Monthly Archives: November 2017

CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE WELCOMES 2018 SCHOLARSHIP HOLDERS

The new additions to Basketball Australia's Centre of Excellence in 2018 have been announced with ten athletes joining the men's and women's programs.

BOOMERANGS AND PEARLS CLAIM MEDALS AT INAS WORLD CHAMPS

The Australian Boomerangs and Pearls have completed a successful tournament at the 2017 INAS World Basketball Championships for players with an intellectual disability, with all three teams coming home with medals.

TWO FROM TWO AS BOOMERS DISMISS JAPAN IN FIBA WORLD CUP QUALIFIER

It was a clinical and professional performance from the Australian Boomers who have defeated Japan 82-58 to round out the first window of the FIBA World Cup qualifiers.

WALKER TO REPLACE BRANDT FOR BOOMERS FIBA WORLD CUP QUALIFIER IN ADELAIDE

Ahead of the Australian Boomers' FIBA World Cup qualifier in Adelaide on November 27, Angus Brandt has been replaced by Lucas Walker due to illness.

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BOOMERS PROVE TOO STRONG FOR CHINESE TAIPEI IN WORLD CUP QUALIFIER OPENER

The Boomers have started off their FIBA World Cup qualifying campaign with a bang, cracking the century against hosts Chinese Taipei with a 104-66 victory in their first game of the first window.

SOBEY SET FOR BOOMERS DEBUT IN FRONT OF ADELAIDE FAITHFUL

Nathan Sobey is fit and firing ahead of his Australian Boomers debut in the first window of the FIBA World Cup qualifiers which includes a game in Adelaide in front of his 36ers faithful where he has spent the past three seasons honing his game.

BOOMERS ANNOUNCED FOR FIBA WORLD CUP QUALIFIERS FIRST WINDOW AS ROAD TO CHINA 2019 BEGINS

The Australian Boomers team to compete in the first two games of Australia’s FIBA World Cup Qualifiers has been announced, including the game hosted in Adelaide on November 27.

ALL STARS ALIGN FOR ANNUAL TRANS-TASMAN CONTEST

The Apunipima Australian Indigenous Basketball All Stars has announced its selection of a 15-man squad that will challenge the New Zealand Maori National Team in the 4th Annual Trans-Tasman Basketball Clash being held in Cairns next month.

GRADUATING ATHLETES ANNOUNCED FOR 2017 MEN'S PROGRAM

The graduating and returning athletes for the men's program at the Centre of Excellence (CoE) and NBA Global Academy have been released following on from the announcements of the women's program last week.

MARTIN RETURNS TO BOOMERS IN TIME FOR FIBA WORLD CUP QUALIFIERS

Absent for the FIBA Asia Cup back in August, Rio Olympian Damian Martin has returned to the Australian Boomers in time for the first window of the FIBA World Cup qualifiers.

RETURNING CoE ATHLETES NAMED FOR 2018 WOMEN'S PROGRAM

Following on from last week’s announcement on the graduating women of Basketball Australia’s Centre of Excellence 2017 class, the returning athletes for 2018 have been announced.

SHEPPARTON TO HOST UNDER-14 GIRLS CLUB CHAMPIONSHIPS IN 2018

Basketball Australia is pleased to announce the Greater Shepparton Basketball Association (GSBA) in Victoria will host the Australian Under-14 Girls Club Championships in 2018.

CREEK READY TO SHOW OFF TO ADELAIDE IN BOOMERS COLOURS

Ahead of the first window of the FIBA World Cup qualifiers, Mitch Creek is ready to show off to Adelaide, replacing his usual 36ers colours with the green and gold of the Australian Boomers.

FIVE ATHLETES GRADUATE FROM BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA'S CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE

With another year coming to an end, Basketball Australia's Centre of Excellence (CoE) is proud to announce five graduating athletes for 2017.

UNDER-14 BOYS CLUB CHAMPS ON THE WAY TO KILSYTH IN 2018

In 2018, the Under-14 Club Championships will be held in separate venues with Kilsyth Basketball to host the Under-14 Boys from October 1-6, 2018.

CAIRNS TO HOST 2017 TRANS-TASMAN BASKETBALL CLASH

Cairns Basketball will play host to an international sporting event in early December when the 4th Annual Trans-Tasman Basketball Clash makes its way to Early Settler Stadium in Manunda.

FIXTURES RELEASED FOR 2017 AUSTRALIAN SCHOOL CHAMPIONSHIPS

The schedule for the 2017 Australian School Championships has now been finalised with the release of the fixtures for each division as well as the overall fixture for the competition spanning December 4-8.

MICROSOFT 365 HELPS BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA SHOOT FOR GOLD

Basketball Australia is a small organisation with big ambitions and a seriously mobile workforce. Whether they’re courtside or in the back office, staff share a common goal of driving our many national teams to medal-winning performances all over the world.

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