Istanbul, September 14. The national team of Russia on basketball won the Greeks and made it to the four strongest teams of the continent. In the semifinals, the team of Sergey Bazarevich will play against Serbia.
As noted by the President of the Russian basketball Federation Andrei Kirilenko, in such tight games and is born a real team, stressing that the match with the Greeks was exemplary in all respects.
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"I fear the Greeks, because it is an experienced team of destroyers.
They broke our game, and it was important that our guys will be able to contain the strike. Great when it all works out. But when the ball falls from the hands of a lot of fouls when the opponent plays slow and "knits"? But even in these conditions we showed our strength," — said Kirilenko.
He also added that defender Alexey Shved teammates support his word in the key minutes, said Vitaly Fridzon and Andrey Vorontsevich, maybe scored the decisive far, write.
in addition, not afraid of responsibility, Dmitry Khvostov, and Timofey Mozgov was reliable under the boards..