Team USA faces Jordan in its final World Cup group stage game on Tuesday – led by former Nets draft pick Randy Hollis-Jefferson, who has transformed his Kobe Bryant-style look and game. take The United States has already advanced to the next round.
Here’s who advanced from the other groups on Monday night (the top two from each of the eight groups advance to the next round).
Canada 101, Latvia 75
Canada continued its impressive run in the group stage with a 26-point win over Latvia. Canada has gone 3-0 in the group stage with +111 points and looks as impressive as anyone in the tournament.
Latvia (2-1) still advances to the next round of the World Cup. Andriis Grazulis led Latvia with 16 points Davis Bertans added seven (his brother, Darius Bertans, missed the game with an injury).
Australia 109, Japan 89
Thunder protector Josh Geddy He took over an essential game for Australia with 26 points and 11 assists and led his team to victory and with it qualified for the second round of the World Cup.
Xavier Cooks 24 goals for Australia, Josh Green 15 and Patty Mills 11. Host Japan would go ahead with a win, but the game was never really close. Joshua Hawkinson scored 33 goals for Japan. Yuta Watanabe 24 was added.
Dominican Republic 75, Angola 67
Despite the Carl Anthony Towns Playing just 15 minutes due to foul trouble (he scored just 8 points), the Dominican Republic rallied from a 3-point deficit early in the fourth quarter to win. Andres Feliz scored 17 points and Victor Lees scored 13 to lead the Dominican Republic.
The Dominican Republic won Group A 3-0 and advanced to the next round of the tournament.
Italy 90, Philippines 83
With this win and Angola’s loss against the Dominican Republic, Italy advanced to the next round of the FIBA World Cup with a 2-1 record.
France 85, Lebanon 79
Rudy Gobert He was out for already-eliminated France, and don’t expect him to play in the upcoming qualifying games (eliminated teams have two more games to place teams 17-32 in the tournament). None of this matters much to the French, who automatically qualify for the Paris Olympics as hosts.
Guerschon Yabusele 18 points and Ivan Fournier He added 17 points to win France’s first World Cup title.
Germany 101, Finland 75
Germany got 15 points from this point Dennis Schroeder and Isaac Bunga got the win and beat Group E 3-0. Finland finished with a disappointing 0-3 and was eliminated. Olivier Enkamhua led Finland and the Jazz forward with 14 points Laurie Markkanen 12 was added.
Lithuania 91, Montenegro 71
Both teams would advance to the next round, this game was simply to see which team would win Group D and who would finish second. Rokas Jokobaitis scored 19 to lead a balanced Lithuanian offense that saw Pelicans’ Jonas Valanciunas add 11 points and eight rebounds. Nikola Vuchevich Montenegro was the leader with 19 points.
Egypt 100, Mexico 72
Ehab Amin led Egypt to its first victory in this World Cup with 22 goals. Mexico, led by Paco Cruz, went winless in the tournament with 21 points and now has a long way to go to qualify for the Paris Olympics.