Blog Archives

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.

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. 

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.

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.

Boomers head to the quarter finals undefeated after knocking out Germany

Written by Megan Hustwaite.

The Boomers are a step closer to an elusive Olympic medal after winning all of their pool games for the first time.

Opals fall short to China in a Game 2 heart breaker

Written by Megan Hustwaite.

The Australian Opals have fallen to China, 76-74, in a heartbreaking second loss of their Tokyo Olympic Games campaign.

Aron Baynes rules out of Boomers Olympic campaign

The Australian Olympic Team has announced that that Triple Olympian Aron Baynes has been ruled out for the remainder of the Boomers Olympic competition due to a neck injury.

Boomers win Game 2 thriller over Italy

Written by Megan Hustwaite.

The bigs came up big for the Boomers as Australia won its second pool game of the Tokyo Olympics defeating Italy on Wednesday night.

Belgium outplay Opals in Game 1 of the Olympics

Written by Megan Hustwaite.

The Australian Opals were subjected to an Emma Meesseman masterclass as they fell to Belgium in a historic night at the Tokyo Olympics.

Boomers knock off Nigeria in Game 1 of the Olympics

Written by Megan Hustwaite.

ThE Australian Boomers opened their Tokyo 2020 Olympic campaign with a gritty but promising victory over Nigeria, 84-67, on Sunday night.