Croatia79-87

21-19, 25-22, 10-22, 23-24

France

 

Date: 13.09.2009, 21:00hGroup:  EVenue:   Bydgoszcz (POL) Spectators: 3000
Referees:  Milivoje Jovcic (SRB), Marek Cmikiewicz (POL), Roger Harrison (ENG)
TEAM LEADERS
Croatia France
Marko Popovic (30)PtsTony Parker (24)
Mario Stojic (5)RebTony Parker (6)
Davor Kus (3), Zoran Planinic (3)ASTony Parker (6), Boris Diaw (6)
Roko Leni Ukic (2)ST3 players tied with 2
Marin Rozic (1)BSNicolas Batum (2)

GAME REPORT

13.09.2009
France Remain Perfect, Top Croatia

Game Summary

Turning point: In the 28th minute it was still a two point game in favor of France, but then Croatia's Marko Banic fouled out and Nikola Prkacin followed with a technical. France used that to reach an 11 point lead, and despite Croatia managing to come closer several times, the lead never changed hands again and France remained the dominant force.

Hero: Parker was the main man once again, but not only for the 24 points, six rebounds and six assists but the way he spread it. Half of his points were scored in the third quarter when his team turned a Croatian lead to a ten point game in their favor. In the last quarter he focused on anything but scoring and dished no less than five of his six assists in addition to three of his rebounds.

Stats: Croatia enjoyed a good shooting night with seven three-pointers on 54% shooting, but saw France better them with 12 long distance arrows. When a team like France shoot like that from distance, it's close to impossible to beat them.

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After the second day of games in Group E in Bydgoszcz there's only one team perfect and that is France following an 87-79 victory over Croatia.

The French climbed to a 4-0 record, but still must beat Greece on the last day to secure the top spot.

5. Nicolas Batum (France)
Nicolas Batum had 18 points to help keep France perfect.
Croatia dropped to an unexpected 1-3 record and must beat Germany on the closing day to avoid a shocking elimination.

There were two different halves to this game.

In the first Croatia played their best basketball so far in the championship, and reached a nine point lead behind great shooting led by Marko Popovic.

The sequel showed a tougher French defense and a big performance by Tony Parker who took over the game, and led his team-mates to a rare performance of eight three pointers on 66.6% shooting.

"At half time we decided to change our gameplan," said winning Coach Vincent Collet.

"We didn't play well in the first half and the fact we were down by just five made us happy.

"We knew that if we step up on defense we can come back and that's what we did."

After Croatia was the dominating force in the first half, France wrote two runs to put them on top.

They used a technical foul on Nikola Prkacin, who fouled out as a result, to open the gap Croatia never managed to beat.

Parker led his team with 24 points, six assists and six rebounds but spread them in a perfect way.

Half of his points came in the third quarter, just when France took over the lead, while five assists and three rebounds joined the stat line in the closing quarter.

Nicholas Batum followed behind with 18 points, half of them from distance, five boards and two blocks.

Boris Diaw added 15 behind four long distance balls in addition to six assists and four rebounds.

Florent Pietrus added 14.

Croatia enjoyed 30 points by Popovic - the second best scoring performance in the competition so far - who spread his points almost equally between the first and the second halves.

He actually started his scoring drive only with the last basket of the first quarter and scored all of his points from either the charity stripe or beyond the arc.

Roko-Leni Ukic added 11 and Marko Banic had ten.

"The first 20 minutes was maybe our best (we played) in this tournament, but we need to play like that the whole game," said Coach Jasmin Repesa of Croatia.

Already in the first quarter France collected three triples.

Diaw started with an air-ball but added two hits from distance down the stretch of the first quarter, and Parker showed his skills with an off-dribble shot.

Croatia at the other end attacked the rim time and time both with the guards and inside players.

Ukic and Planinic drove to the rim while Banic and Prkacin posted up to bring their team to the last possession of the quarter down by a point, 19-18.

Popovic beat the buzzer to give his team the first points behind the arc but kept that momentum into the second quarter.

Kus and Popovic added two more three-pointers and a minute inside the second quarter it was already a 29-20 Croatian lead after an 11-1 run.

