Josh Giddey claimed he will “definitely” put his hand up to play for Australia at the upcoming FIBA World Cup.
The Oklahoma City Thunder star continues to build a reputation as one of the NBA’s best young talents after helping the baby-faced side qualify for the play-in tournament.
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But he’ll now get the chance to prove his worth on the international stage as the world’s best basketballers travel to Indonesia, Japan and the Philippines for the FIBA World Cup in August.
“I’ve always dreamed of playing for the Boomers,” Giddey told SEN Breakfast.
“I’ve had a couple of brief stints playing for Australia with the juniors or with the senior team a couple of years back.
“Now I think Australian talent is as good as it’s ever…