Though one more pool-play game remains, Team USA ensured it would advance to the round of 16 in the FIBA World Cup with Wednesday’s 106-71 victory over the Dominican Republic in Bilbao, Spai
OK, I know what you’re thinking. Derrick Rose went 1-for-6 from the field against New Zealand!
Derrick Rose isn't new to USA basketball, having been part of the 2010 team that won gold at the FIBA World Cup.
Following Sunday’s tougher-than-expected test against Turkey, Team USA had a much easier time Tuesday, cruising to a 98-71 FIBA World Cup victory over New Zealand in Bilbao, Spain.
Facing a rare halftime deficit Sunday in Spain, Team USA needed a spark. So they turned to the youngest player on the roster.