Latvia return home winless

  • 2011-09-05
  • Jared Grellet
SIAULIAI, Lithuania – 16 final quarter points from Rihards Kuksis has not been enough to see Latvia avoid their second heartbreaking loss in as many days. Trailing by eight going into the final quarter, it appeared that 23-year-old Kuksis had done enough to assure that Latvia would not return from Eurobasket winless with his 27th point of the evening putting Latvia in front by two points (80-78) with six seconds remaining. But Heiko Scharffatzik would deliver Latvia their harshest blow of the tournament, hitting a three pointer – his second in the final 19 seco...
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