Blog Archives

FRANK PONTA CUP REINSTATED FOR 2018

The Frank Ponta Cup has been reinstated for 2018, a tournament that will see 41 athletes and nine coaches converge on the AIS and Centre of Excellence from November 29-December 2.

FOUR ATHLETES TO GRADUATE FROM COE WOMEN’S PROGRAM

With 2018 winding to a close, Basketball Australia's Centre of Excellence women’s program is proud to announce four graduating athletes.

CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE WELCOMES FOUR NEW SCHOLARSHIP HOLDERS FOR 2019

Four exciting new additions to Basketball Australia's Centre of Excellence (CoE) have been announced by the women's program for 2019.

SHOT TRACKER- CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE'S LATEST INNOVATION

The latest innovation in technology at Basketball Australia's Centre of Excellence is Shot Tracker, enabling players to analyse their form on court better than ever before.

FIVE ATHLETES FROM COE WOMEN'S PROGRAM ANNOUNCE COMMITMENTS TO DIV 1 NCAA COLLEGES

Five athletes from the Women’s Centre of Excellence (CoE) program have made verbal commitments to Division 1 NCAA colleges and will be heading overseas in 2019.

BOOMERS V USA BASKETBALL – MORE TICKETS RELEASED

A small number of seats have become available for the Boomers clash against USA Basketball over a two-game series at Marvel Stadium on Thursday 22 August and Saturday 24 August 2019. 

GEMS COMPLETE FIBA U18 ASIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS WITH BRONZE MEDAL

The Australian Gems have completed the FIBA Under-18 Asian Championships by winning the bronze medal, exacting their revenge on Korea with a 75-58 victory.

SEVERAL CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE ATHLETES ANNOUNCE COLLEGE COMMITMENTS

A number of Basketball Australia Centre of Excellence (CoE) athletes from the men's program have announced their commitments to colleges as they begin the next phase of their basketball careers.

PLAYERS ASSOCIATION AND CHEMIST WAREHOUSE WNBL INTRODUCE PARENTAL AND PREGNANCY CARE POLICY

The Australian Basketballers’ Association (ABA) and the Chemist Warehouse Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) today announced the establishment of the WNBL’s first Parental and Pregnancy Care Policy.

BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA AND JAPAN BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION SIGN MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING

Basketball Australia (BA) is delighted to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between BA and Japan Basketball Association (JBA) with plans to play more international games in the immediate future between the two countries.

2019 AUSTRALIAN BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME TO FURTHER HONOUR PAST AND PRESENT

Nominations are now open for the 2019 Australian Basketball Hall of Fame as Basketball Australia continues to honour the past and present of basketball in this country.

KEVIN DIXON JOINS BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA AS CFO

Basketball Australia is delighted to announce Kevin Dixon has been appointed to the role of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Company Secretary.

AUSTRALIAN BOOMERS SET TO SHINE IN 2018 NBA SEASON

The 2018 NBA season tips off tomorrow and once again the Australian Boomers will have a big representation across the league, with a total nine Australians on guaranteed contracts.

GIRLS AND BOYS TEAMS NAMED FOR UNDER-15 OCEANIA CHAMPIONSHIPS

The boys and girls teams to compete in the FIBA Under-15 Oceania Championships have been revealed with the tournament for both sides held between December 3-8 in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.

Basketball Australia deeply saddened by passing of FIBA Secretary General Patrick Baumann

Basketball Australia is incredibly shocked and deeply saddened by the news tonight of the passing of FIBA Secretary General, Patrick Baumann.

AUSSIES START 3X3 YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES WITH TWO VICTORIES

Our Australian 3x3 women's team have gotten off to the perfect start at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games, winning both games to move to the top of their pool after their first day of competition.

AUSSIES READY TO BEGIN 3X3 YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES TOURNAMENT

With the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) now underway, the Australian 3x3 women will begin their campaign on Wednesday night.