THE U.S. men's basketball team had never lost to Australia. It had gone nearly 13 years without losing a game with an NBA-stocked roster. It was in the midst of the longest winning streak in team history.Until Saturday. ...
Aug 25, 2019
MELBOURNE, Australia - Not everyone was happy in the biggest crowd to watch a basketball game in Australia.Kemba Walker scored 23 points to lead the U.S. over Australia 102-86 on Thursday before a crowd of 51,218 at a stadium ...
Aug 23, 2019
By Paulo CanalitaSo much for those calling Team USA's 2019 FIBA World Cup roster a bunch of scrubs.The Americans made quick work of Team Australia, 102-86, in an exhibition game on Thursday at the Marvel Stadium in Melbourne. ...
Aug 23, 2019
THIS is why USA Basketball went to Melbourne. The Americans wanted trouble.They got some.Thursday's 102-86 win over Australia was everything that U.S. coach Gregg Popovich could have wanted in a World Cup tuneup game for his ...
Aug 23, 2019
SYDNEY - Ben Simmons is set to play for Australia at the Fiba World Cup after confirming in an online video "I'm going to be a Boomer" for upcoming events.Simmons' NBA season ended when his Philadelphia 76ers were knocked out of ...
May 15, 2019
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ANTHONY Semerad, the Fil-Australian shooting forward of TnT Katropa, was the least surprised about the brawl that erupted between Gilas Pilipinas and Australia during the FIBA World Cup qualifiers here three months ago which led to the outright revamp of the ...
Oct 13, 2018
EVEN before the full-blown brawl that erupted between Australia and Gilas Pilipinas in their Fiba World Cup Asian qualifier, Aussie players have faced accusations of going beyond what can be considered fair and clean in basketball.Aussie basketball players are often ...
Jul 6, 2018
MATTHEW Dellavedova braces for an even hostile crowd as Australia faces Gilas Pilipinas anew in their FIBA World Cup qualifier rematch on Monday.Still reeling from a shock 79-78 loss to Japan at the Chiba Port Arena in Tokyo, the Boomers ...
Jul 1, 2018
GILAS Pilipinas is expected to face even more quality competition from Australia in their Fiba World Cup qualifiers rematch in July.The Boomers are parading NBA players Matthew Dellavedova and Thon Maker of the Milwaukee Bucks in their away game against the ...
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May 31, 2018
GILAS Pilipinas gave a heavily favored Australian side all it could handle in a brave first-half performance before going down, 84-68, on Thursday in their 2019 Fiba World Cup qualifier in Melbourne. The Filipinos hardly looked intimidated by a home ...
Feb 22, 2018
AUSTRALIA flexed its muscles in a 104-66 blowout of Chinese Taipei to start its Fiba World Cup qualifying campaign on Friday night.The Australians, ranked 11th in the world, hardly broke a sweat as they erected a 27-13 lead after ...
Nov 24, 2017
AUSTRALIA wasted no time stamping its class in its new basketball environment, beating Iran, 76-59, on Monday morning (Manila time) to rule the first-ever Fiba Asia Cup in Beirut, Lebanon.The Boomers jumped out to a 12-2 lead and ...
Aug 21, 2017
PATTY Mills and David Andersen had 17 points each, Matthew Dellavedova added 15 points, five rebounds, and four assists, and Australia drew first blood in the 2015 Fiba Oceania Championship with a 71-59 win over New Zealand on Saturday at the ...
Aug 16, 2015
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