Brisbane Bullets guard Jason Cadee has joined the Australian Boomers FIBA World Cup squad, ahead of this week’s training camp.
The 28-year-old averaged 8.3 points and 4.0 assists per game for Brisbane last season, playing a key role in the club’s rotation.
Cadee first represented the Boomers in 2012. In the past 18 months he has played in five FIBA World Cup qualifying matches.
He was a member of the gold medal winning teams at the 2018 Commonwealth Games and the 2017 FIBA Asia Cup.
The Boomers will converge on Melbourne this week for training camp, which will help determine the 12-man squad that will play at this year’s FIBA World Cup.
Cadee replaces Philadelphia 76ers superstar Ben Simmons.
The Australian Boomers warm-up schedule ahead of the 2019 FIBA World Cup:
August 16: Boomers vs. Canada Basketball at RAC Arena in Perth. Tickets available via Ticketek
August 17: Boomers vs. Canada Basketball at RAC Arena in Perth. Tickets available via Ticketek
August 22: Boomers vs. USA Basketball at Marvel Stadium in Melbourne. Tickets available via Ticketmaster
August 24: Boomers vs. USA Basketball at Marvel Stadium in Melbourne. Tickets available via Ticketmaster
The Australian Boomers schedule for the 2019 FIBA World Cup (all times AEST):
September 1: Boomers vs. Canada at 5.30pm
September 3: Boomers vs. Senegal at 5.30pm
September 5: Boomers vs. Lithuania at 9.30pm
September 7 & 9: Round of 16
September 10 & 11: Quarter-Finals
September 13: Semi-Finals
September 15: Bronze medal game at 6pm, Gold medal game at 10pm