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SEVERAL AUSTRALIAN OFFICIALS APPOINTED TO UPCOMING INTERNATIONAL TOURNAMENTS

A number of Australian referees have been announced to officiate at upcoming tournaments in both 5x5 and 3x3 basketball.

AUSTRALIA OUT TO DEFEND PODIUM FINISHES AT 2019 FIBA 3X3 ASIA CUP

The Australian men and women are aiming to defend their podium finishes at the 2019 FIBA 3x3 Asia Cup with the announcement of their respective teams for the tournament held in China between May 24-26.

BEN SIMMONS COMMITS TO BOOMERS FOR 2019 FIBA WORLD CUP

Ben Simmons has confirmed he will represent the Australian Boomers in the team’s upcoming events including the 2019 FIBA World Cup and warm-up games against Canada and USA Basketball.

SQUADS ANNOUNCED FOR FIBA UNDER-17 OCEANIA CHAMPIONSHIPS

The selection process for the 2021 FIBA Under-19 World Cup has begun with the announcement of the men’s and women’s squads for the 2019 FIBA Under-17 Oceania Championships this August.

GEMS NARROW SQUAD FOR 2019 FIBA U19 WORLD CUP SELECTION CAMP

After a successful first camp in May, the Australian Gems have narrowed their squad for a final selection camp to be held at the Centre of Excellence from May 30 – June 2 ahead of the FIBA Under-19 World Cup.

CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE ROUND 6 NBL1 RECAP

Basketball Australia's Centre of Excellence men's and women's teams have come up empty on a double-header road trip to Knox and Waverley in Round 6 of the 2019 NBL1 season.

BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA AND NBL FORM LANDMARK PARTNERSHIP

Basketball Australia (BA) and the National Basketball League (NBL) have signed a landmark agreement that will continue to grow the sport from the grassroots to the elite level of the game in Australia.

2019 INTERNATIONAL PLAYER OF THE YEAR AWARDS

Alongside the acknowledgment of our past with those inducted into the Australian Basketball Hall of Fame, the International Player of the Year awards have been recognised to honour the current contribution of our national players.

U25 DEVILS TEAM ANNOUNCED FOR IWBF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

The Australian Devils U25 Junior Women wheelchair basketball team has been selected to represent Australia to attend the IWBF World Championships in Suphanburi, Thailand from the 20th – 29th May.

BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA STAYS HYDRATED WITH AQUALYTE

Basketball Australia today announced a renewed partnership with premium hydration brand Aqualyte, which will see Australian national teams including the Boomers, Chemist Warehouse Opals, Rollers and Gliders continue to be supplied with Aqualyte’s range of hydration products.

POOLS ANNOUNCED FOR FIBA 3X3 WORLD CUP

After the FIBA 3x3 World Cup Qualifiers concluded yesterday in Puerto Rico, the Pools for the FIBA 3x3 World Cup to be held in Amsterdam have been announced

AUSTRALIAN BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME- LAUREN JACKSON

The most decorated Australian basketballer and one of the world’s greatest players, Lauren Jackson’s induction into the Australian Basketball Hall of Fame was never in doubt.

AUSTRALIAN MEN & WOMEN QUALIFY FOR FIBA 3X3 WORLD CUP

San Juan, Puerto Rico: Both the Australian men’s and women’s teams have qualified for the FIBA 3x3 World Cup to be held in Amsterdam June 18-23.

FIBA 3×3 World Cup Qualifiers Day One Australian Recap

The Australian women flexed their muscle on day one of the FIBA 3×3 World Cup qualifiers on Sunday as they went undefeated in two pool stage matches, while the men ended their day with a 1-1 split.

EMERGING ROLLERS FINISH 4TH AT FAZZA TOURNAMENT IN DUBAI

The Emerging Rollers team finished in fourth position after a 52-38 loss to Germany in the third-place playoff game on Tuesday.

AUSTRALIAN SCHOOL CHAMPIONSHIPS TO STAY IN MELBOURNE FOR THREE MORE YEARS

The Australian School Championships will stay in Melbourne until 2021 following the success of the tournament over the past three years.

ONE MILLION AUSTRALIANS ARE BASKETBALLERS

Basketball has more than one million participants according to the Sport Australia AusPlay survey released this week.

FIBA 3×3 Women’s World Cup Qualifier Preview

A mix of chemistry and talent should help the Australian women deliver a positive result at this weekend’s FIBA 3×3 World Cup Qualifiers, according to Australian 3×3 talent pathways manager Dave Biwer.