Serbia became the last semifinalist of the European championship in basketball.
To neutralize Italy team Alexander Djordjevic managed due to dominance on the boards: the Serbs are more than twice outnumbered the opponents by the number of rebounds and scored 44 points from three-second zone.
At the crucial moment, Italy is not saved experienced Marco Belinelli – sniper converted 5 of 17 games, including 2 of 11 from the three-point arc.
Serbs habitually on mind was Bogdan Bogdanovic is a rookie, “Sacramento” performed a third of all the team shots from the game and scored 21 points.
The Serbian national team for the seventh time made it to the semifinals of Eurobasket. For the first time since 2001 to battle for gold, the Nations ‘ clubs in the semi-final need
go sensational national team of Russia.
Italy – Serbia 67:83 (17:18, 16:26, 15:15, 19:24)
Italy: Belinelli (18), Datome (15), Burns (9).
Serbia: Bogdanovic (22 + 6 rebounds + 4 assists), Macvan (13 + 6 rebounds), Lucic (11).