Jaren Jackson Jr. scores 12 as Team USA romps in World Cup opener

By , Daily Memphian Updated: August 26, 2023 4:06 PM CT | Published: August 26, 2023 10:26 AM CT

Jaren Jackson Jr. had 12 points, four rebounds and a block in his FIBA World Cup debut as Team USA defeated New Zealand, 99-72, in their opening game of the competition in Manila, Philippines.


FIBA World Cup Team USA Jaren Jackson Jr.

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