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Boomers announce Olympic squad

The Australian Boomers have confirmed their squad for this month's Tokyo Olympic Games, headlined by NBA stars Patrick Mills and Joe Ingles.

Mills, Ingles, Aron Baynes and Matthew Dellavedova make up the core four of the squad, with the veteran quarter looking to avenge a fourth place finish at the 2016 games in Rio.

Another highlight addition to the roster is Philadelphia 76ers guard Matise Thybulle, who will make his debut in the green and gold at the tournament.

Dante Exum and Josh Green are among others who will make their first national appearance at an Olympic Games, Nathan Sobey and Chris Goulding rewarded for outstanding seasons in the NBL with the selection in the squad.

Former Wildcats centre Nick Kay has been selected, having spent the past 12 months playing in Spain and more recently Japan.

The Boomers Olympic campaign tips off against Nigeria on July 25, with the squad now set to come together with the Opals in Las Vegas for a pre-Olympic training camp.

SQUAD: Patty Mills, Matthew Dellavedova, Joe Ingles, Aron Baynes, Matisse Thybulle, Danté Exum, Josh Green, Jock Landale, Chris Goulding, Nick Kay, Duop Reath, Nathan Sobey.

REPLACEMENT PLAYERS: Josh Giddey, Xavier Cooks, Brock Motum.

COACH: Brian Goorjian.

IMAGE: Pick and Roll.


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