The 2023 FIBA Guys’s Globe Mug is underway, and also Group U.S.A. continued to be best on Friday with a hard-fought 85-73 sway Montenegro in the 2nd round. Anthony Edwards blazed a trail with 17 factors, as the Americans relocated to 4-0 general in the competition and also secured an area in the quarterfinals. They will certainly end the 2nd round on Sunday versus Lithuania.
Opening up rounded team phase dip into the competition concluded Wednesday, and also 16 of the 32 groups progressed to the 2nd round, which obtained underway on Friday The 2nd round will certainly after that end on Sunday in advance of the eight-team ko phase, which starts on Tuesday, Sept. 5.
Together With Group U.S.A., the just various other unbeaten groups continuing to be in the competition are Lithuania, Germany and also Slovenia, every one of whom have actually punched their tickets to the quarters. There are still 4 places up for grabs, which will certainly be chosen Sunday. The most significant video game that day includes Canada versus Spain in a de-facto removal suit after they were each stunned by Brazil and also Latvia, specifically, in their second-round connections on Friday.
While the groups that were removed in the preliminary of the competitors can no more win the Globe Mug, they are still completing in category matches to identify the last standings of the occasion. Those video games are still crucial since they aid establish that will certainly get approved for the Olympics and also local Olympic certifying competitions. One group fighting it out in those rounds is France, that were removed in the team phases in spectacular style.
Group U.S.A. does not have its brightest celebrities taking part in the competitors, yet the Americans continue to be popular to win the occasion. The U.S.A. team (complete lineup right here) is trained by Steve Kerr and also led by Anthony Edwards, Jalen Brunson, Jaren Jackson Jr. and also Mikal Bridges. The Americans are trying to find a much better outcome than when they ended up 7th in case in 2019.
FIBA Globe Mug timetable
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