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AUSTRALIAN BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME- KAREN BLICAVS (NEE OGDEN)

A pioneer of the women’s game in Australia, Karen Blicavs (nee Ogden) blossomed into one of the WNBL's first stars at the inception of the competition.

MATT WELLS APPOINTED REFEREE COMMISSIONER FOR NWBL AND WNWBL

A past referee, educator and advocate for wheelchair basketball, Matt Wells has been appointed as the referee commissioner for Australia's national wheelchair leagues, the NWBL and WNWBL.

AUSTRALIAN BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME- KRISTI HARROWER

While enhancing country Victoria’s standing within the Australian basketball scene, Kristi Harrower had a decorated career both nationally and abroad to leave behind a legacy of a player who defied her physical stature to become one of Australia’s biggest stars.

CHAMPIONSHIP DIVISION FINALISED FOR 2017 AUSTRALIAN SCHOOL CHAMPS

As the build-up towards the 2017 Australian School Championships continues to grow, the 16 teams for the Championship Division across the men’s and women’s competition have been finalised.

AUSSIES IN THE NBA: 2017/18 PREVIEW

Take a look at where our Aussie representatives will be around the USA as we head into the 2017/18 NBA season, beginning tomorrow.

AUSTRALIAN BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME- LUCILLE BAILIE (NEE HAMILTON)

A long-serving patron of the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL), Lucille Bailie (nee Hamilton) can now add an Australian Basketball Hall of Fame induction to her list of achievements that includes Life Membership of the WNBL, three WNBL Championships and more than 50 games as a national player.

BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA EMPLOYS STATISTICS REVIEW OFFICERS TO ENSURE NATIONAL LEAGUES INTEGRITY

Per Basketball Australia’s obligations under state sports betting legislation, two statistics review officers have been employed to ensure all match-day stats are reviewed to help manage the integrity of betting markets on the NBL and WNBL.

MEN’S AND WOMEN’S TEAM TO REPRESENT AUSTRALIA AT 3X3 ASIA CUP

A host of impressive SEABL players will represent Australia at the 3x3 Asia Cup from October 27-29 in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.

2017 AUSTRALIAN BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME- KEN MADSEN MBE

Involved in Australian basketball for over 50 years, Ken Madsen has been an integral part of the way the sport is officiated and administered through his contribution to Basketball Queensland, Basketball Australia and FIBA.

BA LAUNCHES ONLINE NATIONAL COACHING RESOURCE

Basketball Australia has launched its National Coaching Resource, a new website that makes the latest coaching insights readily accessible to basketball coaches of all levels across Australia.

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.

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