Lakers’ Austin Reaves has consistently been a dominant scorer for Team USA in the FIBA Basketball World Cup

Yesterday, Team USA and the Greek National team faced off in the group phase of the FIBA World Cup. These two opponents had previously met in an exhibition game. Greece gave their best effort, but still lost 109-81 to the Americans. That win means the United States is moving on to the second round. A […]

Zach Wolpin  •  29 Aug 2023
Team USA defeated Spain 98-88 in their third exhibition game before the start of the World Cup

Over the weekend, Team USA played two more exhibition games ahead of the World Cup. On Saturday, they played Slovenia and easily won 92-62. Yesterday, their path to victory was not as easy as their previous game. Coming into Sunday’s contest, Team USA was ranked #2 out of all World Cup teams. Their opponent was […]

Zach Wolpin  •  14 Aug 2023
Team USA routed Puerto Rico 117-74 in their first World Cup tune-up game last night

For the next few weeks, Team USA will play some tune-up games vs other teams competing in the FIBA World Cup. They have to travel to Spain and Abu Dhabi for their final four contests. Last night, the Americans had their first warm-up game vs Puerto Rico. Team USA was only up by seven points […]

Zach Wolpin  •  08 Aug 2023
Memphis’ Jaren Jackson Jr. was voted the best player for Team USA at training camp by his peers

Team USA will compete in the 2023 FIBA Basketball World Cup at the end of August. The tournament starts on August 25 and will end on September 10. Compared to rosters they’ve had in the past, Team USA is full of young talent. Their oldest player is 28 years old. Recently, the team voted on […]

Zach Wolpin  •  07 Aug 2023
Nuggets: While missing out on the World Cup with Serbia, Nikola Jokic is out winning horse races

The last two months have been quite the experience for Denver’s two-time MVP Nikola Jokic. He was easily the most dominant player in the 2023 postseason and gave his all to the Nuggets. After a long season on his road to an NBA title, Nikola Jokic has decided to not play for the Serbian national […]

Zach Wolpin  •  25 Jul 2023
Team USA has finalized it’s select team roster of 14 players to help prepare for the 2023 World Cup

As the 2023 FIBA World Cup quickly approaches, Team USA will be training to be at its best. Twelve players were selected for the primary roster. Just yesterday, they announced the 14 players who will be on the select team. These players serve as the opponent for Team USA during training camp. It’s a chance […]

Zach Wolpin  •  25 Jul 2023
Timberwolves: Kyle Anderson obtained Chinese citizenship, making him World Cup eligible

Starting on August 25, 32 teams from around the country will be competing in the 2023 FIBA Basketball World Cup. In June, the Chinese National Team announced their extended 18-man roster. Kyle Anderson of the Minnesota Timberwolves was left on that list of players, but that’s in the process of changing. Anderson has obtained his […]

Zach Wolpin  •  24 Jul 2023
Denver’s Jamal Murray headlines Team Canada’s roster for the 2023 FIBA Basketball Word Cup

This summer, the 2023 FIBA Basketball World Cup will take place in the Philippines, Japan, and Indonesia. Thirty-two teams across the country for the tournament and Team Canada just announced their roster. Headlining the the players available for Canada in the World Cup is 2023 NBA champion, Jamal Murray. He’s fresh off an NBA title […]

Zach Wolpin  •  14 Jul 2023
Milwaukee’s Giannis Antetokounmpo underwent a cleanup procedure on his knee, making him questionable for the World Cup

In the 2o23 playoffs, Giannis Antetokounmpo played in three of Milwaukee’s five games. He suffered a lower-back injury during Game 3 of the first round. On top of that, Antetokounmpo had a lingering knee injury from earlier in the season. As reported by NBA insiders Shams Charnaia, Giannis underwent a cleanup procedure on his knee […]

Zach Wolpin  •  05 Jul 2023