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China: US basketball team trains in Shenzhen ahead of Brazil match

China, Shenzen
September 09, 2019 at 10:10 GMT +00:00 · Published

The US national basketball team trained in Shenzhen, on Monday, ahead of their second group stage match against Brazil in the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup.

US team Head Coach Gregg Popovich told journalists that his team was still "a work in progress" since many of the players are newcomers to the national team. "Those guys have never played together, so we look to improve each day in both areas," he said.

The US and Brazil will face each other at the Shenzhen Bay Sports Centre on Monday, at 13:30 GMT (21:30 local time).

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The US national basketball team trained in Shenzhen, on Monday, ahead of their second group stage match against Brazil in the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup.

US team Head Coach Gregg Popovich told journalists that his team was still "a work in progress" since many of the players are newcomers to the national team. "Those guys have never played together, so we look to improve each day in both areas," he said.

The US and Brazil will face each other at the Shenzhen Bay Sports Centre on Monday, at 13:30 GMT (21:30 local time).

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SOT, Gregg Popovich, USA team Head Coach: "At both ends of the court, we're a work in progress. It's a brand new team. Those guys have never played together, so we look to improve each day in both areas."

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