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Turkey withstand Argentinian fight back
Turning Point: Argentina worked back into the game from a 21-point deficit to make it 62-57 with three minutes left but Turkey finally got some shots to fall, including a three-pointer by Yigit Arslan for a 67-58 lead.
Stats Don't Lie: Turkey held Argentina to 32 percent shooting and showed their depth with 40 points off the bench, compared to 25 for Argentina.
Game Hero: Turkey had a balanced attack but Tolga Gecim was big in so many ways, collecting eight points, six assists, three rebounds, three steals and a block.
The Bottom Line: With thoughts of reaching the podium, Turkey could not have afforded to lose a game they felt they should have controlled. With the Europeans still on course, Argentina have to be pleased with coming back and giving a top level team a real fight.