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BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA SUPPORTS MARRIAGE EQUALITY

Basketball Australia is proud to support marriage equality and continues to endorse the #Yes vote in the Federal Government’s Australian Marriage Law Survey.

WNBL REFEREE PANEL SELECTED FOR 2017/18

Basketball Australia has partnered with the state and territory Referee Managers to select the 2017/2018 WNBL Referee’s Panel.

2017 AUSSIE HOOPER OF THE YEAR

Basketball Australia is searching for its Vicinity Centres Aussie Hooper of the Year for 2017!

BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA LAUNCH COURTSIDE APP WITH SPORTSTG

In collaboration with SportsTG, Basketball Australia has unveiled the next generation scoring app, Courtside.

FOUR AUSSIES HEADED INTO WNBA PLAYOFFS

On the eve of the 2017 WNBA playoffs, all four Australian representatives have a shot at the Championship with the Phoenix Mercury featuring in the first round while the New York Liberty have already automatically advanced to the second round.

BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA'S THOUGHTS WITH CHRIS LUCAS

The thoughts of Basketball Australia and the WNBL are with MAC Adelaide Lightning coach Chris Lucas following the news he has been diagnosed with cancer of the kidney.

GOLD COAST COMMONWEALTH GAMES SCHEDULE REVEALED

The official match schedule for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Basketball competition has today been unveiled with Townsville and Cairns to host the opening matches of the tournament on Thursday, 5 April 2018.

NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA BOARD

Ahead of the Basketball Australia AGM, scheduled for Saturday October 28, 2017, the director terms of Ned Coten, Andrew Gaze and David Reid will expire and these positions will become open for nomination and election.

PERFORMANCE COACHING WORKSHOP TO BE HELD IN SEPTEMBER

Basketball Australia is set to conduct a series of high performance coach development clinics and activities as part of the “Performance Coaching Workshops” initiative.

ATHLETE COMMISSION ESTABLISHED BY AUSTRALIAN PARALYMPIC COMMITTEE

The Australian Paralympic Committee has facilitated the establishment of an Athlete Commission in recognition of the clear advantages to be gained from continuous and meaningful engagement with Australia’s Paralympians.

2017 WORLD UNIVERSITY GAMES BEGINS THIS WEEKEND FOR EMERGING BOOMERS AND OPALS

With both Australian teams having landed in Taipei ahead of the 2017 World University Games, the Emerging Opals and Boomers are now putting the finishing touches on their preparation before the tournament begins.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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HALL OF FAME NOMINATIONS OPEN

Basketball Australia will once again hold the Australian Basketball Hall of Fame in 2017.

INCOMING ATHLETES TO CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE AND NBA GLOBAL ACADEMY

Basketball Australia is excited to announce the latest group of incoming athletes across both the BA Centre of Excellence (CoE) and NBA Global Academy.

SCHOOLS TO RECEIVE IMPROVED ACCESS TO BASKETBALL EQUIPMENT AND RESOURCES

Basketball Australia has launched an online store for teachers to purchase official basketball equipment and resources for their Sporting Schools programs, linked with its successful Vicinity Centres Aussie Hoops introductory program.

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