admin@worldnews.guru      +1 765 200 0323

Serbia beats Team USA in World Cup

Serbia beats Team USA in World Cup
By: WNG RT Sports Posted On: September 12, 2019 View: 1

Serbia beats Team USA in World Cup

Basketball - FIBA World Cup - Classification Games 5-8 - Serbia v United States - Dongguan Basketball Center, Dongguan, China - September 12, 2019 Serbia's Vasilije Micic in action with Jaylen Brown of the U.S. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Serbia beat Team USA 94-89 in a consolation game at the FIBA World Cup in China on Thursday, continuing a spiral that will conclude Saturday with no better than a seventh-place finish in the tournament.

It is guaranteed as the worst showing in international play by the United States, as the top-ranked team in the world will wrap up the World Cup with another consolation game Saturday. In 45 major international competitions, Team USA had never finished worse than sixth and medaled 39 times.

Serbia exploded with a 32-7 advantage in the first quarter when it nailed 8 of 9 attempts from 3-point range and added six free throws courtesy of fouls on 3-point tries. Serbia finished out the victory behind a game-high 28 points from Bogdan Bogdanovic (Sacramento Kings), who was 7 of 14 from 3-point range.

Team USA came right back in the second quarter, outscoring Serbia 33-12 on 72 percent shooting, but shaky defense and the inability to consistently score allowed Serbia to keep a comfortable cushion.

The Americans, paced by Harrison Barnes with 22 points, played without Jayson Tatum (ankle) and his Boston Celtics teammate Marcus Smart, who injured his left hand. Tatum has missed the past five games.

Vladimir Lucic scored 15 points for Serbia. Nikola Jokic (Denver Nuggets) added nine points.

The winner of Poland-Czech Republic will face Serbia for fifth place, with the loser taking on Team USA.

—Field Level Media

Read this on WNG RT Sports
  Contact Us
  Global Ads Media, LLC.

1408 S Western Ave

Marion Indiana 46953 USA

Tel : + (1) - 765 200 0323
Mail : admin@worldnews.guru
Business Hours : 9:30 - 6:30

  Follow Us
  About

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit. Excepturi, dolores, quibusdam architecto voluptatem amet fugiat nesciunt placeat provident cumque accusamus itaque voluptate modi quidem dolore optio velit hic iusto vero praesentium repellat commodi ad id expedita cupiditate repellendus possimus unde?