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Boomers combine physicality with finesse to find success at FIBA World Cup

The Boomers have advanced to the FIBA World Cup quarter-finals with a unique mix of brute strength and finesse, combining longstanding Australian basketball traits with a new wave of electric speed and outside shooting.

Boomers come from behind to topple France in thrilling finish

In arguably the game of the FIBA World Cup so far, Aron Baynes and Patty Mills produced herculean performances to ensure the Boomers remained undefeated, as Australia outlasted France, 100-98.

Australia v France: Boomers set for collision course with lethal French duo

Australia is officially heading to the quarter-finals of the FIBA World Cup, however, the Boomers’ fate is not completely decided. A loss against France will mean a quarter-final showdown against the USA. In order to avoid that treacherous path, the Boomers must defeat a strong French team with two stars in red hot form.

Still undefeated: Boomers move to 4-0 with win over the Dominican Republic

It wasn’t as easy as some may have predicted, but another strong fourth quarter propelled the Boomers to an 82-76 win over the Dominican Republic on Saturday night. Australia improves to 4-0 at the FIBA World Cup, extending their best ever start at the tournament with the win leaving them with one foot in the quarter finals.

Boomers size advantage against Dominican Republic set to play key role

Aron Baynes put on a show against Lithuania, and with Australia’s next opponent being the undersized Dominican Republic, he and Boomers other bigs appear set to have a huge impact. However, Australia will have to be careful not to let their size advantage hurt them on the defensive end.

Clutch Boomers come up huge in thrilling win over Lithuania

“That’s why you love being involved in international basketball,” a smiling head coach, Andrej Lemanis said postgame.

Boomers grind out tough win over Senegal

The Boomers ground out an 81-68 win over Senegal on Tuesday night, moving to 2-0 at the FIBA World Cup with one game to play in the group stage.

Chris Goulding - The Boomers bench bomber

With the Boomers star studded starting line-up drawing most of the attention, Chris ‘Bubbles’ Goulding has asserted himself as the Australians secret weapon off the bench.

Boomers survive scare to post big win over Canada in World Cup opener

Australia survived a mighty scare to pull out a 108-92 victory on Sunday, though the scoreboard hardly paints the entire picture.

PTP BECOMES AN OFFICIAL SUPPLIER OF BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA

PTP has officially joined Basketball Australia’s family of partners after signing on as an official supplier in a multiyear deal.

BOOMERS MAKE HISTORY BY BEATING USA AT MARVEL STADIUM IN GAME 2

THE Boomers ended the United States' 78-game winning streak with a stirring, 98-94, victory in front of 52,092 pumped-up spectators at Marvel Stadium.

BOOMERS & USA DO BATTLE IN FRONT OF RECORD CROWD AT MARVEL

THE biggest crowd to ever watch a basketball game in Australia witnessed the Boomers and Team USA do battle in Melbourne last night, with the tourists flexing their muscle in a 102-86 victory.

SIGNET ANNOUNCED AS NEW MAJOR PARTNER OF THE AUSTRALIAN BOOMERS

Basketball Australia is proud to announce Signet, Australia’s leading packaging and warehouse supplies provider, as a new major partner of the Australian Boomers.

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.