Canada vs Brazil FIBA World Cup Game Preview and Live Stream
- → Tip-off at 13.30 GMT on Friday September 1
- → Group L FIBA World Cup game from Jakarta, Indonesia
- → 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.
- → Canada beat Latvia 101 - 75 on Tuesday to sweep Group H and start Group L with a 3 - 0 record.
- → Brazil beat Cote D’Ivoire 89-77 on Wednesday, finishing Group G at the 2nd position behind Spain with a 2-1 record.
A big match up on the way to the FIBA World Cup Quarter Finals
Group L of the FIBA World Cup will begin play on Friday, Sep. 1, with Spain playing Latvia followed by Canada vs Brazil. The top two teams from each of the 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. All previous results count in this phase too.
Canada trailed Latvia 13-23 after the first quarter, but were already leading by 1 at halftime. Canada made 16 three-pointers on 41% and had a 44-31 rebounding edge on the way to securing a 26 point win. All-NBA 1st team out of Oklahoma City, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, was the game MVP finished with 27 points, 6 rebounds and 6 assists, carrying the responsibility of handling the ball for Canada most of the time as could be seen in his location heat map chart.
Brazil needed to beat Cote D’Ivoire to secure a spot in the FIBA World Cup 2nd round and had a close battle almost till the end. Despite dominating the boards (43-35) the team assists (27-14) and three-point shooting (14 made on 44% compared to 7 made on 30)), they only pulled away with a 4th quarter 19-12 edge before completing a 12-point win. Yago Santos, despite battling through a leg injury, was the game MVP finishing with 24 points, 12 assists, 4 rebounds and an amazing 38 efficiency.
Canada v Brazil – FIBA World Cup Live Stream
This FIBA World Cup Group L match-up from Jakarta will be available to stream live* worldwide on Courtside 1891 on September 1 from 13.30 GMT.
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