AUSTRALIA showed it can do damage by ending the Americans' 78-game winning streak in a warm-up game just over a week ago.On Tuesday in Group H, the Boomers defeated Senegal, 81-68, in Dongguan in the far south ...
Sep 4, 2019
WITH its 12-member roster finalized and one week until it opens preliminary group play at the 2019 Fiba World Cup in China, the USA Men's World Cup Team has another opportunity to continue to fine-tune its Xs and Os ...
Aug 26, 2019
MELBOURNE, Australia - Australia assistant coach Luc Longley says the Boomers' upset win over the United States on Saturday in a pre-World Cup basketball exhibition game means they'll go to China with opposing teams thinking of them in a ...
Aug 26, 2019
AUSTRALIA stunned Team USA, 98-94, in a Fiba World Cup tuneup match on Saturday in Melbourne.The Boomers snapped the USA's 78-game win streak in major tournaments and exhibition matches.Patty Mills scored 30 points, while Andrew Bogut ...
Aug 24, 2019
MELBOURNE, Australia - NBA players Patty Mills, Aron Baynes, Matthew Dellavedova and Joe Ingles have been included in Australia's 12-man squad for the FIBA World Cup next month in China.Three players were picked in the squad announced on Wednesday ...
Aug 7, 2019
MELBOURNE, Australia - NBA star Ben Simmons has withdrawn from the Australia basketball team which will play exhibition matches against Canada and the United States at home next month.Simmons had already made himself unavailable for the FIBA World Cup starting Aug. 31 ...
Jul 28, 2019
MELBOURNE, Australia - Ben Simmons, Andrew Bogut, Patty Mills and Aron Baynes are among the NBA players picked in an extended Australia squad to prepare for the FIBA World Cup.Boomers coach Andrej Lemanis announced a 17-man squad on Thursday for warmup ...
May 23, 2019
FOLLOWING the chaotic bench-clearing brawl that involved the Philippines and Australia in their 2019 Fiba World Cup Asian qualifying game on Monday, not a few fans wondered why the game still continued despite the home team having only three players left. ...
Jul 5, 2018
ROGER Pogoy admitted blowing his top as he shed light on the ugly events that led to the Philippines-Australia brawl in the 2019 Fiba World Cup Asian qualifiers."Tao lang din tayo. Napuno din ako," he said, addressing the media for ...
Jul 3, 2018
THE Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) hopes the full-scale brawl that marred the Fiba World Cup qualifier between Gilas Pilipinas and Australia on Monday night won't lead to a new round of suspension for the country's basketball federation.SBP ...
Jul 3, 2018
BOCAUE - The Philippines' local organizing committee (LOC) on Monday raced against time to reinstall the advertisement decals on the Philippine Arena court that were torn off by the Australian team a day earlier.Around two hours before the game between Philippines and ...
Jul 2, 2018
THE Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) through its legal counsel has conveyed to Fiba a 'very diplomatic but strong message' about Australia's tampering of the court stickers at Philippine Arena ahead of its match against the Philippines.Claiming ...
Jul 2, 2018
PBA commissioner Willie Marcial commended Gilas Pilipinas' gallant stand against Australia on Thursday, believing the Philippines can put up a better showing in the return game than in its 84-68 loss in their Fiba World Cup qualifying match.The Filipino ...
Feb 22, 2018
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