Monthly Archives: June 2019

AUSSIE MEN SPLIT DAY 1 RESULTS OF 2019 FIBA 3X3 WORLD CUP

The Australian men have split their results on Day 1 of the 2019 FIBA 3x3 World Cup, getting the better of Brazil before falling to Poland.

BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA WELCOME LAUREN JACKSON AND TAL KARP

Basketball Australia is pleased to announce the appointment of Lauren Jackson AO as the new Head of Women in Basketball.

COE FALL TO FRANKSTON IN FINAL HOME GAME FOR 2019 NBL1 SEASON

The Centre of Excellence men's and women's teams have been unable to get past the Frankston Blues in their final home game of the 2019 NBL1 season, dropping their solitary contests for Round 10.

ALL THREE AUSSIES SELECTED TO ATTEND 2019 JR. NBA GLOBAL CHAMPIONSHIP

Following a selection camp in Indonesia, Australia's representatives in Joshua Dent and Summah Hanson as well as coach Craig Stratford have been chosen to attend this year's Jr. NBA Global Championship.

Emerging Opals and Boomers name teams for 30th Summer Universiade

UniSport Australia has announced the teams for the Emerging Opals and Emerging Boomers ahead of the 2019 Summer Universiade to be held in Naples, Italy from July 3-14.

Pearls Selection Camp at AIS

Four months out until the fifth INAS Global Games kicks off in Brisbane, Australia, the Australian Pearls are about to hold their final training camp for the squad of players who will vie for selection to represent Australia at the games.

POPOVICH LAUDS AUSTRALIAN BASKETBALL AHEAD OF #BOOMERSUSA

On a media call this morning, USA Basketball's Gregg Popovich and Jerry Colangelo expressed their excitement and anxiousness ahead of their two games against the Boomers at Marvel Stadium in Melbourne on August 22 and 24.

BASKETBALL ICONS INCLUDED IN 2019 QUEEN’S BIRTHDAY HONOURS

For their significant service to basketball, icons involved in the sport around Australia have been acknowledged in the 2019 Queen's Birthday honours.

USA BASKETBALL ANNOUNCE 20-MAN SQUAD TO ATTEND FIBA WC TRAINING CAMP

Featuring 20 NBA players, including six who are new additions to the roster, USA Basketball today announced the squad from which the team will be selected for the 2019 FIBA World Cup as well as the Boomers vs. USA Basketball games in Melbourne at Marvel Stadium on August 22 and 24.

AUSTRALIAN TEAMS FINALISED FOR 2019 FIBA 3X3 WORLD CUP

For the first time ever, the Australian men will join the Australian women at the FIBA 3x3 World Cup, to be contested in Amsterdam from June 18-23.

AUSTRALIAN GEMS NAME TEAM FOR 2019 FIBA UNDER-19 WORLD CUP

The Australian Gems have named their team of 12 to take on the best from around the globe at the FIBA Under-19 World Cup, held in Bangkok, Thailand from July 20-28.

FIVE COLLEGE BOUND ATHLETES GRADUATE FROM CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE

Five athletes have graduated from Basketball Australia's Centre of Excellence as they begin the next step of their careers by departing for US colleges.

AUSTRALIAN REPRESENTATIVES TO ATTEND JR. NBA GLOBAL CHAMPIONSHIP ASIA PACIFIC SELECTION CAMP

Congratulations to Joshua Dent of the Illawarra Hawks, Summah Hanson from Sunshine Coast Rip Basketball and coach Craig Stratford of the Eltham Wildcats who have been selected to attend the Jr. NBA Global Championship Asia Pacific selection camp in Indonesia.

AUSTRALIA CLAIMS FIRST STOP OF INAUGURAL FIBA 3X3 WOMEN'S SERIES

The Australian women have backed up their performance from the FIBA 3x3 Asia Cup, winning the first stop of FIBA 3x3's inaugural women's series with their second undefeated tournament in a week.