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GEMS BOUNCE BACK TO DEFEAT CHINA IN FIBA U19 WORLD CUP CLASSIFICATION GAME

The Australian Gems have put the disappointment of a Quarter-Final loss behind them to defeat China 70-64 in the 5-8 classification game of the FIBA Under-19 World Cup.

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HALL OF FAME NOMINATIONS OPEN

Basketball Australia will once again hold the Australian Basketball Hall of Fame in 2017.

INCOMING ATHLETES TO CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE AND NBA GLOBAL ACADEMY

Basketball Australia is excited to announce the latest group of incoming athletes across both the BA Centre of Excellence (CoE) and NBA Global Academy.

SCHOOLS TO RECEIVE IMPROVED ACCESS TO BASKETBALL EQUIPMENT AND RESOURCES

Basketball Australia has launched an online store for teachers to purchase official basketball equipment and resources for their Sporting Schools programs, linked with its successful Vicinity Centres Aussie Hoops introductory program.

CROCS AND SAPPHIRES ADVANCE TO FIBA U17 OCEANIA CHAMPS SEMI-FINALS

Finishing the group stage of the FIBA Under-17 Oceania Championships unbeaten, the Australian Crocs and Sapphires have advanced to the Semi-Finals after each defeating Samoa this afternoon.

BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA SELECTS GENIUS SPORTS AS OFFICIAL DATA AND INTEGRITY PARTNER

Basketball Australia, in conjunction with our eight state and territory basketball association partners, has entered into an official data and integrity partnership with Genius Sports.

UNDER-17 FIBA OCEANIA CHAMPIONSHIPS TIP OFF NEXT WEEK

The FIBA Under-17 Oceania Championships for our men (Crocs) and women (Sapphires) begin on Monday, July 10 with the tournament beginning the road to the 2019 Under-19 World Championships.

FIRST NBA ACADEMY GAMES COMPLETED AT BA CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE

Following the announcement of the NBA Global Academy opening their elite training centre at Basketball Australia's Centre of Excellence, the first ever NBA Academy Games has been completed.

FIBA 3X3 UNDER-18 WORLD CUP COMMENCES THIS WEEK

The FIBA 3x3 Under-18 World Cup will be hosted in Chengdu, China from June 28-July 2 with a women's team set to represent Australia at the tournament.

JONAH BOLDEN DRAFTED BY PHILADELPHIA 76ers AT 2017 NBA DRAFT

At the 2017 NBA Draft, Jonah Bolden has been drafted by the Philadelphia 76ers where he will join Ben Simmons and ex-Australian Boomers head coach Brett Brown.

NBA AND BA OFFICIALLY OPEN NBA GLOBAL ACADEMY FOR TOP PROSPECTS FROM OUTSIDE THE U.S.

The National Basketball Association (NBA) and Basketball Australia (BA) today announced the official opening of NBA Global Academy, an elite basketball training center at BA’s Centre of Excellence at the Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra. 

2017 WNBA UPDATE

Catch up on how our Aussies are faring a third of the way through the 2017 WNBA regular season.

OPALS AND HELLOWORLD TRAVEL BOOMERS HEADS OF DELEGATION ANNOUNCED

Basketball Australia is pleased to announce that the Opals and Helloworld Travel Boomers will be supported with the appointment of a Head of Delegation (HOD) for each team.

AUSTRALIA FALL AGONISINGLY SHORT OF 3X3 WORLD CUP QUARTER-FINALS

Australia have completed the pool stage of the 3x3 World Cup but fallen just short of a Quarter-Final berth after a defeat of Japan was followed by an overtime loss to the Netherlands.

AUSTRALIAN INDIGENOUS ALL STARS CONFIRMED FOR WORLD BASKETBALL CHALLENGE

The Apunipima Australian Indigenous Basketball All Stars has announced its selection of a 10- player roster, for the 2017 World Indigenous Basketball Challenge (WIBC) that will be taking place in Canada from August 9-12.

AUSTRALIA SPLIT OPENING DAY OF FIBA 3X3 WORLD CUP

On the opening day of the FIBA 3x3 World Cup, Australia have split their two games with a victory over China following a loss to Ukraine.

UNDER-23 SPINNERS WIN FOURTH WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BRONZE MEDAL

Coming from a double-digit deficit at half-time, the Australian Spinners have defeated Japan 71-66 to claim the bronze medal at the 2017 IWBF Under-23 World Championships.

SPINNERS TO FACE JAPAN FOR U23 WORLDS BRONZE MEDAL AFTER LOSS TO TURKEY

A gallant effort in the fourth quarter has come too late for the Australian Spinners, falling to Turkey 52-60 in the Under-23 World Championships Semi-Final to set up a bronze medal playoff against Japan.