2019 Basketball World Cup: Day 6 Roundup – the Round of 16 is set

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Greece and the Czech Republic became the last two teams that secured their spot in the Round of 16 in the Basketball World Cup.

The Greeks overpowered New Zealand (103-97), with Giannis Antetokounmpo finishing the game with 24 points, 10 rebounds and six assists.

Earlier today, the Czech Republic stunned Turkey (76-91) and earned an impressive victory to advance to the second round and eliminate the Turks.

Australia (82-87 vs Lithuania), Team USA (98-45 vs Japan), France (90-56 vs the Dominican Republic) and Brazil (84-73 vs Montenegro) finished the first round undefeated (3-0).

Japan, Turkey, Senegal, Canada, Montenegro, New Zealand, Germany and Jordan will play in the classification games (17-32).

Here are the two new groups that have been created:

Group K: Team USA, Brazil, Greece, Czech Republic

Group L: Australia, France, Lithuania, Dominican Republic

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