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TWO IN A ROW FOR SPINNERS AT U23 WORLD CHAMPS

In a defensive grind, the Australian Spinners have claimed their second straight victory for the U23 World Championships, defeating Brazil 43-27.

SPINNERS DEFEAT HOST NATION FOR FIRST WIN OF U23 WORLD CHAMPS

A second straight nail-biter for the Australian Spinners at the Under-23 World Championships has resulted in success with a four-point victory against host nation, Canada.

SPINNERS RUE SLOW START IN OPENING GAME OF U23 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

The Australian Spinners have dropped their opening game of the Under-23 World Championships but a promising second half will give them confidence heading into the remaining games of the group stage.

GLIDERS HEADED INTO CONTINENTAL CLASH SEMI-FINALS

The Australian Gliders have completed the group stage of the 2017 Continental Clash with a 2-1 record and will now head into a Semi-Final clash against Germany for a chance to play off for gold.

PRINCE HARRY LAUNCHES THE 2018 INVICTUS GAMES IN SYDNEY

Prince Harry, Patron of the Invictus Games Foundation, has officially launched the countdown to the fourth Invictus Games at a celebration to mark 500 days to go until the opening ceremony of Invictus Games Sydney 2018.

TOWNSVILLE COMPLETE 3X3 CHALLENGER TOURNAMENT

Representing Australia at the 3x3 Challenger in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, Townsville have been unable to advance to the World Tour but still received valuable ranking points in an important tournament for Australia's future in 3x3 basketball.

WA METRO AIMING TO REPEAT 2016 SUCCESS IN FRONT OF HOME CROWD

Breaking a 12-year drought with a medal-winning performance at last year’s Helloworld Travel Under-16 Championships, WA Metro are looking to get on the podium again in front of a home crowd when the tournament hits Stirling.

UNDER-23 SPINNERS NAME WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP TEAM

The Australian Under-23 Spinners have named their team for the 2017 IWBF World Championships which will be held in Toronto, Canada from June 8-16.

BASKETBALL TASMANIA RECEIVE BOOST TO PROVIDE SCHOOL CLINICS

The Speaker of the House and Liberal Member for Denison, Elise Archer has officially announced a new $250,000 funding agreement with Basketball Tasmania for the South-East Australian Basketball League (SEABL) clubs to provide clinics to schools throughout the state.

TIM WHEALING AND BILL MILDENHALL NAMED NRDP COORDINATORS

Tim Whealing and Bill Mildenhall have been named the National Referee Development Program (NRDP) Coordinators to support the connection between national and state bodies.

2017 FIBA OCEANIA U17 CHAMPIONSHIP HEAD COACHES ANNOUNCED

Basketball Australia is pleased to announce the coaching panels that will lead teams at the 2017 FIBA Oceania Under-17 Championships to be held in Hagatna, Guam July 9-16.

JOHN REARDEN APPOINTED NATIONAL FEDERATION REFEREE INSTRUCTOR

Strengthening the pathway of Australian referees through to the international stage, John Rearden has been appointed Basketball Australia’s National Federation Referee Instructor.

AUSTRALIANS REPRESENTED IN FIBA REFEREE APPOINTMENTS FOR 2017

Several Australian referees have been rewarded with inclusions in upcoming FIBA international tournaments this year.

2017 WNBA SEASON TIPS OFF

Catch up on which Aussies will be vying for the 2017 WNBA Championship with the season tipping off over the weekend.

MILLS, INGLES AND EXUM ADVANCE TO NBA CONFERENCE SEMI-FINALS

Three of the five Australians that reached the 2017 NBA Playoffs have advanced to the Conference Semi-Finals as the San Antonio Spurs and Utah Jazz won their respective series'.

FOX SPORTS AND BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA ENTER NEW PARTNERSHIP TO BROADCAST WNBL

FOX Sports and Basketball Australia today confirmed a new three-year partnership which will put women’s basketball back on national television.

THREE STATES TO HOST COACHING CLINICS OVER COMING WEEKS

One of international basketball’s leading basketball minds Kevin Eastman will headline a series of basketball coaching clinics across three states in the coming weeks.

NBA AUSSIE CONTINGENT SET FOR PLAYOFFS

One of the most represented international countries in the NBA this season, Australia will have five players competing in the 2016/17 playoffs across three teams.