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2014 FIBA World Cup Pick ‘Em: Group Stage

With the 2014 FIBA World Cup underway, the USA will look to overcome Paul George's injury to defend their crown. ("Family Guy," 'The Perfect Castaway,' 2005)

The FIBA Basketball World CUp is underway. The USA will attempt to defend their title, but will have to do so without Paul George following his horrific injury. In the meantime, several nations should put up quite a fight, especially late in the knockout stages. But for now, the Americans will have to deal with Turkey, the team they beat in the Finals last time, as well as four others. For the tournament, we’re here to to present predictions for how things will turn out.

Correctly picking a team to advance past the group stage is worth one point. Furthermore, picking the #1 team from each group exactly is worth four points, followed by three points for exactly guessing each group’s #2 team, and so on.

So check below for the Group Stage picks, as well as a list of the teams in each group. The first four teams in each group will advance to the knockout stage.

Group A Brazil Egypt France Iran Serbia Spain
Group B Argentina Croatia Greece Philippines Puerto Rico Senegal
Group C Dominican Republic Finland New Zealand Turkey Ukraine USA
Group D Angola Australia Lithuania Mexico Slovenia South Korea
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Group A Winner Spain Spain Spain Spain
2nd Place Brazil France Brazil France
3rd Place Iran Serbia France Brazil
4th Place France Brazil Serbia Serbia
Group B Winner Argentina Croatia Argentina Argentina
2nd Place Puerto Rico Greece Greece Greece
3rd Place Greece Argentina Croatia Croatia
4th Place Senegal Senegal Puerto Rico Puerto Rico
Group C Winner USA USA USA USA
2nd Place Turkey Turkey Turkey Turkey
3rd Place Dominican Republic Ukraine Dominican Republic New Zealand
4th Place New Zealand Dominican Republic New Zealand Dominican Republic
Group D Winner Lithuania Australia Lithuania Lithuania
2nd Place Angola Lithuania Australia Australia
3rd Place Slovenia Slovenia Slovenia Slovenia
4th Place Australia Mexico Angola Angola

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