Balls were jumping on the rim and out for the French side, while Popovic remained hot reaching 16 points before the break, and his team up by seven, 46-39.

Diaw hit two from the line and saw Batum block a Planinic attempt to beat the clock, as the teams separated by five.

"We missed many free throws in the first half and if we had shot better we could have held a ten point lead at the break," referred Coach Repesa to the seven misses his team committed in the first 20 minutes.

"What mostly concerns me is that our mental strength was very, very bad.

"Once things didn't work for us we lost control of the game," he added.

Just inside the second half France was back on top after Pietrus and Parker led a 10-2 run.

Yannick Bokolo, who did a great job limiting Popovic for some minutes in the third, recorded a big block on Ukic which kept France on top, but the following play got Croatia in trouble.

Banic fouled out and Prkacin's protest sentenced him to the same destiny limiting Repesa's options on the bigs.

Parker hurt Croatia with a three-pointer, Pietrus added some of his own and another 12-1 French run wrote a 63-52 difference late in the third.

The French defense continued to make it tough for the Croats until Popovic woke up with five points in a row and forced a time out by Coach Collet up by only five, 70-65.

Mistakes on both ends of the floor allowed Croatia to enter the last four minutes down 73-69, but a three point by Bokolo and a fast break lay up by Batum pushed it to nine once more.

Croatia cut it down once more to four inside the last minute before Diaw sank the decisive three ball that told the story of the game.

COACH QUOTES

13.09.2009
Quotes Croatia vs. France

Roko Leni Ukic (Croatia):

"It was very tough game. They are a very athletic team. They have the incredible Tony Parker who is very hard to stop. They had a good shooting day, scoring a lot of points from the outside."

Vincent Collet (France Coach):

"We lost the first half. In the second half we went back to playing tough defense. We kept the control. We finished the game with a good shooting percentage."

Jasmin Repesa (Croatia Coach):

"I'm satisfied how we played the first 13 minutes. The start of the second half was the key point of the game. We lost control of the game and of ourselves. It was very difficult to get back into the game. The first minutes of the game were our best in Poland. The game against Germany will be the key one for us."

Top performers

Croatia France

Marko Popovic

 

Tony Parker

30Pts24
2Reb6
2AS6
0ST2
0BS0

Accumulated statistics

Croatia France
24/49FG M/A25/56
17/36 (47.2%) FG2P M/A13/30 (43.3%)
7/13 (53.8%) FG3P M/A12/26 (46.2%)
24/35 (68.6%) FT M/A25/38 (65.8%)
36 (10-26) Reb (O-D) 27 (8-19)
14AS21
16TO8
4ST9
1BS4
33PF26
79Pts87

PHOTO GALLERY

CROATIA
NameMinFG2P FG3P FGFTRebASTOSTBSPFPts
M/A%M/A%M/A%M/A%ODTot
*4Ukic, R. 235/1050.04/850.01/250.00/00.00111120311
5Kus, D. 161/250.00/10.01/1100.00/00.0000311013
6Popovic, M. 275/771.40/00.05/771.415/1883.30222300230
7Vujcic, N. 141/425.01/425.00/00.00/10.0044020032
8Prkácin, N. 142/540.02/540.00/00.02/450.0033120056
9Rozic, M. 131/1100.01/1100.00/00.00/00.0022000152
*10Planinic, Z. 231/520.01/425.00/10.01/520.0224350023
*11Stojic, M. 211/333.31/250.00/10.00/00.0145200012
12Loncar, K. 212/540.02/450.00/10.02/2100.0022010036
*13Banic, M. 144/580.04/580.00/00.02/366.70330000510
14Nicevic, S. 50/10.00/10.00/00.02/2100.0000101012
*15Kasun, M. 91/1100.01/1100.00/00.00/00.0112110022
TEAM/COACH62800
TOTAL24/ 4949.017/ 3647.27/ 1353.824/3568.61026361416413379
FRANCE
NameMinFG2P FG3P FGFTRebASTOSTBSPFPts
M/A%M/A%M/A%M/A%ODTot
4Diot, A. 20/00.00/00.00/00.00/00.0000000020
*5Batum, N. 365/1145.52/633.33/560.05/771.41450202318
6Jeanneau, A. 40/00.00/00.00/00.00/00.0000101020
7Koffi, A. 81/250.01/250.00/00.00/00.0000000022
8Mahinmi, I. DNP
*9Parker, T. 368/1942.15/1145.53/837.55/862.52466120124
10Bokolo, Y. 101/250.00/00.01/250.00/00.0000101133
*11Pietrus, F. 305/862.54/580.01/333.33/475.01233221214
12De Colo, N. 161/333.31/333.30/00.01/1100.0000112003
*13Diaw, B. 294/944.40/10.04/850.03/650.03146100415
*14Turiaf, R. 110/20.00/20.00/00.03/475.0145001043
15Traore, A. 180/00.00/00.00/00.05/862.5022310035
TEAM/COACH02200
TOTAL25/ 5644.613/ 3043.312/ 2646.225/3865.881927218942687
Legend
MinMinutes playedTotTotal reboundsBSBlocked shots
M/AMade/AttemptsASAssistsPtsPoints
%Shooting percentagePFPersonal fouls*Starters
OOffensive reboundsTOTurnoversDNPDid Not Play
DDefensive reboundsSTStealsFGField Goals
+/-Team's net points while on courtCCommitted foulsDDrawn fouls

