Germany ends Team USA's FIBA World Cup run in the semifinals

Germany Stuns Team USA

Germany defeats Team USA 113-111 in the FIBA World Cup semifinals, ending the Americans' hopes of a gold medal.

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Size Advantage Key for Germany

Germany's size advantage over Team USA was a major factor in the victory. The Germans had a significant height advantage, and they were able to dominate the paint.

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Franz Wagner Leads Germany

Franz Wagner was the star of the game for Germany, scoring 22 points. He was also a force on the boards, grabbing 10 rebounds.

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Team USA Outscored in Third Quarter

Team USA led by as many as 10 points in the first half, but Germany outscored them 35-24 in the third quarter to take control of the game.

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Anthony Edwards Leads Team USA's Comeback

Anthony Edwards led Team USA's comeback attempt, scoring 28 points. However, the Americans could not get over the hump and fell short.

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Germany Advances to World Cup Finals

Germany advances to the FIBA World Cup finals for the first time since 2002. They will face Serbia on Sunday for the title.

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Team USA to Play for Bronze

Team USA will play Canada on Sunday for the bronze medal. The Americans will be looking to avoid a second consecutive disappointing finish at the World Cup.

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Germany's Upset Victory a Sign of Things to Come?

Germany's upset victory over Team USA is a sign that the rest of the world is catching up to the United States in basketball. The Americans will need to be prepared for more challenges in the future.

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