The Boomers want you to know one thing – they aren’t afraid of anybody.
And that includes Kevin Durant, Damien Lillard and Team USA’s fearsome $3.4 billion dollar lineup.
Three weeks after becoming the first team to defeat Team USA in consecutive games since the formation of the Dream Team in 1992, the Boomers get their chance to produce an upset that would send shockwaves through international basketball – and guarantee a first-ever Olympic medal for Australia. FOLLOW LIVE ON THURSDAY AUGUST 5 FROM 2:15PM AEST
Spain coach Sergio Scariolo said in the wake of his side’s heavy quarter-final defeat to USA that Gregg Popovich’s squad had ‘ten times more talent than any other team right here’, but Australia refuse to be intimidated by the sheer number of superstars on the other side of the court.
“In 15 years I don’t think I’ve gone in expecting to lose a game,” said…