Defending Champions United States have been knocked out of the World Cup after they suffered an 89-79 loss to France in the quarter-finals yesterday.
Prior to this tournament, the US Basketball team have won the past two World Cups and hadn’t lost in 58 international games, a run stretching back to 2006.
France will play Argentina in the semi-finals on Friday, with Spain taking on either Australia or the Czech Republic in the other match.
This is the first time the United States have been knocked out in the quarters of the World Cup since 2002.
By Chineze Ogugua
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