FIBA joins the UN Sports for Climate Action Framework

MIES (Switzerland) – FIBA has joined the United Nations Framework Convention on Clitmate Change (UNFCCC) Sports for Climate Action initiative as a signatory for Climate Action Framework. The United Nations Sports for Climate Action Framework aims to help sports organisations reduce emissions caused by their operations and leverage the world wide popularity of sport to […]


Star Opal Katie Ebzery staying in the west

2019/20 Perth Linx Co-Captain Katie Ebzery will be staying in Perth, Western Australia, Australia for the WNBL season 2020/21. Last season’s Lynx MVP and WNBL All First Team player will give Head Coach Ryan Petrik a massive boost to his team, on and off the the court, with her exceptional basketball skills and leadership ability. […]


17 National teams to participate in inaugural FIBA Esports Open 2020

MIES (SWITZERLAND) – FIBA, the international Basketball Federation, has announced the launch of its first-ever international esports competition for Nationals teams, the FIBA Esports Open 2020. FIBA is thrilled to be joining the epsports movement together with its National member Federations, as part of this pilot project. This inaugural series of exhibition e-basketball games will […]


2020/21 Chemist Warehouse WNBL Season Structure

Tip off scheduled for November 2020 Basketball Australia can today confirm the the 2020/21 Chemist Warehouse WNBL Season will comprise of 21 regular season games per team, with the opening round scheduled for 20 – 22 November 2020 and the final round to be contested 3 – 6 March 2021. Following the regular season, the […]


FIBA provides new updates for FIBA 3×3 2020 season

MIES (FIBA 3×3) – In line with it’s decision to suspend all FIBA competitions on March 12, confirmed at the FIBA’s Central Board on March 26 and 27, FIBA announced on May 20 a new series of updates for the FIBA 3×3 2020 season. No FIBA 3×3 official competitions will take place before August 2020 […]


NBL Committed to Illawarra Hawks

Earlier this week, NBL Commissioner Jeremy Loeliger provided an update on the current status of foundation club, the Illawarra Hawks. “The Administator’s decision to liquidate the company that previously held the licence to operate the Illawarra Hawks does not affect the future of the Illawarra Hawks’ participation in the NBL, nor does it affect the […]


FIBA freezes FIBA 3×3 rankings

MIES (Switzerland) – FIBA has announced that it will freeze the FIBA 3×3 Individual World, Team and Federation Rankings in all categories. The FIBA 3×3 Rankings are based on the 9 best performances of the players in the previous 12 months. April traditionally marks the start of the professional 3×3 season. However, due to the […]

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Hungry Jack’s NBL Grand Final Presented By MG CANCELLED!

The NBL has decided to cancel the remaining games of the Grand Final series between the Sydney Kings and Perth Wildcats. Game four was scheduled to be played on Friday at RAC Arena. Sydney Kings management have indicated today that they did not wish to proceed with the remainder of the series given the global […]

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BREAKING NEWS: The NBA has suspended the season due to Corona Virus

The world’s premier basketball competition The NBA has been suspended due to the Corona Virus. NEW YORK — The NBA announced that a player on the Utah Jazz has preliminarily tested positive for COVID-19.  The test result was reported shortly prior to the tip-off of Wednesday’s game between the Jazz and Oklahoma City Thunder at […]