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Logo 2007 FIBA Americas

Here you have information about the FIBA Americas 2007 played in Las Vegas that qualified two national teams for the 2008 Olympic Games.

With the United States featuring an immense collection of talent in its roster (Kobe Bryant, Lebron James, Jason Kidd, Carmelo Anthony...) Argentina and Brazil were the teams fighting for the second place. Argentina, despite the absence of Ginobili, Oberto, Nocioni, and Hermann, were led by tournament MVP and soon-to-be NBA player Luis Scola and got their ticket to Beijing.

Preliminary Round:
Schedule and Results Standings
Date Game Score
8/22 Uruguay vs Panama 88-84
  Puerto Rico vs Mexico 89-100
  Canada vs Brazil 67-75
   USA vs Venezuela 112-69
8/23 Argentina vs Uruguay 90-69
  Venezuela vs Canada 73-80
  Panama vs Puerto Rico 67-108
  V. Islands vs  USA 59-123
8/24 Mexico vs Panama 90-95
  Canada vs V. Islands 93-83
  Puerto Rico vs Argentina 75-87
  Brazil vs Venezuela 101-75
8/25  USA vs Canada 113-63
  V. Islands vs Brazil 89-93
  Uruguay vs Puerto Rico 82-79
  Argentina vs Mexico 104-83
8/26 Venezuela vs V. Islands 100-90
  Mexico vs Uruguay 82-91
  Brazil vs  USA 76-113
  Panama vs Argentina Argentina 92-109

Group A
# Team W L Pts
1.  Argentina 4 0 8
2.  Uruguay 3 1 7
3.  Puerto Rico 1 3 5
4.  Mexico 1 3 5
5.  Panama 1 3 5
Group B
# Team W L Pts
1.  United States 4 0 8
2.  Brazil 3 1 7
3.  Canada 2 2 6
4.  Venezuela 1 3 5
5.  Virgin Islands 0 4 4

* First 4 teams from each group qualified for quarter final round.
Quarter Final Round:
Schedule and Results Standings
Date Game Score
8/27 Uruguay vs Canada 88-95
  Argentina vs Venezuela 98-63
  Brazil vs Puerto Rico 75-97
   USA vs Mexico 127-100
8/28 Venezuela vs Uruguay 88-79
  Canada vs Argentina 70-85
  Mexico vs Brazil 90-104
  Puerto Rico vs  USA 78-117
8/29 Canada vs Mexico 97 - 80
  Venezuela vs Puerto Rico 63 - 92
  Argentina vs Brazil 86 - 79
  Uruguay vs  USA 79 - 118
8/30 Mexico vs Venezuela 101 - 91
  Brazil vs Uruguay 96 - 62
  Puerto Rico vs Canada 72 - 66
   USA vs Argentina 91 - 76

# Team W L Pts
1. flag USA United States 7 0 14
2. flag Argentina Argentina 6 1 13
3. flag Brazil Brazil 4 3 11
4. flag Puerto Rico Puerto Rico 3 4 10
5. flag Canada Canada 3 4 10
6. flag Uruguay Uruguay 2 5 9
7. flag Mexico Mexico 2 5 9
8. flag Venezuela Venezuela 1 6 8

* First 4 teams qualify for semifinals
Semifinals:
Schedule and Results  
Date Game Score
9/2 Argentina vs Brazil 91-80
   USA vs Puerto Rico 135-91

* The winners of the semifinals qualify for 2008 Olympic Games, no matter the final game result.
Finals and 3rd Place:
Schedule and Results Final Standings
Date Game Score
9/2 3rd place Brazil vs Puerto Rico 107-111
Finals Argentina vs  USA 81-118
# Team
1. USA
2. Argentina
3. Puerto Rico
4. Brazil

* First 2 National Teams qualify for 2008 Olympic Games

Related:
USA in the 2007 FIBA Americas Tournament

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