Australian Men's Olympic Basketball Team Roster and Players
Currently ranked no.3 in the world, the Australian men’s national basketball team, nicknamed ‘The Boomers’ will head into Tokyo looking to claim their first ever Olympic Games basketball medal under head coach Brian Goorjian. The Boomers Tokyo 2020 Olympic squad features seven athletes who competed at the 2016 Rio Olympics. Also, there are six NBA players on the roster. Placed in Group B, their first game is against Nigeria in the opener on July 25 in Saitama, Japan.
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In September 2019, Australia was the first team to qualify for the Olympics, and is the most accomplished basketball nation yet to earn an Olympic men’s medal. It finished fourth in 1988, 1996, 2000 and 2016, going winless in eight games with a medal at stake. In 2019, Australia had its best-ever world championship finish of fourth, losing two games with a medal on the line.
NBA Players in the Australia Olympic Basketball team
Patty Mills - San Antonio Spurs
Aron Baynes - Toronto Raptors
Joe Ingles - Utah Jazz
Dante Exum- Houston Rockets
Josh Green - Dallas Mavericks
Matisse Thybulle - Philadelphia 76ers
Matthew Dellavedova (former)
Australian Men's Olympic Basketball Team 2021 Schedule