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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.

BOOMERS ANNOUNCE 12-MAN FIBA WORLD CUP TEAM

The 12-man Australian Boomers team that will compete at the FIBA World Cup and the lead-up games in Perth and Melbourne has been announced today, Wednesday, August 7.

JONAH BOLDEN FROM SYDNEY TO THE NBA

For Philadelphia 76er and Australian Boomer Jonah Bolden, the journey to the NBA dream has been long and winding. But it all began with a simple philosophy. Have fun.

2021 FIBA ASIA CUP QUALIFYING SCHEDULE RELEASED

The first-ever FIBA Asia Cup Qualifiers for the 2021 edition of the competition have been finalised and announced.

SECURITY ARRANGEMENTS RELEASED FOR BOOMERS VS USA

TEG Live has today announced the security arrangements for the Australian Boomers’ historic two-game series against USA Basketball at Marvel Stadium in Melbourne on Thursday 22 August and Saturday 24 August 2019.

CANADA ANNOUNCE THE 29 PLAYERS INVITED TO FIBA WC TRAINING CAMP

Featuring 17 NBA players, Canada Basketball today announced the squad from which the team will be selected for the 2019 FIBA World Cup as well as the Boomers vs. Canada Basketball games in Perth at RAC Arena on August 16 and 17.