Surprise in the Basketball World Cup: United States lost to Germany and was eliminated

The United States fell today to Germany by 113-111, in one of the semifinals of the maximum basketball tournament that takes place in the Philippines, Indonesia and Japan, and was eliminated from the contest. The European team won in the city of Manila after defending the result with drama until the end. With five minutes left, he won by a difference of twelve points, but the “Dream Team” was located at one (108-107) with one and a half minutes left. The pivot wing Daniel Theis was the figure of the “Mannschaft”, which will play the first semifinal in its history. The Indiana Pacers player averaged 21 points, 7 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal and 1 block. The United States, the reigning Olympic titleholder and five-time world champion, was left out of the deciding match for the second consecutive edition. since he had said goodbye in the quarterfinals of China 2019.Al American team did not reach the 23 points of the Minnesota Timberwolves guard. Anthony Edwards, the game’s leading scorer. Germany secured its best performance at a World Cup – it was a semi-finalist in 2002 – and will define the title on Sunday from 9.40 against Serbia at the Mall of Asia in Manila. Earlier (5:30), the United States will play for bronze against Canada. Both games will be broadcast by DSports.For their part, the Serbs eliminated the Canadians with a score of 95-86 (23-15, 29-24, 23-24 and 20-23) and an outstanding performance by Bogdan Bogdanovic, the guard of Atlanta Hawks in the NBA, with 23 points, with four rebounds and three assists.

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