FIBA World Cup 2019: Team USA tops Brazil, advances to quarterfinals, clinches Olympic spot

first_img FIBA World Cup 2019: Giannis Antetokounmpo’s Greece ousted despite win 3Q: 🇺🇸 USA 67, 🇧🇷 Brazil 56 @smart_MS3 drains a 3 to close out the third. @Original_Turner up to a team-high 16 pts. #USAGotGame pic.twitter.com/NS3H1LLqFA— USA Basketball (@usabasketball) September 9, 2019Turner and Walker led the way for Team USA with 16 points each.Now, Team USA faces a much stiffer challenge in France, which features NBA players Nicolas Batum, Rudy Gobert and Evan Fournier and is the No. 3 ranked team in the world, according to FIBA.Argentina joins Team USA in advancing to the World Cup quarterfinals and also earning a berth in the 2020 Olympics. FINAL: 🇺🇸 USA 89, 🇧🇷 Brazil 73The top spot out of Group K is ours! We head to Dongguan to take on France in the #FIBAWC quarterfinals on Wednesday. #USAGotGame pic.twitter.com/86pQxPUrf4— USA Basketball (@usabasketball) September 9, 2019The U.S. moves on to face France on Wednesday in Dongguan, China, in the World Cup quarterfinals.The victory runs Team USA’s record to 5-0 in the tournament. While the team has had some tough moments  — notably the overtime squeaker against Turkey in the group stage — the U.S. simply had too much firepower for Brazil (3-2), which was eliminated from the World Cup.  Related News Team USA took care of business Monday against Brazil with an 89-73 victory that sends the Americans to the quarterfinals of the FIBA World Cup.Even better, the victory clinches a spot for the U.S. in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Team USA led, 43-39, at halftime behind 10 points apiece from Celtics guard Kemba Walker and Pacers center Myles Turner. But the Americans opened up on offense after the half, with Celtics guard Marcus Smart hitting a late 3 to give Team USA a 67-56 lead after three quarters.last_img read more

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