- Australia 98-94 United States
- First win for Australia in 26 games between the teams in Basketball history
A Massive upset comes when Australia beat the United States ahead of the Basketball world cup Match. In the History of Basketball so far Australia never beat USA team in the 55 years but shocked the world champions with a 98-94 score victory at Marvel stadium.
With a brilliant Victory against USA, Boomers now team will be hoping the first medal in the world cup or olympics. Australia will be played the first match against Canada in the Basketball world cup on 1st September 2019.
“This is huge for us,” said veteran centre Andrew Bogut. “It’s a friendly so we want to keep it in context, but we did make history tonight as the first senior men’s Australian team to beat an American team. This is a special group of guys that really like playing for their national team and are proud to put on that jersey and we’ve got a group who feel like we can beat anybody in the world.”