Belarusian basketball players defeat European champions


Belarusian team retains the chances to take part in the World Basketball Championship next year. Team of Alyaksandr Krutikau will play two more road games.

The men’s basketball team has defeated the Slovenian team with a score of 93:92. It was a home match against the acting European champions in the qualification for the world cup.

The best results in the Belarusian team were shown by Devon Saddler (25 points, 5 rebounds and 8 assists) and Maksim Salash (20 points and 10 rebounds).

According to the results of four games, the Belarusian team has five points.

Group A:

Spain – 8 (4)

Slovenia – 6 (4)

Montenegro – 5 (4)

Belarus – 5 (4).

To get into the second round of qualification at the World Cup 2019, it is necessary to take no lower than the third place in this quartet.

The next game will be with Montenegro on June 28.

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