Italy rained threes early and stamped on Finland’s neck to book their place in the quarter finals in a performance that was far more comprehensive than the final scoreline suggests. Emmet Ryan on how Nik Melli made life miserable for Lauri Markkanen as Italy played a grown up game to progress It wasn’t Helsinki but […]
With the big one just a few weeks away, we’re going to go group by group each of the next four Wednesdays with our unique take on what to expect. We start, predictably, with Group A Venue: Parks&Suites Arena, Montpellier, France Capacity: 10,700 Is Oguz Savas playing here?: No Your contenders Reigning EuroBasket champions France, […]
Mike Fratello spoke with the media after Ukraine’s 81-76 defeat at the hands of Finland on Sunday. He reflected on the game and looked ahead to Tuesday’s clash with Turkey. BiE asked Fratello after the press conference to give his thoughts on Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk, the youngest player at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup and […]
Ukraine coach Mike Fratello and point guard Pooh Jeter react to their 81-76 defeat to Finland on Sunday at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup.
Shawn Huff tells the media how Finland bounced back from their heavy loss to the USA to beat Ukraine at the FIBA World Cup of Basketball.
Erik Murphy gave his thoughts on Finland’s 81-76 win over Ukraine and expressed his gratitude to the Susijengi supporters while speaking to the media after the game.
We’re in Bilbao throughout the group stages giving you the scene on the ground here ahead of the day’s games. Emmet Ryan brings you up to speed with what you need to know. New Zealand and Dominican Republic take the floor in just under an hour for the first of today’s games and the Tall […]
Mason Plumlee spoke to reporters in the mixed zone after tonight’s 114-54 win for USA over Finland. One journalist asked him about the criticisms that he was on the roster because of his links to Duke and Nike. Plumlee was polite but far from delighted with the question and he gave his thoughts on the […]
Anthony Davis address media in the mixed zone after the USA’s 114-54 rout of Finland on the opening day of the FIBA World Cup iof Basketball.
Derrick Rose of team USA addresses press in the mixed zone after their 114-54 rout of Finland on the opening day of the FIBA World Cup.
It was the World Cup newcomers vs the World and Olympic champions. Team USA entered a cauldron in Bilbao and wrecked all before them. Emmet Ryan reports on a dominant display by the tournament favourites but one that shows they is still room for improvement. This arena was just nuts. A full 40 minutes before […]
We promised you first person videos with the Epson Moverio Smart Glasses at the FIBA World Cup and here you go. First up it’s Susijengi taking over Bilbao earlier today ahead of their first every match at the FIBA World Cup against the USA. We’ll take another when the fans fill the arena later tonight. […]