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4 Chris Goulding SG 192 cm 92 kg 34 yo
5 Patrick Mills PG 183 cm 84 kg 34 yo
6 Joshua Green SF, SG 198 cm 91 kg 22 yo
7 Joe Ingles SG, SF 203 cm 98 kg 35 yo
8 Matthew Dellavedova SG 191 cm 89 kg 32 yo
9 Nathan Sobey PG, SG 188 cm 86 kg 32 yo
10 Matisse Thybulle SF 196 cm 91 kg 25 yo
11 Dante Exum PG 198 cm 86 kg 27 yo
12 Aron Baynes C 208 cm 123 kg 36 yo
13 Jock Landale C 211 cm 116 kg 27 yo
14 Duop Reath C 211 cm 111 kg 26 yo
15 Nick Kay PF, C 206 cm 104 kg 30 yo
Brian Goorjian Head Coach
GM 2P% 3P% FT% REB AS ST TO BS RBS PF RF PTS EFF GM
Olympics 6 52.9 39.7 77.6 36.8 24.7 9.7 12.5 1.7 - 16.5 - 90.2 93.5 »
2022-11-12
After comfortably beating Kazakhstan on Friday, the Australian national team guaranteed itself a spot in the 2023 FIBA World Cup next year. The squad was supposed to travel to Iran for the second match of the Qualifiers window. However, the country's basketball federation released an official statement stating the roster's refusal to undergo the trip.
2022-11-08
Oklahoma City Thunder guard Josh Giddey is quickly becoming a household name in his home country of Australia. Since being drafted No. 6 by OKC in the 2021 NBA draft, the former Australian NBL Adelaide 36ers star has been improving year after year.  With his lethal passing ability, great vision and ability to nail a tough jump shot, he became a valuable asset to the rebuilding Thunder.
2022-11-06
Ben Simmons has not suited up for the Australian national team since he was drafted in 2016. Putting his shooting numbers from long-range aside, that's another area where a Brooklyn Nets player has to step up. And his plans exactly to do so. "I was in the middle of the shit," Simmons recalled the situation with Tokyo Olympics last year when his life entered freefall.
2022-07-03

Australian forward Dyson Daniels got drafted 8th overall in the 2022 NBA Draft by the New Orleans Pelicans just over a week ago. With him in the NBA, Australian basketball fans have been hoping that a time would come for an NBA match on the continent.

2022-06-30

The 2023 FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers matchup between China and Australia had to be temporarily stopped due to an incident between fans in the stands in the John Cain Arena in Melbourne.

2022-06-10

Basketball Australia announced the 12-player roster for the upcoming third window of the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 Asian Qualifiers.

2022-03-16
Dante Exum enjoyed breaking the curse in the major international competitions with the Australian national team. But after winning bronze in Tokyo Olympics, Boomers are not going to stop. They want gold in the 2023 FIBA World Cup and 2024 Paris Olympics. To reach this target, they have new intriguing weapons. "We won't let that stop us," Boomers agreed after a painful Tokyo semifinal loss against ...
2022-11-12
After comfortably beating Kazakhstan on Friday, the Australian national team guaranteed itself a spot in the 2023 FIBA World Cup next year. The squad was supposed to travel to Iran for the second match of the Qualifiers window. However, the country's basketball federation released an official statement stating the roster's refusal to undergo the trip.
2022-11-08
Oklahoma City Thunder guard Josh Giddey is quickly becoming a household name in his home country of Australia. Since being drafted No. 6 by OKC in the 2021 NBA draft, the former Australian NBL Adelaide 36ers star has been improving year after year.  With his lethal passing ability, great vision and ability to nail a tough jump shot, he became a valuable asset to the rebuilding Thunder.
2022-11-06
Ben Simmons has not suited up for the Australian national team since he was drafted in 2016. Putting his shooting numbers from long-range aside, that's another area where a Brooklyn Nets player has to step up. And his plans exactly to do so. "I was in the middle of the shit," Simmons recalled the situation with Tokyo Olympics last year when his life entered freefall.
2022-07-03

Australian forward Dyson Daniels got drafted 8th overall in the 2022 NBA Draft by the New Orleans Pelicans just over a week ago. With him in the NBA, Australian basketball fans have been hoping that a time would come for an NBA match on the continent.

