AUSTRALIAN BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME- JENNY WHITTLE

The link between three of Australian basketball’s greatest moments internationally, Jenny Whittle enshrined herself in the legacy of the Opals over a period of 13 years while also starring in the WNBL for two decades.

NBA AND BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA ANNOUNCE PLAN TO LAUNCH NBA GLOBAL ACADEMY

The National Basketball Association (NBA) and Basketball Australia (BA) today announced their plan to launch NBA Global Academy, the NBA’s elite training centre at BA’s Centre of Excellence at the Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra.

RECORD NUMBER OF TEAMS TO COMPETE AT 2016 AUSTRALIAN HELLOWORLD SCHOOL CHAMPIONSHIPS

The largest event on the Australian Junior Championship calendar has gotten even bigger in 2016 with a record 154 teams set to compete when the 2016 Australian Helloworld Schools Championships (ASC's) are held in Melbourne from December 4-9.

AUSTRALIAN BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME- RON HARVEY CVO AM

In Ron Harvey, basketball was fortunate to find a man whose commitment to the sport would be hard to match over 50 years as a player, coach and administrator at the highest level.

U23 SPINNERS NAMED FOR KITAKYUSHU CHAMPIONS CUP NEXT WEEK

The Australian Under-23 Spinners have been named ahead of the Kitakyushu Champions Cup for wheelchair basketball which will be held in Japan from November 18-20.

DANDENONG BASKETBALL TO HOST 2017 UNDER-14 CLUB CHAMPS

Basketball Australia is pleased to announce that the 2017 Australian Helloworld Under-14 Club Championships will be hosted by Dandenong Basketball from October 2-7 in 2017 at the Dandenong Basketball Stadium.

AUSTRALIAN BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME- LIESL TESCH AM

A seven-time Paralympian, five times within the sport of basketball, Liesl Tesch is a natural athlete whose service to the game helped put Australian women’s wheelchair basketball on the national stage.

CHAMPIONSHIP DIVISION TEAMS SELECTED FOR 2016 HELLOWORLD AUS SCHOOL CHAMPS

With just over a month to go until the start of the 2016 Helloworld Australian School Championships, the 16 teams for the Championship Division across the men’s and women’s competition have been finalised.

AUSTRALIAN BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME- PATRICK HUNT AM

Focus on Patrick Hunt who will be the only coach inducted into the 2016 class when the Australian Basketball Hall of Fame is held on November 25.

GLOVER AND KENYON MAKING THE MOST OF NBL OPPORTUNITIES

Two Centre of Excellence athletes in Angus Glover and Matt Kenyon continue to develop their game in the NBL and will suit up again this weekend for the Illawarra Hawks and Brisbane Bullets respectively.

CELEBRATING THE ROLLERS INAUGURAL PARALYMPIC GOLD MEDAL

In the lead up to the 1996 Atlanta Paralympics, few believed Australia’s men’s wheelchair basketball team would be serious contenders, not least of which the players themselves.

VALE RUSSELL RICHES

Basketball Australia is saddened to hear of the passing of Russell Riches, a national representative with the Boomers at the 1970 FIBA World Championships.

2017 BASKETBALL MANAGERS INC. NATIONAL CONVENTION AND TRADE SHOW

Basketball Managers Incorporated (BMI) in conjunction with Basketball Victoria are pleased to announce the 2017 Basketball Managers Incorporated National Convention and Trade Show, to be held at the State Basketball Centre (Wantirna South, Victoria) between Thursday 9 March and Saturday 11 March 2017.

AUSSIES IN THE NBA: 2016/17 PREVIEW

One of the most represented international countries in the NBA leading into the 2016/17 campaign, eight Australians will look to hit the court for six different teams this season.

AUSSIES SWEEP NIGHT 3 BUT FALL JUST SHORT OF FINALS AT 3X3 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

Australia have defeated Macau and the number two ranked team in the world, Hungary, on the second night of the pool stage but head-to-head results have seen them fall narrowly short of the Quarter-Finals.

REGISTRATIONS FOR 2016 HELLOWORLD AUS SCHOOL CHAMPS CLOSING

Time is running out to register for this year's Helloworld Australian School Championship (ASC) with registrations set to close on Monday, October 24.

AUSTRALIA BEGIN 3X3 WORLD CHAMPS CAMPAIGN

The Australian 3x3 women's team have begun their 2016 World Championships campaign, splitting the opening night of competition.

MATTHEW PATON JOINS CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE WOMEN'S PROGRAM

Matthew Paton has accepted a position with the Basketball Australia Centre of Excellence (CoE) women's program as assistant coach.

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