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PERFORMANCE COACHING WORKSHOP TO BE HELD IN SEPTEMBER

Basketball Australia is set to conduct a series of high performance coach development clinics and activities as part of the “Performance Coaching Workshops” initiative.

ATHLETE COMMISSION ESTABLISHED BY AUSTRALIAN PARALYMPIC COMMITTEE

The Australian Paralympic Committee has facilitated the establishment of an Athlete Commission in recognition of the clear advantages to be gained from continuous and meaningful engagement with Australia’s Paralympians.

2017 WORLD UNIVERSITY GAMES BEGINS THIS WEEKEND FOR EMERGING BOOMERS AND OPALS

With both Australian teams having landed in Taipei ahead of the 2017 World University Games, the Emerging Opals and Boomers are now putting the finishing touches on their preparation before the tournament begins.

2017 WORLD INDIGENOUS BASKETBALL CHALLENGE CONCLUDES

Three Indigenous teams across the men's and women's competition have completed successful tournaments at the 2017 World Indigenous Basketball Challenge in Canada.

APUNIPIMA AUSTRALIAN INDIGENOUS BASKETBALL ALL STARS FINALSE PREP FOR CANADIAN TOUR

The Apunipima Australian Indigenous Basketball All Stars will head to Canada today, as part of their journey to compete in the World Indigenous Basketball Challenge (WIBC) that is being held at the University of British Columbia (UBC) War Memorial Stadium this week.

2017 WNBA SEASON UPDATE

Just a month away from the end of the 2017 WNBA regular season, catch up on how our Aussies are faring at the Phoenix Mercury and New York Liberty.

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.