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Basketball World Cup: Lithuania through to semi-finals

Author
Brenton Vannisselroy,
Publish Date
Wed, 10 Sep 2014, 7:14AM

Basketball World Cup: Lithuania through to semi-finals

Author
Brenton Vannisselroy,
Publish Date
Wed, 10 Sep 2014, 7:14AM

Lithuaniaâ s the first team through to the semi-finals of the Basketball World Cup in Spain.

The Tall Blacksâ conquerors have run away with a 73-61 win over Turkey in the opening quarter-final in Barcelona.

After dominating New Zealand inside the paint in the round of 16, Lithuania has shown its prowess from beyond the arc, landing 10 of 19 three-point attempts to Turkeyâ s three of 18.

The Lithuanians now await the winner of this morningâ s second quarter-final between the USA and Slovenia.

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