Monthly Archives: August 2021

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. 

FIBA announce Australian Referee licencees

FIBA have announced 14 Australians will hold a referee licence for the period 2021-2023. Of the 14 named, nine are returning while five will hold a licence for the first time showing the depth in our referee ranks.

Josh Dent receives scholarship to NBA Global Academy

At just 16-years-old, up and comer Joshua Dent will join Basketball Australia’s Centre of Excellence (CoE) program as the next NBA Global Academy (GA) scholarship recipient.


Basketball Australia (BA) today announced their squad of 21 players for the FIBA Women’s Asia Cup to be held in Amman, Jordan next month.


Basketball Australia is pleased to announce respected elite youth development coach Robbie McKinlay has been appointed as Head Coach of the BA Centre of Excellence Men’s Program, based at the Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra.

2021 Australian Under 14 Championships Cancelled.

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 outbreaks around the country and the uncertainty of interstate travel, Basketball Australia & Casey Basketball Association regret to advise that the 2021 Australian Under-14 Club Championships has been cancelled.

2021 Australian Under 16 Championships to go ahead.

Basketball Australia are pleased to advise that the Australian Under-16 Championships will be held in Darwin from 26 September – 3 October 2021.

Boomers secure the Bronze medal in a historic win for Australian basketball

Written by Megan Hustwaite.

The Boomers created history on Saturday night defeating Slovenia, 107-93, to win Australian men’s basketball’s first ever Olympic Medal.

Team USA dash Boomers gold medal dream

Written by Megan Hustwaite.

Australia will now turn focus to winning a bronze medal after it was soundly beaten by the USA, 97-78, in the semi-finals of the Tokyo Olympics on Thursday.

Team USA end the Opals Olympic campaign

Written by Megan Hustwaite.

The Opals’ Tokyo Olympic campaign is over after they were outclassed by the USA, 79-55, on Wednesday.

Boomers set for a Semi Final date with Team USA

Written by Megan Hustwaite.

The Australian Boomers will face the USA in the semi-finals of the Tokyo Olympics after accounting for Argentina in Tuesday night’s quarter final.

Opals clinch victory in a thriller and secure quarter final berth

Written By Megan Hustwaite.

The Australian Opals produced one of their most famous wins in Olympic history on Monday night as they advanced to the quarter finals of the Tokyo Olympics.