Twitter Reacts to Shai Gilgeous-Alexander knocking off Team USA

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander #2 of Canada (Photo by Yong Teck Lim/Getty Images)
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander #2 of Canada (Photo by Yong Teck Lim/Getty Images) /

The Oklahoma City Thunder must be excited about what they saw from Shai Gilgeous-Alexander at the 2023 FIBA World Cup. The Summer classic ended Sunday morning as Team Canada matched up with Team USA in the third-place game.

These two teams were projected to be facing off for the Gold. Still, instead, an overtime Bronze tilt would send the basketball world on fire about the OKC Thunder max contract point guard as Shai Gilgeous-Alexander helped lead Team Canada to a win over global hoops powerhouse Team USA.

Twitter Reacts: Shai Gilgeous-Alexander leads Canada to Bronze in win over Team USA.

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander had a historic run for Team Canada in the 2023 FIBA World Cup tournament. He finished by averaging 23 points, five assists, and six rebounds per game while posting 2.2 STOCKS on the defensive end per tilt.

While many questioned if last season was a fluke for Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, he proved that was not the case as he posted 54 percent from the floor, 29 percent from beyond the arc, and 87 percent from the charity stripe.

With NBA Training camp right around the corner, the exciting FIBA World Cup run from Shai Gilgeous-Alexander only adds to the excitement for OKC Thunder fans.

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