Blog Archives

MEN’S AND WOMEN’S TEAM TO REPRESENT AUSTRALIA AT 3X3 ASIA CUP

A host of impressive SEABL players will represent Australia at the 3x3 Asia Cup from October 27-29 in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.

2017 AUSTRALIAN BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME- KEN MADSEN MBE

Involved in Australian basketball for over 50 years, Ken Madsen has been an integral part of the way the sport is officiated and administered through his contribution to Basketball Queensland, Basketball Australia and FIBA.

BA LAUNCHES ONLINE NATIONAL COACHING RESOURCE

Basketball Australia has launched its National Coaching Resource, a new website that makes the latest coaching insights readily accessible to basketball coaches of all levels across Australia.

BA RECEIVES SUPPORT FROM COMM GAMES NEXT GEN FUNDING PROGRAM

Basketball Australia was thrilled to again be the recipient of the tremendous support from Commonwealth Games Australia (CGA) through their “NextGEN” funding program.

BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA SUPPORTS MARRIAGE EQUALITY

Basketball Australia is proud to support marriage equality and continues to endorse the #Yes vote in the Federal Government’s Australian Marriage Law Survey.

WNBL REFEREE PANEL SELECTED FOR 2017/18

Basketball Australia has partnered with the state and territory Referee Managers to select the 2017/2018 WNBL Referee’s Panel.

2017 AUSSIE HOOPER OF THE YEAR

Basketball Australia is searching for its Vicinity Centres Aussie Hooper of the Year for 2017!

BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA LAUNCH COURTSIDE APP WITH SPORTSTG

In collaboration with SportsTG, Basketball Australia has unveiled the next generation scoring app, Courtside.

FOUR AUSSIES HEADED INTO WNBA PLAYOFFS

On the eve of the 2017 WNBA playoffs, all four Australian representatives have a shot at the Championship with the Phoenix Mercury featuring in the first round while the New York Liberty have already automatically advanced to the second round.

BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA'S THOUGHTS WITH CHRIS LUCAS

The thoughts of Basketball Australia and the WNBL are with MAC Adelaide Lightning coach Chris Lucas following the news he has been diagnosed with cancer of the kidney.

GOLD COAST COMMONWEALTH GAMES SCHEDULE REVEALED

The official match schedule for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Basketball competition has today been unveiled with Townsville and Cairns to host the opening matches of the tournament on Thursday, 5 April 2018.

NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA BOARD

Ahead of the Basketball Australia AGM, scheduled for Saturday October 28, 2017, the director terms of Ned Coten, Andrew Gaze and David Reid will expire and these positions will become open for nomination and election.

PERFORMANCE COACHING WORKSHOP TO BE HELD IN SEPTEMBER

Basketball Australia is set to conduct a series of high performance coach development clinics and activities as part of the “Performance Coaching Workshops” initiative.

ATHLETE COMMISSION ESTABLISHED BY AUSTRALIAN PARALYMPIC COMMITTEE

The Australian Paralympic Committee has facilitated the establishment of an Athlete Commission in recognition of the clear advantages to be gained from continuous and meaningful engagement with Australia’s Paralympians.

2017 WORLD UNIVERSITY GAMES BEGINS THIS WEEKEND FOR EMERGING BOOMERS AND OPALS

With both Australian teams having landed in Taipei ahead of the 2017 World University Games, the Emerging Opals and Boomers are now putting the finishing touches on their preparation before the tournament begins.

2017 WORLD INDIGENOUS BASKETBALL CHALLENGE CONCLUDES

Three Indigenous teams across the men's and women's competition have completed successful tournaments at the 2017 World Indigenous Basketball Challenge in Canada.

APUNIPIMA AUSTRALIAN INDIGENOUS BASKETBALL ALL STARS FINALSE PREP FOR CANADIAN TOUR

The Apunipima Australian Indigenous Basketball All Stars will head to Canada today, as part of their journey to compete in the World Indigenous Basketball Challenge (WIBC) that is being held at the University of British Columbia (UBC) War Memorial Stadium this week.

2017 WNBA SEASON UPDATE

Just a month away from the end of the 2017 WNBA regular season, catch up on how our Aussies are faring at the Phoenix Mercury and New York Liberty.