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Boomers to host China in WA

• YouYi Games return to WA for second year • Three matches to be played in WA • Only chance to see Australia v China on Australian soil in 2012 The Australian Boomers will take on Team China in three exciting international basketball

Ingles, Maric star in Euroleague playoff

Australian Boomers squad members Joe Ingles and Aleks Maric have starred for their respective European club teams in the third-fourth playoff of the Euroleague Final Four overnight in Istanbul, Turkey.  Whilst both players were disappointed after their clubs lost their

All Farewell Series tickets now on sale!

Tickets are now on sale for all Australian Boomers and Jayco Australian Opals games of The Farewell Series: Basketball’s Road to London. Australia’s premier men’s and women’s players will take to the court across Victoria in the final home series

Daniel Johnson gets Boomers call-up

After an outstanding season in the National Basketball League, talented young centre Daniel Johnson has been given the coveted opportunity to attend the next Australian Boomers national team training camp in June.

Brett Brown on ABC Grandstand - AUDIO

Listen to the audio of Australian Boomers head coach Brett Brown speaking to ABC Grandstand radio recently from San Antonio. Click here for full audio.

LJ and Gibbo unveil 'Opening Ceremony Uniform' for London

“They're blinged out!” Jayco Opals superstar Lauren Jackson told Fairfax at the unveiling of the Australian team's opening ceremony uniform for London.

2012 Boomers squad named ahead of London preparations

Twenty five of Australia’s premier basketball stars will vie for a spot in the final team of 12 that will travel to London, after the 2012 Australian Boomers Basketball squad was announced today.

Boomers and Jayco Opals both draw Group B for London

The official pools for the men’s and women’s basketball tournaments for London 2012 were drawn overnight in Rio De Janeiro by international governing body for basketball, FIBA, with both the Australian Boomers and the Australian Jayco Opals pooling in Group B.

Bogut's arthrosopic ankle surgery a success

Aussie big man Andrew Bogut underwent successful arthroscopic surgery on his left ankle over the weekend, it was announced by the Golden State Warriors.

Mills delivers highest NBA score by an Australian

Australian Boomers point guard Patty Mills has delivered the highest single-game score by an Australian in the NBA after the young star finished with 34 points and 12 assists in the San Antonio Spurs’ 107-101 victory over the Golden State Warriors today.

Tickets on sale for Boomers and Jayco Opals Farewell Series

Tickets are now on sale for the highly-anticipated Australian Boomers and Australian Jayco Opals double-header to tip off the Farewell Series: Basketball’s Road to London.

Mills scores career-high 27 points in Spurs win over Phoenix

Australian Boomers point guard Patty Mills has had an NBA career-high in points today, finishing with 27 in just over 34 minutes of floor time, including the two free-throws that iced the game late in the fourth quarter, the Spurs winning 110-106 against the Phoenix Suns.

Bogut withdraws from Boomers Olympic campaign

Basketball Australia has confirmed that superstar centre Andrew Bogut has withdrawn from the Boomers' 2012 London Olympic Games team.

Matt Nielsen’s Khimky seal Eurocup Championship

In a thrilling final, Boomers captain Matt Nielsen and his side Khimky BC defeated Brad Newley and AJ Ogilvy’s Valencia for the Eurocup title early this morning, taking the win 77-68.

Three Boomers suit up in Eurocup Final overnight

Three Australian Boomers will take to the floor in the Eurocup Final overnight, when Valencia battle Khimki for the title, from Khimki in Russia.

Mills top-scores with 20 points for Spurs against Irving’s Cavs

Australian Boomers point guard Patty Mills has stepped up in only his third NBA game for the San Antonio Spurs to lead all scorers with 20 points in under 20 minutes of floor time against the Cleveland Cavaliers today, the Spurs running away with the 125-90 victory.

Aussie Basketball European Update

European basketball is hitting the business end of the season, with Euroleague Finals starting to heat up, while the individual domestic competitions are also starting to approach the season’s end.

Mills plays first game with San Antonio Spurs

Australian Boomers point guard Patty Mills played his first game as a San Antonio Spur in the NBA today, after officially signing with the team yesterday, following a long VISA process.