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France came from behind in the final quarter to beat Lithuania 95-93 and win the bronze medal at the Basketball World Cup on Saturday. Lithuania led by seven points entering the fourth period, and centre Jonas Valanciunas scored five points to put Lithuania ahead by three points with three minutes to play.
Jan 13, 2014; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Toronto Raptors forward Steve Novak and guard DeMar DeRozan welcome the newest Toronto FC player Michael Bradley as MLSE president and CEO Tim Leiweke introduces him before the game against the Milwaukee Bucks at Air Canada Centre. The Raptors beat the Bucks 116-94.
USA won't stumble vs. Serbia in FIBA World Cup final Team USA has 12 players in the NBA. Serbia has none.
Boxers Floyd Mayweather and Marcos Maidana return to Las Vegas for grudge match These two boxers will be aiming for a TKO this Saturday as these welterweights face off at MGM Grand. The USA basketball team 5 things you need to know this weekend Boxers Floyd Mayweather and Marcos Maidana return to Las Vegas for grudge match These two boxers will be aiming for a TKO this Saturday as these welterweights face off at MGM Grand.
For Lithuania and France, the journey is far from over at the 2014 FIBA World Cup after losses in the semifinals. Saturday, the two sides will meet in the 3rd Place Game for one final fleeting shot at glory on the international stage before the United States takes on Serbia in the final.
Pistons forward Greg Monroe dribbles around Toronto Raptors forward Tyler Hansbrough in the fourth quarter at The Palace of Auburn Hills. / Rick Osentoski/USA TODAY Sports Going into the off-season such a thought would be considered ridiculous since the Pacers are coming off back-to-back appearances in the Eastern Conference finals and the Pistons have been the Pistons.
Patrick Patterson has developed into a key contributor for the Toronto Raptors, but nothing he does on the basketball court is quite as important as being 6'9" and making jump shots. Here's another installment of an occasionally regular column at the site called "Numeric Narratives" in which Ian Levy drops by to provide some insight about the Raptors .
It's the summer of 2010. All eyes were fixed on unrestricted free agent Chris Bosh.
Aug 20, 2014; New York, NY, USA; United States guard DeMar DeRozan controls the ball against the Dominican Republic during the first quarter of a game at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports The U.S. and Lithuania met Thursday in the FIBA World Championship semi-final game .
Musings: A recap of the upset that took place yesterday at the FIBA World Cup and some links to things Wolves bloggers wrote about Chauncey Billups. Moreover, what's up with the Atlanta Hawks front office? What's Adam Silver think? Last summer, spearheaded by Tony Parker's game-high 32 points, France defeated Spain in the Eurobasket Championship.
Paul George's gruesome injury has completely changed the Indiana Pacers' outlook this season... - Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports This article is basically just a summary of off-season moves that changed the Fantasy Basketball landscape. But instead of breaking down every team's player transactions , I'll highlight some of the major events from this past summer.
Bruno Caboclo vs Giannis Adetokounmpo. Or may we can say Giannis Cabolco and Bruno Adetokounmpo?These players seem to be so similar.
After spending the latter part of last season with the Raptors, Patrick Patterson said the team gave him a much need boost of confidence. Arriving in Toronto from the Rudy Gay trade from Sacramento, Patrick Patterson wasn't playing his best.
Entering his third season in the NBA , Terrence Ross of the Toronto Raptors will look to become the consistent presence on both the offensive and defensive end that fans, coaches and players alike know he's capable of being. What we've seen through his rookie and sophomore years is a player whose stock fluctuates more times than the price of gold.
That's something U.S. National Team forward Kenneth Faried cannot tolerate. Not at home and certainly not on the other side of the world here in the FIBA World Cup .
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 03:11 am
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