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Dominican Republic - Canada 81-74
Dominican Republic recorded the fourth straight win at the FIBA Americas Championship. They overcame Canada for 4-2 record in the standings. James Feldeine (193-G-88, college: Quinnipiac) scored 20 points to lead the charge. Canada fell at 3-3 record after the loss. Canada erupted for 28 points in the opening frame to gain a 10-point lead. Dominican Republic stopped the rot in the second stanza. The Caribbean team fired 27 points and surged ahead for a 45:44 halftime lead. The tempo decreased in the third term. Dominican Republic stressed their defence and held the North Americas side to just 13 points in the period. Dominican Republic entered the fourth quarter up by two points. They knocked down 22 points in the final period and escaped with a tough win at the end. Francisco Garcia (201-F/G-81, college: Louisville) delivered 17 points, while Eloy Camacho and Eulis Baez had 11 points each in the victory. Andrew Nicholson (205-PF-89, agency: Priority Sports, college: St.Bonaventure) responded with 29 points for Canada. Tristan Thompson chipped in 14 points in the loss.

Venezuela - Puerto Rico 85-86 OT
Puerto Rico snatched a tough overtime win over hosting Venezuela at the FIBA Americas Championship. The victory propelled Puerto Rico at 5-1 record on top of the second stage ladder. Venezuela fell at 3-3 record after the defeat. The hosts got to a splendid start. They erupted for 28 points in the first period and recorded a 17-point lead. Venezuela maintained the advantage throughout the second frame. They arrived at halftime up by 17 points. But Puerto Rico picked up the tempo in the third term. The visitors unloaded 31 points to cut the distance at 7-point mark. Venezuela stretched the gap to 11 points 77:66 midway through the fourth frame. But Puerto Rico answered with a 13:2 run to level things up at 79 and forced overtime. Jose Juan Barea (181-PG-84, college: Northeastern) put Puerto Rico in front 84:81 early in the extra period. Donta Smith (201-SF-83, college: SE Illinois JC) had a chance to tie things up late in overtime but split free throws and Puerto Rico escaped with the win at the end. Jose Juan Barea finished with 30 points to lead the effort. Renaldo Balkman (201-F-84, college: S.Carolina) added 26 points and 12 boards for the winners who sealed their semifinal appearance and therefore the ticket to 2014 World Cup in Spain. Donta Smith posted 26 points and 13 rebounds for Venezuela. Luis Bethelmy had 14 points in the loss.

Mexico - Jamaica 100-89
Mexico earned the second straight win at the second stage of FIBA Americas Championship. They knocked down Jamaica to gain 4-2 record in the ladder. Hector Hernandez nailed 25 points to pace the winners. Jamaica slipped at 1-5 record after the loss. Jamaica snatched a 20:19 lead after ten minutes of action. The Caribbean team maintained the lead throughout the second term. Jamaica ensured a 46:44 halftime lead. But Mexico turned things their way in the third term. They unloaded 25 points to eke out a one-point lead heading into the fourth stanza 69:68. Mexico exploded with 31 points in the final period and ran away with the victory at the end. Orlando Mendez-Valdez (185-G-86, college: W.Kentucky) had 22 points, while Gustavo Ayon (209-F/C-85, agency: Duran International, college: San Jose St.) finished with 19 points for the winning side. Jerome Jordan (213-C-86, college: Tulsa) answered with 24 points for Jamaica. Patrick Ewing Jr. and Akeem Scott had 17 points each in the loss.

Argentina - Uruguay 89-63
Argentina shot down Uruguay at the second stage of the FIBA Americas Championship. Luis Scola (206-F/C-80) scored 17 points to pace Argentina at 3-3 record. Uruguay slipped at 1-5 record after the defeat. Argentina and Uruguay got to a quick start. They scored 24 points apiece in the opening quarter. Argentina stiffened defensively in the second frame. They slowed down their opponents and opened an 8-point lead at the interval 43:35. Argentina stayed dominant throughout the third term. They ensured a 16-point lead at the final break. Argentina erupted for 26 points in the final term and sealed the victory. Adrian Boccia (195-G/F-82) finished with 16 points, while Marcos Mata added 12 points in the win. Nicolas Mazzarino (181-PG-75, agency: Players Group) answered with 14 points for Uruguay. Bruno Fitipaldo had 13 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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