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World Cup surprise: Spain and Canada panic, Australia knocked out

World Cup surprise: Spain and Canada panic, Australia knocked out

World Cup surprise: Spain and Canada panic, Australia knocked out

The second round of the Basketball World Cup got off to a particularly surprising start. That knocked out defending world champions Spain and Canada, meaning the teams will meet in the quarterfinals on Sunday.

Spain-Latvia: 69-74

Latvia does it again at the World Cup: they beat a title rival. After knocking out France in spectacular fashion in the group stage, the Latvians were too strong for defending world champions Spain this time around. Spain were careless with the ball and shot sparingly, resulting in a surprise defeat.

Canada-Brazil: 65-69

Led by Thunder stars Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and Luquents Dart, Canada also fell short against the Brazilians in the second period. Gilgeous-Alexander and Dart combined for 40 of Canada’s 65 points.

A fearless Brazil recorded one of the most unexpected victories in World Cup history, putting not only Canada but Spain on the hot seat: a win would mean title challenger Canada or defending champion Spain returning home. Sunday meeting.

Slovenia-Australia: 91-80

A loss to Luka Doncic’s Slovenia and Germany’s win against Georgia ended Australia’s World Cup saga in the second round. Josh Gidde scored 25 points, grabbed eight rebounds and dished out four assists in another Boomers performance, but it wasn’t enough in a game. Danzig Scored 20 points, grabbed seven rebounds and dished out six assists, leading his country to the quarterfinals of the World Cup.

Others Results

Simone Fontecchio Scored 30 pointsItaly After a 102-97 win, in a surprise 76-78 win over Serbia Puerto Rico In the Dominican Republic ( ), now tied with all teams in Group I at 3-1.

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l’Germany An easy win over Georgia (100-73) earned them a ticket to the quarterfinals. Six Germans scored at least 10 points. Also, the America And Anthony Edwards scored 17 points in a comeback win over Montenegro, 85-73, to secure their place in the quarterfinals. there Lithuania Also qualified for the quarter-finals after a comfortable win over Greece (92-67).