Josh Giddey determined to lead Boomers’ Olympic medal tilt


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The “sour taste” left by an early World Cup exit is driving Josh Giddey’s Olympic ambitions as the Boomers ramp up their preparations for a Paris medal tilt. Lapping up a return home before heading to Paris, Giddey declared Australian basketball was “as good as it’s ever been” after Johnny Furphy and Alex Ducas became the latest players to join the Aussie NBA contingent on Friday. Furphy, 19, was selected by the Indiana Pacers with pick 35 in the draft before Ducas, a 22-year-old from Geraldton, joined Oklahoma City Thunder on a two-way contract. Giddey, who linked up with the...