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Boomers down Angola to enter Stankovic Cup final + VIDEO

Australia’s men’s basketball team has advanced to the final of the Boris Stankovic Continental Cup undefeated after downing Angola in Kunshan City, China by ten points, 70-60.

NBL pioneer Mike Wrublewski passes

Basketball Australia issued a statement from Chief Executive Officer Larry Sengstock in relation to the passing of former Sydney Kings Chairman Mike Wrublewski from pancreatic cancer at approximately 8:30am on Saturday.

Boomers shock China for back-to-back wins + VIDEO

Australia’s men’s basketball team has registered two victories in succession at the Boris Stankovic Cup in Kunshan City, downing host nation China in a thriller by two points, 76-74.

Boomers bounce back to roast Turkey in China + VIDEO

Australia’s men’s basketball team has rebounded from its Oceania Championship loss to New Zealand by defeating Turkey in the opening game of the Stankovic Cup in Kunshan City, China by sixteen points, 70-54.

Aussie basketballers are DEADLY

Opal Rohanee Cox and Boomers Patrick Mills and Nathan Jawai have been nominated for the 2009 DEADLY Awards.

Brown wants Boomers to step up against Turkey

Boomers head coach Brett Brown has urged his side to display greater fight and determination when it faces Turkey tonight in the opening game of the 2009 Continental Stankovic Cup in Kunshan City, China.

Boomers move on, team selected for Stankovic Cup

Basketball Australia has named exciting University of Connecticut athlete Ater Majok to make his international debut for the Australian Boomers in the team to contest the Boris Stankovic Cup in Kunshan City, China.

Tall Blacks rattle Boomers for Oceania win + VIDEO

Australia's men's basketball team was unable to stop a rampant New Zealand Tall Blacks team in the second and deciding game of the 2009 FIBA Oceania Championship and was defeated by twenty-two points in Wellington tonight, 100-78.

Boomers v Tall Blacks: How you can follow the game

You can follow the game on FOX Sports, with LIVE STATS, on FIBA Oceania TV or on the webiste.

Boomers v Tall Blacks: Game 2 PREVIEW

BOOMERS coach Brett Brown may look to NBA big man Nathan Jawai to solve his team's rebounding woes in its vital series against New Zealand, writes Adrian Warren for the Australian Associated Press.

Boomers: Joe Ingles on 1116 SEN

Boomers Joe Ingles chatted with Ed Wyatt and Adam Gurwitch on 1116 SEN after his top-scoring effort in Game 1 of the FIBA Oceania Championship.

Series OT scenario for Boomers v Tall Blacks

What happens if the 2009 FIBA Oceania Championship for Men is tied at 1-1 and the for-and-against stacks up to be exactly the same? Read on....

Ingles fires as Boomers topple Tall Blacks + VIDEO

Australia's men's basketball team has avenged the Wallabies' loss to New Zealand last night by overcoming a physical Tall Blacks side to win the opening game of the 2009 FIBA Oceania Championship in Sydney by seven points, 84-77.

Aussies and Kiwis: Best of enemies

The Boomers and Tall Blacks faced off on Sunday night and Marc Howard writes that the game showed just how strong the rivalry between the two teams remains.

Brown feels right at home with the Boomers

IT WOULDN'T matter how many people you tried to sardine into the Sports Centre at Homebush Bay tomorrow night, nor how loud a ruckus they made, it's really never going to be quite like the Staples Center in Los Angeles during NBA play-offs.

Boomers team named to tackle Tall Blacks

Basketball Australia has selected the twelve athletes that will represent the Australian Boomers in the opening match of a two game series against New Zealand on Sunday.

VIDEO: Boomers in training for Tall Blacks test

And Brad Newley makes a prediction. Do you agree? Watch the video…