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How many Australian basketball teams are there?

How many Australian basketball teams are there?

There are currently ten teams; nine teams in Australia and one team in New Zealand. The teams are located in Adelaide, Auckland, Brisbane, Cairns, Hobart, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney, and Wollongong. The Illawarra Hawks are the oldest club in the competition, having participated in every season since 1979.

Where is basketball Australia located?

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Basketball Australia
Postal Address: PO Box 4140, Knox City Centre, VIC 3152
Physical Address: State Basketball Centre, 291 George Street, Wantirna South, VIC 3152
Media Enquiries [email protected]
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How do I join the NBL?

To enter, individuals must become a member of NBL Gametime by visiting, following the prompts to the registration page, inputting the requested details (including their first and last name, email address, telephone number, postcode and favourite NBL team) and submitting the fully completed form.

What is basketball called in Australia?

Basketball in Australia
Country Australia
Governing body Basketball Australia
National team(s) Basketball
Nickname(s) Boomers (Men) Opals (Women)

Do NBL1 players get paid?

Minimum wage for roster players has increased to $55,000, up from $38,000 four years ago while for the first-time development players will have a minimum wage of $17,000 after previously having some players training for little or no pay. The NBL salary cap will rise to $1.43 million for next season.

How old can you play in the NBL?

Entry is only open to Australian residents (excluding ACT, TAS and NT) under the age of 15 years. Entrants must have parental/guardian approval to enter and further, the parent/guardian of the entrant must read and consent to these Terms and Conditions.

Is dribbling included in 13 rules of basketball?

Current Rule: Players can dribble the ball with one hand as they run or pass, but they cannot run with the ball when catching a pass. The ball must be held in or between the hands; the arms or body must not be used for holding it. Current Rule: This rule still applies. Doing so would be a traveling violation.

What age can you play in the NBL?

What is the Basketball Australia framework?

The Framework applies to all competitions and events conducted under the auspices of Basketball Australia or a member state/territory association, including the National Basketball League.

Who is the governing body for basketball in Australia?

Basketball Australia is the governing and controlling body for the sport of basketball in Australia and is located in Wantirna South, Victoria. BA runs the Chemist Warehouse WNBL, NWBL, WNWBL, national teams and national junior championships.

How do I report a breach of Basketball Australia’s Anti-Doping Policy?

Information relating to suspected breaches of Basketball Australia’s Anti-Doping Policy can be reported to ASADA: If you have any information in relation to a criminal matter, please contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. A range of sport integrity e-learning courses are available via: The Play by the Rules website:

What has the approved betting operators and Basketball Australia done to help?

The Approved Betting Operators and Basketball Australia have agreed to share information and work together to maintain the ongoing integrity of basketball matches throughout Australia.