FIBA World Cup- France defeats the US!

link Tryangle Joined: Jul 10, 2004
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9/11/19, 11:01:31 AM 
This is quite a surprise. France defeats the US!

This has big implications for international basketball. The US was pretty much going through the motions as the best hoops country on the planet (for good reason), will this spur the Americans to heavily pursue Harden, Westbrook, Curry, Kawhi and the like for the next Olympics?

link problemjay Joined: Aug 3, 2014
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9/11/19, 11:43:00 AM 
Think Argentina has defeated the US in the past during the Olympics, but really and truly the US will always win 9 out of 10 times, there will always be that rare moment they lose.

link Tryangle Joined: Jul 10, 2004
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9/11/19, 11:45:14 AM 
In reply to problemjay

It would be a bigger upset if the US women lost! lol

link problemjay Joined: Aug 3, 2014
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9/11/19, 1:15:27 PM 
In reply to Tryangle

Less people will care

link Tryangle Joined: Jul 10, 2004
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9/11/19, 1:20:26 PM 
In reply to problemjay

Without a doubt.

I'm hoping Fournier can take this tournament and parley it into a banner year for my Magic smile

link Kay Joined: Jan 31, 2015
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9/11/19, 7:35:58 PM 
In reply to Tryangle

The Canadian coach did not speak kindly of the officiating ….

Nick Nurse

link birdseye Joined: Mar 23, 2004
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9/11/19, 7:55:08 PM 
In reply to problemjay

Feget the basket ball – I keep looking for the Trini coast Guard helicopters descending on the Bahamas to to help with the search and rescue effort – but so far nada – whats going on here – only the US ---- well forget about Trump and Steve Miller – they don’t represent the US sentiments – just their own interests. But where is Trinidad in this Bahamas time of need? wink wink wink
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link Tryangle Joined: Jul 10, 2004
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9/12/19, 10:12:39 AM 
In reply to birdseye

Um you know you can create your own thread for that cool

link Tryangle Joined: Jul 10, 2004
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9/12/19, 10:15:00 AM 
In reply to Kay

That's not cool at all. I get that officials can be stressed and under pressure, etc, and of course are only human,... but if we have the technology, resources, etc, let's use it.

This is parallel to issues at the Cricket World Cup final, among other sports.

link VIX Joined: Feb 6, 2003
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9/12/19, 11:28:36 AM 
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FAKE NEWS!!

murca, so beloved by the backroom, could never be beaten by a freedom hating country evil evil

link Chrissy Joined: Nov 13, 2002
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9/12/19, 11:34:16 AM 
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In reply to Tryangle

Just saw your thread - what a ting!

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