Tagged Luis Scola

Previewing 2019 FIBA World Cup Quarterfinals by Small-Big Pairings

Basketball is a team sport, first and foremost, but it’s also a star-driven game. One or two elite players can often lift a team above an opponent with more collective talent. Such is the case at the FIBA World Cup where depth matters but stars ultimately win games. After the first two rounds of group…

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FIBA World Cup 2019 Group B Preview: Argentina, Korea, Nigeria, Russia

The rebranded 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup begins August 31, expanding from 24 nations to 32. Said countries are split into eight groups that feature four teams apiece. The two that finish with the best record move on to the knockout round, while the other two enter a loser’s bracket with fifth place on the line.…

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