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Ben Simmons withdraws from Boomers Olympic squad

Ben Simmons in consultation with his agent, Rich Paul has advised Basketball Australia today that he is withdrawing from the Boomers Squad for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janerio.

DRAWS ANNOUNCED FOR RIO 2016

At the official draw in Switzerland conducted by FIBA early Saturday morning AEDT, the shape of the tournament became clear as the men's and women's pools were selected.

BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA NAMES BOOMERS RIO SQUAD

Basketball Australia is delighted to announce 26 players have been named to the Australia Boomers Rio squad.

Vote for Boomer Matthew Dellavedova as Australian Sport Personality of the Year.

Matthew Dellavedova has been named in a shortlist for the 2016 AIS Sport Performance Awards (ASPAs) by the Australian Institute of Sport and you can vote for the Australian Boomer to win the award.

BOOMERS AND OPALS AROUND THE WORLD

Get up to date with where our Australian Boomers and Opals are, all around the world.

BOOMERS HEADED TO RIO AFTER OCEANIA CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES WIN

Exerting their physical presence with a 41-25 rebound advantage, Australia have taken Game 2 of the Oceania Championship 89-79 to advance to the Rio Olympics in August 2016.

Boomers’ prepared for ‘war’ against the Tall Blacks: Longley

Australian Boomers’ assistant coach, Luc Longley is not shying away from the task at hand for the touring side ahead of tonight’s second leg of the 2015 FIBA Oceania Championships.

BOOMERS AND TALL BLACKS CLASH IN GAME 2 OF THE OCEANIA CHAMPIONSHIPS

Heading into Game 2 of the 2015 FIBA Oceania Championship, a spot in Rio 2016 is on the line for the Australian Boomers and New Zealand Tall Blacks.

Cam Gliddon to join Boomers after calf injury sidelines Damian Martin

Another blow for the luckless Damian Martin will see him miss the Oceania Championship with a calf injury.

Mills joins Boomers for Oceania Championships

Basketball Australia is excited to announce that NBA Championship-winner Patrick Mills has been added to the Australian Boomers’ team to take on New Zealand in the 2015 FIBA Oceania Championships.

Dellavedova Preparing For Oceania Championship

Landing in Australia last week, Matthew Dellavedova had a break over the weekend but with Game 1 of the Oceania Championship less than a week away, there is little time to relax.

Options for Boomers ahead of Oceania Championship

Following the heartbreaking confirmation that Dante Exum has injured his ACL, coach Andrej Lemanis says there are several options for replacing the point guard.

Watch the Boomers Homecoming press conference

Fresh from their four-game tour of Europe, the Australian men’s basketball team, the Boomers, land in Melbourne ahead of the 2015 FIBA Oceania Championships.

Boomers and Opals in their SEABL days

Look over the stats and catch the highlights from when 22 members of the Australian Boomers and Opals played at SEABL level.

Exum Injured as Boomers prevail in final warm-up game

An improved defensive effort has seen the Australian Boomers take the second of a two-game series against Slovenia 66-51 in their final warm-up game before the Oceania Championship, starting August 15.

Dante Exum injury

Dante Exum injured his left knee during the Australian Boomers’ second international friendly against Slovenia.

Buy your supporter wear for the 2015 FIBA Oceania Championships

Get in quick to secure your Supporter Wear for the upcoming FIBA Oceania Championship on August 15th, 2015.

LEMANIS FINDS POSITIVES IN BOOMERS' LOSS TO LITHUANIA

The Australian Boomers lost their second match to Lithuania in the two-game series, but according to coach Andrej Lemanis, there is plenty of reason to be optimistic.