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AUSTRALIAN UNDER-23 SPINNERS SET FOR AOZ QUALIFIERS

The Australian Under-23 Spinners wheelchair basketball team are headed to Bangkok, Thailand for the IWBF AOZ Qualifying Tournament from Monday, January 23- Saturday, January 28 with three teams to advance to the World Championships in Canada this June.

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CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE COLLEGE UPDATE

25 of our past Basketball Australia Centre of Excellence athletes are currently competing in colleges around the USA. Catch up on their progress around halfway through the 2016/17 season.

EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST FOR U17 ASST. AND HEAD COACHES

Basketball Australia is seeking expressions of interest for our Men’s and Women’s Under-17 national teams.

AROUND THE WORLD WITH THE HELLOWORLD BOOMERS SQUAD MEMBERS

Catch up on how our helloworld Australian Boomers squad members are faring in their respective leagues around the world.

2016 HELLOWORLD AUSTRALIAN SCHOOL CHAMPIONSHIPS DAY 2 RECAP

A recap of Day 2 from the 2016 Helloworld Australian School Championships in Melbourne, Victoria.

HILLCREST CHRISTIAN COLLEGE SET TO STAR IN MEN'S CHAMP DIVISION

The men's Champ Division at the Helloworld Australian School Championships (ASC's) are set to be a tight affair once again this year but Hillcrest Christian College from Queensland are one team that can be confident of their chances.

BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA STATEMENT

Basketball Australia is saddened with the news yesterday that a young boy playing in the Basketball WA State Championships tragically collapsed at Warwick Stadium and later passed away in hospital.

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.