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Young Boomers send exciting glimpse into future

A youthful yet highly talented Australian Boomers claimed victory over the New Zealand Tall Blacks in a 2021 FIBA Asia Cup qualifier.

Coach Caporn previews Boomers Asia Cup Qualifier

Saturday night in Cairns provides a glimpse into the future for the Australian Boomers with an eye on the Paris Olympics, but by no means does that mean winning isn’t the goal against the New Zealand Tall Blacks.

Kenyon ready to make his mark for Boomers in Asia

The Australian men's basketball team will have a youthful feel about them during Saturday's FIBA Asia Cup qualifier but Matt Kenyon says the talented group are ready for this unique opportunity.

Smith and Armstrong named in Boomers team for FIBA Asia Cup qualifier

Two North-West Coast teenagers who grew up playing with and against each another will now realise one of their major ambitions together next week.

AUSTRALIAN TEAM NAMED FOR ASIA CUP QUALIFIER

Defending FIBA Asia Cup champions, Australia will be represented by some of the country’s most exciting young talent when they face the New Zealand Tall Blacks in a 2021 Asia Cup Group C qualifier in Cairns on February 20.

CAIRNS TO HOST 2021 FIBA ASIA CUP QUALIFIERS

Cairns Pop-Up Arena will host an all-important 2021 FIBA Asia Cup qualifier featuring the New Zealand Tall Blacks and Australian Boomers on Saturday 20 February.

AUSTRALIAN MEN’S BASKETBALL OLYMPIC SQUAD REVEALED

Coaching Appointments confirmed for Tokyo Olympic Squad.

Boomers and Opals Tokyo 2020 Olympics Draw revealed

FIBA (International Basketball Federation) conducted the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games men’s and women’s basketball tournament draws on Tuesday evening (AEDT) in Mies, Switzerland.

Tokyo Olympic Basketball Draw set for February 2

On January 29, 2021 FIBA announced that the Draw Ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Basketball Tournaments, for both women and men, will take place on Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at the Patrick Baumann House of Basketball in Mies, Switzerland.

MATTHEW NIELSEN APPOINTED AS AUSTRALIAN BOOMERS HEAD ASSISTANT COACH

One of Australian basketball’s most respected former players, Matthew Nielsen will join the Boomers Tokyo Olympic campaign after being appointed to the role of Australian senior men’s national team head assistant coach to support newly appointed mentor, coach Brian Goorjian.

Australian and World Basketball Figures Congratulate Andrew Bogut

Andrew Bogut retires from professional basketball. Coaches, players and administrators from around the world send tributes.

FIBA Asia Cup 2021 Qualifiers – Update

This weekend, November 27 – 30, the next window of the FIBA Asia Cup 2021 Qualifiers will take place with the sport’s international governing body confirming earlier this month that Group C matches were postponed.

BRIAN GOORJIAN APPOINTED AUSTRALIAN BOOMERS HEAD COACH

Basketball Australia (BA) is delighted to announce that Australian coaching icon Brian Goorjian will lead the Boomers at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics after appointing him coach of the senior men’s national team through to the 2023 FIBA Basketball World Cup.

RECRUITMENT PROCESS AND SELECTION PANEL REVEALED FOR BOOMERS HEAD COACH ROLE

Basketball Australia (BA) has today confirmed the process and the selection panel who will be tasked with appointing a new head coach for the Australian senior men’s national team.

BRETT BROWN STEPS DOWN AS BOOMERS COACH FOR TOKYO OLYMPICS

Brett Brown has informed Basketball Australia that he will no longer be able to perform his duties as Australian Boomers head coach for the rescheduled Tokyo Olympics.

FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 Dates Announced

FIBA’s Central Board have confirmed the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 will be held from August 25 to September 10, 2023 in Indonesia, Japan and the Philippines, marking the first time in FIBA World Cup history the competition will be held in multiple countries.

MATCH REPORT: BOOMERS CRUISE TO DOMINANT 115-52 VICTORY OVER HONG KONG IN GAME TWO OF THE ASIA CUP 2021 QUALIFIERS

A young Australian squad built confidence and chemistry in their 63-point win against an undermanned Hong Kong today in Brisbane, with six Boomers scoring double figures and the Australia bench outscoring their opponent’s bench a whopping 67-8.