Media will have numerous opportunities to access the Australia Post Boomers and the New Zealand Tall Blacks over the next three days in Melbourne.
The Boomers and Tall Blacks are undergoing final preparations for the 2007 FIBA Oceania Men’s Championship, where the winner earns the right to play in Beijing.
There will be a photo opportunity with team captains Sam Mackinnon and Pero Cameron and coaches Brian Goorjian and Nenad Vucinic at 1:00pm on Friday 17 August at Bayview on the Park, 52 Queens Road, Melbourne.
The following training sessions at Lindsay Thompson Sports & Physical Education Centre, Caulfield Grammar School, 217 Glen Eira Road East, St Kilda, are open to the media.
Friday 17 August
Boomers: 5:00pm to 7:30pm
Saturday 18 August
Boomers: 9:30am to 12:30pm 4:00pm to 6:30pm
Tall Blacks: 12:30pm to 2:30pm 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Sunday 19 August
Boomers: 10:00pm to 12:30pm
Tall Blacks: 12:30pm to 2:30pm 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Monday 20 August – game day
Boomers: 9:30am to 11:00am Shootaround at Vodafone Arena
Tall Blacks: 11:30am to 12:30pm Shootaround at Vodafone Arena
Game one tips off on Monday 20 August at 7:30pm at the Vodafone Arena in Melbourne. Games two and three follow on Wednesday 22 August at the Sydney Entertainment Centre and Friday 24 August at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre.