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Results and Stats from Day 4 in Caracas - Sep 3, 2013

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Group A
Jamaica - Puerto Rico 82-88
Puerto Rico earned a tough victory in the fourth day of action at the FIBA Americas Championship. They snatched win over Jamaica to improve at 4-0 record on top of Group A. Jose Juan Barea (181-PG-84, college: Northeastern) nailed 24 points to lead the Puerto Rican side. It was a lop-sided affair in the first half. Puerto Rico dominate every facet of the game. They clinched a 25:13 lead after the opening quarter. Puerto Rico stretched their lead in the second frame. They registered a 48:33 halftime advantage. But Jamaica bounced back in the third period. They unleashed 29 points in the quarter and got within one point at the final intermission. Jamaica surged ahead late in regulation 82:81. But Puerto Rico capped the game with seven unanswered points and eked out the victory. Renaldo Balkman (201-F-84, college: S.Carolina) provided 20 points, while Larry Ayuso added 17 points for the winning side. Samardo Samuels (206-F/C-89, college: Louisville) answered with 24 points for Jamaica. Oritseweyinmi Efejuku had 18 points in the loss.

Uruguay - Brazil 79-73
Uruguay earned the second victory at the FIBA Americas Championship in Caracas. They held off Brazil for 2-1 record in Group A. Esteban Batista (208-C/F-83, agency: Duran International) notched 22 points and 13 boards to pace the winners. Uruguay clinched a 17:15 lead after the opening quarter. They maintained the lead throughout the second term. Uruguay ensured a 36:33 halftime lead. Brazil struggled to take over in the third term. Uruguay stayed in charge entering the fourth stanza up by 6 points 56:50. Uruguay and Brazil exchanged baskets throughout the fourth frame. Uruguay held on to their lead and claimed an important victory at the end. Leandro Garcia Morales (186-PG-80, college: Texas A&M) chipped in 16 points, while Nicolas Mazzarino had 14 points for Uruguay. Guilherme Giovannoni (203-F-80, agency: Interperformances) answered with 20 points. Caio Silveira had 12 points in the third straight loss for Brazil.

Group B
Argentina - Venezuela 77-71
Argentina claimed the second victory at the FIBA Americas Championship. They went on a 26:11 run in the fourth frame to snatch a tough victory over hosting Venezuela in Caracas. Facundo Campazzo (179-PG-91) netted 18 points and issued 7 assists to lead the effort. The teams got to a quick start. Argentina snatched a 22:21 lead after intense first quarter. But Venezuela took over in the second frame. The hosts fired 23 points and grabbed a 44:37 halftime lead. Venezuela stayed in control throughout the third quarter. They held Argentina to just 14 points in the period and enterd the fourth frame up by 9 points 60:51. But Argentina managed to recover. They went on a massive 26:11 run in the final stanza and escaped with a tough win at the end. Juan Gutierrez (205-F/C-83) chipped in 17 points, while Pablo Espinoza added 12 points in the victory. Rafael Perez (193-G/F-82, agency: Paris Global Sports) answered with 14 points for Venezuela. Donta Smith and Axiers Sucre had 11 points each in the defeat.

Dominican Republic - Mexico 61-85
Mexico celebrated the third straight win at the FIBA Americas Championship. They cruised past Dominican Republic in Caracas today. Orlando Mendez-Valdez (185-G-86, college: W.Kentucky) stepped up with 26 points to pace the winners. Dominican Republic fell at 1-2 record in Group B. Mexico got to a perfect start. They unleashed 29 points in the first quarter to gain a 9-point lead. Dominican Republic struggled to match their opponents in the second quarter. Mexico accumulated a 45:31 halftime advantage. Dominican Republic narrowed the deficit in the third quarter. They got within 12 points at the final break. But Mexico quickly bounced back. They went on a 25:13 rally in the fourth stanza and sealed the victory. Jorge Gutierrez (190-G-88, college: California) and Gustavo Ayon (209-F/C-85, agency: Duran International, college: San Jose St.) chipped in 16 points each for the winning side. Jack Michael Martinez (201-F-81) answered with 16 points for Dominican Republic. Francisco Garcia had 14 points in the loss.   

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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