GALLERY

TOP PERFORMERS

Croatia France

Marko Popovic

 

Tony Parker

30Pts24
2Reb6
2AS6
0ST2
0BS0
27Min36

TEAM STATS

Croatia France
24/49FG M/A25/56
17/36 (47.2%) FG2P M/A13/30 (43.3%)
7/13 (53.8%) FG3P M/A12/26 (46.2%)
24/35 (68.6%) FT M/A25/38 (65.8%)
36 (10-26) Reb (O-D) 27 (8-19)
14AS21
16TO8
4ST9
1BS4
33PF26
79Pts87

PLAY BY PLAY

TimeCROATIAScoreFRANCE
09:48   14 R. Turiaf 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 13 B. Diaw
09:3413 M. Banic Personal Foul (Team 1st, Player 1st)   
09:34   5 N. Batum Free throw missed(1/2)
09:3413 B. Diaw Def. Rebound 0 - 1 5 N. Batum Free throw MADE(2/2)
09:1910 Z. Planinic Turnover (Bad Pass)   
09:0910 Z. Planinic Def. Rebound   13 B. Diaw 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
09:03   9 T. Parker Personal Foul (Team 1st, Player 1st)
09:0110 Z. Planinic Turnover (Bad Pass)   11 F. Pietrus Steal
08:4313 M. Banic Personal Foul (Team 2nd, Player 2nd)   
08:43 0 - 2 14 R. Turiaf Free throw MADE(1/2)
08:43 0 - 3 14 R. Turiaf Free throw MADE(2/2)
08:2813 M. Banic 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 11 M. Stojic 
2 - 3 
08:28   14 R. Turiaf Personal Foul (Team 2nd, Player 1st)
08:2813 M. Banic Free throw missed(1/1)   
08:27 Off. Rebound   
08:0710 Z. Planinic 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   
08:06 Off. Rebound   
07:584 R. Ukic 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 15 M. Kasun 
  
07:4713 M. Banic 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 4 R. Ukic 
4 - 3 
07:37 4 - 5 9 T. Parker 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
07:29   5 N. Batum Personal Foul (Team 3rd, Player 1st)
07:1613 M. Banic 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE 6 - 5 
06:59 6 - 7 5 N. Batum 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
06:3911 M. Stojic 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   14 R. Turiaf Def. Rebound
06:3815 M. Kasun Personal Foul (Team 3rd, Player 1st)   
06:2015 M. Kasun Def. Rebound   5 N. Batum 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
06:13   14 R. Turiaf Personal Foul (Team 4th, Player 2nd)
06:13   Substitution: 14 R. Turiaf out,
15 A. Traore in
06:0413 M. Banic 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   5 N. Batum Def. Rebound
06:0110 Z. Planinic Personal Foul (Team 4th, Player 1st)   
05:5213 M. Banic Def. Rebound   5 N. Batum 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
05:334 R. Ukic 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE 8 - 7 
05:1511 M. Stojic Def. Rebound   13 B. Diaw 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
05:0510 Z. Planinic 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 15 M. Kasun 
10 - 7 
04:49 10 - 10 9 T. Parker 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
04:2915 M. Kasun 2PtsFG (Dunk) MADE
Assist: 10 Z. Planinic 
12 - 10 
04:08 12 - 13 13 B. Diaw 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 9 T. Parker
03:45   15 A. Traore Personal Foul (Team 5th, Player 1st)
03:45Substitution: 15 M. Kasun out,
8 N. Prkácin in 
  
