The Greek National Basketball Team on Thursday carried on their undefeated run in the FIBA EuroBasket 2022, beating Estonia 90-69 to win Group C.
Milwaukee Bucks superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 25 points to guide Greece to a victory against Estonia in Milan, Italy.
But Antetokounmpo suffered a mild ankle sprain, the Greek basketball body confirmed on Twitter.
Estonian forward Siim-Sander Vene racked up 19 points to be his team’s top scorer at Forum di Assago.
On Sunday, Greece will take on the Czech Republic in a Round of 16 match.
On Thursday, the Czech Republic bagged the final ticket to the last 16 after beating Israel 88-77 in a Group D game in Prague.
Three Czech players – Vojtech Hruban, Tomas Satoransky, and Jan Vesely – combined for 55 points, 17 rebounds, and 17 assists.
Yam Madar scored 16 points, and Tomer Ginat earned 15 points for Israel.
The Czech Republic had a 2-3 win/loss record to finish Group D in the fourth spot, joining Serbia, Finland, and Poland for the next phase.
Israel have been eliminated after coming fifth in the group.
Berlin’s Mercedes-Benz Arena is set to host the EuroBasket knockout stages, including the final on Sept. 18.
The Round of 16 will begin on Saturday.
Last 16 matchups
Türkiye – France
Slovenia – Belgium
Germany – Montenegro
Spain – Lithuania
Ukraine – Poland
Finland – Croatia
Serbia – Italy
Greece – Czech Republic
Source: Anadolu Agency