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Smith and Armstrong named in Boomers team for FIBA Asia Cup qualifier

Two North-West Coast teenagers who grew up playing with and against each another will now realise one of their major ambitions together next week.

AUSTRALIAN TEAM NAMED FOR ASIA CUP QUALIFIER

Defending FIBA Asia Cup champions, Australia will be represented by some of the country’s most exciting young talent when they face the New Zealand Tall Blacks in a 2021 Asia Cup Group C qualifier in Cairns on February 20.

CAIRNS TO HOST 2021 FIBA ASIA CUP QUALIFIERS

Cairns Pop-Up Arena will host an all-important 2021 FIBA Asia Cup qualifier featuring the New Zealand Tall Blacks and Australian Boomers on Saturday 20 February.

Australian U19 Squads named for 2021 FIBA World Cup Camp

Preparations commence for the 2021 FIBA U19 Basketball World Cups with a preliminary camp to be held at the Centre of Excellence from February 27 – March 2.

NBA JOINS PATTY MILLS’ INDIGENOUS BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA PROGRAM

NBA International Coaches to Conduct A Jr. NBA Camp from April 11-13

AUSTRALIAN MEN’S BASKETBALL OLYMPIC SQUAD REVEALED

Coaching Appointments confirmed for Tokyo Olympic Squad.

Boomers and Opals Tokyo 2020 Olympics Draw revealed

FIBA (International Basketball Federation) conducted the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games men’s and women’s basketball tournament draws on Tuesday evening (AEDT) in Mies, Switzerland.

Tokyo Olympic Basketball Draw set for February 2

On January 29, 2021 FIBA announced that the Draw Ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Basketball Tournaments, for both women and men, will take place on Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at the Patrick Baumann House of Basketball in Mies, Switzerland.

FIBA WOMEN’S BASKETBALL WORLD CUP 2022 APPOINT KIRBY AND LOCKETT

Taryn Kirby and Dustin Lockett have been announced as the first executive team appointments to the 2022 FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup Local Organising Committee.

Vale Maureen Elphinston

Basketball Australia is saddened to have learned of the passing of former Australian Women’s National team representative, Maureen Elphinston (nee Reilly).

SKINS™ JOINS THE TEAM AS OFFICIAL COMPRESSION SUPPLIER

Basketball Australia is pleased to announce SKINS™ as the Official Compression Supplier to the sport’s governing body.

Gliders squad named ahead of Tokyo Paralympics

Basketball Australia has today announced the 2021 Australian senior women’s Wheelchair Basketball squad.

Rollers ramp up preparation for Tokyo 2021

The Australian senior men’s Wheelchair Basketball team, the Rollers, will ramp up their preparation for the 2021 Tokyo Paralympic Games when they assemble in Canberra for a weeklong camp.

AIS Women's Basketball Team 1981

CRAIG FRIDAY APPOINTED DUAL HEAD COACH AUSTRALIAN GLIDERS AND ROLLERS

Basketball Australia has appointed Craig Friday as the head coach of both Australia’s senior men’s and women’s Wheelchair Basketball teams for 2021.

Once in a lifetime kid leads Townsville to state glory

A once in a lifetime kid. That is what former NBL big man and Townsville Heat under-18 state championship winning coach Shane Froling labelled Rory Hawke after he led the North Queensland side to an undefeated title on the Gold

Antwerp to host FIBA 3x3 World Cup 2022

ANTWERP (Belgium) - The seventh edition of the FIBA 3x3 World Cup will take place in Antwerp, Belgium in June 2022.

CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE TALENTS ON DISPLAY ACROSS NBL 2021

As the Hungry Jacks NBL prepares to tip off their 2021 season in Adelaide on Friday night, the nation’s elite men’s league will feature 40 members of Basketball Australia’s Centre of Excellence (CoE) alumni or current scholarship holders.