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 […]
We’re going group by group with what you need to know to enjoy the 2014 FIBA World Cup of Basketball. Today we complete our look at the opening round with Group D. The teams Angola Qualified: Won the 2013 FIBA Africa Championship, their 11th time to claim that title and their seventh time making it […]