"We really have a talented group of guys going over and if we can push through the first round we have the ability to surprise everyone with our results," he said. "We're right up there with the European teams at the moment."
In the 12 men squad, the selection committee kept two centre men, one forward, four Guards and three forwards and two Guard/Forwards. Here is the name of the men below;
Chris Anstey, Andrew Bogut, David Andersen, CJ Bruton, Joe Ingles, Patrick Mills, Brad Newley, Matthew Nielsen, Shawn Redhage, Mark Worthington, David Barlow and Glen Saville.