Greece has beaten up great britain in finals Hosts Greece easily beat Great Britain 92-64 in the last of a warm-up competition for EuroBasket 2017.
Greece easily beat Great Britain 92-64 in the last of a warm-up competition for EuroBasket 2017.
Gabe Olaseni drove the scoring for GB with 13 focuses, Dan Clark included 12 and Kavell Bigby-Williams 11 as they demonstrated industriousness to remain in the diversion.
Greece set up a twofold digit lead toward the finish of the principal quarter and afterward held an energetic GB group under control.
In the wake of trailing 66-51 toward the finish of seventy five percent, GB scored 13 focuses in a chaotic last quarter in Patras.
Greece are one of the most grounded groups in Europe, even without their NBA star Giannis Antetokounmpo, whose knee damage kept him out of the competition.
The hosts scored 15 of the initial 20 focuses in the amusement, yet GB trailed 17-21 toward the finish of the principal quarter as newcomers Bigby-Williams and Jules Dang Akodo joined for six back to back focuses.
Greece took control of the amusement in the second quarter with a 16-5 keep running before Clark’s shooting brought GB once more from 26 guides afloat toward 51-34 down at the interim.
The deficiency toward the finish of the second from last quarter was comparative (66-51) however any idea of a rebound finished when Greece scored the initial nine purposes of the fourth time frame and traveled to a somewhat complimenting triumph as GB came up short on steam.
GB’s next amusement goes ahead Sunday, 13 August when they play Israel in Tel-Aviv, before confronting Greece again in London in a benevolent at the Copper Box in London on Saturday, 19 August.
GB head mentor Joe Prunty stated: “I think we had our chances where we got the lead down to perhaps 14. I thought we contended. [The youthful players] are coming in and ended up being a piece of it, and there’s many people who do, so you need to give the general population who are getting their first tops a considerable measure of credit.”
GB top scorer Olaseni included: “It’s simply improvement and movement – the exertion was there, we simply need to execute somewhat better. My colleagues make an extraordinary showing with regards to of getting me open, I simply must have the capacity to wrap up.”