Turkey’s players display their silver medals after their FIBA Basketball World Championship final game against USA in Istanbul, September 12, 2010.? Read more » REUTERS/Murad Sezer
Update: Team USA defeated Turkey 81-64 and won its first world championship since 1994.
Again, Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant carried the U.S. He finished with a game-high 28 points, including 20 in the first half. He got the U.S. rolling in the second half with two early three-pointers, helping the U.S. run away from Turkey in front of nearly 15,000 Turkish fans in Istanbul.”
Americans face difficult challenge as Turkey thinks upset
ISTANBUL — The United States National Team has passed every test on its way to Sunday’s gold medal game (2:30 pm ET, ESPN) of the 2010 FIBA World
History hangs in the balance for both Turkey and Team USA
Kevin Durant has been dominant in Istanbul thus far, but his tallest challenge to date lies ahead on Sunday. ISTANBUL
Besiktas kept pressure on top with massive 3 points over Capital-side Ankaragucu.
Black Eagles made a blistering start into the game and Bobo who did not hesitate to take advantage of a blunder by the visitors defenders, drew the first blood for Eagles.