Yearly Archives: 2021

Basketball Queensland clean sweep the Under 16 Championships.

Both Queensland South teams have become the Australian Junior Champions as Darwin’s Under 16’s competition came to a close on Sunday night.

Opals turn Bronze at the FIBA Women's Asia Cup.

The Australian Opals have claimed a back-to-back bronze medal at the FIBA Women’s Asia Cup after a convincing 30 point defeat over Korea, on Sunday night.

Under 16 Junior Champs: Who will take out the Gold?

Day seven of the Under 16 Junior Championships will get underway this morning, as spots in the medal matches are all locked in, after a busy day of semi-finals yesterday.

Opals’ gold medal hopes dashed by Japan.

The Australian Opals have fallen heartbreakingly short to a feisty Japan, 67-65, in a semi-final clash that went down to the wire at the FIBA Asia Cup.

FIBA Asia Cup: Opals Semi-Final Bound.

The Australian Opals have booked their spot in the FIBA Women’s Asia Cup semi final after a thrilling 11-point win over the New Zealand Tall Ferns earlier this morning, 72-61.

U16 Australian Junior Championships: Group Phase Recap.

The group phase of the Under 16 Australian Junior Championships in Darwin has concluded with the teams all enjoying a well-deserved break today before finals get underway on Friday and continuing throughout the weekend.

FIBA WOMEN’S ASIA CUP: What you need to know.

The Australian Opals will open their FIBA Asia Cup campaign in the early hours of Tuesday morning AEST, in what will be their first national appearance since the Tokyo Olympics.

FIBA WOMEN'S ASIA CUP OPALS TEAM UPDATE

Two late changes have been made to the Opals team for the FIBA Women's Asia Cup, tipping off on Monday the 27th of September in Amman, Jordan.

U16 Australian Junior Champs: What you need to know.

The Under 16 Australian Junior Championships will tip off this Sunday the 26th of September, with the competition taking place between Western Australia, South Australia, Queensland, Tasmania and hosts Northern Territory.

JUNIOR VIRANATULEO SET FOR NBA DEBUT

Australian Boomers team manager Junior Viranatuleo has departed Australia for the USA as he is set to begin his new role as Equipment Manager for the Utah Jazz.

LAUREN JACKSON AO OLY TO HEAD UP WOMEN AND GIRLS’ STRATEGY

Basketball Australia today announced a new strategic role for Lauren Jackson AO OLY where she will focus on the Women and Girls Strategy delivering outcomes in gender equality in our sport.

Roller Brett Stibners calls time on international career.

Australian Roller and long server of the game, Brett Stibners OAM has called time on his international career. The International Wheelchair Basketball world enjoyed the last of Stibners- or ‘Sticky’ as those close to him know him as- at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics.

Australian School Championships

Due to the continuing outbreaks and uncertainty of interstate travel, Basketball Australia regret to advise that the 2021 Australian School Championships have been cancelled.

Lauren Jackson AO receives ultimate Hall of Fame honour.

Lauren Jackson has made history as the first Australian basketball player to join the prestigious Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, as the official enshrinement took place in Springfield Massachusetts, earlier today.

Lauren Jackson honoured in the WNBA's "W25"

The WNBA have celebrated their 25th year by announcing the “W25,” highlighting the 25 greatest players to have played their game.

SPALDING OFFER TO BASKETBALL FAMILY

Spalding has extended its reign as one of Basketball Australia’s longest serving partners.

FIBA Women’s Asia Cup Final Team Announced

The final team for the FIBA Women’s Asia Cup to be held next month in Jordan was finalised this week with 12 players and two reserves chosen from the squad who were available for selection.

Gliders exit medal race at Toyko

The Gliders Paralympic campaign came to an end with a 0-4 result after being defeated by Japan, Germany, Great Britain and Canada in the Preliminary Round.