Team USA lost in the semifinals of the FIBA World Cup against Germany.

Favorites to Win: Team USA was an overwhelming favorite with a strong team in the Philippines.

Semifinal Drama: A tight start saw neither team taking control, with the US leading 60-59 at halftime.

Germany Strikes: The tide shifted in the third quarter as Germany outscored the US 35-24.

Last Stand: Led by Anthony Edwards and Austin Reaves, USA tried rallying back, but fell short.

Germany Advances: With clutch plays, Germany secures a spot in the finals.

A Defining Moment: Moritz Wagner drives against Paolo Banchero in the semi-final.

Deja Vu for USA: This marks the second consecutive World Cup where the US failed to reach the championship.

Players React: "Terrible. Plain and simple," Brunson expresses his disappointment.

Changing Times: "The game has globalized... It's not easy to win," says US coach Steve Kerr.

Germany's Stars: NBA players like Dennis Schröder and Franz Wagner were key in Germany's success.

Next Up: Germany faces Serbia in the final, while the US competes against Canada for third place.

A Final Showdown: Both decisive matches to be played on Sunday.