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Antić With Solid Final Game For Macedonia

By Jaryd Wilson

New Atlanta Hawk Pero Antić scored a game-high 16 points in a 76-66 loss to Latvia in Macedonia’s final EuroBasket game Monday. Antić went 10-12 from the free throw line, hit two three-pointers and also grabbed five rebounds. Macedonia struggled in the FIBA qualifying tournament, going 1-4 and failing to advance to round two.  Antić... »

Mexico Qualifies For World Cup

By Jaryd Wilson

Mexico didn’t even qualify for the FIBA Americas Championship this year but was added as a replacement team when Panama got suspended. Now they’re headed to the biggest international basketball tournament in the world. Gustavo Ayón had a quiet game, playing just 11 minutes and scoring just five points, but it was enough to help... »

Ayón, Mexico Stun Dominican To Stay Perfect

By Jaryd Wilson

Mexico entered the 2013 FIBA Americas Championship as a team not picked to qualify for the FIBA World Cup in Spain next year.  At best, most thought Mexico would be the third-best team in their group of five, get to the second round, then quietly bow out. Apparently no one told Mexico. Entering Friday’s... »

Ayón Gets Breather, Mexico Clinches Spot In Second Round

By Jaryd Wilson

New Atlanta Hawk Gustavo Ayón scored 14 points in just 14 minutes as Mexico easily cruised into round two of the FIBA Americas Championship with an 87-65 win over Paraguay Sunday. Ayón made all seven shots he attempted, but Mexico probably didn’t even need him to take the floor Sunday.  With a game tomorrow against... »