Jan Stirling joins Basketball Australia

Basketball Australia is delighted to announce the appointment of Jan Stirling to the role of General Manager High Performance.

Vicinity Centres named as Prinicipal Partner of Aussie Hoops

Basketball Australia is proud to announce Vicinity Centres as the new principal partner of ‘Aussie Hoops’ - the official junior development program of Basketball Australia.

Catch up with Ben Simmons

After a 20-20 performance for the Louisiana State University Tigers (LSU) against Marquette today, we check in with Ben Simmons four games into his first college season.

COE ATHLETES TO REPRESENT LAKE G AT AUS SCHOOL CHAMPS

Two athletes from the Centre of Excellence (CoE) will compete at this year’s Australian School Championships, with Dejan Vasiljevic and Jack White representing Lake Ginninderra College (Lake G).

Basketball Australia 2014/15 Annual Report

The 2014/15 Basketball Australia annual report has been released.

2015 SCHOOL CHAMPS AROUND THE CORNER

121 teams representing 70+ schools across 14 divisions will converge on Canberra from November 30-December 4 for the 2015 Australian School Championship, held in the nation's capital for the second consecutive year.

JOCK PERRY BIDING HIS TIME AFTER SIGNING WITH ST. MARY'S

With the 2015/16 college season underway in the USA, Jock Perry is already looking forward to next year when he will join the St. Mary’s Gaels men’s basketball program.

Strength and Conditioning Workshop

An inaugural Strength and Conditioning workshop was held at the Centre of Excellence on Wednesday, with representatives from every WNBL club in attendance to further enhance the connection between the league and the national Opals program.

Vale Vince Marino

Basketball Australia joins with the South Australian basketball community on the sad passing of Vince Marino, former owner of the Adelaide Lightning.

2016 Athlete Development Camp Invitees

44 players have been invited to Basketball Australia’s Athlete Development Camp (ADC) with all eight states and territories represented.

2016 Centre of Excellence Inductions for Women

Basketball Australia is pleased to announce that eleven female athletes have been offered and have accepted scholarships to the Basketball Australia Centre of Excellence for the 2016 calendar year.

Cambage and Taylor Starring in China

Massive performances recently from Liz Cambage for Shanghai Dahua and Penny Taylor for Shanxi Xingrui have helped solidify their sides in the top two of their respective conferences in the Women's Chinese Basketball Association.

Basketball Australia welcomes Commonwealth Games support

Basketball Australia and the Australian Commonwealth Games Association (ACGA) have announced that as a part of the “Gold Coast GOLD” 2018 Team Preparation Program, both the Australian Boomers and Opals have received grants from the ACGA.

2016 GUNNERS AND CAPITALS ACADEMY HEAD COACH APPOINTMENTS

Basketball ACT (“BACT”) has announced the coaching appointments for the 2016 Canberra Gunners and Canberra Capitals Academy programs.

BOOMERS AND OPALS AROUND THE WORLD

With the NBA and WNBL seasons now underway, we take a look at where all our Australian Boomers and Opals are playing around the world.

Opals and UC Capitals Hanna Zavecz Calls Time

The University of Canberra Capitals and former Australian Opal guard Hanna Zavecz has decided to part ways with the team and retire from basketball after a constant struggle with injury over the past few seasons.

Red Bull Reign 3x3 Concludes in Melbourne

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.

COE'S FROLING AND HODGSON STEPPING UP INTO NBL

Jayden Hodgson and Harry Froling have both made the progression from Basketball Australia’s Centre of Excellence (CoE) into the NBL as they continue their journey to become professional basketballers.

  • Basketball

    Poll

    • Where will Ben Simmons finish in the NBA Rookie of the Year voting?

      View Results

      Loading ... Loading ...