Reasonably Smart
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Group H- WC THread

1. Lithuania
2. Aus
3. Canada
4. Senegal

I say we lose a close one to Lithuania, would not put money on it just yet considering we have not played the US.


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You could probably toss a coin on the Lithuania/Australia game. I don't think we know enough about Lithuania to say either way, but our recent history against them over the last two tournaments has been good - we beat them by about 16 in 2014 and about 30+ in 2016 and they should have a similar team.

It will be a barnburner that's for sure. But not certain that we necessarily lose.

As for Canada, they will struggle. Their tallest player is 6'9. We can throw height at them. They probably wont progress.

Senegal is obvious.

Your line up there may be right but I'd be hoping we lead the pack to avoid any crossover with the US too early. But then again we could possibly beat them too.

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Playing the US in the early rounds is probably the best bet for beating them, every game they play they will improve too much to the point where a medal game is going to be way harder to win. Lithuania has Jonas V and he is there best player, with Baynes, Bolden, Bogut, and Landale we should be fine with him. So it is gonna be up to the guards and wings to knock down our threes and limit LITH ones.

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Watched Lituania play Serbia and they should have won.
They are slick in offence with good teamwork,shooting and defence at the rim.
They will be tough.

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Did Serbia play there stars a lot or try and get the bench involved?

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We won't be beating Lithuania

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