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DRAW RELEASED FOR 2016 HELLOWORLD U14 CLUB CHAMPS

With just over a month until the start of the Helloworld Under-14 Club Championships, the draw for the boys and girls competitions has been released with the tournaments running from September 26- October 1.

HALL OF FAME NOMINATIONS OPEN

Basketball Australia will once again hold the Australian Basketball Hall of Fame in 2016.

FUTURE BRIGHT FOR AUSTRALIAN BASKETBALL AFTER RIO 2016 CAMPAIGN

With the extinguishing of the Olympic flame, the Australian men's and women's national teams have officially ended their campaign with the last day of Rio 2016 signalling the end of a four-year cycle.

AUSTRALIAN MEN FINISH FOURTH AT RIO 2016 IN HEARTBREAKING BRONZE MEDAL LOSS

The Australian men's Rio 2016 campaign has come to the cruelest of finishes, losing by a point to Spain in the bronze medal game, 89-88.

BRONZE MEDAL GAME PREVIEW- AUSTRALIAN MEN

Following a disappointing loss to Serbia in the Semi-Final, Australia must now regroup quickly to take on Spain, who could not get past the USA in their Semi-Final, in the search for Australia’s first ever Olympic medal.

BENDIGO TO HOST THE HELLOWORLD 2017 UNDER-20 AND IVOR BURGE CHAMPIONSHIPS

Basketball Australia is pleased to announce that Bendigo will host the 2017 Helloworld Australian Under-20 and Ivor Burge Championship from February 12-18.

AUSTRALIA BLOWN AWAY BY SERBIA IN RIO SEMI-FINAL

Australia have been blown away by Serbia in the Rio 2016 Semi-Final, falling 61-87 in a frustrating offensive game.

SEMI FINAL PREVIEW- AUSTRALIAN MEN

Australia have dismantled Lithuania in the Quarter-Final, advancing to the Semi-Finals for the first time since 2000 while Serbia are aiming to repeat their success from a silver medal win in 1996.

AUSTRALIAN MEN ADVANCE TO OLYMPIC SEMI-FINALS FOR FIRST TIME SINCE 2000

Australia has dismantled Lithuania in the Rio 2016 Quarter-Final, leading from start to finish in a 90-64 victory.

QUARTER FINAL PREVIEW- AUSTRALIAN MEN

Having finished second in their group with a 4-1 record, Australia have set up a Quarter-Final clash with Lithuania who finished third in Group B with a 3-2 record.

DEVASTATING END TO AUSTRALIAN WOMEN'S RIO 2016 CAMPAIGN

The Australian women have suffered a devastating loss to Serbia in the Quarter-Finals of the 2016 Rio Olympics, falling 71-73 in a physical and bruising encounter.

QUARTER FINAL PREVIEW- AUSTRALIAN WOMEN

Having finished at the top of Group A with a 5-0 record, Australia have set up a Quarter-Final clash with Serbia who finished fourth in Group B with a 2-3 record.

SECOND POSITION IN GROUP A SECURED BY AUSSIE MEN

Australia have finished 4-1 in the group stage, their equal-best record ever at the Olympics, with an 81-56 win over Venezuela.

AUSSIE WOMEN FINISH GROUP STAGE OF RIO 2016 UNBEATEN

The Australian women have completed another come from behind victory, defeating Belarus 74-66 on the back of a 22-7 final term to head into the Quarter-Finals unbeaten.

AUSSIE MEN OFFICIALLY SECURE TOP FOUR PLACING IN GROUP A WITH WIN OVER CHINA

Australia has defeated China in a potential danger game in the group stage, taking their record to 3-1 with a 93-68 victory to officially secure a top-four placing.

PREVIEW AUSTRALIA’S MEN’S AND WOMEN’S RIO OPPONENTS

With under a week until the Rio Olympic Games, take a look at who our Australian men and women will face in the group stage.

FOURTH QUARTER COMEBACK AGAINST JAPAN SECURES TOP SEED AT RIO FOR AUSSIES

Australia have fought a massive comeback against Japan, overcoming a 16-point margin in the final term to beat Japan 92-86 and secure the top seed in Group A.

SPIRITED AUSSIES FALL JUST SHORT OF USA IN GROUP GAME AT RIO

Australia has sent a scare through the gold medal favourites, the USA, pushing them all the way in an 88-98 loss for their first defeat of the Rio Olympics.

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