Germany Stuns USA in Fiba World Cup Semis


Manila, Philippines – Germany upset the loaded USA team in their semi-final match on Friday September 8, 2023 at the Mall of Asia Arena.

Germany eliminated the USA 113-111 and will play against Serbia on Sunday. No USA again for two consecutive Fiba World Cup Finals after the tough loss. This will be the first-ever World Cup Final by Germany.

Germany Stuns USA in Fiba World Cup Semis

Andreas Obst led the German with 24 points, Franz Wagner added 22 points. Dennis Schröder the playmaker of German team finished with 17points and 9 assists.

Germany control the game and led as much as 12 points “106-94” early in the final period. But the American managed to cut the deficit after the 2 free throws made by Austin Reaves 107-108 with 1:17 remaining but Germany managed to escape after the heroic corner three of Andi Obst then followed by Dennis Schröder step back jumper to seal the victory 111-113.

Anthony Edwards led USA with 23 points, 8 rebounds. Austin Reaves also added 21 points but not enough to pull up a win.

Germany still undefeated going to the Gold Medal match against the Serbia in Fiba World Cup 2023.

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