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HomeGrown Basketball Australia Interstate Clinics

Exciting news for all young aspiring basketball players. Home Grown Basketball Australia (HGBA) will now be running clinics to identifying talent all over Australia. We are working with basketball leaders around Australia to ensure the pathway to Philippine basketball is available to all Australians. The clinics will be held by Roger Mantua (HGBA Head coach...
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AustPinoy wins hearts at NBTC; Players attract Manila schools

Rick Olivares (Associated Press) – March 21, 2018 – 11:11am MANILA, Philippines – AusPinoy Australia bowed out of the 2018 SM-NBTC National Finals after absorbing a 74-55 loss to Ateneo de Manila University during the Sweet 16 round. Despite the loss, the Fil-Australians remained upbeat about the experience and to date, displayed the best sportsmanship...
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NBL Next Stars program to give Americans another pathway to NBA

THE Sydney Kings have hailed the NBL’s “Next Stars” development program as a game changer for Australian basketball, revealing the franchise is already planning to cater for its introduction. The NBL continued its push into the global basketball market on Friday when they announced an innovative platform that will see clubs contract and develop overseas...
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Boomers depth too much for plucky Philippines

BY DAMIAN ARSENIS In front of one of the loudest basketball crowds in Melbourne in recent memory, Australia’s depth ultimately proved too much for the Philippines as their registered a 84-68 victory to secure top place in Group B of the FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers. While the Philippines were able to stick with Australia for...
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Australian Coach cheers on Filipino basketballers

Veteran coach Rob Beveridge of Illawarra Hawks in the NBL may have been  involved in Australian basketball for more than a quarter of a century but his connections with Philippine basketball is enviable.
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The Cavaliers blew up their roster. How much better did they actually get?

The Cavaliers dramatically reshaped their roster in the middle of the season. Is their newly constructed team good enough to justify it? By Kristian Winfield@Krisplashed Feb 8, 2018, 4:32pm EST The Cleveland Cavaliers were the biggest buyers on the trade market Thursday, pulling off three separate deals to overhaul a roster that has fallen apart...
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