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Basketball World Championship



Published: Sat, September 2, 2006 @ 12:00 a.m.



BASKETBALL WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

SECOND ROUND

At Saitama, Japan

Argentina 79, New Zealand 62

Lithuania 71, Italy 68

Turkey 90, Slovenia 84

Spain 87, Serbia-Montenegro 75

Germany 78, Nigeria 77

United States 113, Australia 73

France 68, Angola 62

Greece 95, China 64

QUARTERFINALS

Tuesday, Aug. 29

Spain 89, Lithuania 67

Argentina 83, Turkey 58

Wednesday, Aug. 30

Greece 73, France 56

United States 85, Germany 65

SEMIFINALS

Classification Round

Thursday

Turkey 95, Lithuania 84, OT

France 75, Germany 73

Medal Round

Friday

Greece 101, United States 95

Spain 75, Argentina 74

FINALS

Today

Fifth Place, Turkey vs. France, 3:30 a.m.

Bronze Medal, Argentina vs. United States, 6:30 a.m.

Sunday

Seventh Place, Lithuania vs. Germany, 3:30 a.m.

Gold Medal, Spain vs. Greece, 6:30 a.m.

FRIDAY'S SUMMARY

GREECE 101, UNITED STATES 95

UNITED STATES (95) -- Anthony 9-15 6-10 27, James 8-14 1-4 17, Brand 0-2 0-0 0, Johnson 1-3 0-0 3, Hinrich 4-8 0-0 12, Battier 0-1 1-2 1, Wade 6-11 6-9 19, Paul 0-5 3-4 3, Bosh 1-1 1-2 3, Howard 4-6 2-3 10. Totals 33-66 20-34 95.

GREECE (101) -- Hatzivrettas 1-3 0-0 2, Fotsis 2-3 4-5 9, Papadopoulos 3-5 2-2 8, Diamantidis 4-6 2-4 12, Kakiouzis 4-9 6-7 15, Papaloukas 4-7 0-0 8, Schortanitis 6-7 2-6 14, Spanoulis 6-10 7-9 22, Vasilopoulos 0-0 0-0 0, Dikoudis 4-5 0-0 8, Tsartsaris 1-1 0-0 3. Totals 35-56 23-33 101.

United States20212430--95

Greece14313224--101

3-Point Goals--United States 9-28 (Hinrich 4-7, Anthony 3-8, Johnson 1-3, Wade 1-3, Battier 0-1, Paul 0-2, James 0-4), Greece 8-18 (Spanoulis 3-5, Diamantidis 2-3, Tsartsaris 1-1, Fotsis 1-2, Kakiouzis 1-5, Hatzivrettas 0-1, Papaloukas 0-1). Fouled Out--Hinrich. Rebounds--United States 34 (Howard 7), Greece 28 (Kakiouzis 6). Assists--United States 17 (James 5), Greece 19 (Papaloukas 12). Total Fouls--United States 26, Greece 25.

WOMEN'S NBA PLAYOFFS

FINALS

(Best-of-5)

Detroit vs. Sacramento

Wednesday: Sacramento 95, Detroit 71

Friday: Detroit 73, Sacramento 63, series tied 1-1.

Sunday: Detroit at Sacramento, 4:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 6: Detroit at Sacramento, 9 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 9: Sacramento at Detroit, 3:30 p.m., if necessary

FRIDAY'S SUMMARY

DETROIT 73, SACRAMENTO 63

SACRAMENTO (63) -- N.Powell 2-6 1-1 5, Walker 4-9 2-2 10, Griffith 4-9 6-8 14, Lawson 3-11 3-5 11, Penicheiro 0-8 0-0 0, Brunson 0-5 3-4 3, Haynie 5-9 0-0 11, Maiga 2-3 2-2 6, Buescher 0-2 1-2 1, Dorrell 1-2 0-0 2. Totals 21-64 18-24 63.

DETROIT (73) -- Cash 5-9 1-1 11, Ford 1-3 3-3 5, Riley 1-3 0-0 2, Nolan 8-20 4-4 21, Ka.Smith 6-13 2-2 16, Pierson 3-3 0-1 6, Braxton 2-6 2-4 6, E.Powell 3-5 0-1 6. Totals 29-62 12-16 73.

Sacramento2616129--63

Detroit19141525--73

3-Point Goals--Sacramento 3-15 (Lawson 2-7, Haynie 1-3, N.Powell 0-1, Dorrell 0-1, Penicheiro 0-3), Detroit 3-9 (Ka.Smith 2-6, Nolan 1-3). Fouled Out--None. Rebounds--Sacramento 44 (Griffith 8), Detroit 42 (Cash, Ford 8). Assists--Sacramento 10 (Haynie 3), Detroit 15 (Cash 5). Total Fouls--Sacramento 19, Detroit 23. Technicals--Buescher, Riley. A--15,218 (11,268).

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