Cancel
Group:  C | 06.09.2015, 21:00h
Group:  C | 06.09.2015, 21:00h
72-70
13 - 1815 - 1523 - 2421 - 13
13 - 1815 - 1523 - 2421 - 13
Venue: Zagreb (CRO) |
Spectators: 12000 |
Referees: Robert Lottermoser (GER), Benjamin Jimenez Trujillo (ESP), Jakub Zamojski (POL)

GAME REPORT


Greece Overcome Croatia In Thriller

Greece took over the inside track for first place in Group C at EuroBasket 2015 by coming back from a double-digit deficit to beat hosts Croatia 72-70 in a showdown of heavyweights and podium contenders.

 

Turning Point: Croatia led by 10 points and as many as eight points in the fourth quarter but Greece used a 13-2 run to take a 72-67 lead with just more than a minute to play. Krunoslav Simon had a chance to tie the game with one second left but was off-target.

 

Stats Don't Lie: Greece scored 44 points in the paint compared to 28 for Croatia . Despite losing the rebounding battle 32-26, the Greeks did grab 14 offensive rebounds, giving them 13 second-chance points to six for Croatia.

 

Game Hero: As so many times before, Vassilis Spanoulis did it all for the Greeks with 16 points, four rebounds and six assists.

 

Bottom Line: Greece improved to 2-0 in Group C and following a rest day on Monday, will take on Georgia. The Croatians, who fell to 1-1 in the group, face The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia on the third day of Group C action.

Top performers

Accumulated statistics

43.3%

29/67
FG
M/A

41.8%

23/55

53.2%

25/47
FG2P
M/A

50.0%

15/30

20.0%

4/20
FG3P
M/A

32.0%

8/25

76.9%

10/13
FT
M/A

80.0%

16/20

40

14/26
RT
RO/RD

32

7/25

21

AS

10

9

TO

10

2

ST

3

1

BS

2

24

PF

16

72

Pts

70

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