Greece produced an excellent performance to win against favorites Lithuania 77-64.
The national team maintained a lead from the beginning of the game and were comfortable winners at the end.
Nick Kalathes and Costas Sloukas were the stars in Greece’s performance.
Led by Costas Sloukas (scorer of 21 points on the night), Greece was ahead from start to finish as it was very prolific in attack and managed to contain the Lithuanians through some tight defending, forcing them to commit numerous turnovers.
“Slouky Luke” with an incredible performance (21pts, 5reb and 4ast) carries @HellenicBF 🇬🇷 to the #EuroBasket2017 Quarter-Finals 🔥! pic.twitter.com/v7nnrdHOiP
— FIBA (@FIBA) September 9, 2017
Hundreds of Greek supporters celebrated the win and the performance in Istanbul.
On Wednesday Greece will face the winner of the tie between Croatia and Russia who are playing on Sunday.
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