FIBA Basketball 2014

USA Emerge Champions As Curtain Comes Down on FIBA Basketball World Cup

 September 15, 2014   R K Gupta

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There was a big hue and cry about the constitution of USA squad before the start of the FIBA basketball World Cup in Spain. Many experts believed that the Team USA was vastly under-staffed in the absence of LeBron James, Durant, Carmelo Anthony and Chris Paul, all of whom stayed away from the World Cup […]

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Scintillating Serbs Survive Last-Quarter Fright From Fiercely Fighting French on Friday For Final Face-off with USA in FIBA Basketball World Cup

 September 13, 2014   R K Gupta

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In one of the most thrilling contests of FIBA basketball World Cup, Serbia exhibited superior hooping skills in the first three quarters and despite France putting a stiff challenge in the fourth, entered the final with a 90-85 victory in the semifinal played in Madrid on Friday. From less than satisfactory performance in group stage […]

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USA in Final, France Stun Spain and Serbia Trounce Brazil at FIBA Basketball World Cup

 September 12, 2014   R K Gupta

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In Madrid on Thursday, USA blew out Lithuania 96-68 and made an expected entry into the final of FIBA’s first Basketball World Cup. For the championship match on Sunday, USA will face either France or Serbia, the two teams, which emerged as surprising victors in two quarterfinal games on Wednesday. In a stunningly shocking result […]

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USA Will Play Lithuania to Decide the First Finalist of 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup

 September 10, 2014   R K Gupta

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In the FIBA basketball World Cup, two quarterfinals were played at Palau Sant Jordi, Barcelona on Tuesday, September 9, 2014. In the first game, helped by Renaldas Seibutis’ 11 points in the last quarter, Lithuania beat Turkey 73-61 to claim the semifinal berth. This means that the passage of the Lithuanians to a place in […]

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Serbia Shocks Greece, Join Lithuania, Turkey and Brazil in Quarterfinal of Basketball World Cup

 September 9, 2014   R K Gupta

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The line-up for the 2014 FIBA World Cup quarterfinals has emerged with clarity at the end of the second day, which saw two thrillers. One was an upset victory for Serbia at Madrid, where the Greeks were shocked by a spirited Serbia and then a cracker at Barcelona, where Australia lost to Turkey in the […]

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USA, Slovenia, France and Spain Enter Quarterfinals of the FIBA 2014 Basketball World Cup

 September 7, 2014   R K Gupta

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Four quarterfinalists emerged from the FIBA Basketball World Cup matches played in Barcelona and Madrid on Saturday. In the Catalan capital, Team USA played a steady and balanced game to defeat Mexico 86-63 and in another match, Slovenia also progressed to the round of 8 with a 71-61 victory over the Dominican Republic. In Saturday’s […]

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USA On Course But Ukraine, Australia Shock Promising Teams on Day 4 of Basketball World Cup

 September 4, 2014   R K Gupta

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Day 4 in Spain’s Basketball World Cup cities of Bilbao and Gran Canaria had its share of unexpected upsets, scintillating individual performances and some unforgettable moments. Expectedly, however, USA took another step towards stamping their superiority in the game of basketball, when they beat New Zealand in a Group C match at Bilbao. With three […]

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Senegal Shock Croatia on Day 3 as Pau Gasol Dominates in Spain’s Runaway Win Over Brazil

 September 2, 2014   R K Gupta

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Basketball action continued in the Spain’s FIBA World Cup on third day with six matches played; two each in Group A and Group B. In less than two weeks from now, the first champion will emerge from the now re-branded FIBA World Cup. Day 3 saw Senegal causing a huge upset, a close match between […]

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Two Days of Basketball Brilliance at Spain in FIBA World Cup Group Stage Games

 September 1, 2014   R K Gupta

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The long wait finally ended on Saturday, August 30, 2014 with all participating nations of FIBA Basketball World Cup playing their first games of the Group Stage. After 12 action-packed games on Saturday, the intriguing action continued as another 12 matches were played on Sunday in the Spanish cities of Sevilla, Bilbao, Gran Canaria and […]

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Basketball World Cup in Spain

Top Teams Assess Their Chances as Countdown Begins For 2014 Basketball World Cup in Spain

 August 20, 2014   R K Gupta

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The World Basketball Championship, which has been rechristened as Basketball World Cup in 2014 is merely 10 days away and the World Cup cities in Spain are already bearing a festive and colorful appearances. The event may not generate the same frenzy as did the Brazil’s football World Cup but there are millions of avid […]

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