Serbia make emphatic start to Basketball World Cup




Strongly fancied Serbia made a ruthless start to their Basketball World Cup title bid, thrashing Angola 105-59 in the opening match of the tournament in China on Saturday. The United States are the two-time defending champions but are missing their biggest stars and some believe Serbia can snatch the Americans' long-held crown. Serbia were strong favourites against Angola in the southern city of Foshan and wasted no time stamping their mark on the 32-team World Cup.

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