Argentina and Canada rise with victories in FIBA ​​basketball

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  • Argentina and Canada claim victories in FIBA ​​basketball

    Aaron Best, from Canada, defends a shot by Carlos Rodríguez, from Panama, at the game on Sunday night.

After starting Window 5 of the FIBA ​​Basketball World Cup 2023 Americas Qualifiers with a loss, Argentina bounced back. to get back into the win column over the Bahamas, 80-76.

Argentina had lost their last two games in the Qualifiers, so they avoided the matchup. Losing three in a row for the first time and this was also the first time in their last four away games in the competition that they had a margin of less than 10 points.

There was no separation between the two teams after a quarter, as the Bahamas trailed by just one point thanks to hitting four 3-pointers in the first 10 minutes.

A strong 23-12 second quarter gave Argentina a 12-point lead going into halftime, and that continued even further. It was in the third quarter, when Argentina stretched the ball. their lead to 63-47 with 10 minutes to play. The Bahamas never gave up. nor did he allow It caused Argentina to pull away, as they won the fourth quarter 29-17 and even came within two points, but couldn't overcome the rut.

Juan Vaulet opened the game. This led the way for Argentina, finishing with a game-high 19 points along with 4 rebounds and 2 blocks on 9-for-15 shooting from the field.

David Nesbitt did a bit of everything for Bahamas, with He posted a double-double with 18 points and 12 rebounds to go along with 4 assists and 4 steals on 6-for-11 shooting from the field and 3-for-6 from 3-point range.

In Emdonton, Canada, already with its place secured in the FIBA ​​Basketball World Cup ??2023, Canada will win. it stayed perfect and got better and better. The team moved to 10-0 in Group E after defeating Panama in the second round. 112-71 in front of their home crowd, at the Edmonton EXPO Center in Edmonton, on Sunday night.

With the first basket, it was the only time Panama had won. led throughout the game, as they traded during the first quarter, with Tyler Gaskins, Ernesto Oglivie and Josimar Ayarza each scoring 5 points.

Canada He would thrive with his rotation as usual, as Conor Morgan and Trae Bell-Haynes already had 7 points in the fourth (Morgan shot for 100 percent) and Aaron Best added some slack. 6 points also with a perfect score.

With a 30-21 lead in the second quarter, Panama won. reduced the deficit and managed to reduce the deficit. to get closer to 32-28, but then Canada came back. what did he do? He went on a 17-0 run that would only start the huge gap they would create.

Canada went on to win. not only did they hold Gaskins and Oglivie scoreless, but they held Ayarza to just 2 points and Panama to just 2 points. they dropped to 11 as a team in the fourth, while Best managed to score a win. He scored 14 in the first half.

Turnovers by a frustrated Panamanian team led to the loss. and Canada's tenacious efforts they helped the home team to another 18 points after those errors with the ball while Panama lost. only managed to 5, after Canada's just 8 losses.

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