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JAPAN UPSETS BOOMERS TO END FIBA WORLD CUP QUALIFIER WINNING STREAK

The Australian Boomers have been upset by Japan in the first game of the FIBA World Cup qualifiers third window, falling 78-79 for their first loss since the 2016 Rio Olympics.

SPORTSLINK INTERNATIONAL UNITES WITH BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA AS OFFICIAL TOUR PARTNER

Basketball Australia is pleased to announce a new partnership with SportsLink International as the Official Tour Partner of Basketball Australia and Provider of Official Basketball Australia Tours.

AUSTRALIAN ROLLERS SELECT TEAM FOR 2018 IWBF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

Attempting to create history this year with a third consecutive gold medal, the Australian Rollers have selected their team for the 2018 IWBF World Championships to be held in Hamburg, Germany from August 14-27.

BASKETBALL ICONS INCLUDED IN 2018 QUEEN’S BIRTHDAY HONOURS

For their significant service to basketball, icons involved in the sport around Australia have been acknowledged in the 2018 Queen's Birthday honours.

ROLLERS COMPLETE PRACTICE GAMES AHEAD OF WORLD CHALLENGE CUP

In the lead-up to the start of the World Challenge Cup in Tokyo which will see the Australian Rollers go up against Japan, Canada and Germany, the team has enjoyed two practice games as well as some community events with local youngsters.

AUSSIES FINISH SECOND AT FIBA 3X3 CHENGDU CHALLENGER

Australia's success on the 3x3 basketball stage has continued over the weekend with a women's team finishing second at the invitational Chengdu Challenger.

GLIDERS COMPLETE WARM-UP SERIES VS. GERMANY AHEAD OF WORLD CHAMPS

The Australian Gliders have completed their international contests against Germany as both teams utilised a six-game series to warm-up for the 2018 IWBF World Championships in August.

AUSTRALIA TO COMPETE IN BELT AND ROAD CHENGDU FIBA 3X3 CHALLENGER

Following the success of the NBL’s 3x3 Hustle series, Australia has been invited by FIBA to compete in a women’s invitational 3x3 tournament in China as a part of The Belt and Road Chengdu Challenger.

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MARK BRADTKE APPOINTED BOOMERS’ TEAM LEADER

Four-time Olympian and three-time NBL Champion Mark Bradtke has made his return to the Australian Boomers as the team leader ahead of the third window of the FIBA World Cup qualifiers.

NBA GLOBAL ACADEMY APPOINT MARTY CLARKE AS NEW PROGRAM DIRECTOR

The partnership between Basketball Australia and the NBA Global Academy has been intrinsically strengthened with the recruitment of Marty Clarke as the Global Academy's full-time director at the Centre of Excellence in Canberra.

GARLEPP WINS GOLD FOR THE MEN AND WOMEN CLAIM BRONZE AT FIBA 3X3 ASIA CUP

Tom Garlepp was the hero for Australia at the FIBA 3x3 Asia Cup, draining a two-pointer in overtime to defeat Mongolia and win the gold medal while the women won bronze in a clinical performance against Japan.

AUSSIE MEN AND WOMEN ADVANCE TO 2018 FIBA 3X3 ASIA CUP FINALS

The Australian men and women have continued their winning streaks at the 2018 FIBA 3x3 Asia Cup, moving into tomorrow's finals with unbeaten runs through the two pool games.

AUSTRALIA STARRING IN 2018 FIBA 3X3 ASIA CUP QUALIFYING DRAW

The Australian men and women are just one win away each from advancing through the qualifying draw and into the official competition at the 2018 FIBA 3x3 Asia Cup which will start on Monday.

UNDER-18 CHAMPIONSHIPS AND KEVIN COOMBS CUP PREVIEW- TAS

In the lead-up to the Under-18 Championships and Kevin Coombs Cup which will run in Geelong, Victoria, from April 21-28, we preview the teams from all eight state and territories that are represented.

UNDER-18 CHAMPIONSHIPS AND KEVIN COOMBS CUP PREVIEW- QLD

In the lead-up to the Under-18 Championships and Kevin Coombs Cup which will run in Geelong, Victoria, from April 21-28, we preview the teams from all eight state and territories that are represented.

UNDER-18 CHAMPIONSHIPS AND KEVIN COOMBS CUP PREVIEW- ACT

In the lead-up to the Under-18 Championships and Kevin Coombs Cup which will run in Geelong, Victoria, from April 21-28, we preview the teams from all eight state and territories that are represented.

UNDER-18 CHAMPIONSHIPS AND KEVIN COOMBS CUP PREVIEW- SA

In the lead-up to the Under-18 Championships and Kevin Coombs Cup which will run in Geelong, Victoria, from April 21-28, we preview the teams from all eight state and territories that are represented.

BOOMERS BOUND INTO GOLD MEDAL MATCH AT GOLD COAST COMMONWEALTH GAMES

Destroying Scotland 103-46 in the Semi-Final, the Australian Boomers have booked a place in the gold medal match of the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.