Slow start hurts Latvia's chances

  • 2011-09-01
  • Jared Grellet
SIAULIAI, Lithuania – A spirited fight back from Latvia’s bench counted for little on Thursday evening as they fell to Group B favorites, Serbia in their latest Eurobasket encounter. After asking some serious questions of France in their opening game on Wednesday, Latvia was hoping to do the same the following afternoon when they took on Serbia. However despite coming back from a 17 point deficit in the opening quarter to tie the game before halftime, Serbia would show why they are amongst the favorites in Lithuania, retaining cool heads as they went on to win ...
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