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Italy defeated Turkey by a final score of 90-75 in EuroBasket 2013 Pool Play on Thursday.
Pietro Aradori led Italy with a game-high 23 points, while Marco Belinelli added 17.
Omer Asik had 12 points and two rebounds for Turkey.
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In case you didn't know, EuroBasket 2013 has kicked off in Slovenia and a few notable NBA players are hooping it up for their respective countries.
From San Antonio Spurs' Tony Parker for Team France to Marc Gasol for Team Spain, there's lots of exciting basketball to be watched if you are craving some action before the start of the 2013-14 NBA season.
Kevin Durant has admired Marco Belinelli's game after the two came out in the same NBA draft class, and the Oklahoma City Thunder star wanted the organization to sign Belinelli in free agency this offseason.
“No doubt," Durant said in an interview, when asked whether Belinelli could have helped the Thunder. "I tried to get him on our team, but unfortunately, San Antonio...
Italy defeated Russia 76-69 in Pool Play of EuroBasket 2013 on Wednesday.
Gigi Datome had 25 points and eight rebounds to lead Italy, while Marco Belinelli had 16 points.
Alexey Shved had 17 points and five assists to lead Russia.
Finland defeated Turkey by a final score of 61-55 in Pool Play on Wednesday.
Petteri Koponen led Finland with 12 points, nine rebounds and three assists, while Sasu Salin added 12 points.
Omer Asik had four pounds and six rebounds in 18 minutes for Turkey, while Ender Arslan had 12 points.