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Giannis Antetokounmpo helps Greece stay undefeated (VIDEO)

Giannis Antetokounmpo helps Greece stay undefeated (VIDEO)

| September 2, 2014 | 1 Reply

Share Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 15 points to help Greece up their record to 3-0 in FIBA group play. Antetokounmpo shot 5-for-11 from the field and 5-for-8 from the free throw line, while also grabbing 3 rebounds. (The video below puts 4 of his 5 baskets in the game highlights.) His steal led to a game-icing [...]

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Giannis Antetokounmpo scores 11 points in FIBA opening game (VIDEO)

Giannis Antetokounmpo scores 11 points in FIBA opening game (VIDEO)

| August 31, 2014 | 1 Reply

ShareGiannis Antetokounmpo scored 11 points in Greece’s 87-64 win over Senegal yesterday.  He made both of his field goal attempts — a pair of transition dunks — while also converting 7 of 8 free throw attempts (for a total of 11 points on 2 field goals attempted). More than that, though, he was a legitimate influence [...]

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Ilyasova opts out of FIBA Worlds, Delfino in after playing Summer League?

Ilyasova opts out of FIBA Worlds, Delfino in after playing Summer League?

| June 23, 2014 | 2 Replies

ShareErsan Ilyasova has decided to forgo the FIBA World Championships to be held in late August, according to a tweet by Gery Woelfel. A deeply-disappointed Ersan Ilyasova has decided not to play for Turkish national team this summer so he can rest ankles. — Gery Woelfel (@GeryWoelfel) June 23, 2014 The news coincides with a [...]

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FIBA picks Greece, Turkey, two others for wildcard spots in world championships

FIBA picks Greece, Turkey, two others for wildcard spots in world championships

| February 1, 2014 | Reply

ShareFIBA announced today that Greece and Turkey were among the four wildcard teams added to the 24-team FIBA Basketball World Cup scheduled for this summer.  According to their press release, At its meeting on 1 February 2014, FIBA’s Central Board decided to award the four wild cards for the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup to [...]

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