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07/09/2017
Game Report

Russia hold off British comeback to finish Group Phase on high note

1 Aleksei Shved (RUS)
1 Aleksei Shved (RUS) - Russia v Great Britain, 2017 FIBA EuroBasket Final Round, Istanbul - Fenerbahce Arena(TUR), Group Phase, 7 September 2017

ISTANBUL (FIBA EuroBasket 2017) - Russia ended their Group Phase campaign with an 82-70 victory over Great Britain behind a 30-point game from Aleksei Shved.

The 28-year-old guard went 6-of-9 from deep and also had 8 assists, Vitaly Fridzon collected 14 points, while Timofey Mozgov double-doubled with 11 points and 11 rebounds.

For Great Britain, Dan Clark had 21 points and 6 assists, Gabe Olaseni finished the game with 19 points and 9 rebounds, with Gareth Murray chipping in with 10 points.

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