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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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Stunned Serbia buckled under FIBA World Cup expectations, says coach

Being tagged as World Cup favorites didn’t help Nikola Jokic and the Serbian side, which mowed down their group-stage competition but lost to Spain and Argentina a crucial stretch. Kim Kyung-Hoon Serbia’s coach said that his strongly fancied team collapsed ...

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FIBA World Cup: Spain brushes aside Serbia, as Nikola Jokic tossed

Ricky Rubio and Spain will take on Poland in the quarterfinals after edging a Serbia squad that lost Nikola Jokic to 2 technical fouls. Jason Lee BEIJING—Spain secured a fifth successive win in the FIBA World Cup with an impressive ...

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LIVE BLOG: Gilas Pilipinas vs Serbia (2019 FIBA World Cup)

The Philippines men’s national team tries to regain a measure of respect when the Filipinos take on Serbia in a preliminary game in the 2019 FIBA World Cup on Monday. Game time is at 7:30 p.m. Gilas Pilipinas took a ...

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FIBA World Cup: Serbia coach on Lee’s hard foul — ‘I don’t like dirty players’

Coach Sasha Djordjevic says he thought Paul Lee (pictured) intended to hurt Serbia player Marko Guduric, but Yeng Guiao, who questioned how the game was refereed, disagrees. FIBA.basketball FOSHAN, China—Serbia coach Sasha Djordjevic was critical of the foul that Paul ...

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FIBA World Cup: Bolick on playing Serbia — ‘We’re looking to win’

Robert Bolick and Gilas Pilipinas play title favorite Serbia on Monday night, looking to gain back a measure of respect after losing to Italy Saturday. Game time is at 7:30 p.m. Fiba.basketball FOSHAN, China — Gilas Pilipinas guard Robert Bolick ...

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FIBA World Cup: After nightmarish opener, Gilas seeks better effort vs Serbia

The Filipinos face another imposing opponent on Monday — a Serbian side that boasts 4 NBA players. Game time is at 7:30 p.m. FIBA.basketball FOSHAN, China — After getting a rude welcome to the 2019 FIBA World Cup at the ...

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FIBA World Cup: Fajardo expects to play against Serbia

Gilas center June Mar Fajardo attempts a lay-up against Italy. Fiba.basketball. FOSHAN, China — Gilas Pilipinas center June Mar Fajardo is expected to play against Serbia on Monday night, after going through shootaround in the morning. Fajardo sat out the ...

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What are Gilas Pilipinas’ chances against Serbia?

[embedded content] Gilas Pilipinas is hoping to bounce back after bowing to Italy in its first game in the FIBA World Cup. The Philippine national team is set to face off against Serbia, ranked fourth in the world. So what ...

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FIBA World Cup: June Mar ‘playable’ against Serbia after skipping practice

June Mar Fajardo did not practice with the team Sunday night because of a slight sprain, but head coach Yeng Guiao said Fajardo will “be OK” Monday. FIBA.basketball FOSHAN, China — Gilas Pilipinas center June Mar Fajardo is expected to ...

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