FIBA World Cup 2023: NBA star Dennis Schroder crowned MVP as Germany defeats Serbia to win historic gold medal

The FIBA World Cup has come to an end with a decisive match between Germany and Serbia. The team led by Dennis Schroder emerged victorious in the final showdown and the German side was crowned the FIBA world champions. The match was intense with both the teams putting forward their best performances.

It is huge for the German National basketball team given their trophy drought in the past. The only major achievement they had in recent years was winning the bronze at FIBA EuroBasket 2022. Schroder put out an amazing performance and helped seal the title for his nation.

Dennis Schroder wins MVP

Dennis Schroder was named the MVP of the tournament which was rightfully deserved of him. The Toronto Raptors star averaged 17.9 points, 4.1 rebounds, and 5.1 assists per game in the tournament. He also managed a game-high 28 points in the final against Serbia.

“The German Rondo” has added a prestigious award to his collection which seems very likely to grow a lot bigger in the future. Schroder is one of the most talented players in the NBA and already shows signs of great success. His passing skills and shooting ability are exceptional, which make him a key asset for both the Raptors and his national team.

Now as the World Cup ends, not much time is left before the new season of NBA kicks off. It will be very interesting to see if the newly crowned world champion can carry his dazzling form over to the next NBA season. If he does so, the Raptors and the fans would be in for a treat. As for now, Dennis can enjoy the big win with his friends and family before he gets back on the court.

Germany beat Serbia to win first world medal

Team Germany won in a tooth-and-nail game which slowly titled in favor of the German side in the final quarters. It was heartbreaking for the Serbian fans while on the other hand, the Germans had a delightful night with their first ever big win in many years.

Team Serbia was playing without one of their key player Nikola Jokic who was injured in the quarter finals. However, Serbia put up a good fight where Vasilije Micic led the scoring for the Serbian side with 22 points in the finals.

On the German side, the Wagner brothers put out an amazing performance alongside Dennis Schroder. Franz Wagner scored a 19-points while his brother Moritz Wagner made 12 points and 10 rebounds.

Dennis Schroder
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This win is a major accomplishment for Germany as it serves as a testament that they have changed and are now a dominant force on the international scene.

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