Australia's success on the 3x3 basketball stage has continued over the weekend with a women's team finishing second at the invitational Chengdu Challenger.
The Australian Gliders have completed their international contests against Germany as both teams utilised a six-game series to warm-up for the 2018 IWBF World Championships in August.
Following the success of the NBL’s 3x3 Hustle series, Australia has been invited by FIBA to compete in a women’s invitational 3x3 tournament in China as a part of The Belt and Road Chengdu Challenger.
The Australian Gliders are locked in a competitive friendly international series against Germany at Basketball Australia's Centre of Excellence with the visitors taking a 2-1 lead with three games remaining.
Basketball Australia’s Centre of Excellence will host an exciting week of wheelchair basketball from May 18-25 with the German women’s national team set to play a six-game series against the Australian Gliders in preparation for the 2018 IWBF World Championships later this year.
Following their first camp at the Centre of Excellence, the Australian Sapphires' squad has been narrowed to 16 and will head back into a final selection camp from June 1-4 before naming their team for the 2018 FIBA Under-17 World Cup.
The Australian Crocs are ready to bare their teeth at the FIBA Under-17 World Cup, held in Argentina from June 30-July 8, following the announcement of their team of 12 to compete at the tournament.
The partnership between Basketball Australia and the NBA Global Academy has been intrinsically strengthened with the recruitment of Marty Clarke as the Global Academy's full-time director at the Centre of Excellence in Canberra.
The Australian Crocs and Sapphires have named squads for their respective camps as they continue their preparations for the FIBA Under-17 World Cup.
Basketball Australia is thrilled to announce the head coaches of the Australian Pearls and Boomerangs, the national teams for female and male athletes with an intellectual impairment, as they prepare to lead the teams at the 2019 INAS Global Games in Brisbane from October 9-20.
Tom Garlepp was the hero for Australia at the FIBA 3x3 Asia Cup, draining a two-pointer in overtime to defeat Mongolia and win the gold medal while the women won bronze in a clinical performance against Japan.