Australian Basketball Combine
The Australian Basketball Combine (AUBC) provides a platform for talented basketball players to showcase their skill in front of Australian coaches and club officials in an effort to secure a pro basketball contract. Our basketball combine events and Professional Development Programs provide players from around the world an opportunity to be evaluated and identified in Australia. There are over 200 contracts offered to international players annually in Australia. Australian Basketball Combine (AUBC) is brought to you by Australian Basketball Development (AUBD), Australia’s most successful basketball development organization to date. AUBC / AUBD is owned and operated by Sedale Threatt and family.
200 Basketball Contracts
There are over 100+ basketball clubs that make up 7 different leagues across Australia. Most of these clubs offer paid contracts to foreign players (imports) to strengthen their rosters to win more games.
AUBC Events & Programs
Pro Combine Vegas
AUBC and Xposure Basketball USA have come together to present Australian Pro Combine Vegas. This event will allow participants to receive exposure from coaches and management executives from the Australian National Basketball League (NBL) & the NBA.
Pro Development Australia
The AUBC Professional Development Program provides the unique experience to be mentored & trained by 15 year NBA veteran Sedale Threatt and AUBC staff in state of the art facilities whilst also being afforded the opportunity to tryout for Australian clubs.
No. AUBC has a limited amount of openings for each program & event that is run. Players must first apply by submitting their resume and film which is then reviewed by the AUBC Selection Committee. Once a decision has been applicants will be notified electronically whether they were successful. In the AUBC Pro Combine, applications will be reviewed by the AUBC Selection Committee and Basketball Australia to determine if an application is successful.
No. AUBC provides a platform where players gain exposure to Australian clubs they may not otherwise have been able to get. Your success / securing a contract is purely based on your individual performance whilst participating in AUBC programs & events.
You will need a valid passport with at least 6 months validity (doesn’t expire within 6 months of your arrival in Australia) and an Australian visa. American citizens are able to get an Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) or travel visa which is valid for 12 months and allows you stay in Australia for 3 months at a time. ETAs are applied for online and are free but incur an $AU20 surcharge. More information can be found here
No. AUBC is not a sports agency. If a player is recruited by a club, then upon request, AUBC may refer that player to a professional agency.
Yes. All players are provided comprehensive travel insurance that participate in AUBC programs & events held in Australia. Each player is subject to the terms & conditions of the insurance PDS and it is their responsibility to ensure they meet the conditions outlined therein. AUBC also holds current professional indemnity and public liability certificates though players are required to consent to the AUBC Waiver and Release form to participate in any AUBC program or event.
Insurance PDS can be found here
Australian Basketball Combine (AUBC) is owned and operated by Sedale Threatt and has no connection with “Aussie Basketball Combine”