USA and Serbia in the semi-finals

Those expecting balanced matches saw two convincing performances from Serbia It is UNITED STATES in the first two matches of the quarter-finals of the Basketball World Cup 2023. The two countries won their clashes on Tuesday, September 5 and qualified for the semi-finals of the competition.

This is the first time since 2014 that teams from the United States and Serbia have reached the men’s world cup semi-finals. On this occasion, they reached the final, won by the United States in the edition organized in Spain. In the last tournament, in 2019, both were eliminated in the quarter-finals.

With their victory over Lithuania, Serbia are also in contention for one of the two direct places in Europe at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. The quota can be ensured even before the semi-final, in case of elimination of Slovenia against Canada. The United States has already secured one of two spots on the American continent alongside the Canadians.

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The 2023 Basketball World Cup semi-finals will be set tomorrow, with the final two quarter-final clashes. Germany will face Latvia at 5:45 a.m. Brazil time. The winner will face the United States in the final. Slovenia and Canada will play at 9:30 a.m. to define their rival Serbia in the next phase.

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