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Coach Jonas Kazlauskas gave his thoughts on the growth of Jonas Valanciunas after the Lithuania and Toronto Raptors scored 22 points and grabbed 13 rebounds in Lithuania’s win over New Zealand at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup.
Jonas Valanciunas had his way with the Tall Blacks for most of the game but New Zealand kept fighting throughout to give Lithuania a scare at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup. Emmet Ryan reports on a game where Kiwi grit was nearly but not quite enough for the upset. Jonas Valanciunas gave an early […]
Thomas Abercrombie speaks to the media after New Zealand fell 76-63 to Dominican Republic, to fall to 0-2 in Group C of the 2014 FIBA World Cup of Basketball.
New Zealand coach Nenad Vucinic expresses his disappointment after New Zealand suffered their second straight defeat at the 2014 FIBA World Cup.
Mika Vukona talks about how foul trouble affected his game in New Zealand’s 76-63 loss to Dominican Republic at the FIBA World Cup.
Day 2 of the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup in Bilbao began with a clash of Day 1 losers. Emmet Ryan reports from what turned out to be a shootout between Francisco Garcia and Thomas Abercrombie. The Dominican Republic promised to threaten New Zealand with with their speed and delivered by forcing the pace where […]
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 […]
New Zealand’s Casey Frank gives his thoughts after New Zealand let a big lead go to lose 76-73 to Turkey in Group C of the 2014 FIBA World Cup of Basketball. Frank talks about how the challenge of the Dominican Republic will differ to Turkey and his take on Turkey’s reaction to the Haka.
Oguz Savas was the hero as he led a late rally for Turkey to top New Zealand in Bilbao. In a game Turkey nearly threw away more than once, the Fenerbahce big man took over when it mattered to bring his side back from 12 points down and claim a win on the opening day […]
We’re going group by group with what you need to know to enjoy the 2014 FIBA World Cup of Basketball. Today we’re looking at Group C. The teams Dominican Republic Qualified: Fourth place at 2013 FIBA Americas, they return to the World Cup for the first time since 1978. Finland Qualified: ANGRY BIRDS. Ok not […]
We are in the latter stages of the 2014 Basketball World Cup of Beer. It began with 24 beers, one for each of the nations in the FIBA World Cup of Basketball. Now we’re down to the elite eight. It’s time to find out our first two semi-finalists. Here are your match-ups on day one […]
We’ve reached the knockout stages of the 2014 Basketball World Cup of Beer. The 24 nations from each of the nations in the FIBA World Cup of Basketball are each represented by a beer. Now only 16 remain. Today we’ll see 8 of those become 4 in our first set of second round match-ups. Here […]