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USA’s Austin Reaves reacts the ball through the FIBA Basketball World Cup semi-final match between USA and Germany in Manila on September 8, 2023. (Photograph by JAM STA ROSA / AFP)

MANILA, Philippines—Workforce USA guard Austin Reaves paid tribute to his former Los Angeles Lakers teammate Carmelo Anthony, who sat courtside for the US’ Fiba World Cup semifinal recreation in opposition to Germany on Friday at Mall of Asia Enviornment.

Reaves hit the long-lasting “Three to the Dome” celebration after swishing a 3-pointer to tie the sport at 29 with 1:19 remaining within the second quarter.

The 39-year-old Anthony, one of the vital adorned members of USA Basketball throughout his taking part in years with three Olympic gold medals, arrived in Manila on Thursday together with fellow NBA legend Pau Gasol for the ultimate section of the World Cup.

Austin Reaves hits the Melo celebration proper in entrance of him 👌#FIBAWC x #WinForUSA 🇺🇸

— FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 🏆 (@FIBAWC) September 8, 2023

Anthony, Gasol and Luis Scola, who landed in Manila on Wednesday, are on the town fulfilling their roles as 2023 Fiba World Cup ambassadors.

Anthony introduced his retirement final Might after 19 seasons within the NBA.

He was a 10-time NBA All-Star who final performed for the Lakers within the 2021-22 season.

Workforce USA is trailing Germany by three quarters as of posting time.

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