Perthworld
Two months ago

World Cup Day 11 discussion

Quarter finals

Argentina-Serbia
Spain-Poland

ARG currently leading SRB 54-49 at HT.

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

Good half by Argentina, shooting the three ball very impressive. Joker playing well. Didn't realise how good a lot of these teams are.

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

68-67 Argentina.

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

Who does Australia play if they beat Czech?

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

3/4 time ^^^^

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Perthworld  
Two months ago

Winner of Spain-Poland.

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

No shit Sherlock ^

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

Anon #761484 is correct
Winner of Spain v Poland.

My guess Spain.

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

Thanks. How does Australia match up against Spain?

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rjd  
Two months ago

Argentina up 4 against Serbia with under 7 minutes left in the 4th. Everyone is dangerous.

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

Spain will spank Australia.

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Perthworld  
Two months ago

Spain will sadly be too tough although I'd love to be wrong. Let's hope for a Poland miracle tonight for an even easier path after Czechia. Dreaming I know.

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Perthworld  
Two months ago

Argentina blowing out Serbia. Wow.

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rjd  
Two months ago

Argentina look like they will win this. Now up 11 with 3 minutes remains. Argentina looks more aggressive, Serbia seem shocked. It also helps when you are converting 3s at nearly 50% while the opposition is at 30%.

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

Dreamworld xx.
Blowing Serbia that's gold :)

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

Argentina I haven't watched all tourney but they are the most cohesive it seems.

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Gus3232  
Two months ago

This is a huge upset.

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Gus3232  
Two months ago

Aaaaaaaand just when you think it's over.....

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rjd  
Two months ago

Argentina 6-0

It was tough to rate Argentina since their path included wins over relatively weaker opponents: Nigeria, Korea, Russia, Venezuela, Poland. But Serbia is a huge scalp.

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

Another nba superstar bites the dust. Argentina to good.

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

Good news for Australia I feared we would bump into Serbia in Bronze medal game.

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

Thank goodness we could bump into a team that's 10 points better than them instead right!

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robt  
Two months ago

Predictions on tougher/easier oponenets at this stage of events is risky, to say the least.

Look no further than our own results, Against Canada we were the underdogs, Senegal were better than expected, then finish our pool with a win over powerhouse, Lithuania. Dom Rep went to script then we account for the world no3 team, France.

And just now, watched Arg beat Serbia.

If Poland does beat Spain, then I'm very worried. At least, we know what to expect with Spain!

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

I think it's safe to say that there are a lot of very capable teams around the world. At this stage of the tournament underestimate anyone at your peril.

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Perthworld  
Two months ago

robt we were short priced favourites against Canada.

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MACDUB  
Two months ago

I'm going to be so upset if USA win this tournament.

It's the best opportunity ever for another team to win it - I don't think you'll ever see a USA team as weak as this in future (in saying that though they are obviously still very good). Can't see them reverting back to college players anytime soon.

France could pull it off tonight. Fingers crossed.

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Red84  
Two months ago

Really impressed with Argentina. Great passing and transition work. Some "very solid plays". Good for the tournament that they progressed IMO. I dont mind seeing serbia go down. Aside from Bogdanovich, who has been outstanding, serbia play a ugly game centred around the strength of their bigs. Their game reminded me of the old USSR teams of the 70s and 80s.

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Hroz  
Two months ago

Massive upset.

Hoping this wakes Australia up we can't coast on our reputation vs Czech Rep

Luis Scola still got it

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Baller#3  
Two months ago

Need France to win tonight so the US don't medal.

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Greggo  
Two months ago

Very possible France wins i think

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Luuuc  
Two months ago

France no chance in hell. Can't even beat a team that is half full of NBL trash and has an imcompetent coach.

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Hroz  
Two months ago

If France and us win today would set up an awesome final rounds.

USA have definitely not clicked offensively. With Rudy Gobert there as well, could definitely happen.

Fournier needs to keep balling out. And DeColo should start.

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Greggo  
Two months ago

Don't know if De Colo needs to start.

