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Lauren Jackson Named as one of 12 Finalists for the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame

The 2012 London Olympic flag bearer Lauren Jackson AO has been named as a finalist for the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame (WBHOF).

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 BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME- TROY SACHS

Through a highly decorated career that saw him retire as one of the most successful Australian basketball players of all time, Troy Sachs proved to the world just how able he was.

AUSTRALIAN BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME- LORRAINE LANDON

One of the preeminent figures behind the scenes of Australian basketball for the past 50 years, Lorraine Landon has left an indelible mark on the sport at all levels.

AUSTRALIAN BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME- ALLISON TRANQUILLI (nee Cook)

A star domestically and on the international stage, Allison Tranquilli was a pioneer for the women’s game during a burgeoning time for the sport.

AUSTRALIAN BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME- BRADLEY DALTON

Exemplifying the Australian trademarks of passion, determination and performing your role within a team, Brad Dalton came from a multi-sport background to carve out a successful basketball career.

AUSTRALIAN BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME- BILL MILDENHALL

One of Australia’s longest serving and most decorated referees, Bill Mildenhall has dedicated over 40 years to officiating the game of basketball.

AUSTRALIAN BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME- RAY HUNT

A member of the NBL’s referee panel during the league’s inaugural year, Ray Hunt went on to claim the record for most NBL games officiated across an incredible 33-year career.

AUSTRALIAN BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME- LANARD COPELAND

Having made Australia his home after moving from the USA as a 26-year old, Lanard Copeland’s legacy in this country has been secured with enshrinement in the Australian Basketball Hall of Fame.

HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES ANNOUNCED FOR 2019 BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA AWARDS NIGHT

The 2019 Basketball Australia Awards night will see eight people across the Contributor, Official and Player categories inducted into the Australian Basketball Hall of Fame on May 10 in Melbourne.

2019 AUSTRALIAN BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME TO FURTHER HONOUR PAST AND PRESENT

Nominations are now open for the 2019 Australian Basketball Hall of Fame as Basketball Australia continues to honour the past and present of basketball in this country.

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HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES ANNOUNCED FOR 2017 BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA AWARDS NIGHT

Reinstated as an annual event this year, the Basketball Australia Awards night will see five people across the Contributor, Player and Coach categories inducted into the Australian Basketball Hall of Fame as well as the presentation of the Gaze Family, Maher Family, Sandy Blythe and Sue Hobbs medals.

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HALL OF FAME NOMINATIONS OPEN

Basketball Australia will once again hold the Australian Basketball Hall of Fame in 2017.

AUSTRALIAN BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME LEGEND- MICHELE TIMMS

One word that has defined Michele Timms throughout her life in basketball is tough. From her earliest days on the courts at Bulleen Stadium in Melbourne, Michele has always been working harder and demanding respect from peers and opponents alike.

MICHELE TIMMS TO BE IMMORTALISED AS A LEGEND ALONGSIDE SEVEN INDUCTEES IN AUS BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME

One of the pioneers of Australian women’s basketball, Michele Timms will be enshrined as a Legend while seven athletes, coaches and contributors will be inducted when the 2016 Australian Basketball Hall of Fame is held on Friday, November 25 in Melbourne.

AUSTRALIAN BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME- KEN WATSON BEM

As the patriarch of basketball in this country, Ken Watson’s impact on basketball in Australia stretched over an incredible career of 60 years.

TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE FOR 2016 AUSTRALIAN BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME

Seven athletes, coaches and contributors will be inducted and Michele Timms immortalised as a legend when the 2016 Australian Basketball Hall of Fame is held on Friday, November 25 in Melbourne.

AUSTRALIAN BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME- JEAN FORSTER

Jean Forster, or Jeanie Kupsch as she was known during her early playing career, is maybe best remembered as the first exponent of the jump shot in Australia but her achievements extend far beyond that important mark in the history of the sport.