2022-06-30

The 2023 FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers matchup between China and Australia had to be temporarily stopped due to an incident between fans in the stands in the John Cain Arena in Melbourne.

2022-06-10

Basketball Australia announced the 12-player roster for the upcoming third window of the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 Asian Qualifiers.

2022-03-16
Dante Exum enjoyed breaking the curse in the major international competitions with the Australian national team. But after winning bronze in Tokyo Olympics, Boomers are not going to stop. They want gold in the 2023 FIBA World Cup and 2024 Paris Olympics. To reach this target, they have new intriguing weapons. "We won't let that stop us," Boomers agreed after a painful Tokyo semifinal loss against ...
2022-01-05
It was November 26 when FC Barcelona made public that starting point guard Nick Calathes would miss approximately six weeks of action with a broken leg. Despite the fact that Rokas Jokubaitis and Nicolas Laprovittola leveled up their game, coach Sarunas Jasikevicius was adamant that the only way his squad could keep leading the EuroLeague and ACB standings was by adding one more piece to the ...
2021-08-12
The FIBA World Rankings of Men's national teams have been updated following the completion of Olympic Qualifying Tournaments and the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. The big three remained unchanged: the USA, Spain, and Australia claiming first, second, and third spots, respectively. The biggest jump was made by Slovenia which went up in the world rankings by 12 positions all the way to the No. 4 spot. ...
2021-08-07
The neck injury that Aron Baynes suffered in the Tokyo Olympics is "more significant than initially diagnosed," Shams Charania of The Athletic reports, adding that the player remains in the hospital and was unable to join his teammates on the podium as they received their bronze medals. This means that the Australian center could be sidelined for the entire or most part of the 2021-22 season. The ...
2021-08-07
Jock Landale's presence at the Tokyo Olympics has been exceptional, with Australia finally winning the much-desired medal after a series of letdowns in third-place games. The Aussie big, who is set to join the San Antonio Spurs on a two-year deal, scored 14 points and helped the Boomers win bronze against Slovenia in the Japanese capital. In his post-game quotes, Landale praised present and past ...
2021-08-07
In the Olympic bronze medal game between Slovenia and Australia, the Boomers climbed on the winners' podium for the first time in history with a 107-93 (20-19, 33-26, 25-22, 29-26) victory. Patty Mills was outstanding for Australia. He exceeded his tournament average in the first half alone, scoring 26 in the first 20 minutes. Mills ended the game with 42 points (11/16 2PT, 4/15 3PT, 8/10 FT), ...
2021-08-05
Team USA reached its fourth Olympic basketball tournament final in a row, as Kevin Durant scored 23 points, but most of the praises went to Jrue Holiday. Holiday was a prime defender of Patty Mills, who finished the game with 15 points (2/9 2PT, 3/5 3PT, 2/2 FT), 8 assists, 5 rebounds, 3 steals, 2 turnovers, and 18 EFF. “He sets the tone on defense; we just follow him. He's the best on-ball ...
2021-08-05
Kevin Durant put up a spectacular performance and led Team USA to the fourth Olympic final in a row. In the first semifinal of the Tokyo Olympic Games, the Americans 97-78 (18-24, 24-21, 32-10, 23-23) beat Australia. For the Australians, it was their fifth semifinal loss in the Olympic basketball tournament. In the gold medal game, Team USA will face either Slovenia or France. Durant scored 23 ...
2021-08-04
Bad news continue to follow the Australian big man Aron Baynes. Less than a week after suffering a neck injury that cut his Olympic quest short, Baynes was waived by his NBA team. Toronto Raptors waived Baynes, whose $7.35M contract was set to become guaranteed on Thursday. The 9-year veteran appeared in 53 games (31 starts) for the Raptors last season. He averaged 6.1 points and 5.4 rebounds per ...
2021-08-03
Luis Scola likely played his last game for Argentina’s National Team and got a heartful farewell at the end of the game against Australia. Among those, who paid respect to the legendary Argentinian forward, was his longtime friend on the court, Manu Ginobili. “A lot of emotions in that last applause!” tweeted Ginobili. “Thanks, Luis, for teaching us so much in these years ...
2021-08-03
Australia became the last team to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics Basketball tournament semifinal. Australians beat Argentina 97-59 (18-22, 21-11, 21-15, 37-11) and will face Team USA in the semifinal battle. The game is scheduled for Thursday at 6:15 a.m. CET. It is the second Olympics in a row when Australia made the semifinal. In 2016, Australians lost to Serbia (61-87) and then suffered defeat ...
2021-07-31
