The U16 Australian Junior Championships (AJC’s) are always intriguing. For many athletes and coaches, it’s their first taste at the elite level and often confirms their passion for the game. It’s also, in most cases, the first time that the best athletes from around the nation all come together and compete against each other, working out who else is around the country and how they sit against the best athletes in their age group.
Basketball Queensland would like to acknowledge the outstanding performance from the Australian Crocs and Sapphires who both took home Gold at the 2017 FIBA Oceania U17 Championships which were held in Hagatna, Guam!
The start of July saw 100 Queensland athletes and 30 Queensland coaches jet off to the USA to attend the 2017 Basketball Queensland USA Emerging Team Tour. The 5 boy’s teams spent 9 days and the 5 girl’s teams spent 10 days in the US attending high school basketball tournaments, participating in elite training sessions,…
Thanks to an arrangement between Basketball Queensland and the National Basketball League (NBL), the 2017 QBL season has seen some extraordinary referee talent, with three NBL referees coming up to give some of our up and coming QBL referees some NBL veteran referee experience.