Dynamite off the bench and Albicy makes things happen. Absolute bulldog

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Smith  
Two months ago

With Gobert there? He's the reason we beat them.

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

France have definitely got the weapons to get the win. 50/50 game I'd say

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rjd  
Two months ago

USA shoot the most 3s out of all teams, but they are shooting it just 33%. This makes USA capable of blowing out leads if they start connecting at a good clip, but also makes them vulnerable with a poor shooting night. Hopefully France have a good game plan for their next game.

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Red84  
Two months ago

The USA form has picked up since near defeat vs turkey. Interesting video details the defensive frailities of the us exposed in turkey game https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=nl3UX0YKR-8

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shagnasty  
Two months ago

The Czechs are a real danger for us. Each time we have an awesome win, they don't really show up the following game.

Warm-ups
Canada 1st time - ordinary
Canada 2ndtime - clinical
USA 1st time - acceptable
USA 2nd time - insane
Germany - disappointing

Tourney
Canada - awesome
Senegal - lucky
Lithuania - inspirational
Dominican Republic - passmark (just)
French - legends
Czechs Republic - ??????

They need to come to play tonight!!!!

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

Good game France v USA.

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Bubonic  
Two months ago

The French up by 6 at the half.

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

The French can win this if they don't choke, they look very capable.

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

Yeah I agree they can. I expect USA to crank up the defence in the 2nd half so we will see whether the French can deal with it.

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

Bye USA

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Perthworld  
Two months ago

Perfect second half start by France.

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

Go Bear is doing good and than Forny Yeah guy is really hitting some good baskets

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

Serbia and USA out. Wow

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

10 point margin with 17 minutes left isn't exactly a win in the books just yet

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

Was anyone else kind of wanting US to stay in so that the AUS could play them again?

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

Not me. But they probably will anyway because they are scoring at will now.

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Perthworld  
Two months ago

Mitchell on fire.

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rjd  
Two months ago

Mitchell vs Fournier now

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

It's tied, yanks back

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

"Bye USA"

LOL USA back in front

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

1 spider > 5 frogs

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

Let's face it. USA is going to win this tournament.

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

If they can avoid the boomers they have a good chance to

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

Mitchell keeping US in it. France going bench start fourth. What the f..k

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rjd  
Two months ago

USA living and dying by the 3. When shooting 26%, they were down 9. Then hit a few, up to 40%, and leading.

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

Living and dying by wide open threes isn't such a bad way to go and a lot of these are wide open

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Hroz  
Two months ago

If France grabbed some defensive rebounds and they also be winning lol

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Hroz  
Two months ago

They would be winning*

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Hroz  
Two months ago

Good game

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Hroz  
Two months ago

Need someone to matchup vs Gobert

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Perthworld  
Two months ago

What an entree.

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

I'm conflicted about the US losing. What I don’t like about the team are the players that elected not to play. The players who chose to play over money are the ones I respect,

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Aussiepride  
Two months ago

Feel the same. These are guys prepared to put it on the line for their country while the stars sit at home. Then they are ridiculed if they lose.

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Luuuc  
Two months ago

Vive la France!

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

Unbelievable, gob smacked

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

Sack Popovich!!

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Hoopie  
Two months ago

Can't blame Pop for some of the dumb stuff they did

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

Here comes another redeem team

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LV  
Two months ago

Usa crumbled so badly

And what was Pop thinking!! Gobert absolutely dominated that game. Try putting someone on him whos taller than 6'7.....

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

Where's Dave and Makur, a team full of nba players got beat. Please explain:)

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Hroz  
Two months ago

Damn

Bogut needs to stay out of foul trouble and gobble up some minutes

Baynes need some rest

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

"Where's Dave and Makur, a team full of nba players got beat. Please explain:)"

I am looking forward to hearing from him
oops I mean 'them'
as well :)

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

#667 I agree that it's not the players who lost that I'm happy to see lose. Full credit to those guys for stepping out to do the job. But I think it's fantastic for international basketball that a US C-team will finish outside the top 4.

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