With the onset of the Tokyo Olympics, every country has been making all sorts of efforts to make their teams better. But the Boomers have ensured the players have attained top-notch performance levels before they enter the multi-sport event The Australian contingent for Tokyo Olympics is one of the most skillful ones. Among them, the men’s basketball segment for Tokyo Olympics is brimming with confidence. Most of the players being NBA-based, the Australian basketball team has a high chance of making it further.
Currently placed at #3 in the world, the Australian basketball team has established themselves over the years. With such a dynamic competition ahead figureheads like Joe Ingles, Patty Mills, and Ben Simmons will be the prominent figures for the Boomers. They already commenced their exhibition game on such a high note. They overcame the top contenders USA basketball team during the prelim fixtures. Now, the Australian basketball team will be very confident in solidifying their stance in the competition.
Australia Basketball Team Preview
The upcoming Tokyo Olympics event is pretty significant in terms of Australia’s Global rankings. Both Boomers and the Spanish Basketball team are closely competing for #2 in global rankings. Australia made a major impact after they topped team USA in their exhibition game. The Australian basketball team won 91-83 last Monday. And winning against a team of such stature has definitely leveled things up for the Boomers.
Australia Basketball Team Roster
The Australian basketball team will be competing in group B of the match-up of the Tokyo Olympics. The Boomers will face Italy, Germany, and Nigeria during their group games.
|Joe Ingles||Utah Jazz|
|Ben Simmons||Philadelphia 76ers|
|Patty Mills||San Antonio Spurs|
|Aron Baynes||Toronto Raptors|
|Matthew Dellavedova||Cleveland Cavaliers|
|Chris Goulding||Melbourne United|
|Brock Motum||Galatasaray, Turkey|
|Josh Green||Dallas Mavericks|
|Will McDowell-White||Rio Grande Valley Vipers|
|Duop Reath||Crvena Zvezda, Serbia|
|Will Magnay||New Orleans Pelicans|
|Matisse Thybulle||Philadelphia 76ers|
Venue and Schedule
The Australian basketball team will play all their games at the Saitama Super Arena, Saitama in Japan. The Arena will host all of the matches in this segment of the multisport event.
|Sunday, July 24||Australia vs Nigeria||4 AM ET|
|Wednesday, July 28||Australia vs Italy||4 AM ET|
|Saturday, July 31||Australia vs Germany||4 AM ET|
Australia Basketball Team Prediction
The Australian basketball team is very much prepared for the Tokyo Olympics 2020. The senior players like Joe Ingles and Patty Mills led the way for a huge victory over the USA. Ben Simmons hasn’t been on the squad but his importance as a point guard will be huge. Patty Mills has been the go-to shooter. And Joe Ingles has been their 3-point go-to player. Australia has got a great chance to win a medal at Tokyo Olympics.