The Lithuanian men’s basketball team won a third win in three games and won Group D in the World Cup final on Tuesday.
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In the fight for the first place in the group, Lithuania beat Montenegro 91:71 (26:27, 22:13, 18:10, 25:21).
Roks Jokubaitis scored 19 points, five rebounds and six assists for the Lithuanians, Mindaugs Kuzminskis – 15 points, Jon Valanchuns – 11 points and eight rebounds, and Igns Brazdeikis – ten points.
Nikola Vucevic scored 19 points for Montenegro, while Kendrick Perry and Marko Simonovic each scored 13 points and also had six rebounds.
It has already been reported that in the first game of the day in this group, Egyptian basketball players achieved their first success, beating the Mexican national team with a score of 100:72 in a duel between two teams that have lost so far.
Earlier, in the first game of group D, the Lithuanians defeated the Egyptian team 93:67, and Montenegro beat the Mexicans 91:71, and in the second round the Lithuanians defeated the Mexican team 96:66, and Egypt lost to Montenegro. 74:89.
Lithuania with three and Montenegro with two wins in three games will continue to compete for medals among the top 16 teams, while Egypt with one win and Mexico without a win for 17th-32nd place.
It has already been reported that on Tuesday in Group E, the Germans defeated Finland with a score of 101:75, and Australia defeated Japan with a score of 109:89, in Group A the basketball team of the Dominican Republic beat the Angola team with a score of 75:67, and Italy beat the Philippines. with a score of 90:83, in Group D, the first success was the Egyptian basketball players, who defeated the Mexican national team with a score of 100:72 in a duel between two so far losing teams, and France beat Lebanon with a score of 85:79 in the fight for third place in group H.
The Australian men’s basketball team won the fight for second place in Group E at the World Championship final on Tuesday.
Australia beat Japan 109–89 (25–17, 32–18, 30–35, 22–19).
Australia took the lead from the first minutes of the game, several times in the third quarter reaching the maximum advantage with 27 points.
Josh Giddy led the winners with 26 points, five rebounds and 11 assists, Sevier Cooks scored 24 points and 16 rebounds, Josh Green scored 15 points, Nick Kaye scored 13 points and Patty Mills added nine assists and 11 points.
Joshua Hawkinson scored 33 points and seven rebounds for the Japanese national team, Yuta Watanabe, who left the court early due to five fouls, 24 points and seven rebounds, and Yuki Togashi – 14 points and seven assists.
Italy’s men’s basketball team finished second in Group A at the World Cup final on Tuesday.
Italy beat the Philippines 90:83 (20:23, 28:16, 25:21, 17:23).
The Italians have six double-digit points, with Simon Fontecchio leading with 18 points and six rebounds. Giampaolo Ricci scored 14 points, finishing the match with five personal notes, while Stefano Tonuts and Marco Spisa each scored 13 points and also scored nine assists.
Jordan Clarkson led the opposition with 23 points, seven rebounds and six assists, while Dwight Ramos scored 14 points.
It has already been reported that the Dominican basketball players completed group matches without defeat on Tuesday, defeating the Angola team with a score of 75:67.
In other group matches, Angola lost to Italy 67–81, the Dominican Republic defeated the Philippines 87–81 and Italy 87–82, while Angola defeated the home team 80–70.
Dominican Republic with three wins and Italy with two wins in three games will continue to compete for medals among the top 16 teams, while Angola with one win and the Philippines without a win for 17-32 place.