Monday, August 26, 2013

Serbia's basketball team wins tournament in Istanbul

8/26/2013 12:16:00 PM

ISTANBUL - Serbia's basketball team won the Spor Toto World Cup 10 in Istanbul after defeating host Turkey 78-72 (18-18, 24-22, 20-12, 16-20) in the last round on Sunday.

  Top scorers for Serbia were Nenad Krstic (17 points), Rasko Katic (14) and Stefan Markovic (11). Serbia's team captain, Nenad Krstic, was named the MVP of the tournament.

 The tournament in Istanbul was the last test and the triumph was strong encouragement for Serbia's team ahead of EuroBasket 2013, which will take place in Slovenia on September 4-22. Serbia will play in Group B, in Jesenice, together with Macedonia, Lithuania, Montenegro, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Latvia. Photo Tanjug, D. Peternek

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