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Group A
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Group A
Canada - Puerto Rico 67-83
Puerto Rico earned the second consecutive victory at the FIBA Americas Championship in Venezuela. They eased past Canada for 2-0 record in Group A. Carlos Arroyo (188-PG-79, agency: Interperformances, college: FIU) stepped up with 20 points to pace the charge. Puerto Rico earned a 19:13 lead after the opening quarter. Canada added tempo in the second frame. The North American team unloaded 24 points and cut the deficit at 3-point mark at halftime 37:40. Canada stayed aggressive throughout the third term. They got within a single point at the final intermission 58:59. But Puerto Rico took over in the fourth frame. They ignited a massive 24:9 rally in the final term and sealed the victory. Larry Ayuso (190-G-77, agency: Paris Global Sports, college: USC) finished with 19 points, while Renaldo Balkman added 18 points and 11 rebounds for Puerto Rico. Andrew Nicholson (205-PF-89, agency: Priority Sports, college: St.Bonaventure) answered with 21 points for Canada. Tristan Thompson had 20 points and 9 boards in the defeat.

Uruguay - Jamaica 68-66
Uruguay clinched a narrow win at the start of their FIBA Americas Championship campaign. Esteban Batista (208-C/F-83, agency: Duran International) tipped the ball in late in regulation to bring Uruguay to the win. He finished with 22 points and 14 rebounds to pace the winners. Jamaica fell at 0-2 record after the loss. Uruguay and Jamaica exchanged baskets throughout the opening quarter. The scoreboard read 17:17 after ten minutes. Uruguay pulled ahead in the second frame. They eked out a 34:31 halftime lead. But Jamaica played more aggressive defence in the third term. They held Uruguay to 14 points and erased the deficit. Moreover the Caribbean side entered the fourth frame up by 2 points. The teams entered the final seconds tied at 66. Leandro Garcia Morales (186-PG-80, college: Texas A&M) missed his late attempt but Esteban Batista came up with a crucial tip in and sealed the win for Uruguay. Leandro Garcia Morales finished with 20 points, while Bruno Fitipaldo added 9 points for the winners. Akeem Scott (186-PG-83, college: High Point) responded with 18 points for Jamaica. Samardo Samuels topscored with 19 points in the loss.

Group B
Paraguay - Venezuela 70-75
Venezuela registered the first victory at the home FIBA Americas Championship. The hosts held off Paraguay behind 15 points and 9 boards from Axiers Sucre (199-F-78). Paraguay snatched a 17:16 lead after ten minutes of action. They maintained the advantage throughout the second frame. Paraguay entered the second half up by two points 37:35. But Venezuela surged ahead in the third term. They eked out a 56:54 lead before the fourth frame. The hosts held their opponents to just 16 points in the final stanza and snatched a tough victory at the end. Gregory Vargas (180-PG-86) and Donta Smith (201-SF-83, college: SE Illinois JC) provided 14 points each for Venezuela. Guillermo Araujo (204-C-82) answered with 22 points for Paraguay. Carlos Luis Vallejos netted 12 points in the loss.

Dominican Republic - Argentina 91-72
Dominican Republic came up with the loud surprise at the 2013 FIBA Americas Championship. They cruised past Argentina in Caracas. James Feldeine (193-G-88, college: Quinnipiac) nailed 21 points to lead the charge. Dominican Republic nailed 28 points in the starting quarter and ran away to a 12-point lead. Argentina stopped the rot in the second quarter. They pulled together defensively and narrowed the gap at 2-point mark at halftime 41:39. But Dominican Republic took over completely in the third term. They went on a 31:10 rally and secured a massive 23-point lead heading into the fourth quarter. Argentina fired 23 points in the final stanza but could not avoid the defeat. Juan Coronado (193-G-83) finished with 18 points, while Jack Michael Martinez had 12 points and 14 boards in the win. Nicolas Laprovittola (187-PG-90) and Luis Scola (206-F/C-80) responded with 13 points each for Argentina.   

