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Hype grows for Boomers' Exum as NBA Draft nears

As the 2014 NBA Draft draws closer, the hype surrounding Australian Boomers guard Dante Exum continues to grow.

Aussies Abroad: Ingles stars in Israeli League playoff opener

Australian Boomers star Joe Ingles began his Israeli league playoff campaign with a win, as Maccabi Tel-Aviv claimed a convincing 94-73 victory over Galil Gilboa in the opening game of their quarter final series on Sunday.

Aussies Abroad: Boomers and Opals eye post-season glory

Australian Boomers stars Patty Mills and Aron Baynes stand just one game away from advancing to the NBA Western Conference Semi-Finals, with a host of Aussies eying championship glory.

Australian Gliders team for 2014 World Championships named

Basketball Australia is pleased to announce the Australian Gliders women’s national wheelchair basketball team to complete at the 2014 IWBF Women’s World Wheelchair Basketball Championship in Toronto, Canada from 20-28 June.

U17 Women impressing on China tour

The Jayco Australian Under 17 Women’s Team have impressed on their tour of China, etching out hard-fought wins against talented squads from China and Slovenia this week.

CoE Women continue strong start to SEABL season

The Basketball Australia National Centre of Excellence (CoE) Women’s team continue their strong start to the SEABL season, splitting their Round Five road-trip to remain top of the East Conference heading into a home game against the Brisbane Spartans on Saturday.

Kristina Keneally to resign as Basketball Australia CEO

Chair of Basketball Australia Scott Derwin today announced the resignation of the Hon. Kristina Keneally as its Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately.

Squad named for first U17 Men’s camp

The journey to the 2014 FIBA Under 17 World Championships begins now for the Australian Under 17 Men’s program, with a squad of 17 invited to the upcoming training camp starting on Thursday at the Basketball Australia National Centre of Excellence in Canberra.

Cambage, Mitchell set for Australian preparation

The Jayco Australian Opals’ preparations for the 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women received a major boost this week, with star duo Liz Cambage and Leilani Mitchell deciding to forgo their WNBA commitments for the upcoming season.

Exciting young Jayco Opals squad set for USA tour

The Jayco Australian Opals will take the next step in their preparations for the 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women this week, with a 12-strong squad named for the tour of the USA departing Wednesday.

Ingles set for third-straight Euroleague Final Four

Australian Boomers star Joe Ingles is heading back to the Euroleague Final Four for the third straight season after his Maccabi Tel-Aviv defeated Milan 86-66 last week to secure a 3-1 quarter final series victory.

Rollers round out Europe tour on winning note

The Australian Rollers men’s national wheelchair basketball team have rounded out their tour of Europe with a rebound win over Italy after suffering their only blemish of the tour against Great Britain on Sunday.

Winning streak up to seven for Rollers on Euro tour

The Australian Rollers men’s national wheelchair basketball team, continue to conquer all before them, claiming back-to-back wins to start the 2014 Easter Tournament Wheelchair Basketball in Belgium.

Rollers end Dutch leg of Euro tour undefeated

The Australian Rollers men’s national wheelchair basketball team continue their winning form on their tour of Europe, rounding out the Dutch leg with back-to-back wins over The Netherlands this week.

Jayco Opals youngsters taken in 2014 WNBA Draft

Jayco Australian Opals camp is a buzz with excitement, with the news talented young duo Carley Mijovic and Stephanie Talbot were selected in the 2014 WNBA Draft today.

Rollers make winning start to European tour

The Australian Rollers men’s national wheelchair basketball team have made a winning start to their tour of Europe, claiming back-to-back victories in The Netherlands over the weekend.

LOGAN THUNDER WITHDRAW FROM 2014/15 WNBL SEASON

Basketball Australia (BA) can confirm the Logan Thunder will not be competing in the 2014/15 Women’s National Basketball League season.

Aussies Abroad: Mills leads NBA stars ready for playoffs

The NBA playoffs are a little over a week away with Australian Boomers trio Patty Mills, Aron Baynes and Andrew Bogut set for long post-season runs.