Australia have announced two more basketball teams to take part in the 3 on 3 basketball competition at the Australian Youth Olympic Festival in January.
Some of the nation’s leading young basketballers have today been selected to represent Australia in the 3x3 basketball competition when it makes its debut appearance at the 2013 Australian Youth Olympic Festival in January.
Tears are still expected to flow for Lauren Jackson even if all goes to plan with the Opals star's recovery from injury.
BASKETBALL: After four years in the role that culminated in a Quarter Final appearance at the 2012 London Olympic Games, Brett Brown has stepped down as Head Coach of the Australian Boomers.
It was the decision which cost Erin Phillips an Olympic medal, but which helped yield the Australian basketball star a WNBA championship ring.
BASKETBALL: The Australian Emus and Gems have claimed a series sweep of New Zealand to win the 2012 FIBA Oceania Under 19 Championships and book their place at the 2013 FIBA Under 19 World Championships.
BASKETBALL: Australian women's basketball coach Carrie Graf concedes her future is undecided, but the veteran mentor says she's in no rush for that to change.
BASKETBALL: Australian women’s coach Carrie Graf and men’s coach Brett Brown are tremendously excited about the potential of the two teams considering the great form of our young players at these Olympics.
BASKETBALL: Australia have put the disappointment of a semi-final loss to the USA behind them to win the bronze medal match in women’s basketball at North Greenwich Arena.
BASKETBALL: The USA have proved to be Australia’s basketball nemesis yet again, powering home in the second half to beat the Opals in the women’s semi-finals on Day 13.