Blog Archives

CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE GRADUATE MAGNAY SIGNS NBA CONTRACT

Basketball Australia (BA) congratulates Centre of Excellence (CoE) alumni and NBL Centre Will Magnay on signing his first ever NBA contract in joining the New Orleans Pelicans.

Australian and World Basketball Figures Congratulate Andrew Bogut

Andrew Bogut retires from professional basketball. Coaches, players and administrators from around the world send tributes.

TODD SPAIN OFFICIATES 150 GAMES ACHIEVING WNBL LIFE MEMBERSHIP

The Chemist Warehouse WNBL is delighted to award Todd Spain with WNBL Life Membership, following his 150th game as a referee in the League.

FIBA Asia Cup 2021 Qualifiers – Update

This weekend, November 27 – 30, the next window of the FIBA Asia Cup 2021 Qualifiers will take place with the sport’s international governing body confirming earlier this month that Group C matches were postponed.

BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA AND WNBL PLAYERS AGREE TO FIRST EVER CBA

The Chemist Warehouse WNBL has taken a major step towards professionalism after the players, clubs and Basketball Australia signed off on a Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) for the first time in the league’s 41-year history.

AUSTRALIA SET FOR FIBA ESPORTS OPEN SECOND EDITION

Earlier this month, FIBA, the International Basketball Federation, announced an expanded field of 38 national teams to partake in the second edition of the FIBA Esports Open, set to take place over three weekends with six regional conferences.

BRIAN GOORJIAN APPOINTED AUSTRALIAN BOOMERS HEAD COACH

Basketball Australia (BA) is delighted to announce that Australian coaching icon Brian Goorjian will lead the Boomers at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics after appointing him coach of the senior men’s national team through to the 2023 FIBA Basketball World Cup.

BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA UNVEIL INAUGURAL INNOVATE RECONCILIATION ACTION PLAN

Basketball Australia (BA) is aiming to contribute to the building of reconciliation via a culture of equality, opportunity, and growth and increase Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander engagement and participation across all areas of basketball with the release of the organisation’s inaugural Innovate Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP).

BASKETBALL QUEENSLAND DELIVER PRAISEWORTHY EVENTS IN A COVIDSAFE WAY

Throughout September and October, Basketball Queensland (BQ) delivered a fantastic array of Championship Tournaments that were contested across Queensland.

WNBL INTRODUCES REFEREE REVIEW SYSTEM FOR THE 2020 SEASON

Basketball Australia (BA) has today announced the introduction of an Instant Review System (IRS) for the 2020 Chemist Warehouse WNBL season.

TIANA MANGAKAHIA ON SECOND CHANCES AT OPALS DREAM

For Australian Opals hopeful and top WNBA prospect Tiana Mangakahia, this November will mark one year of being cancer-free.

THE ROAD TO FIBA WORLD CUP REPRESENTATION FOR AUSTRALIAN REFEREES

In part two of our look at the pathway to FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup 2022 selection for Australia’s technical officials, we examine what it takes to referee at the highest level of international competition.

RECRUITMENT PROCESS AND SELECTION PANEL REVEALED FOR BOOMERS HEAD COACH ROLE

Basketball Australia (BA) has today confirmed the process and the selection panel who will be tasked with appointing a new head coach for the Australian senior men’s national team.

THE ROAD TO FIBA WORLD CUP SELECTION FOR AUSTRALIAN OFFICIALS

The number two ranked Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals are assured entry into the FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup 2022 in Sydney as the host nation.

BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA SIGNALS INTENTION TO JOIN REDRESS SCHEME

Basketball Australia (BA) today signed a letter of intent to join the National Redress Scheme, in a significant commitment to the safety of children and young people who have, are, and will be part of the organisation’s high performance pathway.

BRETT BROWN STEPS DOWN AS BOOMERS COACH FOR TOKYO OLYMPICS

Brett Brown has informed Basketball Australia that he will no longer be able to perform his duties as Australian Boomers head coach for the rescheduled Tokyo Olympics.

QUEENSLAND SET TO HOST 2020 CHEMIST WAREHOUSE WNBL SEASON

Basketball Australia today announced that through an innovative partnership with the Queensland Government, the 2020 Chemist Warehouse WNBL season will be contested entirely in a North Queensland hub later this year.