AUSTRALIAN WOMEN OVERCOME HOSTS IN OPENING GAME VICTORY

A strong second half from Australia has seen them overcome a slow start against Brazil, winning 84-66 in their first game of the Rio Olympic group stage.

DAVID GOULD NAMED AS AUSTRALIAN GLIDERS COACH

The Australian Gliders women’s wheelchair basketball team will have a new head coach starting immediately with the announcement of David Gould taking over from departed head coach Tom Kyle.

PENNY TAYLOR SELECTED AS AUSTRALIAN CAPTAIN FOR RIO

As voted by the team, Penny Taylor has been selected as the Australian captain for the upcoming 2016 Rio Olympics.

AUSTRALIA DROPS FINAL GAME OF WARM-UP TOUR TO USA

In an exciting and high-tempo contest, Australia has fallen to the USA 89-104 in their final game before heading to Rio.

BOGUT'S RETURN SPARKS AUSTRALIA BACK TO WINNING WAYS AGAINST CHINA

The return of Andrew Bogut to the line-up has sparked Australia to an 82-53 victory over China in their final warm-up game before Rio.

AUSTRALIA FALLS TO LITHUANIA IN PENULTIMATE WARM-UP GAME

Australia has suffered a loss to Lithuania as their warm-up tour of South America continues, falling 68-81.

AUSTRALIA BEAT FRANCE IN STRONG OUTING DURING USA TOUR

Australia have gained a confidence boost from a clinical performance against France in the second game of their USA warm-up tour with a 76-67 victory.

DEMOS HEADLINES AUSTRALIAN INDIGENOUS ALL STARS

The Apunipima Australian Indigenous Basketball All Stars has announced its selection of a 12-player roster, led by NBL veteran Tyson Demos.

AUSTRALIA DROP SECOND GAME OF TOUR TO HOSTS BRAZIL

Australia have been unable to repeat their heroics from the first game of their South American warm-up tour, falling to Brazil in Sao Paulo, 96-67.

BOOMERS AND OPALS SET FOR FINAL WARM-UP GAMES BEFORE AUGUST

The helloworld Boomers and Jayco Opals are set to tour the Americas in their final warm-up before August.

MATTHEW JOHNS EARNS CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE SCHOLARSHIP

A member of the 2016 Under-17 World Championship team for Australia, Matthew Johns has been named as the most recent addition to the men’s Centre of Excellence (CoE) program.

AUSSIE WOMEN DEFEAT CANADA IN FIRST GAME OF USA TOUR

A scintillating opening quarter from Australia has proven enough to beat Canada in their first game of their USA tour, the final preparation before Rio.

AUSTRALIA CLINCHES COMEBACK WIN OVER ARGENTINA IN WARM-UP GAME

A strong defensive performance and a wide spread of scorers has seen Australia record a comeback victory against Argentina in their first official hit-out in South America as we countdown to Rio.

2016 WNBA SEASON UPDATE

As the WNBA takes a break for the 2016 Rio Olympics, catch up on how our Australians are faring for their four respective clubs.

AUSTRALIAN BOOMERS TO FEATURE IN NBA 2K17 GAME

Basketball Australia and 2K announced today that NBA 2K17, the latest release in the award-winning basketball game franchise by Visual Concepts, will feature the Australian Boomers as a playable team for the first time on Xbox One and PlayStation 4.

AUSTRALIAN MEN READY FOR REVENGE AT RIO 2016

The pain of losing the London 2012 gold medal final is what will push the Australian men’s wheelchair basketball team to glory at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, according to Rollers captain Brad Ness.

BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA PROSPECTS TOURNAMENT

Basketball Australia have invited the top 32 junior prospects to the Basketball Australia Prospects Tournament at the Basketball Australia Centre of Excellence at the AIS in July.

RED BULL REIGN 2016 REGISTRATIONS NOW OPEN

Following on from the success of 2015, the Red Bull Reign 3x3 event will hit the Australian shores again, beginning in Townsville on July 30.

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