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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.

ADAM CAPORN TO REPLACE ANDREJ LEMANIS AS BOOMERS HEAD COACH FOR FINAL FIBA WORLD CUP QUALIFIER

Australian Boomers head coach Andrej Lemanis will return home prior to the final game of the FIBA World Cup qualifiers in order to prepare for the NBL playoffs.

NEW BOOMERS MAKE LIGHT WORK OF KAZAKHSTAN IN FIBA WC QUALIFIER

It was a new-look team for the Australian Boomers but the result was the same as they made light work of Kazakhstan, succeeding 81-60, to begin the final window of FIBA World Cup qualifiers.

UPDATED- TEN BOOMERS DEBUTANTS NAMED FOR FINAL FIBA WORLD CUP QUALIFIER WINDOW

The Australian Boomers will welcome ten new faces for the sixth and final FIBA World Cup qualifying window when they visit Kazakhstan and Iran next week.

HELLO DELLY! MATTHEW DELLAVEDOVA RETURNS TO CAVS

Over the weekend, Australian Boomers favourite Matthew Dellavedova returned to the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA via a three-team trade with the Milwaukee Bucks and Washington Wizards.

PLAYERS' ASSOCIATION AND BA ANNOUNCE HISTORIC FOUR-YEAR NATIONAL TEAMS AGREEMENT

The Australian Basketball Players’ Association and Basketball Australia (BA) today announced the inaugural National Teams Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA), ensuring wide-ranging improved conditions for Australia’s elite players.

CADEE AIMING FOR THE BOOMERS TO BE BEST TEAM OUT OF ASIA

A process more than a year in the making, the Boomers have qualified for the 2019 FIBA World Cup and Jason Cadee is now determined to ensure Australia are the best team coming out of Asia.

BOOMERS ROUT QATAR TO FINISH UNDEFEATED AT HOME IN FIBA WORLD CUP QUALIFIERS

The Australian Boomers have completed the fifth window of FIBA World Cup Qualifiers with a perfect home record after running out 51-point winners over Qatar, 110-59.

BOOMERS AIMING TO FINISH UNBEATEN AT HOME IN FIBA WORLD CUP QUALIFIERS

Following the Australian Boomers' victory over Iran on Friday night at Melbourne’s Margaret Court Arena, which saw them officially book a place at the 2019 FIBA World Cup in China, the Boomers now host Qatar on Monday at 7.30pm in their final qualifier at home.