BREAKING: Germany Upsets USA To Book FIBA World Cup Finals With Serbia On Sunday

Germany, powered by NBA forwards Franz Wagner and Daniel Theis, has triumphed over USA, 113-111 in the second semi finals of the FIBA men’s World Cup on Friday 8 September.

It will deny the Americans gold in the event for a second consecutive time as they will settle for playing for bronze on Sunday against Canada, who lost to Serbia in the day’s other semifinal.

The U.S. played a spirited and aggressive game. They were just too small and it showed up repeatedly just as it did against Lithuania last weekend in the event’s previous loss.

For the first time Under coach Steve Kerr, in the Dream Team era, the U.S. roster includes zero All-NBA players and nobody who has previous Olympic or world experience.

Meanwhile, Serbia’s earlier win against Canada, 95-86 has returned them to the FIBA World Cup final after a nine-year absence.

The win also advances them to their second-ever FIBA World Cup final with a victory over Canada in Manila

It was the Atlanta Hawks’ Bogdan Bogdanovic that led the way with 23 points, his sixth straight game with at least 15 points, and Nikola Milutinovic added a double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds.

Serbia last reached the final in 2014, when they were thumped 129-92 by USA.

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