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2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup Group F

Group F of the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup was the group stage of the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup for the Greece, New Zealand, Brazil and Montenegro. Each team played each other once, for a total of three games per team, with all games played at Nanjing Youth Olympic Sports Park Gymnasium, Nanjing.[1] After all of the games were played, the top two teams with the best records qualified for the Second round and the bottom two teams played in the Classification Round.[2]

TeamsEdit

Team Qualification Appearance Best performance FIBA World Ranking
As Date Last Total Streak
  Greece European Second Round Group L Top 3 16 September 2018 2014 8 4 Runners-up (2006) 8
  New Zealand Asian Second Round Group E Top 3 1 December 2018 2014 6 5 4th place (2002) 38
  Brazil Americas Second Round Group F Top 3 21 February 2019 2014 18 18 Champions (1959, 1963) 12
  Montenegro European Second Round Group I Top 3 25 February 2019 N/A 1 1 Debut 28

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification
1   Brazil 3 3 0 265 245 +20 6 Second round
2   Greece 3 2 1 266 236 +30 5
3   New Zealand 3 1 2 284 288 −4 4 17th–32nd Classification
4   Montenegro 3 0 3 216 262 −46 3
Source: FIBA
Rules for classification: Tiebreakers

GamesEdit

All times are local (UTC+8).

New Zealand vs. BrazilEdit

This was the first competitive game between New Zealand and Brazil.

1 September 2019
16:00
New Zealand   94–102   Brazil
Scoring by quarter: 20–21, 30–29, 12–28, 32–24
Pts: C. Webster 19
Rebs: Loe 10
Asts: Ili 6
Pts: Barbosa 22
Rebs: Felício 13
Asts: Luz 6
Nanjing Youth Olympic Sports Park Gymnasium, Nanjing
Attendance: 5,800
Referees: Antonio Conde (ESP), Leandro Lezcano (ARG), Hwang In-tae (KOR)

Greece vs. MontenegroEdit

This was the first game between Greece and Montenegro in the World Cup. The Greeks won in EuroBasket 2011, which was the last competitive game between the two teams.

1 September 2019
20:00
Greece   85–60   Montenegro
Scoring by quarter: 17–9, 25–7, 21–22, 22–22
Pts: Printezis 16
Rebs: Papagiannis 9
Asts: Calathes 7
Pts: Vučević 12
Rebs: Dubljević 5
Asts: Ivanović 5
Nanjing Youth Olympic Sports Park Gymnasium, Nanjing
Attendance: 11,386
Referees: Roberto Vázquez (PUR), Andrés Bartel (URG), Sergiy Zashchuk (UKR)

Montenegro vs. New ZealandEdit

This was the first competitive game between Montenegro and New Zealand.

3 September 2019
16:00
Montenegro   83–93   New Zealand
Scoring by quarter: 26–31, 18–22, 21–13, 18–27
Pts: Ivanović 18
Rebs: Dubljević 13
Asts: Ivanović 7
Pts: C. Webster 25
Rebs: Fotu 7
Asts: C. Webster 7
Nanjing Youth Olympic Sports Park Gymnasium, Nanjing
Attendance: 3,308
Referees: Antonio Conde (ESP), Leandro Lezcano (ARG), Michał Proc (POL)

Brazil vs. GreeceEdit

This was the fifth game between Brazil and Greece in the World Cup. The Greeks won in 2006, which was the last competitive game between the two teams.

3 September 2019
20:00
Brazil   79–78   Greece
Scoring by quarter: 15–19, 15–21, 26–13, 23–25
Pts: Varejão 22
Rebs: Caboclo 10
Asts: Garcia, Luz 6
Pts: Printezis 20
Rebs: Calathes 7
Asts: Sloukas 11
Nanjing Youth Olympic Sports Park Gymnasium, Nanjing
Attendance: 11,945
Referees: Roberto Vázquez (PUR), Sergiy Zashchuk (UKR), Hwang In-tae (KOR)

Brazil vs. MontenegroEdit

This was the first competitive game between Brazil and Montenegro.

5 September 2019
16:00
Brazil   84–73   Montenegro
Scoring by quarter: 19–20, 24–18, 23–16, 18–19
Pts: Huertas 16
Rebs: Caboclo, Felício 7
Asts: Huertas 6
Pts: Needham 16
Rebs: Radončić, Vučević 6
Asts: Needham 10
Nanjing Youth Olympic Sports Park Gymnasium, Nanjing
Referees: Antonio Conde (ESP), Andrés Bartel (URU), Michał Proc (POL)

Greece vs. New ZealandEdit

This was the first game between Greece and New Zealand in the World Cup. The Greeks won in the 2008 FIBA World Olympic Qualifying Tournament for Men, which was the last competitive game between the two teams.

5 September 2019
20:00
Greece   103–97   New Zealand
Scoring by quarter: 28–19, 23–25, 20–22, 32–31
Pts: Antetokounmpo 24
Rebs: Antetokounmpo 10
Asts: Sloukas 7
Pts: C. Webster 31
Rebs: Abercrombie, Loe 6
Asts: Ili 9
Nanjing Youth Olympic Sports Park Gymnasium, Nanjing
Referees: Roberto Vázquez (PUR), Leandro Lezcano (ARG), Hwang In-tae (KOR)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Procedure for FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 Draw". FIBA. 15 March 2019. Retrieved 15 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Star-studded FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 Draw completed in Shenzhen". fiba.basketball. 16 March 2019. Retrieved 16 March 2019.

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