(Photo : Yong Teck Lim/Getty Image) MANILA, PHILIPPINES – Dennis Schroder (#17) (R) of Germany is congratulated by FIBA Men’s Basketball World Cup 2023 world ambassador Carmelo Anthony after the FIBA Basketball World Cup semifinal recreation victory over the United States at Mall of Asia Arena.
Dennis Schroder is not any stranger in relation to talking his thoughts. As most know, the 29-year-old had made controversial feedback towards the Los Angeles Lakers regardless of suiting up for the purple and gold twice in his NBA profession.
Schroder, a part of the German nationwide workforce that not too long ago booted the United States out of the FIBA World Cup 2023 last, relayed within the post-game press convention the place his present workforce ranks among the many squads he has performed for.
“I think this is the best team I’ve ever played on, whether it’s the NBA or national team,” Schroder mentioned in a report by BasketNews.
Understandably, Schroder is on a excessive, contemplating they introduced down a large favourite within the 2023 FIBA World Cup. With different NBA gamers comparable to Daniel Theiss, Mo Wagner, and Franz Wagner, it’s hardly shocking that Schroder would declare that he presently has a superb supporting forged.
But was it a jab on the Lakers? Only Schroder is aware of.
Reaves completely satisfied for Schroder
Regardless, no less than one Los Angeles Lakers participant is completely satisfied for Schroder – Austin Reaves.
Although Reaves couldn’t cover his disappointment with the result between the USA and Germany, he shared how he was completely satisfied for his former teammate within the post-game interview after their 111-113 loss on Friday, September 8, NBA.com reported.
“Obviously super tough. We knew the task ahead and that was to win and we didn’t do that so you tip your hat,” Reaves mentioned.
The United States will face Canada for the FIBA World Cup Bronze on Sunday, September 10, on the Mall of Asia Arena in Manila, Philippines.
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