The National team made the easy difficult, lost double-digit differences, but failed to celebrate a huge victory against Turkey (72-71) in a match with an incredible final!
The Turkish started the match with 4 points, to get his three-pointer Moraitis and its nailing Agravan in surprise to put her Hellas ahead (5-4). The visitors quickly reached the 4 team fouls, but they were still finding solutions in the attack and with Machmoutoglou reached 7-12. THE Papagiannis reduced by nailing to the point, but the Turkey found a new streak with an awesome three-pointer Ulumbai closed the quarter at +7 (13-20).
A new three-pointer, of Gegickraised the difference for the first time to double digits (13-23), with them Μουράτο and Bride to reduce. The three-pointer of the experienced power forward made it 20-24, while Μουράτος and Papagiannis brought the match to a draw (26-26). THE Turkey found 4 consecutive points, o Agravanis reduced with a three-pointer with a dashboard (29-30) and then Papagiannis and Σλουκας gave “air” 7 points to National in apotheosis (37-30)! THE Papanikolaou continued the “blue and white” series with a goal foul and somehow the Hellas went to the locker room at +8 (40-32).
In the second part, he took the “baton” Agravaniswhich brought the difference to double digits (47-34), while o Papanikolaou raised it to 15 (49-34)! THE Hellas he seemed to have complete control over them Papanikolaou and Papagianni to maintain a comfortable lead, but the Turkey he gradually increased his pace and managed to approach the basket with two three-pointers Larkin (56-54)! THE Machmoutoglou brought the match to a draw, but Larentzakis and Printezis gave her “air” 4 points at the end of the period (60-56).
At the beginning of the last ten minutes it was his turn Mouratou to come forward and with many points to give again a double-digit lead to National (66-56). Two of his three-pointers Machmoutoglou but they set fire to the match with him Turkish player to reduce up to 66-65 with a well-aimed shot. THE Gegick with shots is the one who completed the overthrow (66-67), to come the Papagiannis to put her in front of her again Hellas. Somewhere there, however, he came forward Larkin, which with a basket and well-aimed shots brought the guests to +3 (68-71), about 2 minutes before the final. THE Papagiannis with a new nailing reduced to the point (70-71), while followed by a lost attack for each team. At the most critical point of the race o Σλουκας failed, but the National took out a defense and won a foul in the 3 seconds from the final! THE Papanikolaou was led to the line of fire and made 2/2, with “Blue and whiteTo make the last defense and get a huge victory!
The ten minutes: 13-20, 40-32, 60-56, 72-71