Latvia on the ropes at Eurobasket

  • 2011-09-02
  • Jared Grellet
SIAULIAI, Lithuania – Latvia’s hopes of moving into the second round at Eurobasket took a serious blow on Friday evening following a fourth quarter capitulation against Italy. Trailing by two points going into the final quarter after leading by as much as six earlier in the piece, Latvia collapsed, allowing Italy to work out to an eight point lead in the opening four minutes. It was a deficit they would never break back with Italy eventually winning 71-62. Latviahas now failed to produce a win in their first three matches and need to beat Israel ...
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