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Australian Boomers team manager Junior Viranatuleo has departed Australia for the USA as he is set to begin his new role as Equipment Manager for the Utah Jazz.

Boomers secure the Bronze medal in a historic win for Australian basketball

Written by Megan Hustwaite.

The Boomers created history on Saturday night defeating Slovenia, 107-93, to win Australian men’s basketball’s first ever Olympic Medal.

Team USA dash Boomers gold medal dream

Written by Megan Hustwaite.

Australia will now turn focus to winning a bronze medal after it was soundly beaten by the USA, 97-78, in the semi-finals of the Tokyo Olympics on Thursday.

Boomers set for a Semi Final date with Team USA

Written by Megan Hustwaite.

The Australian Boomers will face the USA in the semi-finals of the Tokyo Olympics after accounting for Argentina in Tuesday night’s quarter final.

Boomers head to the quarter finals undefeated after knocking out Germany

Written by Megan Hustwaite.

The Boomers are a step closer to an elusive Olympic medal after winning all of their pool games for the first time.

Aron Baynes rules out of Boomers Olympic campaign

The Australian Olympic Team has announced that that Triple Olympian Aron Baynes has been ruled out for the remainder of the Boomers Olympic competition due to a neck injury.

Boomers win Game 2 thriller over Italy

Written by Megan Hustwaite.

The bigs came up big for the Boomers as Australia won its second pool game of the Tokyo Olympics defeating Italy on Wednesday night.

Boomers knock off Nigeria in Game 1 of the Olympics

Written by Megan Hustwaite.

ThE Australian Boomers opened their Tokyo 2020 Olympic campaign with a gritty but promising victory over Nigeria, 84-67, on Sunday night.

Boomers end Nigeria's winning streak in wipe out win.

The Australian Boomers have shown strength in their squad depth as they ended Nigeria’s winning streak in a compelling 39-point defeat, claiming their third win of the four match Las Vegas exhibition series, 108-69.


Led by Patty Mills and Joe Ingles, the Australian Boomers have claimed an eight-point victory over Team USA- 91-83- in an edge-of-your-seat clash, in game two of the Las Vegas exhibition series.

Las Vegas exhibition matches: Where to watch?

The Las Vegas exhibition matches are set to tip off this weekend and here's what you need to know.

Tokyo 2020 Olympics schedule released.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has confirmed the Tokyo 2020 Olympic schedule for both the Australian Men's and Women's Basketball teams.

Patty Mills

Boomers Bound for Olympic Destiny in Tokyo

After a final opportunity to impress selectors at the Boomers' training camp in Los Angeles over this past week, Basketball Australia has named their final 12-man squad to represent the green and gold at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games later this month, the Australian Olympic Committee announced today.  

Ben Simmons

Simmons withdraws from Olympic Squad.

Boomers Squad member Ben Simmons has today advised Head Coach Brian Goorjian of his decision to withdraw from the Australian Olympic Squad.

Two Boomers withdraw from Olympic squad.

Boomers' Ryan Broekhoff and Isaac Humphries have advised Basketball Australia that they will not be able to join the Olympic squad travelling to the USA this week for the final selection camp ahead of the Olympic Team announcement in early July. 


Basketball Australia has today announced a reduced Boomers Olympic squad for the final selection camp and matches beginning in the USA late this month, ahead of the Olympic Games in Tokyo.


Australian Boomers Head Coach Brian Goorjian has announced the addition of Brisbane Bullets shooting guard Nathan Sobey to the squad for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

Young Boomers send exciting glimpse into future

A youthful yet highly talented Australian Boomers claimed victory over the New Zealand Tall Blacks in a 2021 FIBA Asia Cup qualifier.