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‘You can’t judge until you’ve walked in his shoes’

‘You can’t judge until you’ve walked in his shoes’

Australian superstar or divisive basketballer? Ben Simmons has stirred up controversy since returning to Australia, with some calling for him to stay in America. While Simmons wasn’t the only Aussie NBA star to pull out — his 76ers teammate Jonah Bolden pulled out for personal reasons over the weekend — the first Aussie NBA All-Star was the biggest

Boomers stars react to Simmons’ exit

Boomers stars react to Simmons’ exit

While Simmons wasn’t the only Aussie NBA star to pull out — his 76ers teammate Jonah Bolden pulled out for personal reasons over the weekend — the first Aussie NBA All-Star was the biggest name. The 22-year-old superstar pulled out of the World Cup after becoming our richest athlete when he signed his five-year $AU241.6 million contract with Philadelphia

Boomers big man defends the quality of team USA and adapting to international rules

Boomers big man defends the quality of team USA and adapting to international rules

August 19, 2019. Boomers centre Aaron Baynes defends the quality of team USA as Australia prepare to take on the giants of basketball in two matches in Melbourne. Baynes says that the Australian team is as strong as it's ever been and talks about his struggles with adapting from the NBA to international rules. (AAP VIDEO/Alex Murray)

Boomers star’s World Cup bombshell

Boomers star’s World Cup bombshell

August 15, 2019. Boomers centre Aaron Baynes speaks to reporters in Perth before his side hosts Canada in warm-up games at the city's RAC Arena on Friday and Saturday night. Baynes lauds the commitment, basketball IQ and selfless attitude of teammate Jonah Bolden. "he just plays hard … tries to play the right way," Baynes says. (AAP Video/Justin

Huge Boomers blow as another NBA withdrawal rocks WC campaign

Huge Boomers blow as another NBA withdrawal rocks WC campaign

Basketball Australia made the announcement on Sunday evening, with Bolden set to return to Philadelphia, where’s he’s signed with the 76ers. "My first thought is always with the player in these situations - having to withdraw from the national team is tough for anyone," Boomers head coach, Andrej Lemanis, said. Live stream every game of the 2019 FIBA