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Australian Boomers Announce New Coach Ahead of Tokyo Olympics

Basketball Australia (BA) can today announce that the Australian Men’s Basketball Team, the Australian Boomers, have undergone a transition of its coaching staff with the Philadelphia 76ers’ Brett Brown appointed as the national team’s new Head Coach.

CARLY WILSON THRIVING IN NEW COACHING ROLE

Carly Wilson is no stranger to Chemist Warehouse Opals camp. But when the squad gathered in Phoenix, as preparations ramp up for next month’s FIBA ASIA Cup campaign, she was there this time in a different role.

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.

INTERNATIONALLY RENOWNED PERFORMANCE LEADERS TO PRESENT AT 2019 COACHES CONFERENCE

Some of the most respected development coaches and performance leaders in Australian and beyond will be guest presenters when Ballarat host the fourth annual Basketball Australia Coaches Conference October 2 and 3.

SAVE THE DATE FOR 2019 COACHES CONFERENCE IN BALLARAT

Basketball Ballarat will be the host for the fourth annual Basketball Australia Coaches Conference when it is held on October 4 and 5 this year.

Vale Keith Miller 1919-2015

Basketball Australia offers its condolences to the family and loved ones of Hall of Fame Inductee, Keith Miller, who passed away on May 8, 2015.

20th National Junior Awards winners announced

Hugh Greenwood and Sara Blicavs have been named the Athletes of the Year at the 20th National Junior Awards.

Patrick Hunt receives International Lifetime Achievement

The National Association of Basketball Coaches awarded AIS Applied Technical Advancement Coach and World Association of Basketball Coaches President Patrick Hunt of Canberra one of the 2012 NABC International Lifetime Achievement Awards at the NCAA Final Four in New Orleans.

956 teams compete in Eltham-Dandenong tournament

A massive 956 basketball teams filled more than 25 Melbourne basketball stadiums at the weekend to compete in the annual Eltham Dandenong Junior Basketball tournament, an event that typically signals the commencement of the junior basketball season.

Norma Connolly and Owen Hughan receive OAM

Two great Australian basketball figures, Norma Connolly and Owen Hughan were honoured at the Australia Day celebrations last week.

Stacker named AIS men's head coach

The Australian Institute of Sport has continued its tradition of employing excellence by appointing Ian Stacker as head coach of the AIS Men’s Basketball Program.

Interim coaching arrangements for AIS men's program

The Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) has announced the interim coaching arrangements for the men's basketball program following Marty Clarke's recent resignation from the Head coaching role.

Coaches benefit from ICE time

Nine basketball coaches from across Australia descended on the Australian Institute of Sport last week to be part of Basketball Australia's Interstate Coaching Experience (ICE).

Former NBL mentor to head NSW NITP

Basketball NSW is pleased to announce former NBL head and assistant coach Mark Watkins has been appointed to the role of head coach of the NSW National Intensive Training Program.

Change to Shot Clock rulings for U14 Championships

Basketball Australia has made a rule change for both the Boys and Girls 2009 Australian U14 Club Championships regarding the shot clock.

Brown returns to AIS

Two-time WNBL Coach of the Year Phil Brown has been appointed as the head coach of the Australian Institute of Sport Women's Basketball program.

Coaches gather to honour Hunt

Peter Lonergan writes from the Under 18 National Junior Championships in Gawler, South Australia that a coaching great was honoured on Monday night.

Pay attention! FIBA changes rules

GENEVA (FIBA) – The FIBA Central Board, the highest executive body of the International Basketball Federation, met yesterday, Friday 25th April, and has continued its session today, Saturday 26th April, in Beijing, China. The meeting has been organized in cooperation