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Ingles advances to Spanish ACB Finals

Australian Boomers star Joe Ingles has moved a step closer to a second consecutive Spanish ACB title, with his FC Barcelona Regal sweeping Brad Newley’s Gran Canaria to setup a meeting with bitter rivals Real Madrid.

China survive Boomers late surge

The Australian Boomers came from 13 points down heading into the final quarter to push China all the way, going down 61-55 in Game One of the Sino-Australia Challenge at Perth Arena tonight.

Boomers team named for Sino-Australia Challenge

The Australian Boomers team to face China in the Sino-Australia Challenge has been announced, headlined by Perth Wildcats fan favourite Jesse Wagstaff, ahead of Game One at Perth Arena on Friday 7 June.

China arrive with Olympic flavour for Sino-Australia Challenge

The Chinese men’s national team has arrived in Perth ahead of the Sino-Australia Challenge, with a squad littered with Olympians and NBA experienced players.

Excitement surrounds Boomers camp

The Australian Boomers enter day three of their first camp under the stewardship of new Head Coach Andrej Lemanis with Friday night’s opening game of the Sino-Australian Challenge at Perth Arena firmly in their sights.

Newley stars in Spanish playoffs

The fairy tale season for Australian Boomers star Brad Newley sits on a knife’s end as they face elimination in Game Three of their Spanish ACB Semi Final clash against powerhouse FC Barcelona Regal.

Fox Sports & LiveSport.TV to show Sino-Australia Challenge

The 2013 Sino-Australia Challenge between the Australian Boomers and China will be available online and through subscription TV in broadcast arrangements announced today.

Lemanis to lead World University Games team

Australian Boomers Head Coach Andrej Lemanis will take the reins of the Australian men’s basketball team for the 2013 World University Games in Russia.

Andrew Gaze inducted into FIBA Hall of Fame

Basketball Australia today congratulated Andrew Gaze AM on his induction to the FIBA Hall of Fame.

Boomers eye international post-season success

Patty Mills and his San Antonio Spurs are one win away from the NBA Finals after they came from a double-digit deficit to win Game three over the Memphis Grizzlies to take a 3-0 series lead in the NBA Western Conference Finals.

Canberra to host 2013 FIBA Oceania Championships

Canberra will host the 2013 FIBA Oceania Championships between Australia and New Zealand this August – ahead of 17th FIBA Basketball World Cup to be held in Spain and Turkey next year.

Boomers duo move closer to NBA Finals

Australian Boomers stars Patty Mills and Aron Baynes moved one step closer to reaching the NBA Finals after the San Antonio Spurs Game 1 Western Conference Finals win over Memphis this morning.

Mills in box seat after crucial NBA playoff win

A late Patty Mills three-pointer put the icing on the cake of the series-defining Game 5 win by the San Antonio Spurs, pushing Andrew Bogut’s Golden State Warriors to the brink of NBA playoff elimination.

Three added to Boomers squad for June camp

Three names have been added to the Australian Boomers squad for the June training camp ahead of the Sino-Australia Challenge in Perth, headlined by NBL Rookie of the Year Cameron Gliddon.

Longley named Boomers assistant coach

Three-time NBA Champion Luc Longley and Cairns Taipans assistant Mick Downer have joined the Australian Boomers coaching staff under newly-appointed Head Coach Andrej Lemanis.

Next Gen headline Boomers squad

The Australian Boomers have named a 17-player squad for the first training camp under new Head Coach Andrej Lemanis ahead of the 2013 Sino-Australia Challenge.

Advantage Bogut in Boomers NBA playoffs battle

The situation is delicately poised for Australian Boomers trio Andrew Bogut, Patty Mills and Aron Baynes after the Golden State Warriors claimed a pivotal road win yesterday in Game 2.

Jawai battling injury to be fit for EuroLeague Final Four

Australian Boomers star Nathan Jawai is in a race against time to be fit for the EuroLeague Final Four, tipping off in the early hours of Saturday morning (AEST).