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NBL1 talent set to hit Birmingham

THE 2022 Commonwealth Games 3×3 teams have been announced for the Aussies, with seven National Basketball League (NBL)1 players selected across the men’s and women’s sides. The Commonwealth Games are set to take place from Friday July 29 to Tuesday August 2, with Australia also hosting a men and women’s wheelchair side. Australia has found […]

Boomers fire late to take Game One

THE Australian Boomers emerged victorious in the first game of their FIBA World Cup Qualifying matchup against China at John Cain Arena on Thursday night, in an entertaining battle. Hosting the home court advantage, the Aussies got off to a strong start in the first half, grabbing a fair lead at the main break. However, […]

NBL X NBA – Dieng joins Giddey at Thunder

THE National Basketball League (NBL)’s Next Stars Program just received a massive boost, with another member being selected in the lottery of the NBA Draft. Former New Zealand Breakers young gun Ousmane Dieng was selected with the New York Knicks at pick 11, before being traded to the Oklahoma City Thunder, where he will join […]

NBL stars dominate FIBA Qualifier team

LATE last week, Basketball Australia announced the squad for the upcoming FIBA Basketball World Cup Qualifiers, which are set to take place later this month. The Australian Boomers will play in front of their fans in Melbourne, as the team looks to progress to the FIBA World cup in 2023. The team will be made […]

Opals side announced, NBL1 top to bottom

THE Australian Opals side for the upcoming friendly against Japan was announced on Thursday, with one common feature througout. All players listed on the team are currently on the list of an NBL1 side, as the competition continues to grow and develop some of the game’s premier female basketballers. While many of these players double […]

Opals squad announced for the 2022 World Cup

IN a much-anticipated release this morning, the 2022 Opals squad for next year’s World Cup in Sydney was announced. The 24-strong squad is full of talent. It includes the likes of Tokyo 2020 squad members Jenna O’Hea, Marianna Tolo, and Sara Blicavs, and Asia Cup squad members Keely Froling, Darcee Garbin, and Maddison Rocci. This […]

WNBL Player Spotlight 2021/22 – Perth Lynx – Jackie Young

THE WNBL season is getting closer each day, and the preparations of each team are starting to ramp up as the pre-season reaches the pointy end. In our player spotlight series, we take a look at the starting lineup of each team and what each player will bring to the table. With plenty of exciting […]

FIBA Women’s Asia Cup 2021: Team by Team wrap

WITH the dust having settled from the FIBA Women’s Asia Cup in 2021, it is time to take a look back on how each team performed throughout the tournament. Of the eight teams, the top three certainly separated themselves from the remainder of the pack, with one team even unable to register a win throughout […]

FIBA Women’s Asia Cup 2021 final wrap

AFTER a week of high quality basketball action, the FIBA Women’s Asia Cup has wrapped up proceedings for 2021 from Amman, Jordan. Despite many teams putting in outstanding performances, there can unfortunately be one deserving winner, and in fitting fashion, the deciding match delivered a thrilling contest. With the final making headlines for the last […]

FIBA Women’s Asia Cup 2021 semi-finals wrap

JUST one game remains for the teams who are still in the hunt for a grand final triumph after a day of thrilling basketball action saw two teams advance to the big dance. The semi-finals delivered some dominant performances and some heart-stopping finishes, with all four teams leaving nothing in the tank. The two advancing […]

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