Saturday Sep 13
Ball in Europe
FIBA World Cup: France come back to beat Lithuania 95-93, take bronze
It took a fourth quarter rally but France eventually took bronze at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup on the back of a big night for Nicolas Batum. France had a horribly short turnaround before this one, hitting the floor just 18 hours after losing to Serbia in Friday's semi-final, but Joffrey Lauvergne showed no signs of fatigue in the early going.
Saturday Sep 13
Top Storylines and Predictions Heading into FIBA World Cup Medal Rounds
Partakers of the 2014 FIBA World Cup of Basketball had to wait more than a week before witnessing the tournament's first real upset. And oh, what an upset it was - a 65-52 win by France over heavily favored Spain on Wednesday.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
USA superstars march on at World Cup
TOO EASY: Kyrie Irving and the USA team marched on at the World Cup in Spain with an easy win over Lithuania. And, guess what? They're gutted they're not going to meet hosts Spain in that final after labelling some of the hype around the home team as "arrogant" and "disrespectful".
Tue Sep 09, 2014
USA opponent Lithuania 'ready to fight' in semis
The Lithuanians, who face Team USA in the FIBA World Cup semifinals, have been bordering on elite international status in recent years. Team USA opponent Lithuania 'ready to fight' in semis The Lithuanians, who face Team USA in the FIBA World Cup semifinals, have been bordering on elite international status in recent years.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Defeat still raw for brave Tall Blacks
MOVING ON?: Nenad Vucinic is expected to end his 13-year coaching association with the Tall Blacks following their World Cup exit. Some esteemed New Zealand basketball careers may have come to an end yesterday at the Palau Sant Jordi - but the Tall Blacks weren't in any mood to contemplate the future when the present felt so painful.
Sun Sep 07, 2014
Brazil at last beat Argentina, move into...
Brazil finally got over their Argentina complex on Sunday to reach the quarter-finals of the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup, where they were joined by the European trio Serbia, Lithuania and Turkey. Brazil's guard Alex Garcia and forward Marcus Vieira celebrate their victory at the end of the 2014 FIBA World basketball championships round of 16 match over Argentina on September 7, 2014.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
International Business Times
2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup Team Preview: Lithuania
Lithuania is one of the participating nations in the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup that presents a big threat not only to the teams in its group, but also to the United States.