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World Championship 2010

Lithuania speed past Serbia to collect bronze

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LithuaniaThe speed and shooting of Lithuania has powered it to the bronze medal at the 2010 FIBA World Championship, defeating Serbia 99-88 with an unstoppable performance.

USA are world champions as Durant & co see off Turkey

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The United States of America answered their critics in style, winning the 2010 FIBA World Championship by hammering Turkey, 81-64 in front of a hostile crowd at the Sinan Erdem Arena in Istanbul.

Turkey beat Serbia in exciting finish

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Kerem Tunceri scored a game-winning lay-up as Turkey edged out Serbia 83-82 to set up a showdown with the USA in Sunday’s final of the 2010 FIBA World Championship

USA brush off Lithuania

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The United States of America beat Lithuania 89-74 to book their place in the final of the 2010 FIBA World Championship.

Turkey and USA to the final (vid)

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In a night to be remembered USA and Turkey got the two tickets to the final which will take place in some hours. USA rolled over Lithuania rather easily taking advantage of their athleticism and, of course, Durant while Turkey snatched a win over Serbia with just a half a second to go!

USA beat Russia to advance to semis

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A strong third quarter from the United States of America saw them march on to the semi-finals, after beating Russia, 89-79 in Istanbul.

Red hot Lithuania too much for Argentina

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LithuaniaIn spite of being underdog, in spite of not having more than half of the main team, Lithuania reached semi-finals of FIBA World Championship by thrashing Argentina 104-85. This was the 8th straight win for The Green Tank, a name which was given to the Baltic side by the Spanish media.

Turkey crush Slovenia, marches to the semis

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TurkeyThe hosts of World Championship continue showing impressive as they beat Slovenia convincingly 95-68 in quarter-final. Turkey left no chances to their opponents and dominated the whole game.

Serbia is back!!! (vid)

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Serbian basketball is back and kicking ladies and gentlemen!!! And how hard do they kick!!! One of the youngest squads of the World Championship defeated the World Champions of Spain and have now two shots at winning a medal.

Argentina beat Brazil in WC classic

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In the battle of South America's top two basketball nations. It was the blue and white of Argentina who advanced, beating the Samba nation of Brazil, 93-89. In easily, the game of the tournament.

Strong third quarter sees Russia home

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An Andrey Vorontsevich double-double of 18 points and 11 rebounds helped Russia overcome a plucky New Zealand side, 78-56 to reach the quarter finals in Istanbul.


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