September 8 Top Performers: Giannis, Bogdanovic, Fontecchio, Satoransky, Jokic
MUNICH (Germany) - Giannis Antetokounmpo only needed 19 minutes of action to post the highest efficiency rating on Thursday as the Group Phase came to an end at FIBA EuroBasket 2022.
The Greek Freak fired in 25 points on 9-of-10 shooting to go alongside 5 rebounds and 4 assists as an injury limited his playing time during Greece's 90-69 demolition of Estonia.
Bojan Bogdanovic led Croatia to their third win of the tournament with an impressive 27-point haul as they defeated Ukraine 90-85 with the 33-year-old adding 7 rebounds and 3 assists.
Home hero Tomas Satoransky takes up another spot in the backcourt after finishing with an all-round effort of 14 points, 11 assists and 8 rebounds to lead Czech Republic into the Round of 16 as they defeated Israel 88-77 in a must-win encounter in Prague.
Meanwhile, Simone Fontecchio signed off the action in Milan in style with 18 points, 4 rebounds and 4 assists as Italy eased past Great Britain in an emphatic 90-56 victory to finish with a 3-2 record.
Nikola Jokic ensured Serbia continued their momentum heading into Berlin having contributed 19 points on 7-of-8 shooting in less than 18 minutes on court of their 96-69 win over Poland to top the Group D standings.