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NATHAN SOBEY ADDED TO BOOMERS OLYMPIC SQUAD

Australian Boomers Head Coach Brian Goorjian has announced the addition of Brisbane Bullets shooting guard Nathan Sobey to the squad for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

JOSHUA DUACH JOINS NBA GLOBAL ACADEMY

Emerging Victorian basketball prospect, Joshua Duach is the latest Australian to be awarded with a scholarship for the NBA Global Academy at Basketball Australia’s Centre of Excellence at the Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra.

EMUS SQUAD NAMED FOR UNDER-19 WORLD CUP SELECTION CAMP

Basketball Australia has named 18 athletes in the Australian Under-19 squad for a 2021 FIBA Basketball World Cup selection camp to be held at the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) in Canberra from May 31 – June 2, 2021.

JACKSON NAMED IN NAISMITH BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME CLASS OF 2021

Australian sporting icon Lauren Jackson’s status as one of basketball’s greatest ever players was further cemented overnight after being named in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2021.

Rollers and Gliders drawn in strong groups for Tokyo 2020

With a little over 100 days to go, Australia’s men’s and women’s Wheelchair Basketball teams now know who they will meet in the preliminary stage of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.

BA welcomes Government funding to elevate Women’s World Cup 2022

Basketball Australia and the FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup 2022 Local Organising Committee (LOC) welcome the $5million funding commitment announced by the Australian Government as part of its ‘Supporting Women in Sport’ initiative within the 2021-22 Budget.

Indonesian prospect Derrick Michael Xzavierro joins NBA Global Academy

Top Indonesian basketball prospect Derrick Michael Xzavierro will join NBA Global Academy, an elite basketball training program at Basketball Australia’s (BA) Centre of Excellence at the Australia Institute of Sport (AIS) in Canberra. 

Expression of Interest - Study to identify the barriers facing women in basketball

Basketball Australia has teamed up with the La Trobe Centre for Sport and Social Impact to learn more about the barriers facing women in basketball at all levels. 

FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup 2022 celebrates 500 Days To Go

The FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup 2022 celebrated its 500 days to go milestone with the announcement of international basketball legend Lauren Jackson AO as its event ambassador and the launch of its NSW Legacy Program today.

2021 U20 & Ivor Burge Championships - Honour Roll

All the results and final standings from the 2021 Australian Under-20 and Ivor Burge Championships being held in Mackay, Queensland.

2021 NATIONAL WHEELCHAIR BASKETBALL LEAGUE FIXTURE UNVEILED

The fixture for the 2021 National Wheelchair Basketball League (NWBL) has been released, with the season to tip off the weekend of 28 – 30 May.

A local's guide to Mackay's great outdoors

Those with a penchant for nature need no introduction to Mackay. Famed for its unique encounters with Australian wildlife, it’s a region smothered by some of the most jaw-dropping natural sceneries and adventures in the sunshine state.

Event and Fixture Information - Mackay

Event information for the 2021 Australian Under-20 and Ivor Burge Championships

2021 U20 & IVOR BURGE CHAMPIONSHIPS TO BE STREAMED LIVE

Basketball Australia is delighted to confirm that all games of the 2021 Australian Under-20 and Ivor Burge Championships will be streamed live and free across Australia.

Australia Women drawn with Egypt, Italy and the USA at U19 World Cup

FIBA held the draw to determine preliminary round groups for the 2021 FIBA Under 19 Basketball World Cup for Women, with Australia drawn into Group A, alongside Egypt, Italy and the USA.

Australia Men drawn with Mali, Turkey and the USA at U19 World Cup

FIBA held the draw to determine preliminary round groups for the 2021 FIBA Under 19 Basketball World Cup for Men, with Australia drawn into Group D, alongside Mali, Turkey and the USA.

AUSTRALIAN WOMEN’S 3X3 OLYMPIC QUALIFYING TOURNAMENT GAME SCHEDULE

FIBA has announced the schedules for the FIBA 3x3 Olympic Qualifying Tournaments that will be held in Graz, Austria, where the Australian Women’s 3x3 Team will be looking to qualify for the inaugural Olympic Games 3x3 competition at Tokyo 2020.

BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA APPOINT SRI EXECUTIVE TO CONDUCT CEO SEARCH

The Board of Basketball Australia has appointed SRI Executive to drive a domestic and global search for a new Chief Executive Officer (CEO).