Sports News – 2023 FIBA World Cup Game

Anthony Edwards U.S. Loses to Lithuania – Team USA has suffered its first loss of the 2023 FIBA Basketball World Cup, falling to Lithuania in the final game of group play. The game was purely for seeding purposes, as both teams will advance to the quarterfinals, which begin on Tuesday. Lithuania enjoyed a red-hot night from deep, opening the game by sinking each of its first nine 3-point attempts and finishing 14-of-25 overall (56 percent) from beyond the arc. Lithuania was dominant on the boards, outrebounding Team USA 43-27 and grabbing 18 offensive boards. Anthony Edwards was Team USA’s biggest star, scoring a game-high 35 points on 14-of-26 shooting, while Lithuania’s balanced effort saw seven players finish in double figures, led by 15 points from Vaidas Kariniauskas. Read more at:  (Gilbert McGregor/Sporting News)

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