Twelve of the world's best teams have descended on Sydney for 10 high-octane days of basketball action with the Opals looking to add their 2006 World Cup gold with a second in front of a home crowd.
On Day 1, expect to see some fiery and exciting clashes with Australia opening their account against France, while the USA take on Belgium.
Read on for the day's schedule and results.
Bosnia and Herzegovnia 58 - 82 Puerto Rico, Sydney Olympic Park Sports Centre
USA 87 - 72 Belgium, Sydney SuperDome
Canada 67 - 60 Serbia, Sydney Olympic Park Sports Centre
Japan 89 - 56 Mali, Sydney SuperDome
Korea 44-107 China, Sydney Olympic Park Sports Centre
Australia 57-70 France, Sydney SuperDome
Australia 57-70 France
Korea 44-107 China
Japan 89 - 56 Mali
Canada 67 - 60 Serbia
USA 87 - 72 Belgium
Bosnia and Herzegovnia 58 - 82 Puerto Rico
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🇵🇷 most points in a World Cup game ✅
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Things couldn't have gone much better for Puerto Rico in Sydney this morning! pic.twitter.com/E6AqUhRXDt