EuroBasket 2022 Final

France defeated giant killers Poland, and on Sunday night they’ll compete for the FIBA continental championship against their neighbors, Spain. Here are the essential details. There were then two. The most coveted trophy in EuroBasket, the 2022 EuroBasket championship, will be decided on Sunday, September 18, between France and Spain. In the semifinals, Rudy Gobert’s France destroyed Poland 95–54.  The Poland squad had eliminated the reigning Slovenian champions and their NBA sensation Luka Doncic, but on Friday night, Guerschon Yabusele scored 22 points to take the tournament favorites France back to the championship game.

EuroBasket 2022 Final-1

This title was last won by them in 2013. With a 96-91 victory over the host Germany in Berlin, Spain advanced to their fourth continental championship final in six iterations. For the Germans, Dennis Schroder scored a game-high 30 points as they increased their advantage to double digits in the third quarter. Lorenzo Brown of Spain scored 29 points, and the 37-year-old captain Rudy Fernandez (pictured) and Willy Hernangomez of the New Orleans Pelicans motivated the defending world champions to a comeback victory and a spot in the championship game.

FIBA EuroBasket 2022: Semi-final results and schedule for final

Four pools of six teams each made up the group stage of EuroBasket 2022, which ran from September 1 to September 9. The top four teams from each pool advanced to the round of 16, which was held on September 10 and 11. The eight victorious teams then faced off in Berlin on September 13 and 14, followed by Friday, September 16 the semifinals.

September 16, Friday

  • Poland against. France in the semifinals; France won 95-54.
  • Spain prevailed 96-91 against Germany in the semifinal at 20:30.

Sunday, September 18,

  • Third-place matchup: Germany vs. Poland, 17:15 CEST
  • Final: Spain vs. France, 20:30 CEST.

The NBA stars to watch in the final at EuroBasket 2022

The current NBA MVP and Olympic silver medalist Jokic, the star player for the Mavericks in Doncic, and the 2021 NBA champion Giannis Antetokounmpo have all already been removed.

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Rudy Gobert – France

France is one of the favorites to win EuroBasket 2022 after winning silver at Tokyo 2020 and defeating the United States in the group rounds. They have a few NBA stars on their roster, including Rudy Gobert, whose blockbuster summer trade to the Minnesota Timberwolves back in July stunned the league. Gobert is one of the most important players for Les Bleus. He has been selected to the NBA All-Defensive Team in each of his previous six seasons with the Utah Jazz and has won the NBA Defensive Player of the Year award in 2018, 2019, and 2021.

When you combine Gobert’s prodigious defense with his on-court chemistry with Evan Fournier of the New York Knicks, another player renowned for igniting the French squad, Gobert and France will be tough to stop as they prepare for their home Olympics in 2024.

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