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FIBA OCEANIA QUALIFIERS LIVE STREAMING

Right around the corner from the start of the Oceania Championships, FIBA has announced its plans to live-stream the tournament via YouTube.

AUSTRALIAN EMUS NAMED FOR FIBA OCEANIA QUALIFIERS

The Australian Emus have completed their final camp and named the team of 12 that will compete at the FIBA Oceania Championships in Fiji next week.

BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA BOARD TRANSITION

At the Basketball Australia Annual General Meeting on Saturday 26 November 2016, Rob Marcolina, Basketball Australia’s Chair, advised the meeting of his intention to step down from the role, citing business commitments.

BASKETBALL TASMANIA INDUCT HOLLIE GRIMA INTO SPORTS HALL OF FAME

Basketball Tasmania is incredibly proud that Hollie Florance (née Grima) has been inducted to the Tasmanian Sports Hall of Fame.

MICHELE TIMMS TO BE IMMORTALISED AS A LEGEND ALONGSIDE SEVEN INDUCTEES IN AUS BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME

One of the pioneers of Australian women’s basketball, Michele Timms will be enshrined as a Legend while seven athletes, coaches and contributors will be inducted when the 2016 Australian Basketball Hall of Fame is held on Friday, November 25 in Melbourne.

ATHLETES TO BE INVITED FOR JANUARY 2017 AUSTRALIAN DEVELOPMENT CAMP

40 athletes will be offered invitations to the 2017 Australian Development Camp (ADC) at Basketball Australia’s Centre of Excellence from January 22-25.

AUSTRALIAN BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME- PERRY CROSSWHITE AM

Perry Crosswhite, or ‘Rocky’ as a generation of basketball fans came to know him, made his mark on Australian basketball as a player before continuing to grow the sport in several administrative roles.

TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE FOR 2016 AUSTRALIAN BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME

Seven athletes, coaches and contributors will be inducted and Michele Timms immortalised as a legend when the 2016 Australian Basketball Hall of Fame is held on Friday, November 25 in Melbourne.

KITAKYUSHU CHAMPIONS CUP LIVE STREAMING

Held in Japan from November 18-20, you will be able to watch all of the Under-23 Australian Spinners action as they compete in the Kitakyushu Champions Cup via YouTube.

NBA AND BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA ANNOUNCE PLAN TO LAUNCH NBA GLOBAL ACADEMY

The National Basketball Association (NBA) and Basketball Australia (BA) today announced their plan to launch NBA Global Academy, the NBA’s elite training centre at BA’s Centre of Excellence at the Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra.

RECORD NUMBER OF TEAMS TO COMPETE AT 2016 AUSTRALIAN HELLOWORLD SCHOOL CHAMPIONSHIPS

The largest event on the Australian Junior Championship calendar has gotten even bigger in 2016 with a record 154 teams set to compete when the 2016 Australian Helloworld Schools Championships (ASC's) are held in Melbourne from December 4-9.

AUSTRALIAN BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME- RON HARVEY CVO AM

In Ron Harvey, basketball was fortunate to find a man whose commitment to the sport would be hard to match over 50 years as a player, coach and administrator at the highest level.

U23 SPINNERS NAMED FOR KITAKYUSHU CHAMPIONS CUP NEXT WEEK

The Australian Under-23 Spinners have been named ahead of the Kitakyushu Champions Cup for wheelchair basketball which will be held in Japan from November 18-20.

GLOVER AND KENYON MAKING THE MOST OF NBL OPPORTUNITIES

Two Centre of Excellence athletes in Angus Glover and Matt Kenyon continue to develop their game in the NBL and will suit up again this weekend for the Illawarra Hawks and Brisbane Bullets respectively.

VALE RUSSELL RICHES

Basketball Australia is saddened to hear of the passing of Russell Riches, a national representative with the Boomers at the 1970 FIBA World Championships.

2017 BASKETBALL MANAGERS INC. NATIONAL CONVENTION AND TRADE SHOW

Basketball Managers Incorporated (BMI) in conjunction with Basketball Victoria are pleased to announce the 2017 Basketball Managers Incorporated National Convention and Trade Show, to be held at the State Basketball Centre (Wantirna South, Victoria) between Thursday 9 March and Saturday 11 March 2017.

AUSSIES IN THE NBA: 2016/17 PREVIEW

One of the most represented international countries in the NBA leading into the 2016/17 campaign, eight Australians will look to hit the court for six different teams this season.

MATTHEW PATON JOINS CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE WOMEN'S PROGRAM

Matthew Paton has accepted a position with the Basketball Australia Centre of Excellence (CoE) women's program as assistant coach.