A dramatic clash in Manila! Team USA’s quest for World Cup glory took an unexpected turn as they faced off against Germany. The battle of size versus strategy unfolded, resulting in a nail-biting 113-111 loss, leaving the Americans hungry for bronze.
FIBA world cup
The FIBA Basketball World Cup kicks off this week, spanning multiple countries before crowning a champion in Manila on September 10. Spain, the reigning champion, faces heightened competition, with the United States aiming for redemption after a disappointing seventh-place finish in the last World Cup. Anthony Edwards, representing the Minnesota Timberwolves, has shone in pre-tournament exhibitions. Key players include Brooklyn Nets’ Mikal Bridges and Cam Johnson, Memphis Grizzlies’ Jaren Jackson Jr., New Orleans Pelicans’ Brandon Ingram, Los Angeles Lakers’ Austin Reaves, and promising point guards Jalen Brunson and Tyrese Haliburton. The world awaits thrilling basketball action.