It’s time for the final four of the 2023 FIBA World Cup, with the semifinals approaching. Among the remaining teams is Team USA, aiming to win their sixth world championship. The U.S. roster consists of notable NBA players like Anthony Edwards, Jalen Brunson, and Paolo Banchero. Although considered heavy favorites, the team suffered their first loss in group play since 2002, losing to Lithuania. However, they bounced back in the quarterfinals with a dominant win over Italy.
In the semifinals, Team USA will face Germany, the only unbeaten team in the tournament. Led by Dennis Schroder, the Los Angeles Lakers guard, Germany is a strong contender. The team includes players like Franz and Moe Wagner and Daniel Theis. The game will take place at the Mall of Asia Arena in Manila, Philippines. The winner will advance to the World Cup final against the winner of Canada and Serbia.
The semifinal matchup between Team USA and Germany will be broadcasted on ESPN2. For those who prefer to stream the game, it will be available on ESPN+.
The full roster of Team USA includes a lineup of NBA All-Star caliber players. The head coach of the team is Steve Kerr, with assistants such as Erick Spoelstra, Tyronn Lue, and Mark Few.
Overall, the stage is set for an exhilarating matchup between Team USA and Germany, as they battle for a spot in the gold-medal game.