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    We're about a week out and by now we've seen the friendlies and have a good idea of the rosters. So what do you see happening in the tournament. I'm sure someone will make a prediction game (not me), but this is more for general predictions.

    Teams advancing

    Group A
    Spain
    Brazil
    Serbia
    France

    Group B
    Croatia
    Puerto Rico
    Greece
    Argentina

    Group C
    United States
    Dominican Republic
    Turkey
    New Zealand

    Honestly outside the US I think this is the hardest to pick group.

    Group D
    Lithuania
    Australia
    Slovenia
    Mexico


    Quater finalists
    Spain
    Serbia
    Greece (see sig about Brazil)
    Croatia

    United States
    Australia
    Slovenia
    Lithuania


    Semi-finals
    Spain
    Croatia

    United States
    Lithuania

    Bronze Medal
    Lithuania

    Silver Medal
    Spain*

    Gold Medal
    USA


    *Spain is fully capable of winning this gold medal and it would not surprise me if they did. It's a question of will coming from the harder bracket make them tougher or wear them down? I feel it will wear them down.


    So what do you think will happen?
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    I have Iran beating France and Ukraine advancing instead of DR

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    usa over spain in final.
    if it was a 7 game series, usa in 7. i think its that close.

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    I think there's a chance that spain can beat team usa, but something tells me that usa is going to win at the end of the day.
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    Group A
    Spain
    france
    Serbia
    brazil

    Group B
    Croatia
    Greece
    Argentina
    puertorico

    Group C
    United States
    Turkey
    ukraine
    New Zealand


    Group D
    Lithuania
    Slovenia
    Australia
    Mexico

    Quater finalists
    spain - greece
    france- croatia

    usa - slovenija
    lithuania- australia

    1.spain
    2.lithuania
    3.usa
    4.croatia

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    Group A

    Spain (If they cant finish first on their own, surely the refs will have a say)
    Serbia (Strong, well prepared team that always does great at the Fiba Worlds)
    Brazil (I want them to finish first, but those free throw shooting of their big men will cost them games...)
    Iran (Surprise team, they will do a Lebanon on Parker-less France)

    Group B

    Greece (Sorry, as a puerto rican I cant not pick this team over everybody else. Its the nightmare team.)
    Puerto Rico (My team, no bias over here)
    Argentina (Scola; wouldnt be suprised if he takes them to the top of the group either)
    Croatia (Theyve looked like the strongest in the preparation games, but something about them doesnt convince me, mainly those close games they tend to lose.)

    Group C

    USA (They suck)
    Turkey (Overall experience gets them to second)
    Ukraine (Newcomer, but theyve looked really good)
    New Zealand (Dark Horse, might move to second)

    Group D

    Australia (Played really well so far)
    Slovenia (Fear the Dragics)
    Lithuania (If they play like they did against Slovenia, Brazil and New Zealand, this is where I expect them to end up)
    Mexico (Just to pick one)
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    I agree with you in almost every way. Here are my predictions.

    Teams advancing

    Group A
    Spain
    Brazil
    Serbia
    France

    Group B
    Croatia
    Argentina
    Puerto Rico
    Greece

    Group C
    United States
    Ukraine
    Finland
    New Zealand

    Group D
    Lithuania
    Australia
    Slovenia
    Mexico

    Quarterfinalists
    Spain
    Argentina
    Brazil
    Croatia
    United States
    Australia
    Slovenia
    Lithuania

    Semifinalists
    Spain
    Brazil
    United States
    Lithuania

    Bronze Medal
    Lithuania

    Silver Medal
    Spain

    Gold Medal
    USA
    Last edited by christodoulou76; 08-25-2014 at 05:00 PM.

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