03:4510 Z. Planinic Free throw missed(1/2)   
03:4510 Z. Planinic Free throw missed(2/2)   
03:4513 M. Banic Personal Foul (Team 5th, Player 3rd)   
03:45Substitution: 13 M. Banic out,
12 K. Loncar in 
  
03:45 12 - 14 11 F. Pietrus Free throw MADE(1/2)
03:45 12 - 15 11 F. Pietrus Free throw MADE(2/2)
03:278 N. Prkácin 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE 14 - 15 
03:068 N. Prkácin Def. Rebound   9 T. Parker 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
02:474 R. Ukic 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   15 A. Traore Def. Rebound
02:3011 M. Stojic Personal Foul (Team 6th, Player 1st)   
02:30   15 A. Traore Free throw missed(1/2)
02:3011 F. Pietrus Def. Rebound 14 - 16 15 A. Traore Free throw MADE(2/2)
02:30Substitution: 10 Z. Planinic out,
6 M. Popovic in 
  
02:30Substitution: 4 R. Ukic out,
5 D. Kus in 
  
02:30   Substitution: 5 N. Batum out,
12 N. De Colo in
02:12   11 F. Pietrus Personal Foul (Team 6th, Player 1st)
02:128 N. Prkácin Free throw MADE(1/2) 15 - 16 
02:128 N. Prkácin Free throw MADE(2/2) 16 - 16 
01:5112 K. Loncar Personal Foul (Team 7th, Player 1st)   
01:51   15 A. Traore Free throw missed(1/2)
01:5111 M. Stojic Def. Rebound   15 A. Traore Free throw missed(2/2)
01:308 N. Prkácin 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE 18 - 16 
01:11 18 - 19 13 B. Diaw 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 15 A. Traore
00:468 N. Prkácin 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   
00:46 Off. Rebound   
00:46Substitution: 11 M. Stojic out,
9 M. Rozic in 
  
00:348 N. Prkácin 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   
00:33    Def. Rebound
00:12   9 T. Parker 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed
Off. Rebound: 11 F. Pietrus
00:079 M. Rozic Def. Rebound   11 F. Pietrus 2PtsFG (Tip-in) missed
00:046 M. Popovic 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE 21 - 19 
TimeCROATIAScoreFRANCE
09:485 D. Kus 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 8 N. Prkácin 
24 - 19 
09:298 N. Prkácin Def. Rebound   11 F. Pietrus 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
09:2012 K. Loncar 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 6 M. Popovic 
26 - 19 
09:0012 K. Loncar Personal Foul (Team 1st, Player 2nd)   
09:00   Substitution: 11 F. Pietrus out,
7 A. Koffi in
09:00   9 T. Parker Free throw missed(1/2)
09:00 26 - 20 9 T. Parker Free throw MADE(2/2)
08:466 M. Popovic 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 5 D. Kus 
29 - 20 
08:379 M. Rozic Def. Rebound   9 T. Parker 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
08:168 N. Prkácin Turnover (Bad Pass)   12 N. De Colo Steal
08:135 D. Kus Personal Foul (Team 2nd, Player 1st)   
08:13   Substitution: 13 B. Diaw out,
5 N. Batum in
08:07 29 - 22 12 N. De Colo 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 15 A. Traore
08:076 M. Popovic Personal Foul (Team 3rd, Player 1st)   
08:07 29 - 23 12 N. De Colo Free throw MADE(1/1)
07:50   7 A. Koffi Personal Foul (Team 1st, Player 1st)
07:339 M. Rozic 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 5 D. Kus 
31 - 23 
07:219 M. Rozic Personal Foul (Team 4th, Player 1st)   
07:21   Substitution: 9 T. Parker out,
6 A. Jeanneau in
07:088 N. Prkácin Personal Foul (Team 5th, Player 1st)   
07:08 31 - 24 15 A. Traore Free throw MADE(1/2)
07:0812 N. De Colo Def. Rebound 31 - 25 15 A. Traore Free throw MADE(2/2)
06:496 M. Popovic 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 5 D. Kus 
34 - 25 
06:31 34 - 27 7 A. Koffi 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 15 A. Traore
06:105 D. Kus 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   
06:08   Substitution: 15 A. Traore out,
14 R. Turiaf in
06:08 Off. Rebound   
06:08Substitution: 8 N. Prkácin out,
7 N. Vujcic in 
  
