The Airbnb Boomers are out of the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup after a one point loss to Turkey in the Round of 16 this morning in Barcelona.
The Boomers led at every break but two three pointers inside the last minute from Turkey saw them steal the game, Boomers 64-65 Turkey.
Dave played 24 minutes in the game scoring six points with one offensive and two defensive rebounds.
Aron Baynes top scored for the Boomers with 15 points and seven rebounds.
After finishing third in Group D with three wins and two losses the Boomers advanced to the knockout Round of 16 traveling from Gran Canaria to Barcelona after their loss to Angola on Friday September 5 (Australian time).
Angola won the fifth and final Group D game 91-83 after the Boomers led at the end of every quarter.
The Boomers had already secured a spot in the Round of 16 so took the opportunity to rest some of their star players in the lead up to the knockout games in Barcelona.
Dave played 3.37 minutes in the first quarter and was then rested for the rest of the game.
Chris Goulding played 30 minutes for the Boomers top scoring for the team with 22 points and six defensive rebounds.
The loss to Angola came off a 12 point win over Mexico the day before.
The Boomers secured their place in the Round of 16 with their third Group D win over Mexico, 70-62.
Dave played 21 minutes with six points, two offensive and five defensive rebounds, one assist and two steals.
Aron Baynes top scored for the Boomers with 21 points while Dave pulled in the most boards with a combined total of seven rebounds for the game.
The win over Mexico came on the back of a massive win over European powerhouse Lithuania the night before.
The Boomers came out firing to hold a 19 point lead over Lithuania at the major break in Gran Canaria.
Dave played 30 minutes scoring seven points, five defensive rebounds, two assists and one steal in the 82-75 win.
Joe Ingles top scored for the Boomers with 18 points while Aron Baynes pulled top rebounds for the team with three offensive and three defensive rebounds and 14 points.
The Boomers scored their first win of the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup with a win over South Korea in game two of Group D on Sunday September 1.
The Boomers walked away with an impressive 34 point win, 89-55 after the loss to Slovenia in the opening game.
Dave played 18 minutes scoring five points, four offensive and four defensive rebounds and one assist for the game while Joe Ingles top scored with 17 points and Baynes grabbed six rebounds.
The opening game for the Boomers in the 2014 FIBA World Cup saw the Boomers suffer a 10 point loss to Slovenia.
Dave played 26 minutes scoring 14 points, one offensive and three defensive rebounds and one assist.
Aron Baynes top scored and pulled in the most rebounds for the Boomers with 21 points and seven rebounds.