The United States will not compete for gold in the Philippines after losing to Germany in the semifinals of the 2023 FIBA Basketball World Cup on Friday, marking the second consecutive year they will not have a chance to compete. The last time this event was won in Spain was in 2014, when the team had Kyrie Irving, Anthony Davis, Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, Derrick Rose and DeMarcus ·Cousins and other stars.
News of the U.S. team’s loss to Germany sparked attention on social networks, as the U.S. was one of the favorites to win the title, and speculation began about who should wear the Stars and Stripes at the Olympics.Paris 2024
Will “The King” show up?
LeBron James was among those reacting to Team USA’s possible roster for next year, and his response sparked controversy over whether he could play basketball in the Olympics. One emoji from James’ comment on Instagram was enough to cause a stir on social networks and raise the hopes of his fans to see him in Paris.
The “Kings” have not competed against the United States since the 2012 team beat Spain in the London final to win their second consecutive Olympic gold medal after the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
Team USA has big-name players competing in the Olympics, but we’ll have to wait and see the possible list of players willing to represent Team USA, but there are several names on the horizon such as Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry, Damian Lillard, Kawhi Leonard, Jimmy Butler and Devin Booker.
In addition, the United States’ loss to Germany cast doubt on the superiority of the Stars and Stripes in the world, so the participation of these players can once again dominate the international stage and continue to dominate global basketball. tower.
Although the Basketball World Cup is not over yet, the world’s attention is already focused on Paris in 2024, especially since LeBron James will compete with the US team and strive to regain the gold medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.