What'd we learn from the three Wildcats who played in the FIBA World Cup?

07/10/2017 05:56 PM

The 2017 FIBA World Cup came to a close on Sunday with Canada taking home the gold medal.

The Americans, led by John Calipari, won the bronze medal after beating Spain 96-72. This was a chance for Kentucky fans to get an early look at P.J. Washington, Hamidou Diallo and Tai Wynyard.

Washington had a solid showing in Egypt. He averaged a team-high 12.9 points, 5.1 rebounds and 2.2 assists per game during the tournament. Here’s what Bradley and TJ learned from Washington during the tournament:

Diallo averaged 10.9 points, 3.9 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game. He struggled at times, but also showed off his elite athleticism throughout the tournament. Here’s what Bradley and TJ learned from Diallo during the tournament:

Tai Wynyard was the best player for New Zealand. He led the team in scoring (14.3 PPG), rebounds (9.3) and blocks per game. Finally, here’s what Bradley and TJ learned from Wynyard during the tournament:


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