Blog Archives

The Australian Rollers Go Back-to-Back at the AOZ Championships

The Australian Rollers have had a positive start on their road to the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics, with back-to-back wins against Korea and Thailand at the 2019 Asia Oceania Championships.

The Australian Gliders Defeat Japan at the AOZ Championships

The Australian Gliders have secured one win and one loss in the first two days of competition at the 2019 Asia Oceania Championships in Thailand.

Australian Rollers Ready For Tokyo 2020 Paralympic AOZ Qualifying Tournament

The Australian Rollers have selected their team for the 2019 Asia-Oceania Championships to be held in Pattaya, Thailand from the 27 November to December 8, 2019.

Australian Gliders Ready For Tokyo 2020 Paralympic AOZ Qualifying Tournament

Basketball Australia is pleased to announce the Australian Gliders team for the 2019 IWBF Asia-Oceania Championships to be held in Pattaya, Thailand from November 27 to December 8, 2019.

The Australian Spinners U23 Junior Men travel to the Kitakyushu Cup Tournament in Japan

The Australian Spinners U23 Junior Men wheelchair basketball travel party has been selected to take part in the Kitakyushu Cup Tournament in Japan from 21 – 24 November.

Gliders lose to Japan in heartbreaking fashion

TOKYO - Sunday proved to be the Gliders best performance in their tour of Japan, though it ended in devastating fashion, as a clutch shot from the hosts with four seconds left sunk the Australians, 59-58.

Rollers fall to Iran in Mitsubishi Electric Cup final

Tokyo - It was a tough day at the office for the Australian Rollers, as they were unable to keep pace with a red hot Iran squad, dropping the Mitsubishi Electric Cup final, 84-58

Tough third quarter hurts Gliders in loss to Japan

TOKYO - In what was a tight contest for three of the four quarters, it was the third that spelled doom for the Gliders in their 62-48 loss to Japan on Saturday.

Rollers continue momentum with win over Korea

TOKYO - The Australian Rollers continued their winning form on Saturday night with a comfortable 58-39 win over Korea. Saturday's victory came on the back of a strong performance against the host nation, Japan on Friday.

Gliders lose game two in Tokyo

Tokyo - The Australian Gliders put in a solid performance through three quarters, before a dominant fourth from Japan saw a final score of 56-38.

Rollers rebound with strong performance against Japan

TOKYO - After a scratchy first up performance against Iran, it was a much improved Australian Rollers on both ends of the floor on Friday, leading to a 77-60 win over the host nation, Japan.

Rollers drop Mitsubishi Electric Cup opener to Iran

TOKYO - The Australian Rollers dropped their first game in the Mitsubishi Electric Cup overnight, falling 75-62 to Iran in Tokyo.

U25 DEVILS TEAM ANNOUNCED FOR IWBF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

The Australian Devils U25 Junior Women wheelchair basketball team has been selected to represent Australia to attend the IWBF World Championships in Suphanburi, Thailand from the 20th – 29th May.

EMERGING ROLLERS FINISH 4TH AT FAZZA TOURNAMENT IN DUBAI

The Emerging Rollers team finished in fourth position after a 52-38 loss to Germany in the third-place playoff game on Tuesday.

AUSTRALIAN BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME- TROY SACHS

Through a highly decorated career that saw him retire as one of the most successful Australian basketball players of all time, Troy Sachs proved to the world just how able he was.

ROLLERS DEFEAT POLAND TO ADVANCE TO WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS SEMI-FINAL

A strong second half from the Rollers have seen them advance to the 2018 Wheelchair Basketball World Championship Semi-Final, progressing past Poland 83-70

GREAT BRITAIN PROVE TOO STRONG FOR AUSTRALIAN GLIDERS

An impressive shooting performance from Great Britain has seen them hand the Gliders their third loss in a row at the 2018 Wheelchair Basketball World Championship coming away with a 25 point victory, 63-38.

COBRAS WIN 2015 NWBL CHAMPIONSHIP

Completing a fairtytale weekend, the Kilsyth Cobras have won three straight games to take the 2015 NWBL Championship against the Red Dust Heelers while the Wollongong Roller Hawks earned third place in their playoff with the RSL Queensland Spinning Bullets.