Dante Exum injury

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Dante Exum injured his left knee during the Australian Boomers’ second international friendly against Slovenia.

It was the final match of the Boomers European Tour and the team will now travel to Australia for the 2015 FIBA Oceania Championships.

The 20-year old was treated by Basketball Australia medical staff at the game and will shortly travel to Utah for further medical assessment by his NBA team, the Utah Jazz.

Boomers’ Head Coach Andrej Lemanis and his coaching staff will make the necessary adjustments to the playing rotations for the Oceania Championships, with game one of the two game series at Melbourne’s Rod Laver Arena on August 15.

Basketball Australia will hold a press conference on Friday at 1030am when the Boomers return. Further details will be about the press conference will be provided later today.

The entire Basketball Australia family wishes Dante Exum well on his return to Utah and hopes for positive news on his injury.

Further updates will be released at the appropriate time.