Australia have started off their FIBA World Cup qualifying campaign with a bang, cracking the century against hosts Chinese Taipei with a 104-66 victory in their first game of the first window.
The Australian Boomers team to compete in the first two games of Australia’s FIBA World Cup Qualifiers has been announced, including the game hosted in Adelaide on November 27.
The Australian Boomers’ road to the FIBA World Cup will begin in Adelaide with the city set to host the first home game of the 2019 FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers against Japan on Monday 27 November from 7.00 pm local time.
It’s been a historic day for the Australian Olympic movement at the home of the fifth Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan.
For the second time in the Emerging Opals' World University Games history, they have claimed the gold medal after a stunning run through the finals which culminated with an 85-76 victory over Japan in the last game of the tournament.
Another complete team performance from the Australian Boomers has seen them claim the FIBA Asia Cup with a 79-56 victory over Iran, finishing their first foray into the tournament unbeaten with six consecutive wins
The Australian men's basketball team have put a four-day break behind them to overcome China 97-71 in the FIBA Asia Cup quarter-finals, advancing to Saturday's semi-finals despite having just ten healthy men on the roster.
Completing a sweep of their group stage games with a 90-50 victory over Chinese Taipei, the Australian men's basketball team will now prepare for a quarter-final next Thursday.
The Australian Opals have had a successful day at the FIBA Asia Women's Cup, defeating North Korea in the Quarter-Final 81-48 to advance to the Semi-Finals as well as qualify for next year's FIBA World Cup.