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Re: Olympic basketball: Spain loses on purpose to Brazil to avoid the USA

It ended as a good move from Spain I enjoyed the game.

In the sports that matter Spain beats France as usual. France can get all the medal they want in popular sports like Fencing , nobody cares

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They lost on purpose and we're gonna school them on purpose too.


A very poor Spain owns France only thanks to put more cojones. What a disgrace this frenchies for bastketball.

And OP is clowning, as usual.

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In the sports that matter Spain beats France as usual. France can get all the medal they want in popular sports like Fencing , nobody cares
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Re: Olympic basketball: Spain loses on purpose to Brazil to avoid the USA

People who are saying there was no fixing actually watched the match? Spain was leading consistently and in the last quarter they started making some strange attack fouls and shooting from wherever. They were clearly trying not to win.

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Re: Olympic basketball: Spain loses on purpose to Brazil to avoid the USA

Its ok Spain we will take the gold
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not true at all.
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Re: Olympic basketball: Spain loses on purpose to Brazil to avoid the USA

Tank payed off. Good for Spain. They are short in medals.
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Re: Olympic basketball: Spain loses on purpose to Brazil to avoid the USA

The French showing today why they are the worst losers ever. Disgusting display of gratuitous violence on their part.
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The French showing today why they are the worst losers ever.
They are indeed.

Today Spain lost to France in handball 23-22 = No incidents after the match.

France lost to Spain in basketball = French players start acting like a street gang of criminal teenagers.
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Re: Olympic basketball: Spain loses on purpose to Brazil to avoid the USA

spain showing once again that cheating works.

great example for the kids

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Re: Olympic basketball: Spain loses on purpose to Brazil to avoid the USA

Batum's behaviour was innapropriate. Don't generalize to the whole team.
Rudy Fernandez cheating was dirty too.
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yep, they should have been expelled from the games like those badminton players. But organizers were obviously saving local McDonalds's from younger Gasol's fury

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Batum's behaviour was innapropriate. Don't generalize to the whole team.
Rudy Fernandez cheating was dirty too.
Batum wasn't the only one. Rudy was punched in the stomach by Turaf. I don't know what cheating are you talking about.
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They lost on purpose and we're gonna school them on purpose too.
Who France?Yup, that'll happen.
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People who are saying there was no fixing actually watched the match? Spain was leading consistently and in the last quarter they started making some strange attack fouls and shooting from wherever. They were clearly trying not to win.
I see they were up 66 - 57 after 3 periods and lost 31 - 16 in the fourth...

Very obviously deliberate!
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