Cedi Osman Turkey 2
Photo: Turkish Basketball Federation

Thanks to a 13-20 run in the fourth quarter, Turkey defeated France in Pau (69-74) on Monday night (05/08).

This was the first preparation game for both teams ahead of the 2019 Basketball World Cup.

Cedi Osman led the winners in scoring with 19 points, while Furkan Korkmaz added 15. On the other hand, Adrien Moerman had 12 points for the losing squad.

Turkey played without Scottie Wilbekin and Ersan Ilyasova, who have not joined the squad yet.

Nando De Colo, Axel Toupane and Mathias Lessort were not available for France, due to injuries.