Walker and Norton replace Mitchell Creek and Matthew Hodgson who have been withdrawn from the team.

Walker brings a strong season with the Perth Wildcats into the Commonwealth Games as well as experience from playing in the FIBA World Cup Qualifiers.

Norton returned from a thumb injury in the Boomers recent Asian Qualifier for the FIBA World Cup and will take his place in his first Commonwealth Games.

The Boomers first pool match will be played against Canada on April 6 at the Cairns Convention Centre.

The Australian Boomers team for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games:

Angus Brandt
Jason Cadee
Cameron Gliddon
Chris Goulding
Nick Kay
Daniel Kickert
Damian Martin
Brad Newley
Mitch Norton
Nathan Sobey
Jesse Wagstaff
Lucas Walker

Australian Boomers and Opals Schedule at the 2018 Commonwealth Games (all times AEST):

April 6: Boomers vs. Canada at 5.30pm
April 6: Opals vs. Mozambique at 9.00pm
April 7: Boomers vs. New Zealand at 9.00pm
April 8: Opals vs. Canada at 6.30pm
April 9: Opals vs. England at 5.30pm
April 9: Boomers vs. Nigeria at 9.00pm
April 13: Opals Semi-Finals at 6.30pm or 9.00pm
April 14: Boomers Semi-Finals at 10am or 12.30pm
April 14: Opals Bronze (6.00pm) and Gold Medal (8.30pm) Games
April 15: Boomers Bronze (9.00am) and Gold Medal (12.30pm) Games

Commonwealth Games Australia wishes to advise that Lucas Walker and Mitch Norton have been added to the Boomers squad for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.

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