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Group:  D | 31.08.2006, 18:00h
Group:  D | 31.08.2006, 18:00h
84-56
19 - 1118 - 2028 - 1119 - 14
19 - 1118 - 2028 - 1119 - 14
Venue: Sibenik (CRO) |
Spectators: 2000 |
Referees: Nikolaos Pitsilkas (GRE)

GAME REPORT


Croatia Cruise To Win

Marko Popovic scored 22 points and Mario Kasun added 19 as Croatia easily defeated Latvia 84-56 in Group D Eurobasket Qualifying Round action.

Croatia shot a blistering 60 percent from the field and used a decisive third quarter advantage to take complete control of the game en route to the win.

Leading 37-31 at the break, Croatia outscored Latvia 28-11 in the third quarter to go ahead 65-42 going into the fourth.

Croatia would lead by more than 20 for most of the fourth quarter.

Popovic connected on four of five three-point field goals and also collected five rebounds.

Kasun, who played this past season with the Orlando Magic, was 8-of-12 from the field and grabbed a game-high 10 rebounds. Croatia held a 36-25 rebounding edge.

The teams’ qualifying round campaigns continue on Sunday when Croatia play Denmark and Latvia goes up against Estonia.

Top performers

Accumulated statistics

60.0%

33/55
FG
M/A

43.1%

22/51

64.3%

27/42
FG2P
M/A

55.6%

20/36

46.2%

6/13
FG3P
M/A

13.3%

2/15

66.7%

12/18
FT
M/A

71.4%

10/14

36

8/28
RT
RO/RD

25

9/16

20

AS

9

8

TO

2

5

ST

2

1

BS

2

20

PF

25

84

Pts

56

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