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Boomers’ Extended Squad Revealed for World Cup

The Australian Boomers have named their extended 18-man squad ahead of the 2023 FIBA World Cup, featuring a record number of NBA players and Tokyo bronze medallists.

For the first time, the Boomers have ten current NBA players in their squad including Patty Mills, Matisse Thybulle, Joe Ingles, Jock Landale, Josh Green, Matthew Dellavedova, Xavier Cooks, Jack White, Dyson Daniels and Josh Giddey.

As some of the youngest members, Giddey recently capped off a successful second season for Oklahoma City in the NBA, averaging 16.6 points, 7.9 rebounds and 6.2 assists, while point guard Daniels, who was taken at pick 8 in the NBA draft last year, just finished his first season with the New Orleans Pelicans.

The extended squad will take part in a training camp in Cairns in the lead up to the World Cup, before the final roster of 12 is named ahead of the team’s opening game in…

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