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Boomer David Barlow Euroleague bound

Australian Boomers star David Barlow has made the move to Poland, signing with Euroleague bound Stelmet Zielona Gora for the upcoming season.

Mills, Ingles headline Boomers team for FIBA Oceania

The Australian Boomers have named a star-studded team to face New Zealand for the 2013 FIBA Oceania Championships, headlined by London Olympic stars Patty Mills and Joe Ingles.

Camp opens ahead of FIBA Oceania Championships

The star-studded Jayco Australian Opals and Australian Boomers squads have arrived in Canberra as preparations for the 2013 FIBA Oceania Championships get into full swing, with the training camp tipping off today.

ABC Television to broadcast 2013 FIBA Oceania Championships

Basketball fans Australia-wide will see the Australian Boomers and Australian Jayco Opals in action this month with ABC Television broadcasting all four games of the 2013 FIBA Oceania Championships.

London Olympic stars headline Boomers squad

The stars of the 2012 London Olympic campaign will headline the Australian Boomers squad to descend on Canberra for the final training camp ahead of the 2013 FIBA Oceania Championships.

Musashi to sponsor Boomers and Opals

Basketball Australia has named Musashi as the Official Supplement Supplier to the Australian Boomers and Australian Jayco Opals under a new two-year sponsorship deal.

Boomers in camp to set Road To Rio

The Australian Boomers will descend on Canberra this weekend in one of their first core camps to set the team’s direction on the road to the 2016 Rio Olympic Games under new Head Coach Andrej Lemanis

2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup ticketing information

With just over a year before the FIBA Basketball World Cup tips off in Spain, FIBA and the Spanish Basketball Federation (FEB) have announced tickets will go on sale next Tuesday 23 July 2013 at

Emerging Boomers win silver at WUG

It’s official, the Emerging Boomers are the most resilient basketball team going around, but on gold medal night at the World University Games they couldn’t pull off one more miracle, falling 81-74 to hosts Russia.

Lazarus-like Aussies into gold medal decider

It seems you can never write off an Australian team at the 2013 World University Games, the Emerging Boomers pulling off a Lazarian comeback to defeat Serbia in the semi-final and march into the gold medal decider.

Emerging Boomers fight their way into WUG semis

Australia have dug deep to stun great rivals Lithuania, 60-55, in the quarter-finals of the World University Games in Kazan, Russia.

Aussies make light work of UAE

After thrilling encounters against Canada and the USA, the Emerging Boomers made light work of their final pool game against the United Arab Emirates on Friday, romping to a 131-43 win.

Australians on a high after beating the big-dogs of basketball world

Australian basketballer Cameron Bairstow is looking forward to bragging rights when he goes back to his College team in the USA.

Cadee brilliance drives Aussies past US

Australia’s Emerging Boomers have made an emphatic statement at the World University Games, defeating the powerful USA 93-84 after trailing by as many as 10 points in the third term.

Aussies drop WUG shootout to Canada

The Emerging Boomers’ winning streak has come to an end at seven, losing a thrilling 92-83 shootout to Canada at the World University Games in Russia on Wednesday.

Emerging Boomers wear down plucky Swedes

Australia has continued their winning ways at the World University Games, but they were made to work hard for their second victory by a plucky Sweden on Monday night.

Aussies blitz World Uni Games opener

The Emerging Boomers have carried their Stankovic Cup form into the World University Games, demolishing the Czech Republic 85-57 in their opening game on Sunday.

Emerging Boomers win Stankovic Cup

Australia’s best young basketballers have won the Stankovic Cup in Lanzhou, China, completing a 5-0 whitewash of the tournament with a 76-61 win over Nigeria on Tuesday.