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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.

Tokyo 2020 Australian Rollers Team Announcement.

Paralympics Australia has today announced the revamped Australian Rollers 12-man squad who are determined to return to the Paralympic podium after a disappointing performance at Rio in 2016.

2021-22 WNBL SEASON STRUCTURE

Basketball Australia can today confirm that the 2021-22 WNBL Season will return to a full home and away season with each Club playing 21 games commencing in the first week of November.

AUSTRALIAN BOOMERS DEFEAT TEAM USA

Led by Patty Mills and Joe Ingles, the Australian Boomers have claimed an eight-point victory over Team USA- 91-83- in an edge-of-your-seat clash, in game two of the Las Vegas exhibition series.

NBA Global Academy scholarship recipients announced.

Basketball Australia is excited to announce the next pair of scholarship recipients who have joined the NBA Global Academy program at the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS), Centre of Excellence (CoE) in Canberra.

Las Vegas exhibition matches: Where to watch?

The Las Vegas exhibition matches are set to tip off this weekend and here's what you need to know.

Patty Mills announced as Olympic flag bearer

Boomers’ Captain Patty Mills has been named as Flag Bearer for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games together with swimmer Cate Campbell.  

Tokyo 2020 Olympics schedule released.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has confirmed the Tokyo 2020 Olympic schedule for both the Australian Men's and Women's Basketball teams.