Monthly Archives: April 2020

Basketball Australia supports Australian Government COVIDSafe App

Basketball Australia and the Chemist Warehouse WNBL support the Australian Government’s COVIDSafe app.


Australia’s basketball community has established a taskforce to tackle the challenges from grassroots to elite competitions caused by the ongoing impact of COVID-19.

Shawn Russell – Defying all odds

Shawn Russell, known as ‘The Huss’, began playing wheelchair basketball in 2003 and now at the age of 32 says he has never looked back. Since first touching a basketball, Russell has gone onto become a squad member for the Australian Rollers Wheelchair basketball team and a Paralympic athlete, representing Australia at the 2016 Rio Games.

Top 10 Games in FIBA 3x3 History

3x3 is the newest and fastest way to play a game of basketball. Played with one basket in half a court space, three players per team on court at a time with a 12-second shot clock, the game pace is much more intense than a full-court regular 5x5 game.

COVID-19 - Updates to Aussie Hoops Program

Update from Basketball Australia regarding the Term 3 Aussie Hoops Program.

COVID-19 - Updates to U16 Championships

Basketball Australia has determined that the Under 16 Australian Junior Championships, scheduled to be held in July, will no longer be proceeding.

CoE New Scholarship Athlete Announcement

CoE Women | Congratulations to Alana Goodchild (BNSW) our newest Basketball Australia’s Centre of Excellence scholarship athlete.

Paralympic Update – A message from our CEO

We are experiencing unprecedented times globally and in our sport of Basketball we have been working with all areas of the sport across Australia to ensure we are making decisions that protect the health and safety of the community, our participants and athletes.