Sunday, September 14, 2014

USA Wins The FIBA World Cup

Team USA beat Serbia 129-92 to win the FIBA World Cup today.  Kyrie Irving scored 26 points and won MVP for his championship winning performance.  James Harden also helped lead the team scoring 23 points.  Serbia was leading USA 15-7 in the first quarter as they got off to a great start.  But as the Americans always do, they fought back and regained the lead on a 28-6 run.  DeMarcus Cousins contributed a great game off the bench again scoring 11 points and grabbing 9 rebounds.  Cousins was a dependable player all tournament and is looking forward to taking his momentum into the upcoming NBA season.  Both Kenneth Faried and Anthony Davis are also looking forward to taking their momentum into the upcoming NBA season.  Both of them proved they are going to be dominant big men in the NBA.  As for Team USA, they once again proved they are the best in the world.  Throughout the tournament they averaged a win margin of 32.5 points per game.  They went undefeated and blew everyone out.  With their win today Team USA has won 63 straight games in international play.  Now the Americans will focus in on the 2016 Olympics.  Hopefully LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Kevin Love, Blake Griffin, Paul George, Carmelo Anthony, and Blake Griffin will  all return for the 2016 games in Brazil.  But for now,  USA will still be known as the best basketball team in the world.

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