Following an impressive series of games in preparation for the World Cup, Germany seems primed with the talent to advance from the group stage and the ability to compete with the tournament’s premier teams. Will the Germans earn their first World Cup medal since 2002?
As Team Canada, 15th in FIBA rankings, prepares for the Basketball World Cup next week, their roster is headlined by All-NBA 1st Team member, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander; who is joined by…
NBA Veteran Kyle Anderson recently made news in the international basketball community by obtaining his Chinese citizenship (but not renouncing his American passport), and joining the national team before the Basketball World Cup that begins August 25th.
As the co-host for this year’s World Cup, the Philippines will look to advance to the knockout stage of the tournament in front of a nation of basketball fans, in a group featuring European powerhouses Serbia and Greece, both in the top 10 of FIBA most recent rankings.
In February, the national team of Cape Verde qualified for the Basketball World Cup; a first for the island nation with a population of just over 500mm.
The Portal is a discussion of stellar performances by players competing in top competitions worldwide, exploring styles of play, statistical contributions, and impact on team success, before comparing them to players with similar attributes.