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

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

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Australian Boomers name final World Cup team

Cameron Bairstow, Dante Exum and Matthew Dellavedova are three of the four Boomers players who are signed with NBA clubs.

Australia will boast four NBA players - but just one from its domestic league - at this year's basketball World Cup in Spain.

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Boomers chasing medal at FIBA World Cup without Ben Simmons

Cameron Bairstow, Dante Exum and Matthew Dellavedova are three of the four Boomers players who are signed to NBA clubs.

Lee Gaskin Australian Boomers coach Andrej Lemanis signalled his intent to chase the country's first medal in men's basketball.

Australian Boomers team named for FIBA World Cup

Young gun Ben Simmons believes the Boomers can contend for an Olympic Games gold medal.

Roy Ward Australian Boomers coach Andrej Lemanis names his 12-man roster for the FIBA world cup in Spain starting next month.

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Young guns Dante Exum and Aron Baynes headline Boomers squad

Dante Exum

New NBA recruit Dante Exum headlines Australia's 17-man squad ahead of this year's basketball World Cup in the absence of two of the country's biggest names.

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Utah Jazz give Dante Exum green light to play for Australia at World Cup

NBA commissioner Adam Silver and Dante Exum.

Jon Tuxworth NBA draftee Dante Exum has been given the nod to play for Australia at the World Cup in Spain. 

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NBA champion Patty Mills backs the Boomers to shine at FIBA World Cup

Patty Mills speaks to the media on Tuesday.

Roy Ward Patty Mills and Aron Baynes see a bright future for the Boomers at the World Cup despite Mills' absence.

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Perth Wildcats and Adelaide 36ers are tuned up for NBL finals

Perth Wildcats

Adrian Warren Perth and Adelaide have scored home wins over their respective NBL semi-final opponents, but the big news of the final round didn't concern any of the finalists.

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No love lost as Tigers get set for finals showdown

Big men fly: Gary Ervin leaps for a shot against Tiger Chris Goulding.

Roy Ward All season there has been a sense of disrespect between the Melbourne Tigers and Adelaide 36ers.

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New teams will breathe life back into basketball

Tom Greer

Tom Greer Just two seasons ago NBL teams were folding and many players were unsure if the league would remain alive.

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Melbourne Tigers cry foul as they force decider against Adelaide 36ers

Nate Tomlinson drives to the basket.

Roy Ward Melbourne Tigers have forced a game three decider in the NBL semi finals.

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Chris Anstey urges humbled Tigers to regroup after huge final loss

Chris Anstey

Roy Ward Melbourne Tigers coach Chris Anstey has set his side the challenge to go one better next season after losing their NBL semi-final series to Adelaide 36ers.

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Perth Wildcats beat Adelaide 36ers in grand final series opener

Damian Martin of the Wildcats takes on Brendan Teys of the 36ers.

The Perth Wildcats are just one win away from claiming a record sixth NBL crown after beating Adelaide 92-85 in the opening game of the best-of-three grand final series in Perth.

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Wildcats' changes cement NBL dominance

Wildcats forward Jesse Wagstaff with the NBL trophy.

Big changes have paid off for the Perth Wildcats, who are celebrating a record sixth NBL championship following Sunday's crushing 93-59 grand final victory over the Adelaide 36ers at Perth Arena.

Perth open up three-win gap in NBL

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 12:  James Ennis of the Wildcats drives to the basket past Joshua Pace of the Crocodiles during the round 13 NBL match between the Townsville Crocodiles and the Perth Wildcats at Townsville Entertainment Centre in January 12, 2014 in Townsville, Australia.  (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

Adrian Warren Perth have stretched their lead on the NBL ladder to three wins after posting two victories over Townsville, while Adelaide lost at home to Sydney.

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Tigers out to fight off Sixers

Out for revenge: Adam Ballinger says the Tigers are desperate to atone for their loss to Perth earlier this month.

Roy Ward Melbourne Tigers and Adelaide 36ers have both suffered painful losses at the hands of Perth Wildcats.

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Tigers confident of grand final despite defeat

Chris Goulding of the Tigers gets ready to shoot during the match against Adelaide.

Roy Ward Melbourne Tigers expect to go into their NBL semi finals series against Adelaide 36ers with a full roster and high hopes of making the grand final.

Toothless Tigers crumble

Kevin Braswell of the Tigers

Roy Ward, Adelaide Melbourne Tigers fall away in opening match against Adelaide 36ers.

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NBL title fight a wide open race

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Paul Suttor The NBL tips off on Friday night with the New Zealand Breakers attempting to become the first team since the 2005 Sydney Kings to win three titles in a row.

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Mills, Baynes named in Boomers squad

Patty Mills

NBA players Patty Mills and Aron Baynes headline a 15-man Australian men's basketball squad named ahead of this month's Oceania championship series against New Zealand.