Patty Mills, who is leading 3-0 Australia with 21.7 points and 5.7 assists, emphasized the importance of a short summer tournament. He wants his team to stay focused in the big moment. "This is a lifetime of work in a matter of a couple of weeks. I'm making sure there are no distractions for me or my teammates," said Mills after dropping 24 points on Germany. "The game was about this group that's ...
2021-07-31
Patty Mills led Australia (3-0) to a top seed in the group with a victory over Germany (1-2) 89-76 (18-22, 26-18, 22-19, 23-17). Germany still have a chance to advance, but must wait for matches in other groups to finish. The Boomers started the game with five unanswered points but then seemingly stopped, as they couldn't score for more than 4 minutes. Meanwhile, it took Germans almost three ...
2021-07-30
Australia's Aron Baynes has been ruled out of the Olympics after initially suffering a neck injury in a game against Japan and later aggravating it in a bathroom accident. The triple Olympian failed to finish Australia's recent game against Italy, which the Boomers won to improve their Tokyo record to 2-0. Baynes was averaging 9 points and 6 rebounds in 15 minutes of playing time. Team doctor ...
2021-07-28
After a difficult win 83:86 against Italy, Australia's Joe Ingles was happy with the second win. Veteran forward said that rebounding and fewer mistakes were among the keys to success. "In the last game, the turnovers were a big part of it. To go from 24 turnovers to just 11 is a lot better. Our bigs won the rebounds and extra possessions that we probably wouldn't have gotten without them doing ...
2021-07-28
Two undefeated teams - Australia and Italy - faced off in Tokyo. After a hard-fought game, Australia (2-0) edged out Italy (1-1) 86-83 (25-25, 19-20, 21-17, 21-21). Australia opened the game with two 3-pointers from Patty Mills and Aaron Baynes, but after a step-back jumper from Simone Fontecchio, Italy took an 8-9 lead. The Boomers didn't let up and gained a 21-15 following a Jock Landale dunk. ...
2021-07-25
Two teams that beat the USA this summer - Nigeria and Australia - have kicked off their Olympic runs. Australia (1-0) started the Olympics hot by beating Nigeria (0-1) 84-65 (23-23, 20-17, 15-12, 26-15). The game was tied in the middle of the first quarter, however, Australia went on a 7-0 run to go up 19-12 with 3:43 remaining. After the timeout, Nigeria answered with a run of their own, and the ...
2021-07-23
Team USA is vulnerable. Their complicated preparation and results, including two losses against Australia and Nigeria, raise concerns before the Olympic basketball tournament. Some teams are ready to upset the champs. BasketNews lists the Top 4 National Teams who can dethrone Team USA in Tokyo. Spain Let's enjoy The Last Dance, or El Ultimo Baile, to be more precise. Gasol brothers, Rudy ...
2021-07-23
In 2016 in Brazil, the winners' podium included the USA, Serbia, and Spain. Five years later, some of those teams aren't even in the Olympics. Add pandemic-related issues, and the forecasting of this year's Tokyo medalists becomes even much murkier, let alone the entire arrangement of all 12 teams. Nonetheless, BasketNews experts rolled up their sleeves and produced power rankings for an upcoming ...
2021-07-22
The Group B of the Olympic Basketball Tournament is expected to be one of the most interesting and well-balanced in the entire tournament. With Australia, Italy, Nigeria and Germany set to start in the group and with only two teams directly advancing to the next round, it's gonna be an interesting battle. Australia is probably the strongest team and the most likely candidate to finish first. Italy ...
2021-07-14
In their third exhibition game, Australia made 18 3-pointers and left Nigeria no chance. For the African team, this was their first defeat in friendly matches. Brian Goorjian’s team won the game 108-69 (26-13, 23-16, 35-17, 24-23) and got their third victory in a row after beating Argentina and Team USA earlier. Aussies took control in the second quarter when Josh Giddey knocked both of his ...
2021-07-13
Team USA started its Olympic exhibition run with a second consecutive stunning loss Monday, falling to Australia 91-83 in Las Vegas. The defeat comes two days after Team USA's first-ever loss to an African nation, when the Americans fell 90-87 to Nigeria. Patty Mills of the San Antonio Spurs led the Boomers with 22 points on 9-for-21 shooting, with Joe Ingles (Utah Jazz) adding 17 points and three ...
2021-07-11
Australia’s preparation for the upcoming Tokyo Olympic Games began with a Patty Mills buzzer-beater. Australians beat Argentina 87-84 (20-21, 22-26, 20-12, 25-25) in an exhibition game in Las Vegas. Just at the beginning of the last minute of the game, Scola made another 3-pointer and tied the game once more (84-84). After that, Mills missed a jumper, but the following 24 seconds weren't ...
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Olympic Games

