Losing in an overtime thriller in the bronze medal game, Anthony Edwards and Team USA finished fourth overall in the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023.
Edwards finished the tournament as USA's top scorer and was instrumental in their overall success.
In USA's final World Cup game against Canada, Edwards scored a team-high 24 points and finished with five rebounds, three assists, a steal and a block.
Here’s everything you need to know about Edwards in the 2023 World Cup, including Team USA results and a breakdown of how the All-Star guard played throughout the international tournament.
Team USA in the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023:
In the World Cup, Anthony Edwards and Team USA finished fourth overall and qualified for the 2024 Paris Olympics.
|Date||Opponent||Time (CT)||TV Channel||Score|
|Saturday, Aug. 26||vs. New Zealand||7:40 AM||ESPN2||USA 99 - NZ 72|
|Monday, Aug. 28||vs. Greece||7:40 AM||ESPN2||USA 109 - GRE 81|
|Wednesday, Aug. 30||vs. Jordan||3:40 AM||ESPN2||USA 110 - JOR 62|
|Friday, Sept. 1||vs. Montenegro||3:40 AM||ESPN2||USA 85 - MNE 73|
|Sunday, Sept. 3||vs. Lithuania||7:40 AM||ESPN2||LTU 110 - USA 104|
|Tuesday, Sept. 5||vs. Italy||7:40 AM||ESPN2||USA 100 - ITA 63|
|Friday, Sept. 8||vs. Germany||7:40 AM||ESPN2||GRE 113 - USA 111|
|Sunday, Sept. 10||vs. Canada||3:30 AM||ESPN2||CAN 127 - USA 118|
How did Anthony Edwards play for Team USA:
Starting with exhibition play, Edwards started in every game for Team USA and emerged as one of the team's best two-way players.
In the World Cup, Edwards lead Team USA in scoring with 18.9 points (FG: 47.5%, 3PT: 31.1%, FT: 70%) and was named to the All-Star Five team. He also averaged 4.6 rebounds, 2.8 assists and a 1.1 steals in 26 minutes a game.
Here are more complete Team USA stats for Edwards:
|Vs. Puerto Rico (exhibition)||15||2||4||4||1|
|Vs. Slovenia (exhibition)||15||4||1||3||0|
|Vs. Spain (exhibition)||9||7||1||3||1|
|Vs. Greece (exhibition)||21||4||1||1||0|
|Vs. Germany (exhibition)||34||6||2||0||2|
|Vs. New Zealand (World Cup)||14||7||3||1||0|
|Vs. Greece (World Cup)||13||2||3||1||0|
|Vs. Jordan (World Cup)||22||8||4||0||0|
|Vs. Montenegro (World Cup)||17||3||1||2||0|
|Vs. Lithuania (World Cup)||35||1||2||3||1|
|Vs. Italy (World Cup)||3||3||3||0||1|
|Vs. Germany (World Cup)||23||8||3||1||1|
|Vs. Canada (World Cup)||24||5||3||1||1|