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FOX SPORTS AND BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA ENTER NEW PARTNERSHIP TO BROADCAST WNBL

FOX Sports and Basketball Australia today confirmed a new three-year partnership which will put women’s basketball back on national television.

THREE STATES TO HOST COACHING CLINICS OVER COMING WEEKS

One of international basketball’s leading basketball minds Kevin Eastman will headline a series of basketball coaching clinics across three states in the coming weeks.

NBA AUSSIE CONTINGENT SET FOR PLAYOFFS

One of the most represented international countries in the NBA this season, Australia will have five players competing in the 2016/17 playoffs across three teams.

2017 HELLOWORLD U18'S & KEVIN COOMBS CUP RECAP- DAY 5

Results and top performers from Day 5 of the Helloworld U18's Championships and Kevin Coombs Cup being held in Townsville, Queensland.

HEAD COACHES ANNOUNCED FOR 2017 WORLD UNIVERSITY GAMES

Ahead of the National World University Games (WUG) in Taiwan from August 19-30, the head coaches for both the women and men have been announced.

PRESENTERS ADDED TO IMPRESSIVE LINE-UP FOR 2017 COACHES CONFERENCE

Two highly respected presenters will attend Basketball Australia's 2017 Coaches Conference from May 2-3 with Rob Beveridge and Donna O’Connor added to the line-up.

IAN SILK JOINS THE BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA BOARD

Ian Silk, Chief Executive of Australia’s largest super fund AustralianSuper, has joined the Basketball Australia Board.

CJ McCARTHY-GROGAN AND JAY DOHNT CROWNED COLLEGE CHAMPIONS

Representing the University of Texas at Arlington Movin' Mavs (UTA), Australians CJ McCarthy-Grogan and Jay Dohnt have won the teams’ eighth national championship title at the National Wheelchair Basketball Association Intercollegiate Championship Tournament.

ALANNA SMITH THE SOLE AUSSIE REMAINING IN DIVISION 1 NCAA TOURNAMENT

Alanna Smith of Stanford University is the sole Australian representative left in the NCAA Division 1 tournament, competing in the Final Four this Saturday.

2017 COACHES CONFERENCE

Basketball Australia will again bring coaches together from throughout the country for the second annual National Coaches Conference, to be held at the BA Centre of Excellence in Canberra on May 2 and 3, 2017.

AUSSIES ADVANCING TO ROUND OF 16 OF DIVISION 1 NCAA TOURNAMENT

Over a third of the Australians that qualified for the men's and women's NCAA Division 1 tournaments have survived through to the Sweet Sixteen which begin this Friday.

HELLOWORLD BOOMERS COACH ANNOUNCED FOR ROAD TO TOYKO

Basketball Australia is excited to announce that Andrej Lemanis has been appointed as the Australian Helloworld Boomers Head Coach as the four-year cycle towards the 2020 Tokyo Olympics begins.

RECORD NUMBER OF AUSSIES SET TO COMPETE IN THE NCAA TOURNAMENT

A record number of Australians, 23, will represent 16 schools in the men's and women's NCAA Division 1 tournaments beginning on Friday.

Basketball Australia and 2XU Renew Compression Partnership

Basketball Australia today announced a further three-year agreement with the world’s leading high performance compression brand, 2XU.

WNBL GAME 1 GRAND FINAL REPORT

Brydens Sydney University Flames have taken a 1-0 lead in the best-of-three 2016/17 Grand Final series, edging out a gallant Jayco Dandenong Rangers side at home on Saturday night.

RYAN BROEKHOFF EUROCUP SEMI-FINALS BOUND

In his second season with Russian club Lokomotiv Kuban, Ryan Broekhoff is headed to the EuroCup Semi-Finals.

2016/17 WNBL ALL-STAR FIVE

Four teams are represented in the 2016/17 WNBL All-Star Five with Perth Lynx’s Sami Whitcomb, JCU Townsville Fire’s Suzy Batkovic and Marianna Tolo of the University of Canberra Capitals joining two players from the Brydens Sydney University Flames in Leilani Mitchell and Asia Taylor.

HELP SHAPE THE 2018 GOLD COAST COMMONWEALTH GAMES

Don’t just watch from the sidelines, apply to volunteer and play a part in the largest sporting event in Australia this decade when the Gold Coast hosts the 2018 Commonwealth Games.