Canada outlasts Slovenia, joins U.S., Germany, Serbia in FIBA World Cup semifinals

Canada outlasts Slovenia, joins U.S., Germany, Serbia in FIBA World Cup semifinals

MANILA, Philippines — Shai Gilgeous-Alexander was true to form. So were Dillon Brooks and Luka Dončić, in all the ways you can picture.
While stars shined and tempers flared Wednesday evening in Manila, Canada’s dream basketball summer rolled on, and there is only one last step to take for its first FIBA World Cup finals appearance.
Gilgeous-Alexander scored 31 points and controlled the tempo of the game, Brooks and Dončić were both ejected to the dismay of the crowd and the Canadians outlasted Slovenia, 100-89, in a World Cup quarterfinal.
Canada will play Serbia at 4:45 a.m. ET on…


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