Title defender comforts himself with EM bronze
Germany-Bezwinger Spain wins the game for third place in the European Basketball Championship.The Gasol brothers are responsible for a large part of the points.
The dethroned defending champion Spain has comforted himself with bronze at the European Basketball Championships.
In the match for third place, the team around the brilliantly laid-back brothers Pau and Marc Gasol in Istanbul/Turkey won the match against record winner Russia (14 titles) with 93:85 (45:28).
Pau (26 points (26 points) and Marc Gasol (25) were the best throwers at the three-time European Champion Spain, who had eliminated Germany in the quarter-finals (82:72), but was clearly defeated by Slovenia (72:92) in the round of the last four.Alexei Schwed scored 18 points for the Russians who failed in the semi-final to Serbia (79:87).
Spain led by 18 points in the meantime, but made it even more exciting in the last quarter.The Iberians, who are the tournament’s favourite, have won a medal at every European Championships since 2007.Gold (2009,2011,2015), silver (2007) and bronze (2013,2017) were awarded three times.
Slovenia’s final against Serbia from 8.30 pm in the LIVETICKER.