3 RECAP

Recap Day 3 of the 2018 Australian School Championships held in Melbourne, Victoria as we enter the business end of the tournament with most divisions heading towards finals.

AUSTRALIAN BOYS AND GIRLS STAY UNDEFEATED AT FIBA U15 OCEANIA CHAMPS

The Australian boys have navigated a double-header in the span of five hours and the Aussie girls got the better of New Zealand as they both remain undefeated at the FIBA Under-15 Oceania Championships.

CADEE AIMING FOR THE BOOMERS TO BE BEST TEAM OUT OF ASIA

A process more than a year in the making, the Boomers have qualified for the 2019 FIBA World Cup and Jason Cadee is now determined to ensure Australia are the best team coming out of Asia.

2018 AUSTRALIAN SCHOOL CHAMPIONSHIPS DAY 2 RECAP

Recap Day 2 of the 2018 Australian School Championships held in Melbourne, Victoria as the ladders begin to take shape with the group stage continuing.

AUSSIES START FIBA UNDER-15 OCEANIA IN STYLE AGAINST SAMOA

The Australian girls and boys teams have each claimed victories over Samoa to begin their FIBA Under-15 Oceania Championships campaign in style.

BOOMERS ROUT QATAR TO FINISH UNDEFEATED AT HOME IN FIBA WORLD CUP QUALIFIERS

The Australian Boomers have completed the fifth window of FIBA World Cup Qualifiers with a perfect home record after running out 51-point winners over Qatar, 110-59.