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GRADUATING ATHLETES ANNOUNCED FOR 2017 MEN'S PROGRAM

The graduating and returning athletes for the men's program at the Centre of Excellence (CoE) and NBA Global Academy have been released following on from the announcements of the women's program last week.

RETURNING CoE ATHLETES NAMED FOR 2018 WOMEN'S PROGRAM

Following on from last week’s announcement on the graduating women of Basketball Australia’s Centre of Excellence 2017 class, the returning athletes for 2018 have been announced.

FIVE ATHLETES GRADUATE FROM BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA'S CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE

With another year coming to an end, Basketball Australia's Centre of Excellence (CoE) is proud to announce five graduating athletes for 2017.

CAIRNS TO HOST 2017 TRANS-TASMAN BASKETBALL CLASH

Cairns Basketball will play host to an international sporting event in early December when the 4th Annual Trans-Tasman Basketball Clash makes its way to Early Settler Stadium in Manunda.

MICROSOFT 365 HELPS BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA SHOOT FOR GOLD

Basketball Australia is a small organisation with big ambitions and a seriously mobile workforce. Whether they’re courtside or in the back office, staff share a common goal of driving our many national teams to medal-winning performances all over the world.

SAPPHIRES GOLDEN GIRLS AT FIBA UNDER-16 ASIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS

In their first foray into the Asian qualifiers, the Australian Sapphires have remained dominant with an undefeated tournament culminating in a 61-60 thrilling defeat of Japan in the gold medal game.

BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA APPOINTS DIRECTORS

The Board of Basketball Australia conducted its Annual General Meeting in Melbourne today.

GLIDERS CLAIM SILVER AND ROLLERS MOVE TO GOLD MEDAL GAME AT AOZ QUALIFIERS

The Australian Gliders have finished with a silver medal at the AOZ Qualifiers while the Rollers have the chance to go one better in their final game after a Semi-Final victory.

MEN ADVANCE THROUGH QUALIFYING STAGE WHILE WOMEN SWEEP DAY 1 AT FIBA 3X3 ASIA CUP

The Australian men's and women's 3x3 teams have completed a perfect day at the FIBA 3x3 Asia Cup with the men advancing through the qualifying draw while the women swept their way into the Quarter-Finals.

INTERNATIONAL PLAYER OF THE YEAR AWARDS

Alongside the acknowledgment of our past with those inducted into the Australian Basketball Hall of Fame, the Basketball Australia Awards were recognised tonight to honour the current contribution of our national players.

SAPPHIRES ADVANCE TO QUARTER-FINALS OF FIBA U16 ASIA CHAMPS UNDEFEATED

On the back of a third consecutive win, the Australian Sapphires have advanced to the Quarter-Finals of the FIBA Under-16 Asia Championships and are now one win away from securing a spot at the 2018 World Cup.

AUSTRALIAN BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME- CARRIE GRAF AM

Carrie Graf was one of the most successful player/coaches associated with Australian basketball as a player/coach in 12 WNBL Championship winning teams while also leading the Australian Opals to international glory during one of their most successful periods.

AUSTRALIAN BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME- KAREN BLICAVS (NEE OGDEN)

A pioneer of the women’s game in Australia, Karen Blicavs (nee Ogden) blossomed into one of the WNBL's first stars at the inception of the competition.

MATT WELLS APPOINTED REFEREE COMMISSIONER FOR NWBL AND WNWBL

A past referee, educator and advocate for wheelchair basketball, Matt Wells has been appointed as the referee commissioner for Australia's national wheelchair leagues, the NWBL and WNWBL.

AUSTRALIAN BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME- KRISTI HARROWER

While enhancing country Victoria’s standing within the Australian basketball scene, Kristi Harrower had a decorated career both nationally and abroad to leave behind a legacy of a player who defied her physical stature to become one of Australia’s biggest stars.

CHAMPIONSHIP DIVISION FINALISED FOR 2017 AUSTRALIAN SCHOOL CHAMPS

As the build-up towards the 2017 Australian School Championships continues to grow, the 16 teams for the Championship Division across the men’s and women’s competition have been finalised.

AUSSIES IN THE NBA: 2017/18 PREVIEW

Take a look at where our Aussie representatives will be around the USA as we head into the 2017/18 NBA season, beginning tomorrow.

AUSTRALIAN BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME- LUCILLE BAILIE (NEE HAMILTON)

A long-serving patron of the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL), Lucille Bailie (nee Hamilton) can now add an Australian Basketball Hall of Fame induction to her list of achievements that includes Life Membership of the WNBL, three WNBL Championships and more than 50 games as a national player.