By Brian Mahoney Updated Monday September 15, 2014 - 5:04pm

Officially, it was the US Olympic team, together for just a few weeks. To the basketball world, it was the Dream Team, and its gold-medal run changed hoops forever.

By Nelson Beltran Updated Monday September 15, 2014 - 2:12pm

Gilas Pilipinas finished at 21st, ahead of Finland, Korea and Egypt, at the close of the 2014 FIBA World Cup ruled by the United States on a 129-92 thumping of Serbia in Madrid Monday.

By Alder Almo Updated Monday September 15, 2014 - 11:50am

The United States, as expected, won the gold in the 2014 FIBA World Cup but the Philippines won the heart of fans from all over the world.

By Brian Mahoney Updated Monday September 15, 2014 - 8:01am

With golden confetti raining on their heads and ''Party in the U.S.A'' ringing in their ears, it must have been hard for the U.S. basketball players to hear anything.

Updated Sunday September 14, 2014 - 11:17am

After a difficult summer, the Basketball World Cup has been pretty easy for the U.S.

Updated Sunday September 14, 2014 - 10:15am

France came from behind in the final quarter to beat Lithuania 95-93 and win the bronze medal at the Basketball World Cup on Saturday.

Updated Saturday September 13, 2014 - 11:02am
All those years on Serbia's national team, and one chance kept eluding Milos Teodosic and Nenad Krstic.
 
They finally get that shot at the U.S. - with a world title on the line.
 
Teodosic scored 24 points and Serbia reached the championship game of the FIBA World Cup by holding off France 90-85 on Friday night (Saturday morning Manila time).
Updated Friday September 12, 2014 - 11:40am

The Americans held up their end, moving within a victory of repeating as world champions for the first time with a 96-68 victory over Lithuania on Thursday night (Friday morning Manila time).

By Nelson Beltran Updated Thursday September 11, 2014 - 2:17pm

Six days after its last game in the FIBA World Cup, the Gilas Pilipinas fever is still on, especially after a big quarterfinal-round triumph by the France squad that the Filipinos fought toe-to-toe in a WC warmup tourney in Antibes.

Updated Thursday September 11, 2014 - 8:37am

France upset Spain 65-52 in front of its stunned fans in the quarterfinals of the Basketball World Cup on Wednesday.

GROUP B
TEAMS WIN LOSS
Greece 4 0
Argentina 3 1
Senegal 2 3
Croatia 2 2
Philippines 1 4
Puerto Rico 1 3

 

Saturday, August 30, 2014
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Croatia vs Philippines
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Philippines vs Greece
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Argentina vs Philippines
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Philippines vs Puerto Rico
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Senegal vs Philippines
RANK COUNTRY POINTS
1 USA 940.0
2 Spain 885.0
3 Argentina 490.0
4 Lithuania 432.0
5 Greece 376.0
6 Turkey 294.0