At the beginning of the match the teams were studied and managed to exchange baskets, there was a medium defensive level that made it difficult to access the basket easily, in this initial stage of the game, the squads began extremely balanced and the scoreboard was clearly balanced without further connotation and impact on the game, would end the first quarter winning Team USA by 1 possession.

The game continued closed with much balance, but Greece was failing many open shots and did not take advantage of the opportunity, instead the United States if they concrete the offensive opportunities they had and increased the advantage, Greece remained submerged in a lethargy and the United States capitalized their attacks, finishes the first half 38 - 25 up United States.

Second Half

Greece continued to run intermittently but failed to develop their game because they continued to miss many shots, United States established a more dynamic approach and maintained the advantage, Greece continued to throw from the perimeter and could not specify, still throwing very bad field, finishes the 3rd period with a 17-digit advantage for the United States.

The encounter marked the same tendency the United States dominated with comfort to Greece of which it was expected more, but they were having a bad encounter with low percentages of field, while the United States fomented its advantage, with 5 minutes to finish the encounter Greece would have a reaction and discounted to 11 digits, but the United States responded and maintained the advantage, finishes the encounter with victory without problems for the American team 69 - 53 on Greece.

Details and Personal Analysis

The first quarter as I mentioned at the beginning of the publication, was for each team to make a little study of the rival to adjust their approaches to play, so this stage of the encounter ended with a balance that was reflected in the scoreboard. But in the second period the United States would make a good reading of the game and Greece was extremely erratic in their pitches and reflected a low percentage of field, even failing shots in solitaire of their perimeter, Team USA knew how to take advantage of this very well capitalizing their offensive, so the first half ends up the United States winning the quarter partial by 11 digits.

Although Greece continued having a bad day since the field shots applied a balanced defense that did not allow the United States to escape on the scoreboard but did not diminish the advantage, on the other hand the United States if it showed better resources and deployment in the offensive despite being good defense of the Greeks ends the 3rd quarter winning the USA team by 2 possessions. The defense would increase for the last quarter and Greece would make its last effort but the United States knew how to manage its advantage by exchanging baskets and also increased its defensive level, minutes passed and Greece would not give time to discount, ends the match with victory of the United States over Greece.

Best Performances

United States

Kemba Walker 15 Pts. 4 Reb. 6 Ast.

Donovan Mitchell 10 Pts. 5 Reb. 3 Ast.

Derrick White 9 Pts. 1 Reb. 1 Ast.


Giannis Antetokounmpo 15 Pts. 13 Reb.

Kostas Sloukas 13 Pts. 3 Reb. 1 Ast.

Ioannis Papapetrou 7 Pts. 4 Reb.

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