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Basketball: USA retains No. 1 FIBA world ranking

USA Basketball remains No. 1 in the FIBA world men’s rankings despite a shocking seventh-place finish at this month’s World Cup in China. World Cup gold medalist Spain remained at No. 2, with Australia jumping eight spots to No. 3, ...

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FIBA: Journey to 2023 World Cup begins for PH

Yao Ming turns the FIBA flag over to Manny V. Pangilinan. SBP photo MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines, Indonesia and Japan formally received the FIBA flag from China on Sunday night, at the half of the gold medal game of ...

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FIBA: Spain World Cup win, US woes blow Olympic basketball wide open

Spain’s players celebrate with the trophy after winning the FIBA World Cup. Kim Kyung-Hoon, Reuters BEIJING — The Tokyo 2020 Olympics basketball suddenly looks wide open after reigning champions the United States suffered their worst World Cup, Spain triumphed and ...

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Gasol gets historic double, Spain dominates Argentina for Fiba World Cup gold

Argentina’s Luis Scola (L) fights for the ball with Spain’s Marc Gasol during the Basketball World Cup final game between Argentina and Spain in Beijing on September 15, 2019. (Photo by WANG ZHAO / AFP) BEIJING — Spain has captured ...

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FIBA World Cup: Spain is champion after beating Argentina 95-75

Spain’s Ricky Rubio in action in Beijing Sept. 15, 2019. Thomas Peter, Reuters BEIJING – (UPDATE) Spain beat Argentina 95-75 to win the FIBA Basketball World Cup for the first time since 2006 on Sunday, completing a stunning campaign for ...

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FIBA World Cup: Calls for Bogut ban after Australia’s crushing World Cup loss

Australia’s Andrew Bogut reacts. REUTERS/Aly Song Outspoken Andrew Bogut faces possible punishment from basketball’s governing body FIBA after Australia’s acrimonious exit from the World Cup semi-finals in Beijing. Video footage showed Bogut — who was booed by Chinese fans throughout ...

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FIBA World Cup: Struggle continues, as Team USA falls short vs Serbia

Serbia downed the United States 94-89 in the 2019 FIBA World Cup in Dongguan city, China, on Thursday, relegating the dethroned champs even further down the standings.  The Americans, who could have placed has high as 5th had they beaten ...

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FIBA: Mills could lead Boomers to title, says Pierce after U.S. loss

Australia’s Patty Mills in action. Edgar Su, Reuters BEIJING – Australia point guard Patty Mills’ performances at the basketball World Cup have helped propel his team into a hot favorite for the title after the United States were knocked out ...

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Maalat na shooting, turnovers pumatay sa Gilas sa FIBA World Cup

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FIBA World Cup: Popovich after US ouster — ‘Proud’ of players’ sacrifice

The Team USA players “competed” and they “deserve credit,” USA head coach Gregg Popovich says, “just like France deserve credit for winning.” Kim Kyung-Hoon, Reuters Coach Gregg Popovich deflected talk about his missing megastars after Team USA’s glorious run in ...

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