America conceded an time beyond regulation thriller to Canada, falling 127-118 within the third-place recreation on the FIBA Males’s World Cup in Manila, Philippines. The U.S. completed the event in fourth-place.
Beginning Out: America used its third beginning lineup of the event: Jalen Brunson, Anthony Edwards, Mikal Bridges, Josh Hart and Walker Kessler. Paolo Banchero, Brandon Ingram and Jaren Jackson Jr. didn’t play attributable to sickness.
Price Noting: With right this moment’s 127-118 time beyond regulation loss, the falls to 7-1 all-time vs. Canada within the FIBA Males’s World Cup. The U.S. is now 3-1 in third-place video games at this occasion. A complete of 245 factors have been scored tonight, making it the second-highest scoring recreation ever within the FIBA World Cup (251 factors, Brazil and China, 1978).
100+ Membership: With tonight’s 118 factors scored, the U.S. averaged 104.5 factors per recreation throughout the FIBA Males’s World Cup. Solely twice earlier than a workforce ended a World Cup event with 100+ factors per recreation within the twenty first century – the USA in 2006 (103.6 ppg) and likewise in 2014 (104.6 ppg).
Main the Manner: Together with his 24 factors right this moment, Edwards led the U.S. in scoring for the fifth time this event and ninth time this summer season. He ends the event because the workforce’s main scoring, averaging 18.9 factors per recreation. He joins Kevin Durant (2010, 5 video games) and Paul Pierce (2022, 4 video games) as USA gamers to have scored greater than 20 factors in 4+ video games on the World Cup.
Double-Digit Scorers: The U.S. had six double-digit scorers on Sunday afternoon, marking the sixth time this event that the U.S. had at the very least 4 double-digit scorers. Along with Edwards, Austin Reaves (23), Bridges (19), Bobby Portis Jr. (14), Brunson (13) and Josh Hart (10) scored in double figures on Sunday afternoon.
With the Help: Tyrese Haliburton led the U.S. with seven assists on Sunday afternoon to whole 45 assists within the World Cup, essentially the most for a USA participant in a single event during the last 30 years (Chris Paul, 44, 2006).
Bridges Ends Sturdy: Bridges notched 19 factors, together with a game-tying 3-pointer with lower than a second left. Bridges averaged over 18 factors within the USA’s closing 4 video games of the World Cup after averaging 8.9 factors per recreation within the first 4 video games. Bridges additionally led the U.S. in rebounds on Sunday afternoon with 9—one board shy of a double-double.
Reaves Shines: Reaves scored a complete of 110 factors off the bench, essentially the most of any substitute participant within the 2023 FIBA Males’s World Cup.