MACEDONIA GOES HOME AFTER SUCCESSFUL EUROBASKET
Macedonian basketball team failed to secure a place in the quarterfinals of the European Basketball Championship, after today’s defeat 69:71 from the current European Championship title holders Russia in a thriller match.
By this victory, Russia secured the third place in the group and entered the quarterfinals, whereas Macedonia ended its participation in the Eurobasket.
Pero Antic was Macedonia’s best scorer with 19 points, while Russia’s Timofej Mozgov scored 25 points.
MD: Such a shame, we were so close, and lost with only 2 points. Overall, Macedonia did a good job this year. Let's hope this means that we are a regular at Eurobasket.