06:016 M. Popovic Turnover (Bad Pass)   6 A. Jeanneau Steal
05:539 M. Rozic Block
7 N. Vujcic Def. Rebound 
  12 N. De Colo 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed (blocked)
05:37   14 R. Turiaf Personal Foul (Team 2nd, Player 3rd)
05:37   Substitution: 14 R. Turiaf out,
13 B. Diaw in
05:3312 K. Loncar 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   13 B. Diaw Def. Rebound
05:17   5 N. Batum 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed
Off. Rebound: 13 B. Diaw
05:096 M. Popovic Def. Rebound   5 N. Batum 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
05:04Timeout   
05:04Substitution: 12 K. Loncar out,
11 M. Stojic in 
  
04:477 N. Vujcic 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE 36 - 27 
04:47   7 A. Koffi Personal Foul (Team 3rd, Player 2nd)
04:477 N. Vujcic Free throw missed(1/1)   5 N. Batum Def. Rebound
04:26 36 - 30 5 N. Batum 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 6 A. Jeanneau
04:117 N. Vujcic Offensive Foul (Team 6th, Player 1st)
7 N. Vujcic Turnover (Offensive foul) 
  
04:019 M. Rozic Personal Foul (Team 7th, Player 2nd)   
04:01 36 - 31 5 N. Batum Free throw MADE(1/2)
04:01 36 - 32 5 N. Batum Free throw MADE(2/2)
03:49   6 A. Jeanneau Personal Foul (Team 4th, Player 1st)
03:49Substitution: 5 D. Kus out,
10 Z. Planinic in 
  
03:496 M. Popovic Free throw MADE(1/2) 37 - 32 
03:496 M. Popovic Free throw MADE(2/2) 38 - 32 
03:327 N. Vujcic Personal Foul (Team 8th, Player 2nd)   
03:32   13 B. Diaw Free throw missed(1/2)
03:32 38 - 33 13 B. Diaw Free throw MADE(2/2)
03:21   6 A. Jeanneau Personal Foul (Team 5th, Player 2nd)
03:21   Substitution: 6 A. Jeanneau out,
9 T. Parker in
03:216 M. Popovic Free throw MADE(1/2) 39 - 33 
03:216 M. Popovic Free throw MADE(2/2) 40 - 33 
03:099 M. Rozic Personal Foul (Team 9th, Player 3rd)   
03:09 40 - 34 5 N. Batum Free throw MADE(1/2)
03:09 40 - 35 5 N. Batum Free throw MADE(2/2)
03:09Substitution: 9 M. Rozic out,
14 S. Nicevic in 
  
02:547 N. Vujcic Turnover (Bad Pass)   
02:3414 S. Nicevic Steal   12 N. De Colo Turnover (Other)
02:2911 M. Stojic 2PtsFG (Dunk) MADE
Assist: 14 S. Nicevic 
42 - 35 
02:0910 Z. Planinic Personal Foul (Team 10th, Player 2nd)   
02:09Substitution: 7 N. Vujcic out,
8 N. Prkácin in 
  
02:09   Substitution: 12 N. De Colo out,
4 A. Diot in
02:09 42 - 36 9 T. Parker Free throw MADE(1/2)
02:096 M. Popovic Def. Rebound   9 T. Parker Free throw missed(2/2)
01:506 M. Popovic 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 10 Z. Planinic 
  
01:4510 Z. Planinic 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 10 Z. Planinic 
  
