USA faces Mexico in the Round of 16 in FIBA World Cup Men’s Basketball on Saturday at 16:00 (GMT+2) City, Arena: Barcelona in Spain.
As the top seed in the world, USA is undefeated in the Group elimination round. USA baskeball defeated Finland (114-55), Turkey(98-77), New Zealand (98-71), Dominican Republic (106-71) and Ukraine 95-71.
The Americans averages 60.3 percent in two point field goals, 34.4 percent in three-point field goals, 23 assists, 42 toal rebounds and 15.6 steals.
Antony Davis played with consistency as he averaged 15.8 points per game. Kenneth Faried has been the new revelation for the United States by becoming integral part of the offense. Expect for the play-making ability of Kyrie Irving against the low-key defense of the Mexicans.
Mexico advanced into the Round of 16 by winning three games against Korea (87-71) and Angola (79-55). Mexico lost to Australia (62-70), Slovenia (68-89) and Lithuania (74-87).
Francisco Cruz leads the scoring for the Mexicans as he averages 13.4 points a game. Gustavo Ayon will be part of the winning ingredients of the Mexicans especially his impact in rebounding.
Of course, the Americans are heavily favoured to win this game. USA vs Mexico basketball is on Saturday.