Draw Results in for FIBA AmeriCup 2017 - 2 months ago
The draw for the FIBA AmeriCup 2017 took place in Buenos Aires, Argentina, at midday on Thursday. The results of the draw are as follows: Group A: TBC, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Colombia Group B: Virgin Islands, Argentina, Venezuela, Canada Group C: Dominican Republic, USA, Panama, Uruguay. The FIBA AmeriCup 2017 will open with a Group Phase consisting of three (3) groups of four (4) teams each to be played in a round-robin format in Medellin (Colombia), Bahia Blanca (Argentina) and Montevide...   [read more]
Argentina, Colombia and Uruguay to host FIBA AmeriCup 2017 - 2 months ago
The International Basketball Federation (FIBA) in the Americas on Wednesday confirmed Argentina, Colombia and Uruguay as host nations of the FIBA AmeriCup 2017, to be played from August 25 to September 3. Competing in the continental cup will be Argentina, Canada, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Panama, Puerto Rico, Uruguay, USA, Venezuela, the Virgin Islands and a South American representative yet to be determined*   [read more]

Wiggins All-FIBA Americas Awards 2015 - 2 Years ago All-FIBA Americas 1st Team 2015
Andrew Wiggins
Heissler Guillent
Andres Nocioni
Luis Scola
Gustavo Ayon
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FIBA Americas Standings
Group A
 1. Colombia 0-0 
 2. Mexico 0-0 
 3. P.Rico 0-0 
 4. TBA 0-0 
Group B
 1. Argentina 0-0 
 2. Canada 0-0 
 3. US Virg.Isl 0-0 
 4. Venezuela 0-0 
Group C
 1. Dominican R. 0-0 
 2. Panama 0-0 
 3. Uruguay 0-0 
 4. USA 0-0 
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
  Avg: 21.1
 1. Scola, ARG21.1 
 2. Barea, PUR20.3 
 3. Rivero, CUB18.8 
 4. Ayon, MEX17.7 
 5. Nocioni, ARG16.7 
 6. Benite, BRA16.0 
 7. Wiggins, CAN15.1 
 8. Sosa, DOM15.1 
 9. Fitipaldo, URU13.8 
 10. Vieira, BRA13.8 
Rebounds Per Game
 Gustavo AYON
  Avg: 12.4
 1. Ayon, MEX12.4 
 2. Scola, ARG10.1 
 3. Nocioni, ARG9.0 
 4. Justiz, CUB8.3 
 5. Olynyk, CAN7.5 
 6. Haiti, CUB7.3 
 7. Calfani, URU6.9 
 8. Lloreda, PAN6.8 
 9. Garces, PAN6.6 
 10. Rivero, CUB6.5 
Assists Per Game
 Jose Juan BAREA
  Avg: 6.3
 1. Barea, PUR6.3 
 2. Campazzo, ARG5.9 
 3. Joseph, CAN5.7 
 4. Stoll, USA4.7 
 5. Laprovittola, ARG4.5 
 6. Vargas, VEN4.4 
 7. Fitipaldo, URU4.1 
 8. Gutierrez, MEX3.9 
 9. Freire Luz, ESP3.8 
 10. Feldeine, DOM3.8 
Steals Per Game
 Renaldo BALKMAN
  Avg: 1.6
 1. Balkman, USA1.6 
 2. Benite, BRA1.5 
 3. Vargas, VEN1.5 
 4. Barea, PUR1.5 
 5. Gutierrez, MEX1.4 
 6. Campazzo, ARG1.4 
 7. Vieira, BRA1.3 
 8. Ayon, MEX1.3 
 9. Valdez, CUB1.3 
 10. Lewis, USA1.3 
Blocks Per Game
 Augusto LIMA
  Avg: 1.3
 1. Lima, BRA1.3 
 2. Pomare, USA1.3 
 3. Rivero, CUB1.3 
 4. Ayon, MEX1.2 
 5. Balkman, USA1.1 
 6. Justiz, CUB1.0 
 7. Newsome, USA1.0 
 8. Olynyk, CAN0.9 
 9. Scola, ARG0.9 
 10. Nocioni, ARG0.8 
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