Luke Patrick has been refereeing for 23 years, having first started after spending so much time at basketball courts as a junior and refereeing to earn some extra pocket money.
Basketball Queensland’s new Game Development General Manager, Warwick Cann, is heading the implementation of a pilot player, referee & coach welfare program that will impact all levels of the game in Queensland.
The biggest names in world basketball will square off in August 2019 when the Australian Boomers host USA Basketball at Etihad Stadium, Melbourne.
Congratulations to the following athletes who have been selected for the 2018 Talent Development Program. Formally known as the U15 Emerging Teams, the Talent Development Program allows Basketball Queensland to better cater to the need of the athletes within that age group and further instilling the athletes in the Queensland Style of Play whilst providing international playing opportunities for the younger group.
Congratulations to the following athletes on their selection to the 2018 Under 16 Queensland State Teams. On behalf of the Queensland State Team coaches and support staff, we would like to thank everyone for their time & commitment to the Basketball Queensland State Performance Program.
We chatted with our three Queensland referees; Michael Coccetti, Jacqui Dover and Jordan Napper who attended the Under 20 Nationals, held in Gosford in early February.
Townsville continued their winning streak with another gold medal in the U18’s Girls Division 1 on the Sunshine Coast after their success at the U16 State Champs.
Townsville Basketball completed the double in the Under 16 State Championships on the Gold Coast winning both the Boys and Girls Division 1 Gold Medal games.
Congratulations to the boys who were selected from the 2018 Under 18 State Championships for the All-Star 5 and MVP. Athletes were selected by a criteria that measured their impressionable individual performances
Congratulations to the girls who were selected from the 2018 Under 18 State Championships for the All-Star 5 and MVP. Athletes were selected by a criteria that measured their impactful individual performances that supported team results, relative to the expectations of that team. All athletes at the Under 18 State Champs performed exceptionally well.