GAME OF THE DAY: This wasn’t a particularly eventful Eurobasket gameday. Hardly something to write about. With Croatia and Russia fighting an ugly low-scoring contest and FYROM capitulating at the hands of France, this leaves us with the Germany versus Greece game.
Which isn’t a bad choice for game of the day, one must admit.
The story of this game is easily told: Greece was lethargic but still showed pure class whenever they needed it. Each time they went down by four or five, they immedeately came up with a couple of baskets in no time, before the Germans had to work themselves back in. Not an arrogant performance – they played serious basketball and showed respect for the German side all along – but a quite impressive performance, knowing what was just enough in order to win the game, and doing it without wasting a sweat.
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