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Australian Boomer Joe Ingles links with NBA's Clippers

Joe Ingles.

Star Boomers small forward Joe Ingles has reportedly sealed a deal to join NBA franchise the Los Angeles Clippers.

Team USA rout Serbia to win basketball World Cup

James Harden.

The United States retained their basketball World Cup title after overcoming an early deficit to beat the tournament's surprise package Serbia 129-92 in a one-sided final on Sunday.

Team USA pay tribute to Paul George after FIBA World Cup win

MVP: Kyrie Irving drives to the basket against Serbia.

Sam Amick As Kyrie Irving waited to walk outside the Palacio de Deportes de la Comunidad doors late Sunday night, hordes of screaming fans and a rumbling bus both demanding his presence, he was well aware of...

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Opals coach Brendan Joyce defends selection of Tessa Lavey over Nat Hurst for Turkey

Jon Tuxworth Australian Opals coach Brendan Joyce has backed his shock decision to select rookie point guard Tessa Lavey over Canberra's Nat Hurst for the world championships, labelling her the team's 'quickest...

Opals to take new-look squad to women's basketball world championships

Sitting this one out: Opals superstar Lauren Jackson is missing the world championship due to a knee injury.

Lucy Cormack Injuries and retirements have opened the floor to a new generation of Opals this coming women's basketball world championship in Turkey.

Opals centre Liz Cambage looks up to no rival on the basketball court

Liz Cambage

Towering Australian Opals centre Liz Cambage learned the hard way four years ago not to look up to any rival.

Australian Opals look to next generation at FIBA world championships in Turkey

Running hot: Australia’s Penny Taylor lays down the law to her Phoenix Mercury teammates.

Roy Ward The Opals are still aiming for a medal despite heading to a major tournament without Lauren Jackson or Kristi Harrower for the first time since the 1996 Olympics.

Tank for nothing: Boomers suffer heartbreak at World Championships

Boomers

Julian Drape The Boomers have suffered a heart-breaking one-point loss to Turkey to crash out of the basketball World Cup in Barcelona.

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Abby Bishop backs Canberra Capitals to step up early without Lauren Jackson

Jon Tuxworth Losing one of the world's best players always hurts, but Canberra Capitals forward Abby Bishop says she can shoulder the extra workload until Opals superstar Lauren Jackson returns from injury.

Basketball Australia to fight FIBA on manipulation claims

The Australian Boomers face an investigation into their loss to Angola.

Roy Ward Basketball Australia will make a strong and detailed case after FIBA accuses the Boomers of deliberately losing to Angola at the world cup.

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Canberra Capitals assistant coach Simon Pritchard puts work on hold to chase WNBL goal

Chris Dutton New Capitals assistant Simon Pritchard puts work on hold to pursue his WNBL coaching passion.

Australian Boomers aim to raise the pressure on Lithuania in World Cup clash

Roy Ward The Boomers keen to pressure Lithuania in their pivotal FIBA world cup match on Wednesday morning.

Andrew Gaze says Australian Boomers shouldn't tempt fate at FIBA world cup

Joe Ingles

Roy Ward Andrew Gaze believes the Boomers should avoid trying to finish third in their group to avoid a quarter final against USA.

Boomers deny tanking after loss to Angola at world championships

Australian forward Cameron Bairstow scores during the Boomers' shock loss to Angola.

Joe Barton The Boomers have rejected suggestions their shock loss to Angola at the basketball World Cup was a tank job to avoid a quarter-final showdown with Team USA.

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Lauren Jackson aims for WNBL success and 2016 Olympic Games despite another surgery setback

Frustrating period: Lauren Jackson.

Chris Dutton Basketball champion Lauren Jackson says she has to learn how to trust her body again.

Boomers' World Cup loss to minnow Angola enables them to miss USA side of draw

Angola's centre Yanick Moreira, left, celebrates next to Australia's forward Brock Motum

Roy Ward The Boomers upset loss to Angola has seen them avoid Team USA and score a showdown with Turkey in the knockout rounds.

Australian Boomers take risky path to World Cup knockout stage

Australia's guard Chris Goulding (left) vies with Angola's guard Armando Costa.

Roy Ward The Boomers battle Turkey on Monday morning for a place in the FIBA world cup quarter finals.

Australian stars Penny Taylor and Erin Phillips aim for WNBA championship

Erin Phillips wants to add this season's WNBA title to the one she won with Indiana Fever in 2012.

Roy Ward Australian Opals guard Erin Phillips and her WNBA side Phoenix Mercury are three wins from a championship.

US and Spain on course at basketball world championships

US centre DeMarcus Cousins.

Holders the United States and hosts Spain remained on course to reach the basketball World Cup final after powering into the last eight where they were joined by France and Slovenia on Saturday.

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Opals star Lauren Jackson ruled out of basketball world titles through injury

Under the knife: Lauren Jackson has had more surgery, and will miss the world championships as well as the start of the WNBL season.

Jon Tuxworth Star centre Lauren Jackson to also miss start of WNBL season for Canberra Capitals.