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Your Guide to the FIBA World Cup

A world championship and seven berths for the 2024 Paris Olympics will be at stake when the top 32 national teams meet, starting on Friday. But something else may enter the minds of U.S. players: Redemption. Here’s everything you need to know about the tournament, including Team USA’s mission to atone for a seventh-place finish in 2019 — and the biggest threats the favored Americans face. Plus, how basketball has grown into a national obsession in the Philippines, one of three host nations.

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    FIBA World Cup starts Friday

    FIBA World Cup starts Friday

    The U.S. men’s basketball team finished in a disappointing seventh place at the 2019 FIBA World Cup. It was a time of change for the U.S. with Gregg Popovich taking over for Mike Krzyzewski as head coach. The U.S. men rebounded in 2021 with a gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics. Headed into the 2023 …

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