Germany vs Georgia FIBA World Cup Game Preview, Prediction & Live Stream
- Tip-off at 08.30 GMT on Friday September 1
- Group K FIBA World Cup game from Okinawa, Japan
- Two teams are looking to start Round 2 of group play on a positive note, as with only 2 extra games in this phase, every game becomes more important.
- Germany beat Finland 101 - 75 on Tuesday to sweep Group E and start Group K with a 3 - 0 record.
- Georgia beat Venezuela 70 - 59 on Wednesday, finishing Group F at the 2nd position behind Slovenia with a 2-1 record.
A big match up on the way to the FIBA World Cup Quarter Finals
Group K of the FIBA World Cup will begin play on Friday, Sep. 1, with Germany playing Georgia followed by Slovenia vs Australia. The top two teams from each of these groups in round 2, will advance to the Quarter Finals. Each team will have two games, against the two teams they did not face in the first round of group phase. All previous results count in this phase too.
Germany trailed Finland by 3 after the first quarter, but was much better than their opponents the rest of the way. Germany shot 57% from the field, passed 29 team assists with only 9 turnovers, forcing 18 which helped them secure a 26 point win. Isaac Bonga, game MVP finished with 15 points, while Dennis Schroeder, the team’s star so far in the FIBA World Cup, finished with 15 points, carrying the responsibility of handling the ball for Germany most of the time as could be seen in his location heat map chart.
Georgia needed to beat Venezuela to secure a spot in the FIBA World Cup 2nd round and ran away early with an 18-4 second quarter and a 19-point halftime lead. Georgia used its physical style to get to the free-throw line 21 times (making 15) compared to only 3 of 7 from the line for Venezuela, before the final buzzer sounded on an 11-point win [link to 20 min game]. Toko Shengelia, Georgia’s long-time leader, was the game MVP scoring 25 points. Goga Bitadze, from the NBA’s Orlando Magic, finished with 11 points and 11 rebounds.
Germany v Georgia – FIBA World Cup Live Stream
This FIBA World Cup Group K match-up from Okinawa will be available to stream live* worldwide on Courtside 1891 on September 1 from 08.30 GMT.
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