Crew USA’s hopes of winning a third consecutive FIBA gold medal — and sixth consecutive world gold medal — are if fact be told over.
The usa lost to France, 89-seventy 9, in the quarterfinals of the 2019 FIBA World Cup on Wednesday, snapping a lumber of 58 straight wins in world competitors. It also marked the United States’ first loss in the FIBA World Cup since 2006 when it lost to Greece in the semifinals. With the loss, the U.S. will fail to get a medal for below the 2nd time in the final 10 editions of the match.
The need sends France to the semifinals the build it will face Argentina, which scored an spectacular upset victory over Nikola Jokic and Serbia. These two groups will gallop head-to-head on Friday, whereas Crew USA will face off in opposition to Nikola Jokic and Serbia in a consolation game on Thursday.
Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell led the approach for Crew USA with 29 aspects, six rebounds and 4 assists, whereas Boston Celtics guard Marcus Wise (11 aspects, two assists) and Kemba Walker (10 aspects, three rebounds) added some manufacturing of their very contain, however one procedure or the other it wasn’t enough. Jazz center Ruby Gobert had a double-double for France (21 aspects, 16 rebounds), and Orlando Magic guard Evan Fournier added 22 aspects and 4 assists of his contain. Frank Ntilikina also added 11 aspects and played some sturdy defense on every Walker and Mitchell for France.
If there is any silver residing to this three hundred and sixty five days’s FIBA World Cup for the United States, or no longer it is that it used to be able to qualify for next three hundred and sixty five days’s Olympic games in Japan sooner than being eradicated from medal competitors. The U.S. will clearly contain to create some major tweaks to the roster sooner than the Olympics get underway.
Recap your entire action and highlights between Crew USA and France below: