Lithuania keep EuroBasket hopes alive

  • 2011-09-14
  • By Jared Grellet
VILNIUS - Lithuanians were partying in the streets on Sunday evening as their national men’s basketball team qualified for the EuroBasket quarterfinals on home soil. After losing to Spain in group play and then falling to an impressive looking French team in the second round, Lithuania found themselves on the verge of the unthinkable – missing a spot in the final eight and also any chance of playing at the Olympics in London next summer.Going into their final second round game, Lithuania came up against a German team also fighting to remain alive in the tournament, needi...
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