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Review of Day 2 in Toronto - Jul 23, 2015


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Bobby Brown
Group A
Puerto Rico - USA 70-102
The USA cruised past Puerto Rico for the second straight victory in Group A. Brown Bobby (188-PG-84, college: CS Fullerton) accounted for 16 points, 6 assists and 5 rebounds for the winners. The USA cleared off to a comfortable 65:29 halftime lead. Puerto Rico slowed down their opponents in the second half but could not avoid the defeat at the end. Damien Wilkins (198-G-80, college: Georgia) and Denzel Valentine (196-G-93) added 15 points each for the winners. Javier Mojica (190-SG-84, agency: Paris Global Sports, college: Cent.Conn.St.) responded with 15 points for Puerto Rico.

Venezuela - Brazil 64-79
Brazil outgunned Venezuela to gain the second straight win in Toronto. Vitor Benite (191-SG-90) responded with 14 points for the winners. Brazil accounted for a 37:23 halftime lead. Venezuela pulled within 11 points at the final intermission. Brazil however responded with 25 points in the fourth frame to rally to the victory. Larry Taylor (185-PG-80, college: Missouri Western) delivered 12 points for the winners. John Cox (194-G-81, college: USF) and Nestor Colmenares (203-PF-87, agency: Pro Sports, college: Campbellsville) responded with 16 points each for Venezuela.

Group B
Argentina - Canada 83-88
Canada outlasted Argentina for the second win in Group B. Andrew Nicholson (206-PF-89, college: St.Bonaventure) accounted for 24 points and 12 rebounds to pace the hosts. Argentina recorded a 50:44 halftime lead. They extended the gap at 7-point mark at the final intermission. Canada responded with a 29-point effort in the fourth period and snatched a tough win at the end. Jamal Murray (198-F/G-97) delivered 20 points for the North American team. Facundo Campazzo (179-PG-91) responded with 23 points for Argentina.

Dominican Republic - Mexico 95-70
Dominican Republic cruised past Mexico for the opening victory at the Panamerican Games. James Maye (201-G/F-81, college: NC-Greensboro) stepped up with 22 points to lead the winners. Dominican Republic piled up a 51:40 halftime lead. Dominican Republic unloaded 30 points in the third term to boost the gap at 25-point mark. They never looked back en route to the win. Gerardo Suero (193-G-89, college: Albany) and Edward Santana (203-F/C-80) finished with 18 points each for the winners. Francisco Cruz (190-G-89, college: Wyoming) answered with 21 points for Mexico.  




Bobby Brown
Latinbasket.com All-Panamerican Games Awards 2015 - 2 Years ago
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Vitor Benite
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Jamal Murray
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Brazil celebrate the trophy in Toronto - 2 Years ago
FINAL Canada - Brazil 71-86 Brazil rolled over hosting Canada to celebrate the title at the Panamerican Games in Toronto. Augusto Lima (207-C-91), Rafael Hettsheimer (206-C-86) and Larry Taylor (185-PG-80, college: Missouri Western) scored 13 points each to lead well-balanced effort from the Latin American powerhouse. Brazil did not waste time jumping to a comfortable 48:29 halftime lead. Canada stopped the rot in the third term. The hosts pulled within 13 points at the final interm...   [read more]

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Nicholson
Canada and Brazil advance into title game in Toronto - 2 Years ago
SEMIFINALS USA - Canada 108-111 OT Canada survived overtime thriller versus their North American rivals USA to advance into the Panamerican Games Final. Andrew Nicholson (206-PF-89, college: St.Bonaventure) stepped up with 31 points and 10 rebounds to lead the winners. Canada piled up a 52:47 halftime lead. However the USA replied with a 33:22 run in the third term to spur ahead. Canada had to come back from behind in the fourth frame to force overtime. The hosts dropped 14 points i...   [read more]


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Panamerican Games: Brazil earn the title in Toronto (Photo:cbb.com.br)
Panamerican Games Standings
Group A
 1. Brazil 3-0 
 2. USA 2-1 
 3. P.Rico 1-2 
 4. Venezuela 0-3 
Group B
 1. Canada 3-0 
 2. Dominican R. 1-2 
 3. Mexico 1-2 
 4. Argentina 1-2 
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Vitor BENITE
  BRA
  (191-SG-90)
  Avg: 18.2
 1. Benite, BRA18.2 
 2. Nicholson, CAN18.2 
 3. Cox, USA17.8 
 4. Brown, USA17.6 
 5. Laprovittola, ARG16.3 
 6. Maye, USA16.2 
 7. Murray, CAN16.0 
 8. Campazzo, ARG15.8 
 9. Bennett, CAN15.6 
 10. Randolph, USA14.8 
Rebounds Per Game
 Anthony BENNETT
  CAN
  (203-F-93)
  Avg: 9.4
 1. Bennett, CAN9.4 
 2. Delia, ARG8.8 
 3. Nicholson, CAN8.0 
 4. Gutierrez, MEX7.8 
 5. Lima, BRA7.4 
 6. Santana, ESP6.4 
 7. Tarczewski, USA6.0 
 8. Colmenares, VEN5.5 
 9. Randolph, USA5.5 
 10. Benite, BRA5.2 
Assists Per Game
 Nicolas LAPROVITTOLA
  ARG
  (193-PG-90)
  Avg: 4.5
 1. Laprovittola, ARG4.5 
 2. Brown, USA4.4 
 3. Campazzo, ARG3.8 
 4. Giron, PAN3.5 
 5. Freire Luz, ESP3.4 
 6. Richotti, ARG2.8 
 7. Benite, BRA2.8 
 8. Vargas, VEN2.8 
 9. Barea, PUR2.8 
 10. Cruz, MEX2.8 
Steals Per Game
 Gerardo SUERO
  (193-G-89)
  Avg: 1.6
 1. Suero, DOM1.6 
 2. Mendez-V., USA1.5 
 3. Baker, USA1.4 
 4. Ruiz, VEN1.3 
 5. Vargas, VEN1.3 
 6. Browne, USA1.3 
 7. Mojica, USA1.3 
 8. Acosta, DOM1.3 
 9. Brogdon, USA1.2 
 10. Lima, BRA1.2 
Blocks Per Game
 Anthony RANDOLPH
  USA
  (211-F/C-89)
  Avg: 1.5
 1. Randolph, USA1.5 
 2. Bhullar, IND1.4 
 3. Collier, USA1.0 
 4. Garibay, USA1.0 
 5. Santana, ESP1.0 
 6. Tarczewski, USA0.8 
 7. Ejim, CAN0.8 
 8. Marriaga, VEN0.8 
 9. Clemente, USA0.8 
 10. Villafane, PUR0.7 
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