Wednesday, August 30, 2006

2006 FIBA Worlds-Argentina 83, Turkey 58

- Argentina 83, Turkey 59: Argentina was extremely impressive in a near perfect game (besides going thru the motions in the 4th quarter). I can not think of anything to criticize Argentina about besides a few defensive breakdowns in the 1st half (Ironically, they were mostly getting beat on backdoor moves on the baseline). They just thoroughly outplayed Turkey in every aspect. Argentina really put this game away in the 2nd quarter, much like the US did vs. Australia, by flustering the Turkey offense--only 7 points in the quarter.

Another truly communal team effort for the Argentines with multiple guys standing out. Their entire team moved the ball wonderfully. Andres Nocioni was probably the best by scoring which ever way you want: drives, run-outs, floaters, post-ups, & outside jumpers. He finished with 21 pts on 8/10 shooting (2/3 from 3pt.) & 6 rebs. Carlos Delfino continued his stellar play with 14 & 8rebs--Argentina really loses nothing when they go to their bench at the wing positions. Speaking of another back-up wing, Charlotte Bobcat Walter Herrmann once again brought his trademark energy for 8 pts & 4 rbs. And the true unsung hero of the Argentines--Pepe Sanchez--continued conducting the offense like a maestro with his impeccable passing. Luis Scola got shots off in different areas of the painted area all game to pitch in 13 & 6.

Can not forget about their defensive effort which took Turkey out of whatever they wanted to run. Argentina held Turkey to 40 pts thru 3 quarters and never let Turkey get established from long-range--6/19 from 3pt. The only minor problem I saw was the aforementioned breakdowns on some backdoor cuts.

No one on Turkey really deserves much notice since they were completely battered by Argentina. Cenk Aykol showed glimpses of NBA potential (good size & speed)--Atlanta might need him now since they have nothing at PG. He's probably better than Speedy Claxton is now.

This sets up the semifinal clash we have all been waiting for: Argentina-Spain. Should be a classic. Right now, I have no clue which way I am leaning toward--I waver back-n-forth almost hour-to-hour.

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