2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup - USA v Turkey
Ersan Ilyasova #8 of Turkey and Khris Middleton #14 of USA high five after the game during the First Round of the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup on September 3, 2019 at the Shanghai Oriental Sports Center in Shanghai, China.
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2019 FIBA World Cup Second Round Guide

Who: Men’s National Basketball Teams – 16 of 32 teams advance to Second Round
What: 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup – Second Round
Where: China (Multiple Cities)
When: Sept. 6 – Sept. 9, 2019

Bucks Players:
Giannis Antetokounmpo (Greece)
Thanasis Antetokounmpo (Greece)
Ersan Ilyasova (Turkey)
Khris Middleton (USA)
Brook Lopez (USA)

How To Watch:
All of the games from the Second Round will be broadcasted on ESPN+ in the United States. Fans can sign up for the streaming service HERE ($4.99/mo). International fans can find their local broadcast affiliate HERE.

Round One Results: 

In the first round of the Group Phase between 32 qualified teams, USA (3-0) and Czech Republic (2-1) advanced from Group E while Brazil (3-0) and Greece (2-1) advanced from Group F. They will form Group K in the second round. Check out the complete first round game-by-game results HERE

Second Round:

Group K games will be played at the Shenzhen Bay Sports Center in Shenzhen, China. Results of the three games from the First Round carry over to the Second Round. The Top 2 teams from each group will advance to the quarterfinals.

Second Round Schedule:

Sept. 7

  • USA 69 - Greece 53 (Giannis Antetokounmpo 15 PTS, 13 REB, 2 STL, 1 BLK | Khris Middleton 4 PTS, 4 REB, 1 STL | Thanasis Antetokounmpo 2 REB, 2 AST, 1 PT)

Sept. 9

  • Greece 84 - Czech Republic 77 (Giannis Antetokounmpo 12 PTS, 9 REB, 4 AST, 1 STL | Thanasis Antetokounmpo 11 PTS, 1 REB)
  • USA 89 - Brazil 73 (Khris Middleton 9 PTS, 6 REB, 1 AST | Brook Lopez 2 REB)

Classification Round: 

Ersan Ilyasova and Turkey had a 1-2 record in the first round and did not advance to the second round of play. Turkey and other teams that didn’t advance to the second round will play for placement in the classification round. They will face Montenegro at 6:30am/ct on Sept. 7 and New Zealand at 6:30am/ct on Sept. 9. 

Final Phase:
After the second round of the Group Phase, the Final Phase begins on Sept. 10 and the World Cup Final takes place on Sept. 15.

Bucks Pro Shop:

Rep the Bucks competing in the FIBA Basketball World Cup with player tees available in-store and online HERE.

Cheering for Giannis, Thanasis and Team Greece? Check out Bucks Pro Shop's Greek collection in-store and online HERE. Supporting Team USA? Check out Bucks Pro Shop's Americana Collection in-store and online HERE.

Don't forget to follow the Bucks on social media (@bucks) for highlights and updates from the 2019 FIBA World Basketball Cup.

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