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EMERGING OPALS PREPARE FOR UNI GAMES WITH FOUR NATIONS TOURNAMENT

Ahead of the World University Games starting later this month, the Australian Emerging Opals are utilising a four-nations tournament as preparation.

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.

BOOMERS ADVANCE TO FIBA ASIA CUP QUARTER-FINALS UNBEATEN

Completing a sweep of their group stage games with a 90-50 victory over Chinese Taipei, the Australian Boomers will now prepare for a Quarter-Final next Thursday.

DAVID ANDERSEN RULED OUT OF FIBA ASIA CUP

Some unfortunate news for David Andersen and the Australian Boomers will see the four-time Olympian return home immediately from the FIBA Asia Cup.

BOOMERS SOLIDIFY FIRST PLACE IN GROUP D AT FIBA ASIA CUP

Moving to 2-0 in the FIBA Asia Cup group stage, the Australian Boomers have taken care of Hong Kong 99-58 to be one game away from automatic qualification directly through to the Quarter-Finals.

LIST OF TEAMS RELEASED FOR AUSTRALIAN UNDER-14 CLUB CHAMPIONSHIPS

Preparations for the 2017 Australian Under-14 Club Championships are in full swing with the release of the list of teams competing in this year’s tournament.

BOOMERS STAND TALL IN FIRST GAME OF FIBA ASIA CUP

The Australian Boomers have shaken off some early cobwebs to defeat Japan in their first ever game of the FIBA Asia Cup, winning 84-68.

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.

BOOMERS PREPARED FOR FIRST FORAY INTO FIBA ASIA CUP

The Australian Boomers have landed in Beirut, Lebanon and are preparing for their first game of the 2017 FIBA Asia Cup which will be broadcast LIVE on FOX Sports.

FOX SPORTS AND FIBA ENTER INTO LANDMARK BROADCAST DEAL

In exciting news for basketball fans around Australia, FOX SPORTS has secured EXCLUSIVELY LIVE rights to broadcast FIBA national team competitions featuring the Boomers and Opals.

PEAK SPORT TO FIT OUT BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA THROUGH TO 2020

Basketball Australia is delighted to announce a new four year apparel partnership with global sportswear brand PEAK Sport.

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.

ATHLETES NAMED FOR SELECTION CAMP AHEAD OF 2017 FIBA UNDER-16 ASIA CUP

As international basketball moves into a new qualification era for FIBA World Championships, Basketball Australia has named the athletes to attend the selection camp for the Australian Crocs and Sapphires ahead of the 2017 FIBA Under-16 Asia Cup.

SIXTH-PLACED FINISH FOR GEMS AT FIBA UNDER-19 WORLD CUP

The Australian Gems have finished their Under-19 World Cup with another tough loss, falling by two points to France, 45-47, to finish sixth overall.

TEAMS NAMED FOR 2018 GOLD COAST COMMONWEALTH GAMES

The eight countries to compete in the men's and women's basketball tournaments at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games have been announced.

OPALS FINISH RUNNERS-UP AT FIBA ASIA CUP AND GRIFFIN EARNS TOURNAMENT MVP

The Australian Opals have fallen by a point to Japan in the FIBA Asia Women's Cup final, losing 73-74 in their first expedition to the tournament.

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.

GALLANT GEMS FALL AGONISINGLY SHORT OF FIBA UNDER-19 WORLD CUP SEMI'S

A stirring comeback in the fourth quarter from the Australian Gems has seen them fall just short of Russia, 65-67, in the Quarter-Final of the FIBA Under-19 World Cup.

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