It is clear that the Serbs started the match better than Canada, which reached the semi-finals for the first time in its history. Already in the first minutes, the Serbian national team had a seven-point advantage, and at the same time, the Canadians managed to turn the game around, with an 11-0 run, Serbia led until the end of the quarter.
He performed brilliantly throughout the World Cup Bogdan Bogdanovic The Serbian national team shined once again, already reaching double-digit points in the second quarter, which gave a huge boost to the Serbs, who eliminated one of their biggest rivals, Lithuania, which extended its lead to 13 points in the first half.
The second half started out more balanced, and Canada started to show encouraging signs, but the Serbians continued to shoot very accurately from outside and inside the three-point line, so they did not lose much of their advantage entering the final part of the game. .
Even in the final quarter, the Northerners couldn't really show any surprises. Canadiens and Oklahoma City Thunder star, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander He did not have his usual outstanding game in the final game, instead playing for the New York Knicks R. J. Barrett Canada tried to keep Canada's hopes of victory alive, but it wasn't enough. The Canadian team could never get closer than nine points, so after 2014, Serbia again reached the World Cup finals.
In the final, the Serbs will face the winner of the semi-final match between the United States and Germany.
Bogdanovic played great again
the summary of the match
Men's World Championship
Serbia-Canada 95-86 (23-15, 29-24, 23-24, 20-23)
United States – Germany 111-113 (31-33, 29-26, 24-35, 27-19)