2022 – IT’S A WRAP!

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And just like that, another year has come to an end. 2022 was an incredibly exciting year for Australian basketball, and after a year of many phenomenal achievements, here are some of our favourite moments!

Melbourne boy, Josh Giddey was outstanding for the Oklahoma City Thunder, finishing the year with 5 triple-doubles

Patty Mills received the NBA Sportsmanship award, which recognises his integrity and respect on (and off) the court

The Australian Rollers rolled their way to success, locking in their 11th Asia Oceania Championship title over Iran

… And the Gliders went undefeated and were crowned Champions of Asia Oceania

All-time Great, Penny Taylor became the third Australian to be inducted into the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame, joining Michele Timms and Lauren Jackson

Bendigo’s own, Dyson Daniels was drafted at Pick 8 to the New Orleans Pelicans

The U17 Sapphires upset Japan by one thrilling point to secure the Asian Championship in Jordan

Joining his father, Andrew Gaze became the sixth person to be elevated to Legend status in the Australian Basketball Hall of Fame

The Aussies brought home the Gold and Silver at the FIBA 3×3 Asia Cup, with Opal Anneli Maley named in the top 3 players of the tournament

The Boomers fought their way to their 2nd title in a row at the FIBA Asia Cup, after a nail-biting victory over Lebanon

4 for 4 – The Aussie’s shined in the 3×3 finals at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham

The GOAT announced her stunning return to the WNBL after six years in retirement

…Not before doning the Green and Gold for the final time at the FIBA Women’s World Cup in Sydney

The Seven Consulting Opals made the entire nation proud, securing the Rose Gold at home, with a victorious win over Canada

…And sports fans made history, with a record breaking attendance!

A household name in Australian basketball, Robin Maher was inducted into the FIBA Hall of Fame

The Crocs and Sapphires both won gold at the FIBA U15 Oceania Championships

What a year it has been! Thanks to all those who made it one of our most exciting years yet – See you in 2023!