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WNBL Veteran Sarah Graham to Join Basketball Australia's Centre of Excellence

Retiring 13-year WNBL veteran, Sarah Graham will join the staff of Basketball Australia's Centre of Excellence (COE) following the 2019-20 season, when she takes up the role of assistant coach of the women’s program.

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).

The Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals Team Selected for FIBA Qualifier

Basketball Australia have announced the Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals team for the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament.  

Basketball Australia Appoints Men's and Women's U19 Coaches

Basketball Australia have appointed former WNBL Coach of the Year, David Herbert as the head coach of the Australian U19 Women’s team, the Gems, for the next two years.

FIBA names Bec Cole as one of '10 women who defined 3x3 in 2019'

Australian 3x3 player Bec Cole has been named by FIBA as one of ‘10 women who defined 3x3 in 2019’.

Basketball Australia's Centre of Excellence Welcomes Five New Scholarship Holders

Basketball Australia would like to announce on behalf of the Centre of Excellence (CoE) the most recent group of athletes to receive scholarships for 2020.

Vanessa Devlin Named Official of the Year in South Australia

On November 22nd, at the South Australian Sports Awards, Vanessa Devlin received the Official of the Year Award across all sports for her work as a referee in basketball.

Basketball Australia's Centre of Excellence Sees Four Athletes Graduate

Basketball Australia would like to congratulate the four recent graduates of the Centre of Excellence (CoE) Agnes Emma-Nnopu, Gemma Potter, Sara-Rose Smith and Lily Scanlon.

Australian Boomers to Face Trans-Tasman Rivals New Zealand Tall Blacks in Brisbane

Asia Cup defending champions, the Australian Boomers will host trans-Tasman rivals New Zealand Tall Blacks in the first game of the FIBA Asia Cup 2021 Qualifiers at Brisbane’s Nissan Arena on Thursday 20 February 2020.

Basketball Australia Supports Inaugural Australian Indigenous Basketball Tournament

Basketball Australia, alongside Basketball Queensland, is proud to announce its support of the inaugural Australian Indigenous Basketball (AIB) National Tournament that will be held from Monday December 16 to Friday December 20.

The Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals Squad Announced For FIBA Olympic Qualifier

Basketball Australia have announced the Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals squad for the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament.  

Jenna O'Hea Receives Inaugural AIS Athlete Community Engagement Award

Last night, at the 2019 AIS Sport Performance Awards, Opals Captain Jenna O’Hea received the inaugural AIS Athlete Community Engagement Award.

The Australian Rollers win Gold at the AOZ Championships

The Australian Rollers have won gold at the AOZ Championships defeating Korea by 17 points.

The Australian Gliders achieve Silver at the AOZ Championships

The Australian Gliders have achieved a silver medal at the AOZ Championships and having defeated Japan in the semi-final have officially qualified for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics.

The Australian Rollers to play in Gold Medal Match

SEMI-FINAL – AUS v IRI

The Australian Rollers have defeated Iran by 12 points in the AOZ Championship semi-final to secure themselves a spot in the gold medal match later today.  

The Australian Gliders qualify for Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

SEMI-FINAL – AUS v JAP

The Australian Gliders have defeated Japan by 12 points securing themselves a spot in the gold medal match and more importantly a qualification for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics.

Final Day Recap - 2019 Australian School Championships

Recap the final day of the 2019 Australian School Championships, held in Melbourne Victoria as our champions were crowned across an incredible day of schools basketball action in Melbourne.

The Australian Rollers secure a dominant 52-point win over Malaysia

QUARTER FINAL – AUS v MAL

The Australian Rollers have secured themselves a spot in the AOZ Championship semi-finals defeating Malaysia by a huge 52 points.