Australia
FIBA Rank: 9
Group: C
Qualified: Gold at 2005 FIBA Oceania Championship
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GROUP A GROUP B
Argentina
France
Lebanon
Nigeria
Serbia & Mont.
Venezuela
Angola
Germany
Japan
New Zealand
Panama
Spain
GROUP C GROUP D
Australia
Brazil
Greece
Lithuania
Qatar
Turkey
China
Italy
Puerto Rico
Senegal
Slovenia
USA

Bogut will man the pivot for the Aussies.
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AUSTRALIA TEAM PREVIEW
Bucks' 2005 No. 1 NBA Draft pick Andrew Bogut leads the way. Ö With former Aussie stars Andrew Gaze and Shane Heal retired, Bogut is the captain of the ship now. Ö 6-6 swingman Sam Mackinnon is a good athlete.
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Andrew Bogut

PRELIMINARY ROUND SCHEDULE
August 19: Australia vs. Brazil
August 20: Australia vs. Turkey
August 22: Australia vs. Greece
August 23: Australia vs. Lithuania
August 24: Australia vs. Qatar
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HISTORY
Medals: None
Best Finish: Fifth in 1982, 1994