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BOOMERS EXPLODE IN SECOND-HALF TO SECURE VICTORY AGAINST CANADA

The Boomers used a 51-point second-half to defeat Canada in their second game of FIBA World Cup preparations.

BOOMERS FALL TO CANADA IN TOUGH FIRST OUTING IN PERTH

The Boomers succumbed to Canada 90-70 in what was an impressive performance by the visitors, holding Australia to 6-34 shooting from beyond the arc.

MITCH CREEK REPLACES XAVIER COOKS IN BOOMERS FIBA WORLD CUP TEAM

Basketball Australia confirmed at practice yesterday Xavier Cooks has withdrawn from the Australian Boomers World Cup team due to injury.

BOOMERS ANNOUNCE 12-MAN FIBA WORLD CUP TEAM

The 12-man Australian Boomers team that will compete at the FIBA World Cup and the lead-up games in Perth and Melbourne has been announced today, Wednesday, August 7.

JONAH BOLDEN FROM SYDNEY TO THE NBA

For Philadelphia 76er and Australian Boomer Jonah Bolden, the journey to the NBA dream has been long and winding. But it all began with a simple philosophy. Have fun.

2021 FIBA ASIA CUP QUALIFYING SCHEDULE RELEASED

The first-ever FIBA Asia Cup Qualifiers for the 2021 edition of the competition have been finalised and announced.

SECURITY ARRANGEMENTS RELEASED FOR BOOMERS VS USA

TEG Live has today announced the security arrangements for the Australian Boomers’ historic two-game series against USA Basketball at Marvel Stadium in Melbourne on Thursday 22 August and Saturday 24 August 2019.

CANADA ANNOUNCE THE 29 PLAYERS INVITED TO FIBA WC TRAINING CAMP

Featuring 17 NBA players, Canada Basketball today announced the squad from which the team will be selected for the 2019 FIBA World Cup as well as the Boomers vs. Canada Basketball games in Perth at RAC Arena on August 16 and 17.

XAVIER COOKS ADDED TO BOOMERS 2019 FIBA WORLD CUP SQUAD

The Australian Boomers squad for the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup has been bolstered by the addition of Xavier Cooks, finalising an 18-man squad for their camp in early August.

BOOMERS ANNOUNCE SQUAD FOR 2019 FIBA BASKETBALL WORLD CUP

A 17-man squad has been announced for the Australian Boomers from which the final team for the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup in China, held between August 31 – September 15, will be selected.

BEN SIMMONS COMMITS TO BOOMERS FOR 2019 FIBA WORLD CUP

Ben Simmons has confirmed he will represent the Australian Boomers in the team’s upcoming events including the 2019 FIBA World Cup and warm-up games against Canada and USA Basketball.

GREGG POPOVICH ENTHUSED BY POPULARITY OF BOOMERSUSA GAMES IN MELBOURNE

USA Basketball Men’s National Team head coach Gregg Popovich has expressed his excitement at the size of the crowd that will await his USA team when they play the Australian Boomers in Melbourne on Thursday 22 August (7:30pm) and Saturday 24 August (2:00pm).

BOOMERS ADD TO COACHING STAFF FOR 2019 FIBA WORLD CUP AND 2020 TOKYO OLYMPICS

The Australian Boomers have bolstered their coaching staff with the appointment of assistant coach David Patrick, an Australian who has spent several years in the US Collegiate system with the University of California (UC) Riverside.

AUSTRALIAN BOOMERS TO FACE CANADA BASKETBALL IN PERTH 16 & 17 AUGUST 2019

The Australian Boomers will take on Canada Basketball at Perth’s RAC Arena on Friday 16 August and Saturday 17 August, with both teams set to feature some of the biggest names in the sport.

2019 FIBA WORLD CUP DRAW REACTIONS

Following the 2019 FIBA World Cup draw over the weekend, Basketball Australia and the Boomers coaching staff are continuing their preparations for the tournament to be held in China from August 31-September 15.

BOOMERS DRAWN INTO GROUP H FOR 2019 FIBA WORLD CUP

The 2019 FIBA World Cup draw has been held with the Australian Boomers being selected into Group H alongside Lithuania, Canada and Senegal.

TOM WILSON'S BOOMERS BREAKTHROUGH

On July 3 2015, Tom Wilson left the court in the Under-19 FIBA World Cup Quarter-Final against Turkey with a potential knee injury and his dreams of representing his country dashed.

BOOMERS FALL TO IRAN IN FINAL FIBA WORLD CUP QUALIFIER

The Australian Boomers have concluded their FIBA World Cup qualifying campaign on a sour note, falling to Iran 74-85.