Join us at Marvel Stadium on 22 and 24 August for the Boomers v USA Basketball game. This all important game is part of both nations’ planned preparations for the 2019 FIBA World Cup in China starting on 31 August 2019.
This game will be the first time that Basketball Australia have hosted the USA basketball team in Australia since the 2000 Sydney Olympic games. It is highly likely that the Boomers v USA Basketball team will both field full strength teams as they prepare for the World Cup.
This game will be a momentous occasion for Australia’s sporting community and a chance to show the world what our national basketball team are made of.
Which players are expected to play?
Ben Simmons is the headliner for the Australian Boomers’ 17 man team recently announced to join the training squad. Fellow NBA players Joe Ingles, Patty Mills, Matthew Dellavedova, Aron Baynes, Jonah Bolden, Andrew Bogut, Deng Adel, and Mitch Creek have also been invited to the squad. The official team are set to be announced after the training camp in Melbourne in early August.
The USA Basketball team are also starting to take shape with Marc Stein, Kemba Walker and James Harden all putting their hands up to participate in the game.
Details for the Boomers v USA Basketball game at Marvel Stadium
Where the Boomers v USA Basketball game will be: At Marvel Stadium in Melbourne, Victoria.
When the Boomers v USA Basketball game will be: It is a two part series. The first game is Thursday 22 August 2019 and the second game is Saturday 24 August 2019.
How much is it to attend the Boomers v USA Basketball game: Tickets are priced from $91.45 to $357.00 for both game 1 and 2.
How do I buy tickets for the Boomers v USA Basketball game: Tickets are available for both Game 1 and 2 on Ticketmaster.
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