Basketball

Bogdanovic: Maybe it’s my fault... PHOTO

The best "Eagles" player on Mundobasket posted the best championship photos with a comment on Twitter.
"Maybe it's my fault...." This is just the beginning...no excuses…, Bogdanovic wrote on Twitter.
Bogdanovic finished Mundobasket with an average of 22.9 points, 4.1 rebounds and 4.4 assists per game, being the bright spot of Serbia, finishing the tournament fifth.

Serbia outplayed USA, playing for the fifth position on the World Cup on Saturday

Alexander Djordjevic's selected players played a solid game, with plenty of ups and downs, and in the end, they still managed to record a triumph.
"Eagles" will play with the winner of the game between Poland and Czech Republic for the fifth position on the World Cup.

Greece through to second round, faces USA on Saturday

Giannis Antetokounmpo soars for a dunk during Greece's victory over New Zealand Thursday in Nanjing, China. The national team had to work hard to beat the Tall Blacks, but did so with a 103-97 score, becoming the last team to make the 16-team field for the second round of the FIBA World Cup. Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks led Greece with 24 points and 10 rebounds.

Serbia "vanquished" the Philippines with the surplus of 59 points

This is Serbia's second win on the Mundobasket, after triumphing over Angola on the opener of World Cup within Group D.
"Eagles" dominated since the start, having a good and easy training in the eve of the duel that will determine the first place in the group D that Serbia plays against Italy on Wednesday.

Greece beats Montenegro in FIBA World Cup debut

Greece's national basketball team began its World Cup campaign with an easy 85-60 victory over Montenegro in Nanjing, China.

Greece opened a 42-16 lead at halftime and cruised from there.

Veteran forward Giorgos Printezis led Greece with 16 points.

Greece's superstar, reigning NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo, had 10 points in 16 minutes.

Mural of basketball legend Galis defaced

A mural in central Athens depicting Greek basketball legend Nikos Galis was repaired by the artist over on Saturday after being defaced by unknown vandals.

It is the second time in just a few days that the mural, which is on the wall of a sports club opposite the Panathenaic Stadium (Kallimarmaro) in central Athens, has been targeted.

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