Team Usa beats Montenegro in the 2023 FIBA World Cup

On this friday The Usa team got their first real test against Montenegro. In a really close match the Us won the game for 85-73 and remained unbeaten at the 2023 Fiba world cup in Manila.

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As has been the core Anthony Edwards was the main player again for the Us scoring 17 points, Austin Reaves had 12, Jaren Jackson Jr. did 11 and helped the Americans overcome a halftime deficit.

For Montenegro, Nikola Vucevic was the scorer of the match, with 18 points, also notching a double-double, finishing with 16 rebounds. Doing everything, the center almost led the underdogs to victory, but was unable to overcome the great performance of Anthony Edwards and the Americans.

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Both teams are part of group J alongside Lithuania and Greece, who also play later this Friday. The score for the second phase is added to that of the first, and only the top two qualify for the next stage, in the knockout stage. With that, the United States is comfortably in the lead.

Now the USA team returns to the court on Sunday against Lithuania to confirm its place in the next phase meanwhile, Montenegro plays against Greece also on Sunday in a game that could decide the second place in the group.

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