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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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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Group Phase Games Conclude in the Basketball World Cup on Thursday.

 September 5, 2014   R K Gupta

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In Bilbao, Gran Canaria, Granada and Sevilla, all group stage matches are over. Though the last day saw some unexpected upsets, all favorite teams have marched to the next stage. With Friday being the day of rest, basketball action will resume on Saturday at Barcelona and Madrid. But Thursday had its fair share of exciting […]

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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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