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AUSTRALIAN OPALS ANNOUNCE 2020 OLYMPIC SQUAD

Liz Cambage, Bec Allen, Leilani Mitchell and Jenna O’Hea headline a star-studded Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals squad of 19 players announced today ahead of their first camp of 2020 on the Gold Coast from 29th March – 5th April.

MATCH REPORT: BOOMERS CRUISE TO DOMINANT 115-52 VICTORY OVER HONG KONG IN GAME TWO OF THE ASIA CUP 2021 QUALIFIERS

A young Australian squad built confidence and chemistry in their 63-point win against an undermanned Hong Kong today in Brisbane, with six Boomers scoring double figures and the Australia bench outscoring their opponent’s bench a whopping 67-8.

2021 FIBA ASIA CUP QUALIFIER PREVIEW: AUSTRALIA vs. HONG KONG

After a suffering a 108-98 upset loss to New Zealand in their first FIBA Asia Cup qualifier last week, Australia will look to bounce back against Hong Kong this Sunday in Brisbane.

Match Report: Boomers Fall Short Against Tall Blacks 108-98

In a hard-fought contest between the Australian Boomers and the New Zealand Tall Blacks in game one of the Asia Cup 2021 Qualifiers, the visitors have come out on top defeating the home side, 108-98, for the first time since 2009.

Josh Giddey - A Star In The Making

Josh Giddey, a 6’8” recruit from the Centre of Excellence, is the youngest Boomer since the likes of Ben Simmons. Undoubtedly, Giddey is a star on the rise, and one to keep your eye on.

CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE WELCOMES RISING STARS

Talented young Tasmanian shooting guard Reyne Smith and emerging big man Harry Wessels from Western Australia have recently accepted scholarships at the Basketball Australia Centre of Excellence in Canberra.

FIBA QUALIFIER PREVIEW: BOOMERS VS TALL BLACKS

The Australian Boomers are set to face the New Zealand Tall Blacks tomorrow night in the first of their FIBA Asia Cup Qualifiers. Tip-off commences at 6:30 pm (AEST) and will be held at Nissan Arena in Brisbane.

AUSTRALIAN WOMEN’S SQUAD ANNOUNCED FOR FIBA’S 3x3 OLYMPIC QUALIFYING TOURNAMENT

The Australian women’s 3x3 team has announced its squad for the upcoming FIBA 3x3 Olympic Qualifying Tournament (OQT) to be held in India from the 18th to the 22nd of March 2020.

Six debutants named in Australian Boomers team for ASIA CUP 2021 qualifiers in Brisbane

The Australian Boomers will welcome six new faces for the opening window of the 2021 FIBA Asia Cup qualifiers when they meet New Zealand (February 20) and Hong Kong (February 23) in Brisbane.

BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA AND ARCHER SIGN NEW AGREEMENT

Basketball Australia is pleased to announce it has signed a multi-year partnership with match official’s apparel and accessories brand, ARCHER OFFICIALS.

Cambage and co stand tall in 86-72 victory

With Olympic qualification on the line, the best thing you could do before the Australia-Brazil match-up, the third and final game of this Bourges-based series, was exhale.

Bourges, France.

Australia sparkles en route to 100-74 win over Puerto Rico

Australia moved to within a victory of a berth in the Tokyo Olympics after a dominant 100-74 win over Puerto Rico in Bourges, France.

Victoria & Queensland line up a double U20 Grand Final

A double Victoria verse Queensland U20 Grand Final has been lined up as teams battled it out on Day four in the penultimate round of finals at the Australian Under-20 & Ivor Burge Championships.

NSW advance to U20 Men's Semi after an epic overtime clash

Finals drama headlined the action on Friday at the Australian Institute of Sport for the third day of of the U20’s & Ivor Burge championships for 2020.

French win takes shine off Cambage's monstrous performance

France defeated Australia 72-63 in Bourges, France to put a dent in the Opals’ Olympic aspirations.

Victoria shine in day two at U20 & Ivor Burge Aus Champs

Catch up on all the action from Day 2 of the Australian Under-20 & Ivor Burge Championships.

2020 Aus Champs tips off with Under-20 & Ivor Burge

Catch up with the action on Day 1 at the Australian Under-20 & Ivor Burge Championships with the daily recap.