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Speed is the name of the game and three short guards managed to mess up the tallest team in the competition. Scratch that. Three short guard, an 8 or less offensive strategy and a living legend, Luis Scola did the trick in order Argentina to beat Serbia in the quarterfinals of the FIBA World Cup.

  1. Be quick or be dead

Against Serbia, a team which showcased a “Tall-Ball” style of play during the World Cup, Argentina proved once again that basketball is a game of guards. During the quarterfinal game Campazzo (1.79), Vildoza (1.91–86 kilos) and Laprovittola (1.90) …


Stefanos Triantafyllos

Basketball coach. Ex Khimki Moscow assistant coach. Worked as columnist (Euroleague Greece, NBA Greece,, NBA Global), radio and TV analyst.

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