Blog Archives

MICHAEL HAYNES APPOINTED HEAD OF OFFICIALS

Michael Haynes will undertake a new role as Basketball Australia’s Head of Officials after accepting the position earlier this month.

ATHLETES NAMED FOR JANUARY 2019 AUSTRALIAN DEVELOPMENT CAMP

The list of 40 athletes to participate in the January 2019 Australian Development Camp (ADC), held at Basketball Australia's Centre of Excellence from January 24-27, have been named.

AUSSIE BOYS QUALIFY FOR FIBA UNDER-16 ASIAN CHAMPS WITH WIN OVER PNG

The Australian boys have bounced back from a loss yesterday at the FIBA Under-15 Oceania Championships with a 121-31 win over Papua New Guinea to book a spot in next year's FIBA Under-16 Asian Championships.

BOOMERS ROUT QATAR TO FINISH UNDEFEATED AT HOME IN FIBA WORLD CUP QUALIFIERS

The Australian Boomers have completed the fifth window of FIBA World Cup Qualifiers with a perfect home record after running out 51-point winners over Qatar, 110-59.

BEROCCA & BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA ENTER ENERGETIC PARTNERSHIP

An energising new partnership between Berocca and Basketball Australia will see Berocca become a Major Partner of the Australian Boomers.

BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA TO MOVE INTO NEW ERA WITH OFFICIAL HEADWEAR SUPPLIER

Basketball Australia has announced an exciting partnership with New Era as they become the official headwear supplier for every national team.

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.

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.