San Antonio Spurs' Patty Mills sank a game-high 30 points as Australia beat the United States for the first time ever Saturday, stunning the basketball world champions 98-94 in a huge upset.
Philadelphia 76ers ace Ben Simmons is set to skip Australia's World Cup campaign in favour of pre-season preparations, ESPN reported on Saturday.
Aside from NBA players Isaiah Thomas and Matt Barnes, another renowned basketball player chimed in on Calvin Abueva's spat with former NBA player Terrence Jones.
The San Antonio Spurs rolled to their season-best ninth straight win by toppling the two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors with a 111-105 victory on Monday.
Australian veteran Andrew Bogut rejoined the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday as the NBA champions bolster their roster with the postseason looming, the team announced.
Just when the drama was slowly dissipating about last week's scuffle between Philippines and Australia, an Aussie reporter aired his disapproval about the Gilas documentary that is reportedly about the fracas on social media.
Long-time Australian national player Andrew Bogut made his presence felt even when he is miles away from the Gilas-Australia clash as he called Gilas players "bloke" - a known insult in Australia.
History of the NBA Finals rivalry between the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers.