It is one of Europe's poorest countries and has a population of just seven million, but Serbia's towering basketball team are on course to be world champions.
French star Rudy Gobert accused basketball's governing body FIBA of showing "no respect" on Monday after he said he was woken up for a doping test at the World Cup in China just hours after a match.
The United States failed to sparkle as they launched their bid for a third World Cup title in a row with an 88-67 victory over the Czech Republic on Sunday in Shanghai.
Both Paul Lee and Kiefer Ravena are looking forward to play for the World Cup!
France hope a team filled with NBA players and led by the league's towering two-time Defensive Player of the Year Rudy Gobert have a good shot at winning the World Cup in China.
Some gift for Troy Rosario before he represents Team Pilipinas.
Toronto Raptors coach Nick Nurse had barely finished celebrating the team's first NBA title in June when he took on his next formidable challenge -- guiding Canada in the Basketball World Cup.
So many NBA headliners from the United States are skipping the Basketball World Cup in China that they would assemble a formidable all-star squad of their own.