Patrick Mills of the Boomers.
Patrick Mills of the Boomers. Getty Images / Christian Petersen

Boomers new coach aiming for big win against China

THE Boomers will have the chance to wrap up their first series win under new coach Andrej Lemanis when they take on China in game four of the Sino-Australia Challenge in Yongcheng City tonight.

Led by talls Luke Nevill and Andrew Petrie, the Aussies took a 2-1 series lead after beating the world No.11 team 68-65 in Tianjin City on Wednesday night.

Nevill finished with 12 points while Petrie shot a game high 14, with 10 of those coming in the final term when the hosts came from as much as 15 points down to draw level with six minutes on the clock.

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