Anonymous
Two years ago

BIG annoucement tomorrow

Olgun uluc on twitter

Big announcement at 12pm the high performance program (boomers)

Maybe naming his assistant's
Cotton playing for the boomers

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

As per Boti Tyreke Evans to United as replacement for Prather

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

if true Evans has a 2yrs ban from the NBA for drugs, do you sign him for those 2 yrs

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

I think this announcement is about the Boomers coaching staff? Brett brown wants his 76ERS coaching staff with him in Tokyo

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

As per Boti... I stopped reading there.
No credibility.

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LC  
Two years ago

From the BA email:

Basketball Australia will make an announcement at Nissan Arena in Brisbane on Monday.
Basketball Australia's Executive General Manager of High Performance Jan Stirling and two players will be available for interviews, vision and photos following the announcement.

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

Brisbane hey. My guess - Boomers co-captains to be announced. Cadee & Gliddon.

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

The special olympics has hired the NBL refs for the upcoming 2020 Tokyo Olympics! Well done to all involved

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

The special olympics has hired the NBL refs for the upcoming 2020 Tokyo Olympics! Well done to all involved

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

Brisbane is looking to bid for the Olympics in the future. Maybe a big basketball stadium announcement?

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

No, nbl referees to participate in next special Olympics as athletes in blind events.

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Luuuc  
Two years ago

I don't know why any city would want the olympics anymore, but that ^ aspect would be sweet for Brisbane.

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

An Olympic warm up game announcement is my guess

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

Usa to face opals in Aus before Tokyo I reckon.

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KET  
Two years ago

Boomers v NZ in Queensland duh

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UseTaHoop  
Two years ago

Won't be new basketball stadium. That would be announced by Qld/ Aust govt/s, but they might try to have Boomer and Opal attendees.

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KET  
Two years ago

It's Boomers v NZ lol

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koberulz  
Two years ago

That would require them playing a qualifier outside of Victoria, so that can't possibly be it.

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

Brisbane Australia's hoops capital

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

Melbourne is the hoops capital

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

Lol you wish

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

Sydney > Melbourne

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

Not at basketball.

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

at basketball
104-81
https://nbl.com.au/games/1307454

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

So we're judging the entire thing on the most recent game? Cool.

Perth > Sydney.

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

^Most recent game?

Anyway we all know Brisbane is hoops capital

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

New boomers training facility in Brisbane?

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

Lk building a new basketball stadium in Brisbane.

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KET  
Two years ago

Brown won't be available for the FIBA Asia cup qualification game due to nba commitments. That’s a given, wonder who the coach will be

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GordonG47  
Two years ago


Asia Cup defending champions, the Australian Boomers will host trans-Tasman rivals New Zealand Tall Blacks in the first game of the FIBA Asia Cup 2021 Qualifiers at Brisbane's Nissan Arena on Thursday 20 February 2020.

The general public on-sale commences at 10.00am (local), Wednesday 18 December 2019 from Ticketek.

This is the first time the FIBA Asia Cup has included a qualifying phase, with the Boomers drawn in Group C alongside Guam, Hong Kong and New Zealand. Teams will play each other twice, home and away, during the qualifying phase with three windows set for February 2020, November 2020 and February 2021.

Upon announcing that Brisbane will host this opening 2021 FIBA Asia Cup qualifier, Basketball Australia CEO, Jerril Rechter said: "Basketball Australia is excited to start the defence of our FIBA Asia Cup title in Brisbane, a city and state that is passionate about basketball.

“2019 has been a special year for the Australian Boomers finishing a courageous fourth at the FIBA world Cup, playing two home games against USA Basketball in front of a combined crowd of 103,297, defeating world-leading nations in USA and France, and finishing the year ranked as the Number 3 team in the World.

“This game in Brisbane is a great opportunity for Queenslanders to support arguably Australia’s leading national team in an important Asia Cup qualifier against our traditional rival New Zealand."

The qualifier in Brisbane will be the first time the Australian Boomers have played since narrowly missing out on a medal at the 2019 FIBA World Cup hosted by China during September.

While NBA and European based Boomers won’t be available for selection during the February window, fans in Brisbane will see some of Australia and New Zealand’s finest talent on show.

Basketball Australia High Performance Manager Jan Stirling said: “The inclusion of the qualification stage for the Asian Cup reflects the exponential growth of basketball throughout Asia and adds another dimension in our quest to retain the Asia Cup title.

“Not only is a positive result against New Zealand important for 2021 Asian Cup qualification but it also serves as vital preparation for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

“The success of the Australian Boomers over recent years has been due to the strength in depth of the squad and following standout performances both domestically and abroad, there are many players vying for national team selection for the February qualification window.

“Due to Brett Brown’s pre-existing NBA commitments, he won’t be available for this fixture but is playing an active role in appointing the coaching staff for February’s qualifiers which we hope to announce in the coming period,” concluded Stirling.

The game at Nissan Arena in Brisbane on Thursday 20 February will also be the first basketball international the new venue has hosted.

Nissan Arena CEO Catherine Clark, CEO, Nissan Arena said: “Today marks another fantastic milestone for Nissan Arena following confirmation that the venue will host the Australian Boomers Asia Cup qualifier against New Zealand in February, which will be the venue’s first international basketball fixture.

“Over the past year, Nissan Arena has established itself as a leading venue for basketball in Australia, becoming the new home of the Brisbane Bullets in the National Basketball League and recently hosting a record crowd for the arena of 5,276 when the Bullets took on and conquered the Illawarra Hawks.

“We look forward to welcoming both teams and their supporters to the Nissan Arena for this important trans-Tasman encounter.”

AUSTRALIAN BOOMERS V NEW ZEALAND TALL BLACKS

Thursday 20 February 2020 - Nissan Arena, Brisbane at 6.30pm* (local)

*Time subject to change

GENERAL PUBLIC ONSALE

General on sale from 10.00am (local), Wednesday 18 December 2019 www.ticketek.com.au

-ENDS-

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

Announcement?

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

Trev.

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

they should have a Tall black vs Boomers after every nbl season

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

Well that's the good home match of the Asia Cup Qualifyers, wonder where they'll host the Hong Kong and Guam games?

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

Is that it? Wow

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KET  
Two years ago

No clue where the OP got "BIG" from

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

Nbl list
Don't think many foreign players will be available.

Sobey / Mccarron / Norton / Adnam
Cotton / Goulding / Madgen / Dech
Creek / Drmic / Noi / Gliddon / Mcveigh
Kay / Johnson / Cooks / Kyei
Bogut / Pineau / Hodgson / Acuil / Magnay

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

I'm guessing the NBL will have a week off between the end of the regular season and playoffs for this window?

If so, I'd expect players who have made the playoffs will be unavailable for this game

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Ben  
Two years ago

So the game is 6:30pm on a Thursday in Brisbane at Nissan.

If you want to get to the game, better give yourself 3-4 hours minimum :)

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

So after that the Boomers go to Hong Kong, who wants to go to Hong Kong?

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AngusH  
Two years ago

Great that the game is in Brisbane, Cadee/Sobey/Gliddon don't have to travel.

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

Bogut should go to Hong Kong as the offical BA ambassador to China

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

Tall Blacks free agents

Jack salt 6 10
Isaac fotu 6 8

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Perthworld  
Two years ago

Basketball Australia is excited to start the defence of our FIBA Asia Cup title in Brisbane, a city and state that is passionate about basketball.

Could have fooled me.

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Boxing Day sales :)

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