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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.

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.

NBA Global Academy scholarship recipients announced.

Basketball Australia is excited to announce the next pair of scholarship recipients who have joined the NBA Global Academy program at the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS), Centre of Excellence (CoE) in Canberra.

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.

Ben Simmons

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.

Coaches announced for the Elite Female Coach Advancement Program.

Coaches from seven states and territories have been included in the next intake of the Basketball Australia Elite Female Coach Advancement Program (EFCAP).

Tom Maher inducted to the FIBA Hall of Fame.

Six time Olympic Games coach Tom Maher has officially been included in the FIBA Hall of Fame Class of 2021. 

REDUCED BOOMERS SQUAD ANNOUNCED FOR TOKYO

Basketball Australia has today announced a reduced Boomers Olympic squad for the final selection camp and matches beginning in the USA late this month, ahead of the Olympic Games in Tokyo.

Erin Phillips receives OAM in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List

Former Australian Opal Erin Phillips was honoured with an OAM for services to Basketball and Australian Rules Football in the annual Queen’s Birthday Honours list.

Basketball Australia announce CoE scholarship recipients.

Basketball Australia's High Performance team have offered scholarships to six junior athletes to join the women's Centre of Excellence (CoE) program at the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS).