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Lemanis to lead World University Games team

Australian Boomers Head Coach Andrej Lemanis will take the reins of the Australian men’s basketball team for the 2013 World University Games in Russia.

Andrew Gaze inducted into FIBA Hall of Fame

Basketball Australia today congratulated Andrew Gaze AM on his induction to the FIBA Hall of Fame.

Boomers eye international post-season success

Patty Mills and his San Antonio Spurs are one win away from the NBA Finals after they came from a double-digit deficit to win Game three over the Memphis Grizzlies to take a 3-0 series lead in the NBA Western Conference Finals.

Canberra to host 2013 FIBA Oceania Championships

Canberra will host the 2013 FIBA Oceania Championships between Australia and New Zealand this August – ahead of 17th FIBA Basketball World Cup to be held in Spain and Turkey next year.

Basketball Australia and National Basketball League to move forward with de-merger

Basketball Australia and the National Basketball Competition – representing National Basketball League Clubs – have today signed a Heads of Agreement formally agreeing to a de-merger ahead of the 2013/14 season.

Application process open for FIBA U19 World Championships

The application process for media accreditation to the 2013 FIBA U19 World Championships (Men and Women) is now underway.

Emus set for six-game Europe tour

The Australian Emus Under 19 Men’s team head to Europe, embarking on the final phase of preparations today ahead of the 2013 FIBA Under 19 World Championship in the Czech Republic.

Phillips sidelined, Snell gets new deal

Australian WNBA star Erin Phillips has suffered a setback on the eve of her Indiana Fever’s WNBA Championship defence, suffering knee injury that has ruled her out for 4-6 weeks.

Boomers duo move closer to NBA Finals

Australian Boomers stars Patty Mills and Aron Baynes moved one step closer to reaching the NBA Finals after the San Antonio Spurs Game 1 Western Conference Finals win over Memphis this morning.

Opals star Cambage set to return to the WNBA

Jayco Australian Opals star Liz Cambage is heading back to the Tulsa Shock and the WNBA just in time for the start of the 2013 season.

Brendan Joyce appointed Jayco Australian Opals Head Coach

Basketball Australia is proud to announce Brendan Joyce as Head Coach of the Jayco Australian Opals – the first full-time Opals Head Coach in over a decade.

Mills in box seat after crucial NBA playoff win

A late Patty Mills three-pointer put the icing on the cake of the series-defining Game 5 win by the San Antonio Spurs, pushing Andrew Bogut’s Golden State Warriors to the brink of NBA playoff elimination.

Three added to Boomers squad for June camp

Three names have been added to the Australian Boomers squad for the June training camp ahead of the Sino-Australia Challenge in Perth, headlined by NBL Rookie of the Year Cameron Gliddon.

Longley named Boomers assistant coach

Three-time NBA Champion Luc Longley and Cairns Taipans assistant Mick Downer have joined the Australian Boomers coaching staff under newly-appointed Head Coach Andrej Lemanis.

Knowles wins IWBF European Champions Cup

Australian Rollers star Tristan Knowles has added another coveted item to his bulging trophy cabinet, helping his Galatasaray Lions to the 2013 IWBF European Champions Cup.

Next Gen headline Boomers squad

The Australian Boomers have named a 17-player squad for the first training camp under new Head Coach Andrej Lemanis ahead of the 2013 Sino-Australia Challenge.

East Arnhem emerge at Basketball NT Challenge

The inaugural 2013 Basketball NT Challenge in Darwin saw the emergence of the East Arnhem region as a basketball stronghold.

Advantage Bogut in Boomers NBA playoffs battle

The situation is delicately poised for Australian Boomers trio Andrew Bogut, Patty Mills and Aron Baynes after the Golden State Warriors claimed a pivotal road win yesterday in Game 2.