SPAIN -- After the FIBA World Cup 2014 Draw that happened few hours ago in Barcelona, our very own Smart Gilas Pilipinas National Team landed on Group B with Senegal, Argentina, Croatia, Puerto Rico, and Greece.
The Mighty Team USA on the other hand is in Group C with Turkey, New Zealand, Dominican Republic, Finland, and Ukrain. That means, our team needs to qualify in the 2nd round if they want to have a showdown with the Number 1 ranked team in the world.
To give you a better picture of what will happen in the World Cup, here are the full results of the FIBA World Cup 2014 Draw courtesy of nba.si.com:
Group A: Spain (No. 2), France (No. 8), Brazil (No. 10), Serbia (No. 11), Iran (20), Egypt (46)
Group B: Argentina (No. 3), Greece (No. 5), Croatia (No. 16), Puerto Rico (No. 17), Philippines (No. 34), Senegal (No. 41)
Group C: United States (No. 1), Turkey (No. 7), New Zealand (No. 19), Dominican Republic (No. 26), Finland (No. 39), Ukraine (No. 45)
Group D: Lithuania (No. 4), Australia (No. 9), Slovenia (No. 13), Angola (No. 15), Mexico (No. 24), South Korea (no. 31)