Boomers' World Cup preparations take a hit as Aussies lose to Brazil in warm-up clash

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With the Basketball World Cup a little over a week away, the Boomers suffer a loss to Brazil in a warm-up match in Melbourne.

Australia News, Australia Headlines's preparations for the upcoming Basketball World Cup have hit a hitch after they were beaten 90-86 by Brazil at Rod Laver Arena.

Josh Giddey (20 points, 10 rebounds) topscored for Australia, while Nick Kay and Duop Reath (10 points apiece) impressed in the front court. Their two most reliable shooters, captain Patty Mills and veteran Joe Ingles, missed 17 of their combined 20 shots.

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