The star Nikola Jokič participated in the Serbian victory with a double double for 13 points and 14 rebounds. Vasilije Micič and Nemanja Nedović added 14 points each. The best scorer of the match was Finnish winger Lauri Markkanen with 18 points.
On the contrary, Israel lost for the first time in the group. They lost 76:85 to Poland, which followed a win over the Czech Republic, then lost to Finland. AJ Slaughter, who was the game’s top scorer with 24 points, led him to victory today.
In Group C in Milan, Ukraine and Greece made it to the knockout stage of the championship. Both teams won for the third time and, like the Serbians, have not yet wavered in the championship.
The two-time champions from Greece beat Great Britain 93-77 despite being without rested NBA star Janis Adetokunbo. Thanks to Svyatoslav Mykhayljuk’s 25 points, Ukraine beat home Italy 84:73.
In the next match, Croatia defeated Estonia 73:70. Siim-Sander Vene scored the most points with 18, Karlo Matkovič scored 17 points for the Croatians, and Dario Šarič scored a double-double with 15 points and 12 rebounds.
|European Basketball Championship:|
|Group C (Milan):|
|Croatia – Estonia 73:70 (20:16, 33:29, 53:48)|
|Great Britain – Greece 77:93 (17:24, 43:46, 60:71)|
|Ukraine – Italy 84:73 (16:21, 38:42, 57:57)|