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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.

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.

NBA DRAFT: Josh Giddey to Oklahoma City Thunder with Pick No.6.

Australia’s own Josh Giddey has been selected by Oklahoma City Thunder with Pick No. 6 in the 2021 NBA Draft earlier today.

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.