NO GM MIN 2P M/A 3P M/A FT M/A REB AS ST TO BS PF RF PTS EFF
4 Chris Goulding 6 11:54 0/4
(0%)
7/20
(35%)
2/3
(66.7%)
1.5
1/0.5
0.7 0.3 0.2 0 0.5 0 3.8 2.7
5 Patrick Mills 6 32:33 27/60
(45%)
22/56
(39.3%)
20/25
(80%)
3.5
2.2/1.3
6.3 1.7 2.3 0 1.5 0 23.3 19
6 Joshua Green 5 3:02 3/5
(60%)
0/0 0/0 0.8
0.2/0.6
0 0.4 0 0 0.4 0 1.2 1.6
7 Joe Ingles 6 30:59 7/16
(43.8%)
17/42
(40.5%)
2/4
(50%)
4.7
4.3/0.3
4 0.7 2.5 0 1.7 0 11.2 10.3
8 Matthew Dellavedova 6 14:14 1/7
(14.3%)
3/13
(23.1%)
4/4
(100%)
1.5
1.5/0
2.5 0.7 1.2 0 2.3 0 2.5 1
9 Nathan Sobey 6 6:23 2/5
(40%)
3/6
(50%)
4/4
(100%)
1.2
1.2/0
1 0.2 0.7 0 0.8 0 2.8 2.7
10 Matisse Thybulle 6 23:16 13/17
(76.5%)
5/12
(41.7%)
6/10
(60%)
3.3
2.5/0.8
2.5 3 1.2 0.5 2 0 7.8 11.5
11 Dante Exum 6 20:37 11/20
(55%)
6/10
(60%)
14/18
(77.8%)
3.7
3.2/0.5
2.8 0.5 2 0 2 0 9 9.2
12 Aron Baynes 2 14:52 6/13
(46.2%)
2/3
(66.7%)
0/0 6
3/3
0.5 0 1.5 0.5 1.5 0 9 9
13 Jock Landale 6 21:47 24/42
(57.1%)
5/12
(41.7%)
14/19
(73.7%)
4.7
2.7/2
2.2 0.8 1 0.3 2.3 0 12.8 12.5
14 Duop Reath 4 4:12 4/5
(80%)
0/2
(0%)
3/4
(75%)
0.3
0.3/0
0.5 0.5 0 0.3 0 0 2.8 3.3
15 Nick Kay 6 27:55 22/33
(66.7%)
5/13
(38.5%)
7/7
(100%)
6.3
3.3/3
2.2 1.2 0.8 0.5 2.3 0 11 14.8
Statistics


2020/2021

GM 2P M/A 3P M/A FT M/A REB AS ST TO BS RBS PF RF PTS
Olympics 6 52.9%
120/227
39.7%
75/189
77.6%
76/98
36.8
25.5/11.3
24.7 9.7 12.5 1.7 - 16.5 - 90.2


