Germany – that Led Team USA with 16 points in the second half of a regulation game Only for Anthony Edwards to spark a comeback for the Americans – they’ll have a chance at revenge. And on a much bigger stage.
Germany prevailed despite a rough 4-of-26 shooting night from the Raptors. Dennis Schroeder. Andreas Obst scored 13 goals for Germany, who are the only unbeaten team remaining in the World Cup at 6-0. This is a team with talent and style of play that can beat the USA in the semifinals on Friday.
Canada advanced to the other semifinal with a 100-89 victory over Slovenia. Luka Doncic With just over six minutes left in the game, he was ejected for arguing with a referee about not making contact and picking up his second technical of the game. Maybe it didn’t matter, Canada was 15 when Doncic was fired, in part because of that Shai Giljos-Alexander He left the court with 31 points and continued his quest for tournament MVP.
Canada took the lead with a 19-5 run to open the third quarter and never looked back. this Knicks‘ RJ Barrett 24 points for Canada, who will now face Serbia in the other semi-final of the World Cup on Sunday.
Doncic was not alone. Canada Dillon Brooks He was also expelled from this quarter-final match and greeted his teammates in the corridor after the game with boxing gloves.
With the results of these games, Serbia and Germany automatically qualified for the 2024 Paris Olympics as European representatives. Latvia and Slovenia can still reach Paris via qualifiers next summer. (The United States and Canada had already qualified for Paris to represent the Americas.)