Blog Archives

2016 Athlete Development Camp Invitees

44 players have been invited to Basketball Australia’s Athlete Development Camp (ADC) with all eight states and territories represented.

2016 Centre of Excellence Inductions for Women

Basketball Australia is pleased to announce that eleven female athletes have been offered and have accepted scholarships to the Basketball Australia Centre of Excellence for the 2016 calendar year.

Basketball Australia welcomes Commonwealth Games support

Basketball Australia and the Australian Commonwealth Games Association (ACGA) have announced that as a part of the “Gold Coast GOLD” 2018 Team Preparation Program, both the Australian Boomers and Opals have received grants from the ACGA.

2016 GUNNERS AND CAPITALS ACADEMY HEAD COACH APPOINTMENTS

Basketball ACT (“BACT”) has announced the coaching appointments for the 2016 Canberra Gunners and Canberra Capitals Academy programs.

BOOMERS AND OPALS AROUND THE WORLD

With the NBA and WNBL seasons now underway, we take a look at where all our Australian Boomers and Opals are playing around the world.

Opals and UC Capitals Hanna Zavecz Calls Time

The University of Canberra Capitals and former Australian Opal guard Hanna Zavecz has decided to part ways with the team and retire from basketball after a constant struggle with injury over the past few seasons.

Red Bull Reign 3x3 Concludes in Melbourne

With tournaments previously held in Perth and Sydney, the finals of the 2015 Red Bull Reign 3×3 competition was conducted in Melbourne over the weekend, with a mixture of the best up-and-coming basketballers combining with past legends of the game in a thrilling contest.

COE'S FROLING AND HODGSON STEPPING UP INTO NBL

Jayden Hodgson and Harry Froling have both made the progression from Basketball Australia’s Centre of Excellence (CoE) into the NBL as they continue their journey to become professional basketballers.

Boomers coach Andrej Lemanis' NBL Appointment

Basketball Australia is thrilled with the news of Andrej Lemanis’ appointment to the head coaching position at the Brisbane Bullets as of October 2016.

Goannas on top of the world

It has been an outstanding year for the Goannas basketball team as they cemented their position as number one in the Asia Pacific Region after great back-to-back results at the World Deaf Basketball Championships in July and Asia Pacific Deaf Games this month.

SEABL 2015 REPORT CARDS- SANDRINGHAM

At the conclusion of the 2015 season, we look back on how the teams from Sandringham fared.

REQUEST FOR SUBMISSIONS- BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA HIGH PERFORMANCE REVIEW 

Basketball Australia is undertaking a review of High Performance in Australia and is seeking submissions from Stakeholders and interested parties.

SEABL 2015 REPORT CARDS- N-W TASMANIA

At the conclusion of the 2015 season, we look back on how the teams from N-W Tasmania fared.

SEABL 2015 REPORT CARDS- LAUNCESTON

At the conclusion of the 2015 season, we look back on how the teams from Launceston fared.

SEABL 2015 REPORT CARDS- NUNAWADING

At the conclusion of the 2015 season, we look back on how the teams from Nunawading fared.

Rollers Smash Philippines and Gliders take care of Japan at AOZ qualifying tournament

The Australian Rollers are one win away from sweeping their pool games while the Australian Gliders are back on track with a second victory over Japan in the quest to qualify for the 2016 Paralympics.

SEABL 2015 REPORT CARD- MT. GAMBIER

At the conclusion of the 2015 season, we look back on how Mt. Gambier fared.

SportsLink International named Official Tour Partner of Basketball Australia

Basketball Australia has announced SportsLink International, a leading provider of tours to selected major sporting events around the world, as their Official Tour Partner.