For Joshua Dent and coach Craig Stratford the Jr NBA Global Championships are over. After going on a three game winning streak, the Asia Pacific Boys lost their international bracket semi-final against Africa 55-66.
Under the guidance of coach Craig Stratford, Joshua Dent and the Asia Pacific Boys are through to the semi-finals of the Jr NBA Global Championships in Orlando after a victory against Latin America. For Summah Hanson and the Asia Pacific girls, the tournament is over, after falling in a hard-fought battle against Latin America.
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA | The 2019 International Indigenous Basketball and Cultural Showcase will take place on Thursday, August 22 in Melbourne, held as a curtain-raiser event prior to the Australian Boomers vs USA Basketball exhibition basketball game at Marvel Stadium.
The second day of the pool stage at the Jr. NBA Global Championships has wrapped up. The Asia Pacific Boys, featuring Australian Joshua Dent, had a great opening two days, while Australian Summah Hanson and the Asia Pacific Girls fought hard through their first few days in Orlando.
The Australian Under-20 and Ivor Burge Championships will remain in Canberra through 2020 and 2021, with the 2020 championships taking place February 5-9.
The Jr. NBA Global Championship commences tomorrow in Orlando Florida, and Australia will be flying the flag, with the three Australians taking part in the event.
Registrations are now open for the 2019 Australian School Championships which will be held from December 2-6 in South East Melbourne.