Gangurrus Groups Unveiled for FIBA 3×3 Asia Cup


Basketball Australia is happy to announce its Gangurrus males’s and ladies’s groups that can compete within the FIBA 3×3 Asia Cup 2023 later this month in Singapore.

Happening between Wednesday 29 March and Sunday 2 April – and marking the sixth version of the event – Australia’s males’s and ladies’s crew have each claimed medals within the earlier 4 Asia Cups.

Lining up within the inexperienced and gold for the ladies might be 21/22 WNBL MVP and Opals ahead, Anneli Maley, Commonwealth Video games bronze medallists in 3×3, Alex Wilson, Marena Whittle and Adelaide Lightning taking pictures guard, Lauren Mansfield, with Miela Goodchild and Emma Clarke listed as emergencies.

The squad got here collectively at Hoop Metropolis on the weekend to coach as a crew. (L-R Anneli Maley, Alex Wilson and Lauren Mansfield) Picture: Michael Barker, Hoop Metropolis

Taking the courtroom for the boys might be Boomer and Perth Wildcat ahead, Todd Blanchfield Adelaide Lightning’s energy ahead Daniel Johnson, 3×3 specialist Andrew Metal and Commonwealth Video games gold medallist, Lucas Walker, with Tanner Krebs and Josh Davey listed as emergencies.

L-R Andrew Metal, Lucas Walker and Daniel Johnson and Todd Blanchfield on the latest coaching camp. Picture: Michael Barker, Hoop Metropolis

Main the groups might be head coaches Damon Lowery and Dave Biwer who will take the reins of the ladies’s and males’s sides respectively.

This competitors marks an vital step on the pathway to the 2024 Olympic Video games, with the winners of the Asia Cup securing a spot within the 3×3 Paris qualifying event to be held within the first half of subsequent 12 months.

Though the boys’s crew is seeded eighth heading into the competitors, they’ve received gold the previous three years and might be trying to declare their fourth championship in 2023. At the moment sitting in pool B with Japan who’re seeded second, they might want to wait till the qualifying draw to see which different nation will be part of them of their pool.

Seeded 11th, our ladies’s crew – who received the title in 2017 and 2019 – are in qualifying draw B and can be part of Thailand and Qatar in the event that they proceed to the pool rounds.

Girls’s Schedule (in AEDT):

March 29

6:05pm – Australia v New Caledonia

11:35pm – Australia v Kazakhstan

March 30

6:30pm – Australia v Republic of Korea

Males’s Schedule (in AEDT):

March 31

9:00pm – Australia v QD B/I

11:20pm – Australia v Japan

You’ll be able to watch all of the motion from the competitors through FIBA’s devoted 3×3 Youtube channel right here.

Girls’s Crew:

Anneli Maley

Alex Wilson

Lauren Mansfield

Marena Whittle


Miela Goodchild

Emma Clarke

Males’s Crew:

Daniel Johnson

Andrew Metal

Lucas Walker

Todd Blanchfield


Tanner Krebs

Josh Davey

Good luck to our 3×3 males’s and ladies’s groups!



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