2018/2019

GM 2P M/A 3P M/A FT M/A REB AS ST TO BS RBS PF RF PTS
FIBA WC 8 56.9%
174/306
36.1%
78/216
79.5%
105/132
39.6
29.3/10.4
22.8 4.9 15.8 2.3 - 18 - 85.9


2015/2016

GM 2P M/A 3P M/A FT M/A REB AS ST TO BS RBS PF RF PTS
Olympics 8 58%
196/338
33.1%
59/178
76.5%
114/149
37
26.1/10.9
24.3 6.4 12.6 2.3 - 21.9 - 85.4


2014/2015

GM 2P M/A 3P M/A FT M/A REB AS ST TO BS RBS PF RF PTS


2013/2014

GM 2P M/A 3P M/A FT M/A REB AS ST TO BS RBS PF RF PTS
FIBA WC 6 48.1%
130/270
47.9%
45/94
68.9%
73/106
36.5
23.8/12.7
17 6.3 16.3 1.5 - 20 - 78


2011/2012

GM 2P M/A 3P M/A FT M/A REB AS ST TO BS RBS PF RF PTS
Olympics 6 48.5%
143/295
33.6%
49/146
72.4%
63/87
38
25.8/12.2
17.7 6.8 12.7 2.5 - 22.8 19.7 82.7


2009/2010

GM 2P M/A 3P M/A FT M/A REB AS ST TO BS RBS PF RF PTS
FIBA WC 6 53.1%
113/213
29.9%
44/147
72.3%
81/112
35
25.3/9.7
13 7 13 2.3 - 18.8 - 73.2


2007/2008

GM 2P M/A 3P M/A FT M/A REB AS ST TO BS RBS PF RF PTS
Olympics 6 52.9%
135/255
43%
58/135
74.8%
98/131
29.7
19.8/9.8
14.3 10 12.7 1.3 - 21.3 - 90.3


2005/2006

GM 2P M/A 3P M/A FT M/A REB AS ST TO BS RBS PF RF PTS
FIBA WC 6 50.5%
96/190
38.6%
59/153
65.5%
74/113
30.7
23.8/6.8
15.2 8.7 20.7 1.5 - 20.8 - 73.8
Records
Seasons:   All | 20/21 | 18/19 | 15/16 | 14/15 | 13/14 | 11/12 | 09/10 | 07/08 | 05/06 | 04/05

Olympic Games

Personal records - 2020/2021 Season
Efficiency 33 Patrick Mills Slovenia --
Points 42 Patrick Mills Slovenia --
Rebounds 10 Nick Kay Argentina --
Assists 9 Patrick Mills Slovenia --
Steals 5 Matisse Thybulle Nigeria --
Blocks 1 Jock Landale Germany --
2-pointers made 11 Patrick Mills Slovenia --
3-pointers made 5 Patrick Mills Germany --
Free throws made 8 Patrick Mills Slovenia --
Average recors - all seasons
Efficiency 2020-2021 93.5
Points 2020-2021 90.2
Rebounds 2011-2012 38
Assists 2020-2021 24.7
Steals 2020-2021 9.7
Blocks 2020-2021 1.7
2-pointers made 2011-2012 23.8
3-pointers made 2020-2021 12.5
Free throws made 2007-2008 16.3
Average recors - all seasons
Efficiency Joe Ingles
2011/2012
18.5
Points Patrick Mills
2020/2021
23.3
Rebounds Aron Baynes
2020/2021
6
Assists Patrick Mills
2020/2021
6.3
Steals Matisse Thybulle
2020/2021
3
Blocks Joe Ingles
2020/2021
0
2-pointers made Joe Ingles
2011/2012
4.5
3-pointers made Joe Ingles
2020/2021
2.8
Free throws made Matthew Nielsen
2007/2008
3
Schedule
Seasons:   2021 | 2019 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2012 | 2010 | 2008 | 2006 | 2005


Olympic Games
2021-07-25 Australia Nigeria 84-67   stat »
2021-07-28 Italy Australia 83-86   stat »
2021-07-31 Australia Germany 89-76   stat »
2021-08-03 Australia Argentina 97-59   stat »
2021-08-05 USA Australia 97-78   stat »
2021-08-07 Slovenia Australia 93-107   stat »