US team lost to France and resigned as world basketball champion
The US team was defeated by the French national team in the quarterfinals of the 2019 World Basketball Championships in China.
The meeting ended with a score of 89:79.
As part of the French team, Evan Fournier scored 22 points. A double-double of 21 points and 16 rebounds designed by Rudi Gober. Another 18 points in the asset of ex-CSKA player Nando de Colo.
For the US team, Donovan Mitchell scored 29 points.
Thus, the Americans resigned as world champions.
In the semifinals, the rival of France will be the team of Argentina, sensationally beating one of the favorites of the tournament - Serbia. The match will take place on September 13th.
The last time American basketball players lost in the 2006 World Cup semifinal, losing to Greece with a score of 95: 101.
Earlier it was reported that Spain beat Poland and reached the semifinal of the 2019 World Cup basketball.