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INDIGENOUS ALL-STARS MAKE IT A TRANS-TASMAN THREE-PEAT WHILE WOMEN TAKE POSITIVES FROM INAUGURAL LOSS

The Apunipima Australian Indigenous Basketball All Stars have won their third consecutive Trans-Tasman title, after they defeated the New Zealand Maori Men’s National Team 2-1 in their best-of-three series held last week in Cairns.

CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE WELCOMES 2018 SCHOLARSHIP HOLDERS

The new additions to Basketball Australia's Centre of Excellence in 2018 have been announced with ten athletes joining the men's and women's programs.

TWO FROM TWO AS BOOMERS DISMISS JAPAN IN FIBA WORLD CUP QUALIFIER

It was a clinical and professional performance from the Australian Boomers who have defeated Japan 82-58 to round out the first window of the FIBA World Cup qualifiers.

WALKER TO REPLACE BRANDT FOR BOOMERS FIBA WORLD CUP QUALIFIER IN ADELAIDE

Ahead of the Australian Boomers' FIBA World Cup qualifier in Adelaide on November 27, Angus Brandt has been replaced by Lucas Walker due to illness.

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BOOMERS PROVE TOO STRONG FOR CHINESE TAIPEI IN WORLD CUP QUALIFIER OPENER

The Boomers have started off their FIBA World Cup qualifying campaign with a bang, cracking the century against hosts Chinese Taipei with a 104-66 victory in their first game of the first window.

ALL STARS ALIGN FOR ANNUAL TRANS-TASMAN CONTEST

The Apunipima Australian Indigenous Basketball All Stars has announced its selection of a 15-man squad that will challenge the New Zealand Maori National Team in the 4th Annual Trans-Tasman Basketball Clash being held in Cairns next month.

GRADUATING ATHLETES ANNOUNCED FOR 2017 MEN'S PROGRAM

The graduating and returning athletes for the men's program at the Centre of Excellence (CoE) and NBA Global Academy have been released following on from the announcements of the women's program last week.

RETURNING CoE ATHLETES NAMED FOR 2018 WOMEN'S PROGRAM

Following on from last week’s announcement on the graduating women of Basketball Australia’s Centre of Excellence 2017 class, the returning athletes for 2018 have been announced.

FIVE ATHLETES GRADUATE FROM BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA'S CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE

With another year coming to an end, Basketball Australia's Centre of Excellence (CoE) is proud to announce five graduating athletes for 2017.

CAIRNS TO HOST 2017 TRANS-TASMAN BASKETBALL CLASH

Cairns Basketball will play host to an international sporting event in early December when the 4th Annual Trans-Tasman Basketball Clash makes its way to Early Settler Stadium in Manunda.

MICROSOFT 365 HELPS BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA SHOOT FOR GOLD

Basketball Australia is a small organisation with big ambitions and a seriously mobile workforce. Whether they’re courtside or in the back office, staff share a common goal of driving our many national teams to medal-winning performances all over the world.

SAPPHIRES GOLDEN GIRLS AT FIBA UNDER-16 ASIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS

In their first foray into the Asian qualifiers, the Australian Sapphires have remained dominant with an undefeated tournament culminating in a 61-60 thrilling defeat of Japan in the gold medal game.

BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA APPOINTS DIRECTORS

The Board of Basketball Australia conducted its Annual General Meeting in Melbourne today.

GLIDERS CLAIM SILVER AND ROLLERS MOVE TO GOLD MEDAL GAME AT AOZ QUALIFIERS

The Australian Gliders have finished with a silver medal at the AOZ Qualifiers while the Rollers have the chance to go one better in their final game after a Semi-Final victory.

MEN ADVANCE THROUGH QUALIFYING STAGE WHILE WOMEN SWEEP DAY 1 AT FIBA 3X3 ASIA CUP

The Australian men's and women's 3x3 teams have completed a perfect day at the FIBA 3x3 Asia Cup with the men advancing through the qualifying draw while the women swept their way into the Quarter-Finals.

INTERNATIONAL PLAYER OF THE YEAR AWARDS

Alongside the acknowledgment of our past with those inducted into the Australian Basketball Hall of Fame, the Basketball Australia Awards were recognised tonight to honour the current contribution of our national players.

SAPPHIRES ADVANCE TO QUARTER-FINALS OF FIBA U16 ASIA CHAMPS UNDEFEATED

On the back of a third consecutive win, the Australian Sapphires have advanced to the Quarter-Finals of the FIBA Under-16 Asia Championships and are now one win away from securing a spot at the 2018 World Cup.

AUSTRALIAN BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME- CARRIE GRAF AM

Carrie Graf was one of the most successful player/coaches associated with Australian basketball as a player/coach in 12 WNBL Championship winning teams while also leading the Australian Opals to international glory during one of their most successful periods.

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