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Canberra star Patty Mills wins The Don Award

Patty Mills has become the first basketballer to win The Don Award, while Evonne Goolagong Cawley is the inaugural Dawn Award recipient.

Patty Mills leads Boomers to historic Olympic bronze

Patty Mills has scored 42 points to drag Australia past Slovenia 107-93 to claim bronze and secure the Boomers' first Olympic men's basketball medal.

Boomers crumble in US semi-final loss

The Boomers will play for Olympic bronze after letting a 15-point lead slip in a 97-78 semi-final blowout loss to the United States at Tokyo.

Boomers refocus on USA after thumping Argentina

Patty Mills was quick to remind his Boomers teammates they "hadn't done s**t yet" after setting up an Olympic semi-final against USA.

Boomers draw Argentina in QF, Spain or US await

A blockbuster semi-final against either the United States or Spain awaits the Boomers if they can beat Argentina in an Olympics quarter-final.

Mills stars as Boomers beat Germany to stay unbeaten

Australia will head into the Tokyo Olympics men's basketball finals as unbeaten group winners after making it a perfect three from three with a gritty 89-76 win over Germany.

Baynes out of Olympics in big Boomers blow

Boomers and NBA centre Aron Baynes has been ruled out of the Olympics after he slipped and fell on the changeroom floor.

Boomers pass Italy test in Tokyo

The Boomers have passed a tricky Italian test with an 86-83 men's basketball win setting them up to top their Tokyo Olympic pool.

Boomers shrug off Nigeria in first-up win

Australia have shaken off Nigeria in a messy 84-67 win to begin their quest for a maiden Olympic basketball medal in Tokyo.

Goulding stars as Boomers thrash Nigeria

Chris Goulding inspired the understrength Boomers to a crushing 108-69 win over Nigeria in Las Vegas in an Olympic warm-up game.

Boomers beat US in Olympic Games warm-up

The Australian Boomers have overcome the early loss of Aron Baynes to post a 91-83 win over the United States in an Olympic warm-up match.

Mills magic saves Boomers in Games warm-up

A flagbearer off the court, Patty Mills remains the carrier on it, draining a three-pointer to secure the Boomers an 87-84 win over Argentina.

Fit Exum puts Boomers ahead of NBA plans

Dante Exum didn't have to think twice about suiting up for the Boomers in this month's Olympics despite his NBA future being under a cloud.

Boomers’ Olympic pool set as Italy win through

Italy beat Serbia to earn the final spot in Australia's Tokyo Olympics pool as the Boomers' path to an international basketball medal clears.