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NBA DRAFT: Josh Giddey to Oklahoma City Thunder with Pick No.6.

Australia’s own Josh Giddey has been selected by Oklahoma City Thunder with Pick No. 6 in the 2021 NBA Draft earlier today.

Tokyo 2020 Australian Rollers Team Announcement.

Paralympics Australia has today announced the revamped Australian Rollers 12-man squad who are determined to return to the Paralympic podium after a disappointing performance at Rio in 2016.

2021-22 WNBL SEASON STRUCTURE

Basketball Australia can today confirm that the 2021-22 WNBL Season will return to a full home and away season with each Club playing 21 games commencing in the first week of November.

Opals produce inspired comeback win over USA.

The Australia Opals have shown incredible fight and spirit defeating the USA Women’s team- for the first time in 11 years- by three points in an exhibition match earlier this morning (AEST), claiming the win 70-67.

Liz Cambage withdraws from Australian Opals Olympic team.

The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has announced that Opals player Liz Cambage has withdrawn from the Australian Olympic Team to compete at the Tokyo 2020 Games.

Australian Gliders named for Tokyo Paralympic team.

Almost a decade after achieving a Silver medal status at the 2012 London Paralympics, the final 12-strong Australian Gliders squad headed for Tokyo has been announced by Paralympics Australia earlier today.

Boomers end Nigeria's winning streak in wipe out win.

The Australian Boomers have shown strength in their squad depth as they ended Nigeria’s winning streak in a compelling 39-point defeat, claiming their third win of the four match Las Vegas exhibition series, 108-69.

AUSTRALIAN BOOMERS DEFEAT TEAM USA

Led by Patty Mills and Joe Ingles, the Australian Boomers have claimed an eight-point victory over Team USA- 91-83- in an edge-of-your-seat clash, in game two of the Las Vegas exhibition series.

Las Vegas exhibition matches: Where to watch?

The Las Vegas exhibition matches are set to tip off this weekend and here's what you need to know.

Patty Mills announced as Olympic flag bearer

Boomers’ Captain Patty Mills has been named as Flag Bearer for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games together with swimmer Cate Campbell.  

Tokyo 2020 Olympics schedule released.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has confirmed the Tokyo 2020 Olympic schedule for both the Australian Men's and Women's Basketball teams.

Patty Mills

Boomers Bound for Olympic Destiny in Tokyo

After a final opportunity to impress selectors at the Boomers' training camp in Los Angeles over this past week, Basketball Australia has named their final 12-man squad to represent the green and gold at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games later this month, the Australian Olympic Committee announced today.  

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FIBA Under 19 Women's World Cup squad announced.

Basketball Australia is excited to announce the 12-women squad who will be chasing gold at the 2021 FIBA Under 19 Women's World Cup in Hungary next month. 

Basketball Australia announce new CEO.

Basketball Australia (BA) is excited to announce Matt Scriven as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the organisation, following a highly competitive and rigorous executive search process led by global executive search and consulting firm, SRI.

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Simmons withdraws from Olympic Squad.

Boomers Squad member Ben Simmons has today advised Head Coach Brian Goorjian of his decision to withdraw from the Australian Olympic Squad.

COVID-19 Impacts to National Tournaments.

The recent outbreak of COVID 19 in multiple States and recent border closures across the country has significantly impacted national basketball tournaments.

Two Boomers withdraw from Olympic squad.

Boomers' Ryan Broekhoff and Isaac Humphries have advised Basketball Australia that they will not be able to join the Olympic squad travelling to the USA this week for the final selection camp ahead of the Olympic Team announcement in early July. 

Australia to face New Zealand in cross-nation 3x3 tournament

Australia's 3x3 men's and women's squads will cross the ditch this October to headline New Zealand's NBL Schick Cup series, with the rivals to face off in a dozen matches to evidently claim bragging rights.