Boomers Qualify for World Cup

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The Australian Boomers have secured their spot at the FIBA 2023 Basketball World Cup with a resounding win over Kazakhstan 97-50.

The Boomers went into the 5th window unbeaten needing only one more win to qualify.

The team led by co-captains McCarron and Kay had a stranglehold on the scoreboard from the first quarter with every player scoring.

Best for Australia: Froling, Vasiljevic, McVey and Brant

The Boomers were due to travel to Iran for a FIBA World Cup Qualifier on 15 November.  Basketball Australia conducted a thorough risk assessment in conjunction with relevant authorities and as a result will not be sending any teams into Iran at this time.

The FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 will be held in the Philippines, Indonesia and Japan from 25 August-10 September 2023.

How Australia qualified

Australia v Chinese Taipei: 98-61
Australia v Japan: 80-64
Chinese Taipei v Australia: 71-90
Australia v China 76-69
Japan v Australia 52-98
China v Australia 48-71
Bahrain v Australia 50-104
Australia v Iran 98-58
Kazakhstan v Australia 50-97