BASKETBALL’s governing body has opened an investigation into the Boomer’s controversial loss to Angola in the World Cup.
The Aussies have been accused of tanking, with the basketball’s governing body opening an investigation.
The 91-83 loss meant Australia was unable to face the all-conquering USA team until the semis, but the Boomers head coach Andrej Lemanis rejected suggestions they lost purposely.
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The supposed strategy lost any meaning after their 65-64 loss to Turkey on Sunday.
Basketball Australia must now formally defend the Boomer’s performance against Angola or face possible sanctions such as a fine.