Australia end United State, the United States suffered their first loss in 13 years in a shock defeat by Australia in a World Cup warm-up in Melbourne on Saturday.
The Boomers won 98-94 to end the American’s 78-game winning streak in front of 52,079 fans – a record crowd for the sport at Docklands Stadium.
“Obviously, this was a great step for us,” Australia guard Joe Ingles said.
The win also gave the Australians their first win over the Americans after 26 attempts dating back to 1964.
The United States faces Canada in a third World Cup warm-up in Sydney on Monday.