Czech Republic Reach Quarterfinals at FIBA World Cup

'We ... see what's going on': 26 thoughts on Team USA's win over Brazil and looking ahead to France

FIBA World Cup results: U.S. earns Olympics berth with win over Brazil

All of the matchups are now set, and Team USA remains the favorite to win at even money. "But if it's my feeling - I feel like the first feeling he's feeling is that he's proud of his team".

We are also choosing USA's Jaylen Brown for this segment after he latched onto 9 rebounds in the previous encounter, being the first player to win possession back for his side.

So their 89-73 victory was mostly for pride, and to increase USA Basketball's run of consecutive victories in senior men's competition to 58.

France will have much bigger names at its disposal, including a peaking Evan Fournier as its leading scorer with 20.8 points per game - an average good enough for fifth overall in this World Cup.

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If it wins (or if we get the fourth or fifth scenario below), it will officially qualify for next year's Olympics in Tokyo.

Australia beat France 100-98 in another match on Monday, a victory that left them top of Group L with France advancing in second place.

In one of the best games of the tournament, Australia (5-0) remained ideal as it earned a two-point win over France (4-1) to finish first in Group L.

"For most of the game, we played them tough", Brazil forward Anderson Varejao said.

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What will be interesting to watch is whether United States of America coach Gregg Popovich plays Turner and Brook Lopez together, using Lopez's 3-point prowess as a weapon.

In a potential quarterfinals matchup against France, it would be very interesting to see the USA play small against Rudy Gobert, who has the ability to just remain in the paint defensively under FIBA rules.

"We all love playing defense", Team USA and Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart said, according to The Associated Press. Greece needed at least a 12-point win to stay in the running for the next round, so despite the 77-84 final score in its favor, it was the Czechs (3-2) who smiled at the end. Argentina, Serbia, Spain and Poland have all locked down their seeding.

Having already lost twice in the tournament, Lithuania had been eliminated from advancing to the Quarter-Finals as both France and Australia had gotten out to flawless 4-0 starts to earn the top two spots in Group I. At 4-0, the United States is in the driver's seat, but still has some business to take care of to book its trip to either Dongguan (if it finishes first in Group K) or Shanghai (if it finishes second) for a quarterfinal game on Wednesday. Czech Republic (4-1) 3. Varejao and Barbosa scored 14 points each. Greece (3-2) 3. Czech Republic (3-2) 4.

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