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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.

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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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CROCS AND SAPPHIRES ADVANCE TO FIBA U17 OCEANIA CHAMPS SEMI-FINALS

Finishing the group stage of the FIBA Under-17 Oceania Championships unbeaten, the Australian Crocs and Sapphires have advanced to the Semi-Finals after each defeating Samoa this afternoon.

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BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA SELECTS GENIUS SPORTS AS OFFICIAL DATA AND INTEGRITY PARTNER

Basketball Australia, in conjunction with our eight state and territory basketball association partners, has entered into an official data and integrity partnership with Genius Sports.

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UNDER-17 FIBA OCEANIA CHAMPIONSHIPS TIP OFF NEXT WEEK

The FIBA Under-17 Oceania Championships for our men (Crocs) and women (Sapphires) begin on Monday, July 10 with the tournament beginning the road to the 2019 Under-19 World Championships.

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FIRST NBA ACADEMY GAMES COMPLETED AT BA CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE

Following the announcement of the NBA Global Academy opening their elite training centre at Basketball Australia's Centre of Excellence, the first ever NBA Academy Games has been completed.

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JONAH BOLDEN DRAFTED BY PHILADELPHIA 76ers AT 2017 NBA DRAFT

At the 2017 NBA Draft, Jonah Bolden has been drafted by the Philadelphia 76ers where he will join Ben Simmons and ex-Australian Boomers head coach Brett Brown.

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NBA AND BA OFFICIALLY OPEN NBA GLOBAL ACADEMY FOR TOP PROSPECTS FROM OUTSIDE THE U.S.

The National Basketball Association (NBA) and Basketball Australia (BA) today announced the official opening of NBA Global Academy, an elite basketball training center at BA’s Centre of Excellence at the Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra. 

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2017 WNBA UPDATE

Catch up on how our Aussies are faring a third of the way through the 2017 WNBA regular season.

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OPALS AND HELLOWORLD TRAVEL BOOMERS HEADS OF DELEGATION ANNOUNCED

Basketball Australia is pleased to announce that the Opals and Helloworld Travel Boomers will be supported with the appointment of a Head of Delegation (HOD) for each team.

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AUSTRALIAN INDIGENOUS ALL STARS CONFIRMED FOR WORLD BASKETBALL CHALLENGE

The Apunipima Australian Indigenous Basketball All Stars has announced its selection of a 10- player roster, for the 2017 World Indigenous Basketball Challenge (WIBC) that will be taking place in Canada from August 9-12.

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UNDER-23 SPINNERS WIN FOURTH WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BRONZE MEDAL

Coming from a double-digit deficit at half-time, the Australian Spinners have defeated Japan 71-66 to claim the bronze medal at the 2017 IWBF Under-23 World Championships.

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SPINNERS TO FACE JAPAN FOR U23 WORLDS BRONZE MEDAL AFTER LOSS TO TURKEY

A gallant effort in the fourth quarter has come too late for the Australian Spinners, falling to Turkey 52-60 in the Under-23 World Championships Semi-Final to set up a bronze medal playoff against Japan.

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SPINNERS BOOK U23 WORLDS SEMI-FINAL BERTH WITH VICTORY OVER GERMANY

A stirring second half from the Australian Spinners has seen them advance to the Semi-Finals with a 69-66 victory against Germany at the Under-23 World Championships.

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SPINNERS FALL TO TURKEY BUT WILL FACE GERMANY IN U23 WORLDS QF

Against undefeated and pool leaders in Turkey, the Australian Spinners have shown they can match it with the best in the competition at the 2017 Under-23 World Championships, just falling short in a 53-60 battle.

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SPINNERS EARN QUARTER-FINAL SPOT WITH WIN OVER ITALY AT U23 WORLDS

In overtime, the Australian Spinners have defeated Italy 60-53 to book a place in the Under-23 World Championship Quarter-Finals with one game remaining in the group stage.

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TWO IN A ROW FOR SPINNERS AT U23 WORLD CHAMPS

In a defensive grind, the Australian Spinners have claimed their second straight victory for the U23 World Championships, defeating Brazil 43-27.

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SPINNERS DEFEAT HOST NATION FOR FIRST WIN OF U23 WORLD CHAMPS

A second straight nail-biter for the Australian Spinners at the Under-23 World Championships has resulted in success with a four-point victory against host nation, Canada.

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