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NEW SCHOLARSHIP HOLDERS ANNOUNCED FOR COE & NBAGA

The Centre of Excellence is pleased to announce four new players who will receive scholarships to the Centre of Excellence and the NBA Global Academy.

BOOMERS ANNOUNCE 12-MAN FIBA WORLD CUP TEAM

The 12-man Australian Boomers team that will compete at the FIBA World Cup and the lead-up games in Perth and Melbourne has been announced today, Wednesday, August 7.

AUSTRALIAN U-20 & IVOR BURGE CHAMPS TO REMAIN IN CANBERRA FOR NEXT TWO YEARS

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.

TEAMS SELECTED FOR FIBA ASIA U-18 3x3 CUP

A group of talented young athletes will continue Australia’s drive into the international 3x3 stage when a girls and boys team contest the FIBA Asia Under-18 3x3 Cup in Malaysia, August 22-24.

AUSSIE TRIO TO TAKE ON JR. NBA GLOBAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

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.

JONAH BOLDEN FROM SYDNEY TO THE NBA

For Philadelphia 76er and Australian Boomer Jonah Bolden, the journey to the NBA dream has been long and winding. But it all began with a simple philosophy. Have fun.

O'HEA RARING TO GO WITH NEW FLYERS FRANCHISE

CHEMIST Warehouse Australian Opals captain Jenna O'Hea says she jumped at the opportunity to be involved with Gerry Ryan’s exciting new WNBL franchise.

2019 AUSTRALIAN SCHOOL CHAMPIONSHIPS REGISTRATIONS NOW OPEN

Registrations are now open for the 2019 Australian School Championships which will be held from December 2-6 in South East Melbourne.

OPALS STAR AT WNBA ALL-STAR WEEKEND

WNBA All-Star weekend has been won and done so now its back to business and time to check in with our Aussies around the league.

2021 FIBA ASIA CUP QUALIFYING SCHEDULE RELEASED

The first-ever FIBA Asia Cup Qualifiers for the 2021 edition of the competition have been finalised and announced.

BRIGHT FUTURE GEMS WIN SILVER AT FIBA U-19 WC

The Gems are taking home the silver medal at the FIBA Under-19 Women's World Cup after narrowly losing in an overtime classic against the USA, 70-74. The Gems saved their best for last against the Americans, led by Isobel Anstey who was everywhere. She finished with 16 points, 12 rebounds and four blocks.

GEMS THROUGH TO WORLD CUP FINAL AFTER DEFEATING SPAIN

The Gems are through to the Final of the FIBA Under-19 Women's World Cup after beating Spain, 64-55 in Thailand. The Gems kept their cool after a dominant start from Spain and were able to control the rest of the game thanks to great rebounding and a patient offence.

GEMS SHOOT PAST MALI INTO SEMI-FINALS

The Gems are on their way to the Semi-Finals at the FIBA Under-19 Women's World Cup in Thailand after beating Mali 63-51. In what was yet another physical test for Australia Gemma Potter played a terrific game. Potter scored a game-high 18 points in 18 minutes of court time thanks to a steady barrage of threes.

CAYLA GEORGE - 'THE BREAK I NEVER KNEW I NEEDED'

Cayla George is refreshed, rejuvenated and ready for action.

GEMS CLAIM VICTORY AGAINST COLOMBIA TO ADVANCE TO QUARTER FINALS

The Gems are through to the quarter-finals of the FIBA Under-19 Women's World Cup in Thailand, after defeating Colombia 62-53. The win extends their winning streak to three games, giving them great momentum heading into the next stage of the tournament.

GEMS DEFEAT KOREA TO LOCK UP SECOND PLACE IN GROUP C

The Gems have secured second place in Group C by defeating Korea 78-59 at the FIBA Under-19 Women's World Cup in Thailand. In a game that went back and forth in the first three quarters, Alexandra Fowler, Jaz Shelley and Isobel Anstey all finished the game with double-doubles.

COACHING DOYEN TO PRESENT AT COACHES CONFERENCE

Coaches attending the 2019 Basketball Australia Coaches Conference will have the opportunity to learn from an Australian coaching icon with AFL legend David Parkin agreeing to present at the event in Ballarat.

OPALS BEGIN ASIA CUP CAMP IN PHOENIX

The Chemist Warehouse Opals arrived in Phoenix for camp this weekend and their coach could hardly wait...