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BOOMERS EXPLODE IN SECOND-HALF TO SECURE VICTORY AGAINST CANADA

The Boomers used a 51-point second-half to defeat Canada in their second game of FIBA World Cup preparations.

BOOMERS FALL TO CANADA IN TOUGH FIRST OUTING IN PERTH

The Boomers succumbed to Canada 90-70 in what was an impressive performance by the visitors, holding Australia to 6-34 shooting from beyond the arc.

VALE TED POWELL, WNBL CO-FOUNDER

TED Powell, the West Adelaide Bearcats' stalwart whose vision led to the formation of the Women's National Basketball League, died yesterday, aged 75.

CHEMIST WAREHOUSE OPALS ANNOUNCE FIBA ASIA CUP SQUAD

After camps on the Gold Coast in April and in Phoenix, Arizona in July, the latest iteration of the Chemist Warehouse Opals squad for the FIBA Asia Cup has been announced.

MITCH CREEK REPLACES XAVIER COOKS IN BOOMERS FIBA WORLD CUP TEAM

Basketball Australia confirmed at practice yesterday Xavier Cooks has withdrawn from the Australian Boomers World Cup team due to injury.

AUSTRALIAN DEVELOPMENT CAMP SQUAD ANNOUNCED

The Australian Development Camp plays a key role in the going development and identification of young players from through the country.

U-14 CLUB CHAMPS TO DEBUT NEW BALLARAT STADIUM

The Under-14 Club Championships has a brand new state-of-the-art home in Ballarat, with the official opening of the Ballarat Sports Events Centre on August 4.

ASIA PACIFIC FALL TO AFRICA IN SEMI-FINALS OF JR NBA GLOBAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

For Joshua Dent and coach Craig Stratford the Jr NBA Global Championships are over. After going on a three game winning streak, the Asia Pacific Boys lost their international bracket semi-final against Africa 55-66.

ASIA PACIFIC BOYS ADVANCE IN JR NBA GLOBAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

Under the guidance of coach Craig Stratford, Joshua Dent and the Asia Pacific Boys are through to the semi-finals of the Jr NBA Global Championships in Orlando after a victory against Latin America. For Summah Hanson and the Asia Pacific girls, the tournament is over, after falling in a hard-fought battle against Latin America.

CARLY WILSON THRIVING IN NEW COACHING ROLE

Carly Wilson is no stranger to Chemist Warehouse Opals camp. But when the squad gathered in Phoenix, as preparations ramp up for next month’s FIBA ASIA Cup campaign, she was there this time in a different role.

INDIGENOUS CULTURES CELEBRATED IN HISTORIC INTERNATIONAL BASKETBALL EVENT

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA | The 2019 International Indigenous Basketball and Cultural Showcase will take place on Thursday, August 22 in Melbourne, held as a curtain-raiser event prior to the Australian Boomers vs USA Basketball exhibition basketball game at Marvel Stadium.

JR. NBA GLOBAL CHAMPIONSHIPS DAY 1 & 2 UPDATE

The second day of the pool stage at the Jr. NBA Global Championships has wrapped up. The Asia Pacific Boys, featuring Australian Joshua Dent, had a great opening two days, while Australian Summah Hanson and the Asia Pacific Girls fought hard through their first few days in Orlando.

FIBA U-16 ASIA CUP SQUADS ANNOUNCED

Following an initial camp at the AIS in Canberra earlier this year, the squads for the FIBA Asia Under-16 Men’s and Women’s Cup have been announced.

NEW SCHOLARSHIP HOLDERS ANNOUNCED FOR COE & NBAGA

The Centre of Excellence is pleased to announce four new players who will receive scholarships to the Centre of Excellence and the NBA Global Academy.

BOOMERS ANNOUNCE 12-MAN FIBA WORLD CUP TEAM

The 12-man Australian Boomers team that will compete at the FIBA World Cup and the lead-up games in Perth and Melbourne has been announced today, Wednesday, August 7.

AUSTRALIAN U-20 & IVOR BURGE CHAMPS TO REMAIN IN CANBERRA FOR NEXT TWO YEARS

The Australian Under-20 and Ivor Burge Championships will remain in Canberra through 2020 and 2021, with the 2020 championships taking place February 5-9.

TEAMS SELECTED FOR FIBA ASIA U-18 3x3 CUP

A group of talented young athletes will continue Australia’s drive into the international 3x3 stage when a girls and boys team contest the FIBA Asia Under-18 3x3 Cup in Malaysia, August 22-24.

AUSSIE TRIO TO TAKE ON JR. NBA GLOBAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

The Jr. NBA Global Championship commences tomorrow in Orlando Florida, and Australia will be flying the flag, with the three Australians taking part in the event.