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Montenegro needed a strong showing in the first three games with group favorites Serbia and Lithuania on the back end of the schedule. Two close games and a split in the win collumn put Montenegro in a precarious position against Bosnia and Herzegovina.
It seemed up by 10 points in the third quarter, Montenegro was going to put the clamps on and finish this game off. Giving their star players a rest before the challenge to come.
Bosnia had different ideas. Much different ideas. And Eurobasket, which saw a crazy Slovenia upset of Spain a day before, is always full of tight and surprising finishes.
Nemanja Gordic and Mirza Teletovic added to that lore and added to Montenegro's misery. Montenegro has some serious questions to ask itself after losing 76-70, blowing the lead and losing the fourth quarter 27-11 to fall to a disastrous 1-2 in Eurobasket.
Montenegro's guards struggled to maintain the lead as Gordic and Teletovic knifed through the defense -- Gordic d...
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Andrew Nicholson has put up some gaudy statistics for Canada these past few weeks at FIBA Americas Championship. Behind those numbers was some trouble. It may not have been trouble for Canada. It was trouble for Nicholson.
Friday it was trouble for both. Or at least, they correlated (that is a word Nicholson would understand as a physics major).
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(2-1) vs. (2-1)
Time/TV: 2 p.m./ESPN3
Line: Canada by 8
Tickets: Have you seen attendance at this event? You will not have a problem
Other Games of Note: Latvia 73, Montenegro 72 (Vucevic -- 4 pts, 3 rebs., 1/7 FGs)
Turkey vs. Italy, 11:30 a.m./ESPN3