Basketball World Cup: USA beaten by France in quarter-finals in China
Holders the United States suffered a shock 89-seventy 9 loss to France within the quarter-finals of the Basketball World Cup in China on Wednesday.
The US had obtained the previous two World Cups and no longer misplaced in 58 worldwide games, a go stretching attend to 2006.
France had been 51-41 forward within the third quarter before the United States moved accurate into a 72-65 lead, but the French fought attend to take the victory.
Evan Fournier scored 22 aspects, while Rudy Gobert performed with 21.
France will play Argentina within the semi-finals on Friday, with Spain taking up either Australia or the Czech Republic within the opposite match.
This also can simply also be the vital time the United States absorb didn’t lift a medal on the World Cup since 2002, after they performed sixth.
As well to a success the previous two World Cups, they’ve also obtained the previous three Olympic titles.