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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.

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.

INDIGENOUS CULTURES CELEBRATED IN HISTORIC INTERNATIONAL BASKETBALL EVENT

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA | The 2019 International Indigenous Basketball and Cultural Showcase will take place on Thursday, August 22 in Melbourne, held as a curtain-raiser event prior to the Australian Boomers vs USA Basketball exhibition basketball game at Marvel Stadium.

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.

BOOMERS ANNOUNCE SQUAD FOR 2019 FIBA BASKETBALL WORLD CUP

A 17-man squad has been announced for the Australian Boomers from which the final team for the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup in China, held between August 31 – September 15, will be selected.

GREGG POPOVICH ENTHUSED BY POPULARITY OF BOOMERSUSA GAMES IN MELBOURNE

USA Basketball Men’s National Team head coach Gregg Popovich has expressed his excitement at the size of the crowd that will await his USA team when they play the Australian Boomers in Melbourne on Thursday 22 August (7:30pm) and Saturday 24 August (2:00pm).

2019 FIBA WORLD CUP DRAW REACTIONS

Following the 2019 FIBA World Cup draw over the weekend, Basketball Australia and the Boomers coaching staff are continuing their preparations for the tournament to be held in China from August 31-September 15.

#BOOMERSUSA MURAL UNVEILING

In August 2019, the Australian Boomers will duel with USA Basketball across two games at Marvel Stadium. To be held in the fortnight prior to the 2019 FIBA World Cup in China, these games will see the return of the American team to Australian shores for the first time since they won gold at the 2001 Goodwill Games (Brisbane).

BOOMERS V USA BASKETBALL – MORE TICKETS RELEASED

A small number of seats have become available for the Boomers clash against USA Basketball over a two-game series at Marvel Stadium on Thursday 22 August and Saturday 24 August 2019. 

AUSTRALIAN BOOMER JOE INGLES TOOK THE SCENIC ROUTE TO NBA STARDOM

Since making his NBA debut in 2014, Australian Boomers guard Joe Ingles has emerged into one of basketball’s most effective sharpshooters.

AUSTRALIAN BOOMERS SET TO SHINE IN 2018 NBA SEASON

The 2018 NBA season tips off tomorrow and once again the Australian Boomers will have a big representation across the league, with a total nine Australians on guaranteed contracts.

AUSTRALIAN BASKETBALL STARS JOIN USA LEGEND ALLAN HOUSTON AT BOOMERS V USA BASKETBALL TICKET LAUNCH

USA Basketball gold medallist Allan Houston was joined by Australia’s own NBA legend Luc Longley and Boomers up & coming star Mitch Creek at Etihad Stadium, Melbourne, today for the official ticket launch of the 2019 Australian Boomers v USA Basketball series.

BOOMERS V USA BASKETBALL TICKET ON-SALE DETAILS ANNOUNCED

Tickets for the 2019 Boomers v USA Basketball games at Etihad Stadium will go on sale to the General Public at 1:00pm on Wednesday 29 August with adult ticket prices starting from $89.90 and children’s tickets from $69.90.

USA BASKETBALL MEN'S NATIONAL TEAM TO FACE BOOMERS IN MELBOURNE

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews MP has today announced that the USA Basketball Men’s National Team will face the Australian Boomers in a two-match pre-FIBA World Cup series in Melbourne, Australia next year.

HUGE DEMAND FOR #BOOMERSUSA

TEG, Australia’s leading major event sports promoter, has today reported that more than 55,000 fans have registered on the wait list for tickets to the Boomers v USA Basketball Men’s National Team games within the first 24 hours after the announcement.