Slovenia beat Latvia 103:97 in a tense match closed by 18 year-old Luka Dončić. Tonight’s match was a true treat for basketball fans, with a total of 200 points scored.
The prodigy scored 27 points, more than any of his team mates.
Despite a slow start, Latvia went full on in the second and third quarter, taking the lead. Their experience, both individual and group seemed like enough insurance for a ticket to the semis.
Nevertheless, Slovenia wasn’t about to simply pass off the opportunity to get a step closer to a medal. Thanks to a great 3pt performance and a cool head in the final two minutes, they are meeting Spain.
The aggressive approach on both sides made it nearly impossible to simply pick a favorite. Undoubtedly one of the best Eurobasket matches so far.