It took a fourth quarter rally but France eventually took bronze at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup on the back of a big night for Nicolas Batum. France had a horribly short turnaround before this one, hitting the floor just 18 hours after losing to Serbia in Friday’s semi-final, but Joffrey Lauvergne showed no […]
DeMar DeRozan spoke to BallinEurope after the USA’s win over Lithuania at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup, DeRozan spoke about why Spain’s exit from the competition changes nothing for his team.
In what proved to be by far the most athletic piece of video recording performed by BiE at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup, Jonas Valanciunas spoke about getting to play against his Toronto Raptors team mate DeMar DeRozan and the the strength of the USA team.
It was another iffy shooting display from the USA but once again they delivered in the second half to crush Lithuania and advance to the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup Final. There were two duels Lithuania simply had to win in this one, Jonas Valanciunas vs Anthony Davis and Donatas Motiejunas vs Kenneth Faried. Valanciunas […]
DeMar DeRozan spoke to the media after the USA’s win over Slovenia in the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup quarter finals. The win means DeRozan will face his Toronto Raptors team mate Jonas Valanciunas and Lithuania in the next round. DeRozan told BiE that he is eager to take on his team mate for a […]
It was tense, it was tight, and it was surprisingly clean, as Lithuania eventually pulled through with a 73-61 win over Turkey to book their spot in the semi-finals of the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup, writes Emmet Ryan. Omer Asik vs Jonas Valanciunas was the battle we wanted to see and it quickly turned […]
Coach Jonas Kazlauskas gave his thoughts on the growth of Jonas Valanciunas after the Lithuania and Toronto Raptors scored 22 points and grabbed 13 rebounds in Lithuania’s win over New Zealand at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup.
Jonas Valanciunas had his way with the Tall Blacks for most of the game but New Zealand kept fighting throughout to give Lithuania a scare at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup. Emmet Ryan reports on a game where Kiwi grit was nearly but not quite enough for the upset. Jonas Valanciunas gave an early […]
It was a battle from the start but only one team could make Sunday’s final. A third quarter burst move Lithuania past Croatia and into the gold medal game of EuroBasket 2013. Where did that come from? Linas Kleiza had 17 points and 7 boards in just the first half. The former Toronto Raptor delivered […]
Just in time for today’s semi finals to prove us completely wrong, here’s our updated Power Rankings for EuroBasket 2013 after the quarter final round. 1. Spain. It’s a what have you done for me lately business and nobody has done more than Spain. They leap Croatia on the back of an utter rout of Serbia. […]