Boomers braced to meet start-studded USA
The Australian Boomers know they face a far tougher test in a looming showdown with the star-studded USA team after bouncing back to beat Canada in Perth.
 Boomers rebound against Canada in Perth
Australia's World Cup-bound Boomers produced a much-improved performance to square their pre-tournament series with Canada with a 81-73 victory in Perth.
 US thumps Spain before Australia trip
Kemba Walker, Jayson Tatum, Donovan Mitchell and Khris Middleton all scored in double figures for Team USA against Spain.
 Boomers handed shock reality check
Australia were dealt a reality check in Friday's 90-70 loss to Canada in Perth, and coach Andrej Lemanis says his team need to find their identity.
 Boomers cop shock thrashing from Canada
The Australian Boomers have copped a shock 20-point loss to Canada in their basketball World Cup warm-up clash in Perth.
 No egos for Boomers in World Cup quest
Australia-based players and the Boomers NBA stars have melded perfectly for their World Cup assault, according to Perth forward Nick Kay.
 Boomer shooting stars impress Longley
Australia will boast a squad bursting with good three-point shooters when they seek gold at basketball's World Cup in China.
 Boomers wary of wounded US Dream Team
The US Dream Team copped an embarrassing loss at training this week, but Boomers big man Aron Baynes reckon they're still the team to beat at the World Cup.
 Canada need miracle at basketball Cup
Canada had the potential to bring a squad oozing with NBA talent to the World Cup, but a string of high-profile pullouts have severely weakened them.
 Who's playing in the basketball World Cup?
Two of the basketball World Cup's biggest stars will be from countries other than the United States when the tournament begins at the end of the month in China.
 Team USA plans to dine out on Boomer Mills
Curbing the influence of Patty Mills is on the menu when a depleted Team USA play Australia in pre-World Cup exhibition basketball games in Melbourne.
 Boomers' Cooks out of basketball World Cup
Emerging Boomers star Xavier Cooks is set to miss the basketball World Cup because of a knee injury.
 Boomers eye elusive World Cup medal
The Australian Boomers will take on Canada in Perth this weekend in games which will help to prepare the squad for basketball's World Cup in China.
 NBA star Simmons deserves better: Lemanis
Australian basketball star Ben Simmons has copped plenty of negative attention recently, but Boomers coach Andrej Lemanis feels it's been unfair.
 Liz Cambage details mental health struggle
Australian Liz Cambage has described how she "spiralled" into partying, drinking and exhaustion during the recent WNBA All-Star weekend.
 Taipans lean on experience with NBL import
Cairns have added experienced point guard Scott Machado to their NBL roster as they look to rebound from a bottom of the table finish last season.
 USA not keen on Anthony for World Cup
NBA veteran Carmelo Anthony has reportedly been turned away in a sign of how new United States coach Gregg Popovich is attempting to build his World Cup squad.
 Basketball World Cup ins and outs
How the Boomers, United States and Canada are shaping up for basketball World Cup warm-up games in Australia this month.
 US, Canada prepare for Boomers, World Cup
Canada and the United States will arrive in Australia for basketball World Cup warm-up games with weakened squads, but inspired coaches and points to prove.
 Bolden's chance to make Boomers mark
NBA forward Jonah Bolden will make his senior Boomers debut ahead of the basketball World Cup in China, where Andrew Gaze expects him to shine.