Fiba Basketball World Cup 2019: Guardian writers' predictions


The Guardian


GD Although Australia handed Team USA their first loss in a major international tournament or exhibition in 13 years, they are not the biggest threat to the two-time defending champions. Serbia, led by Denver Nuggets star Nikola Jokić, will be out to avenge their losses to the United States in the last two major international finals. BAG The obvious pick is Serbia, who are loaded with NBA talent and in form, unbeaten since February and a perfect 9-0 in pre-tournament friendlies.

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