FIBA World Championship Round Up
The games are more exciting, intense and full of winning spirit. Angola pulled and upset win in overtime against Germans. What a great run in the late game for the Angola nationals, wow! The best game of the young Germans was the double overtime win against the much stronger Serbia nationals. Now the young talents are burnup in their remaining games. USA small, terrible, speedy and NBA experiences is run their veins for clean record recently. Turks upset some giants using their sixth man the home crowd roaring in Ankara. They upset the Greeks & the Russians. But these two nations has 3-1 win - loss record so far in their group. The Turkey national team will meet the Chinese. The China nationals are now facing the do or die situation, so called sudden death for them. But Puerto Rico do or die game is much easier against the winless Ivory Coast. But it is great for the CIV with Tunisia & Jordan to be part of the world they are all ready winners cos that is the dream of all countries specially the basketball crazy nations like Philippines, Korea, Japan, Taiwan, Qatar, UAE, Kuwait, Israel, Egypt, Indonesia and among others. Some are formerly world basketball campaigners before. Philippines known as the Islanders got the bronze and still the top Asian performer in World 1954 in Brazil and 5th place in Olympics 1936 in Berlin. Now the Gilas Philippines teams preparing for 2012 London Olympic Qualifying. Back to the World, Slovenia on the run save USA only on the group B in Istanbul. Powerhouses like Brazil, Croatia, the depending World Champs Espania & France are qualified to the sweet 16. The Aussie & Tall Blacks New Zealanders snatched couple of wins for the survival of the Oceania's Dynamic Duo. Iran clinched their first World win against the Tunisia. The Lebanon surprised the Canadian nationals by ten. Argentina led by Luis Scola of Houston Rockets on top of the group A in Kayseri. While Klaiza led Lietuva to be the leader of group D in Izmir. The best Lithuanian game was when the upset the Spaniards who led as high as 18. I love the game!