With tournaments previously held in Perth and Sydney, the finals of the 2015 Red Bull Reign 3×3 competition was conducted in Melbourne over the weekend, with a mixture of the best up-and-coming basketballers combining with past legends of the game in a thrilling contest.
There has been a mixed result at the AOZ Qualifying tournament ahead of the 2016 Paralympics with the Australian Rollers winning the gold medal in the men's competition while the Australian Gliders just missed out on a spot in next year's Paralympics with a heartbreaking loss to China.
At the AOZ qualifying tournament, the Australian Rollers have advanced to the Semi-Final after defeating Thailand while the Gliders have set up a final clash against China with a spot in the 2016 Paralympics on the line.
Basketball Australia is undertaking a review of High Performance in Australia and is seeking submissions from Stakeholders and interested parties.
The Australian Rollers have completed a sweep of their pool group matches following a successful outing against Malaysia as they move a step closer to Rio 2016.
The Australian Rollers are one win away from sweeping their pool games while the Australian Gliders are back on track with a second victory over Japan in the quest to qualify for the 2016 Paralympics.
The Australian Rollers have won their third consecutive game but the Australian Gliders lost to China at the AOZ qualifying tournament as both teams fight for a spot in the 2016 Paralympics.
Basketball Australia has announced SportsLink International, a leading provider of tours to selected major sporting events around the world, as their Official Tour Partner.