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Group A
P.Rico 50% Aug.25 Mexico
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Review of Day 1 in Mexico City - Sep 1, 2015


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Group A
Dominican Republic - Mexico 66-84
Hosting Mexico got to a flying start of Group A campaign. They thumped Dominican Republic in the opener. Orlando Mendez-Valdez (183-G-86, college: W.Kentucky, agency: Pro Sports) came up with 24 points to lead the hosts. Mexico jumped to a 24:13 lead after ten minutes. Dominican Republic narrowed the gap at 5-point mark at the interval. But Mexico responded with a strong 30:15 rally in the third term to open a 20-point advantage. Mexico protected the lead well throughout the fourth quarter and marched to the victory. Gustavo Ayon (207-C/F-85, college: San Jose St., agency: Duran International) delivered 18 points and 11 rebounds for Mexico. Edgar Sosa (190-PG-88, college: Louisville, agency: Duran International) responded with 18 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists for Dominican Republic.

Uruguay - Brazil 71-57
Uruguay got to the winning start of the FIBA Americas campaign. They knocked down Brazil in the opener. Bruno Fitipaldo (183-PG-91, agency: Pro Sports) scored 12 points to pace the winners. Uruguay eked out a 27:24 halftime lead. They boosted the lead at 5-point mark heading into the fourth quarter 46:41. Uruguay unloaded 25 points in the final period and raced to the victory. Mathias Calfani (202-C-92, agency: Pro Sports) and Luciano Parodi (182-PG-94) delivered 11 points each for the winners. Marquinhos Vieira (207-SF-84, agency: ALLL sport) responded with 21 points and 9 rebounds for Brazil.

Group B
Argentina - Puerto Rico 91-86
Luis Scola (206-F/C-80, agency: AAI Sports) scored 22 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to propel Argentina past Puerto Rico in the first game in Mexico City. It was a close battle from start to finish. Puerto Rico jumped to a 30:24 lead after the first frame. Argentina stiffened defensively in the second period. They pulled within four points at halftime 41:45. Argentina unleashed 33 points in the third term to take a one-point lead into the fourth frame. Argentina limited Puerto Rico to only 13 points in the final period and snatched a tough victory at the end. Patricio Garino (198-G/F-93) netted 19 points for Argentina. Jose Juan Barea (183-PG-84, college: Northeastern, agency: Relativity Sports) replied with 20 points and 10 assists for Puerto Rico. Renaldo Balkman (203-F-84, college: S.Carolina, agency: CAA Sports) had 15 points in the loss.

Cuba - Venezuela 52-73
Venezuela fired past Cuba at the start of the FIBA Americas Championship. Heissler Guillent (186-PG-86, agency: Enlace Deportivo) delivered 14 points and 7 assists to pace the winners. Venezuela dominated from start to finish in this one. They registered a 39:21 halftime advantage. Venezuela outscored their opponents in the second half and eased to the victory. David Cubillan (181-PG-87, college: Marquette, agency: Pro Sports) and Jose Vargas netted 10 points each for Venezuela. Jasiel Rivero (204-C-93, agency: Pro Sports) responded with 10 points for Cuba.  



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]

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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
 Luis SCOLA
  ARG
  (206-F/C-80)
  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
  MEX
  (207-C/F-85)
  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
  PUR
  (183-PG-84)
  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
  USA
  (203-F-84)
  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
  BRA
  (207-C-91)
  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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