Greece Runs Down Slovenia, 83-72

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first_imgZAGREB – Greece’s surprising show in European basketball play continued with an 83-72 win over tough Slovenia, insuring a top place finish in its group.Greece moved to 4-0 with the win with one game left but has already qualified for the round of 16 that will take place Sept. 12 in France.As it did against Georgia, Greece ran out to a first-half big lead, a 15-point margin of 46-31 before the Slovenians roared back to close within two 62-60 early in the final period.The Greeks clamped down on defense and with the sharpshooting of Captain Vassilis Spanoulis, the top scorer with 19, put it away. Greece places again Sept. 10 against The Netherlands. TweetPinShare0 Shareslast_img

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