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ZagNative
08-25-2017, 10:44 PM
One of the best Zags ever, JP Batista is currently involved with Brazil's FIBA team in FIBA Americas.

FIBA Brazil page on the Americas site (http://www.fiba.basketball/americup/2017/Brazil#|tab=schedules_and_results)

They won today's game vs. Columbia, 76-74. (http://www.fiba.basketball/americup/2017/2508/Puerto-Rico-Mexico#tab=boxscore_statistics).

JP scored 4 points with 8 rebounds and 3 assists.

Brazil plays Mexico Saturday at 3:30, and the game can be watched on ESPN 3.

Sunday, it's Brazil vs. Puerto Rico on ESPN 3 at 1:30.

I liked this pic of JP (#13) from the game vs Columbia today:

http://www.fiba.basketball/api/img/graphic/5f8765bb-a2ad-4159-a2e8-32c061031495/1000/1000?mt=.jpg

Canada is playing in the tournament as well, but no Zags are on the roster. Kind of a surprise to me. I would have expected Pangos, Olynyk, or Sacre to be on the team ....

ZagNative
08-26-2017, 04:03 PM
Into the third, Mexico leads Brazil 71-56. JP with 6 points, 6 rebounds, and 2 assists in 13:17 minutes of play. Box Score (http://www.fiba.basketball/ls/#8115&13283-A-3)

I'm watching on ESPN 3.

Edited to add: Brazil loses big, 76-99. JP finishes with the stats listed above.