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Aron Baynes is Australia's triple threat as Boomers set up Czech showdown

Aron Baynes is Australia's triple threat as Boomers set up Czech showdown

10.9.2019

Aron Baynes is Australia's triple threat as Boomers set up Czech showdown

Australia beats France to complete the group stage of the FIBA World Cup undefeated for the first time, setting up a quarter-final against Czech Republic .

Australia's men's basketballers have never before gone unbeaten to this stage of a World Cup

New Phoenix Suns signing Baynes (21 points) made five-of-six triples and took three final-quarter charges as the Boomers came from nine points down to book a date with the dark horse Czech outfit in Shanghai.

An NBA champion with the San Antonio Spurs, Baynes was a rough diamond when first uncovered as a Cairns schoolboy.

But Baynes isn't getting bogged down in the details.

Read more: ABC News

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