In the most current FIBA Men’s Globe Rankings, the USA regained their position as the finest group in the planet, regardless of finishing fourth at the FIBA World Championship and losing 3 of their final 4 games. FIBA explained that the USA’s consistency at important tournaments more than the previous 3 summers played a important part in their rise to the leading spot. Previously ranked No. 1, Spain dropped to second following failing to make it out of the Globe Cup group stage. Globe Cup champions Germany climbed to third spot.
The existing leading ten FIBA teams are: 1. USA, two. Spain, three. Germany, four. Australia, five. Serbia, six. Canada, 7. Argentina, eight. Latvia, 9. France and ten. Lithuania. With a strong roster led by LeBron James, the USA will be the favored group to win gold at the upcoming Paris Olympics. Nevertheless, winning the gold will not be an simple job, regardless of the composition of the group. Serbia, which won second spot at the Globe Cup, will have Nikola Jokić on the list. Lithuania, which defeated the USA, will add Domantas Sabonis, and the powerful Canadian group, which also defeated the USA, will have Jamal Murray. Moreover, Globe Cup champions Germany will be an impressive opponent.
Right after the Olympics, the new FIBA men’s basketball rankings will be released, adding to the confusion and discussion surrounding the finest group in the planet. This has turn out to be a tradition in the planet of international basketball.