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2017 EuroBasket: Italy edge Georgia in Tel Aviv - Sep 6, 2017


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Italy - Georgia 71:69

Italy wrapped up their preliminary round action on a winning note. They nipped Georgia to earn 3-2 record in Group B. Marco Belinelli (196-G-86) provided 15 points to pace well-balanced effort from the Azzurri. Georgia fell at 2-3 record and now rely on Israel to decide on their fate. If the hosts beat Ukraine, Georgia qualifies into the Round of 16.
Italy got to a strong start. The Azzurri established a 27:10 advantage after ten minutes. Georgia stopped the rot in the second period. They responded with a 20:11 run to narrow the gap at 8-point mark 30:38. Italy stretched the gap back to double digits in the third term. They enjoyed a 15-point advantage early in the fourth quarter. But Georgia sparked a massive 19:3 run to take a 68:67 lead with under a minute to go in regulation. Hackett came up with a timely layup and then Pietro Aradori (194-SG-88) added two free throws to restore a 71:69 lead for Italy. Michael Dixon (186-G-90, college: Memphis, agency: Diamond Sports) hit the first free throw and then missed the second one but Shermadini got blocked following an offensive rebound and the Azzurri escaped with a tough win at the end. Luigi Datome (203-F-87) notched 14 points, while Pietro Aradori added 12 points in the victory. M Michael Dixon fired game-high 29 points for Georgia. Tornike Shengelia (206-PF-91) delivered 12 points in the defeat.

Italy: Marco Belinelli 15, Luigi Datome 14, Pietro Aradori 12
Georgia: Michael Dixon 29, Tornike Shengelia 12   




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European Championships Final Standings
 1. Slovenia
 2. Serbia
 3. Spain
 4. Russia
 5. Latvia
 6. Germany
 7. Italy
 8. Greece
 9. Lithuania
 10. Croatia
 11. Finland
 12. France
 13. Montenegro
 14. Turkey
 15. Ukraine
 16. Hungary
 17. Georgia
 18. Poland
 19. Belgium
 20. Czech Rep.
 21. Israel
 22. U.Kingdom
 23. Romania
 24. Iceland
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Alexey SHVED
  (198-G-88)
  Avg: 24.3
 1. Shved, RUS24.3 
 2. Schroeder, GER23.7 
 3. Porzingis, LAT23.6 
 4. Dragic, SLO22.6 
 5. Bogdanovic, CRO22.5 
 6. Bogdanovic, SRB20.4 
 7. Markkanen, FIN19.5 
 8. Shengelia, GEO18.8 
 9. Belinelli, ITA17.9 
 10. Howell, ISR17.8 
Rebounds Per Game
 Jonas VALANCIUNAS
  LTU
  (213-C-92)
  Avg: 11.8
 1. Valanciunas, LTU11.8 
 2. Olaseni, ENG11.4 
 3. Pachulia, GEO9.2 
 4. Doncic, SLO8.3 
 5. Vucevic, MNT7.7 
 6. Gasol, ESP7.6 
 7. Shengelia, GEO7.6 
 8. Mozgov, RUS7.4 
 9. Moldoveanu, ROM7.3 
 10. Gasol, ESP7.2 
Assists Per Game
 Mantas KALNIETIS
  LTU
  (195-PG-86)
  Avg: 7.2
 1. Kalnietis, LTU7.2 
 2. Rodriguez, ESP6.6 
 3. Satoransky, CZE6.4 
 4. Strelnieks, LAT6.3 
 5. Koponen, FIN6.2 
 6. Shved, RUS5.9 
 7. Schroeder, GER5.4 
 8. Jovic, SRB5.4 
 9. Lukashov, UKR5.3 
 10. Bertans, LAT5.3 
Steals Per Game
 Richard HOWELL
  USA
  (203-C/F-90)
  Avg: 3.3
 1. Howell, ISR3.3 
 2. Lukashov, UKR2.0 
 3. Osman, TUR2.0 
 4. Mandache, ROM2.0 
 5. Belinelli, ITA2.0 
 6. Jovic, SRB1.9 
 7. Satoransky, CZE1.8 
 8. Rubio, ESP1.8 
 9. De-Colo, FRA1.8 
 10. Dragic, SLO1.7 
Blocks Per Game
 Kristaps PORZINGIS
  LAT
  (221-C/F-95)
  Avg: 1.9
 1. Porzingis, LAT1.9 
 2. Pustovyi, UKR1.7 
 3. Gasol, ESP1.6 
 4. Gasol, ESP1.4 
 5. Vidmar, SLO1.3 
 6. Randolph, SLO1.3 
 7. Barovic, MNT1.2 
 8. Bender, CRO1.2 
 9. Vucevic, MNT1.2 
 10. Saric, CRO1.0 
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