01:44   4 A. Diot Personal Foul (Team 6th, Player 1st)
01:4410 Z. Planinic Free throw missed(1/3)   
01:4410 Z. Planinic Free throw MADE(2/3) 43 - 36 
01:4410 Z. Planinic Free throw missed(3/3)   
01:44    Def. Rebound
01:3111 M. Stojic Def. Rebound   7 A. Koffi 2PtsFG (Alley-oop) missed
01:25   4 A. Diot Personal Foul (Team 7th, Player 2nd)
01:25Timeout   
01:256 M. Popovic Free throw MADE(1/2) 44 - 36 
01:256 M. Popovic Free throw MADE(2/2) 45 - 36 
01:11   5 N. Batum 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 9 T. Parker
00:57   13 B. Diaw 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 9 T. Parker
00:42 45 - 38 9 T. Parker 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
00:428 N. Prkácin Personal Foul (Team 11th, Player 2nd)   
00:42 45 - 39 9 T. Parker Free throw MADE(1/1)
00:42Timeout   
00:42   Substitution: 7 A. Koffi out,
11 F. Pietrus in
00:30   13 B. Diaw Personal Foul (Team 8th, Player 1st)
00:306 M. Popovic Free throw missed(1/2)   
00:306 M. Popovic Free throw MADE(2/2) 46 - 39 
00:30Substitution: 6 M. Popovic out,
5 D. Kus in 
  
00:1314 S. Nicevic Personal Foul (Team 12th, Player 1st)   
00:13Substitution: 11 M. Stojic out,
6 M. Popovic in 
  
00:13 46 - 40 13 B. Diaw Free throw MADE(1/2)
00:13 46 - 41 13 B. Diaw Free throw MADE(2/2)
00:0410 Z. Planinic 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed (blocked)   5 N. Batum Block
11 F. Pietrus Def. Rebound
00:00   9 T. Parker 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
TimeCROATIAScoreFRANCE
09:45 46 - 43 11 F. Pietrus 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
09:2910 Z. Planinic 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 11 M. Stojic 
  
09:0413 M. Banic 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 10 Z. Planinic 
48 - 43 
08:36 48 - 46 5 N. Batum 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 13 B. Diaw
08:1211 M. Stojic 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed   
08:12 Off. Rebound   
08:12   13 B. Diaw Personal Foul (Team 1st, Player 2nd)
07:5610 Z. Planinic Turnover (Ball Handling)   12 N. De Colo Steal
07:51 48 - 48 11 F. Pietrus 2PtsFG (Dunk) MADE
Assist: 13 B. Diaw
07:334 R. Ukic Turnover (Ball Handling)   
07:10 48 - 51 9 T. Parker 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 13 B. Diaw
06:59   5 N. Batum Personal Foul (Team 2nd, Player 2nd)
06:4815 M. Kasun Offensive Foul (Team 1st, Player 2nd)
15 M. Kasun Turnover (Offensive foul) 
  
06:48Timeout   
06:48Substitution: 15 M. Kasun out,
8 N. Prkácin in 
  
06:3011 M. Stojic Def. Rebound   12 N. De Colo 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed
06:144 R. Ukic 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   5 N. Batum Def. Rebound
05:59   11 F. Pietrus Turnover (Bad Pass)
05:59Substitution: 11 M. Stojic out,
6 M. Popovic in 
  
05:488 N. Prkácin Offensive Foul (Team 2nd, Player 3rd)
8 N. Prkácin Turnover (Offensive foul) 
  
05:3313 M. Banic Personal Foul (Team 3rd, Player 4th)   
05:33   13 B. Diaw Free throw missed(1/2)
05:3310 Z. Planinic Def. Rebound   13 B. Diaw Free throw missed(2/2)
05:10   13 B. Diaw Personal Foul (Team 3rd, Player 3rd)
05:10   Substitution: 13 B. Diaw out,
14 R. Turiaf in
05:1013 M. Banic Free throw MADE(1/2) 49 - 51 
05:1013 M. Banic Free throw MADE(2/2) 50 - 51 10 Z. Planinic Def. Rebound
04:4713 M. Banic Def. Rebound   9 T. Parker 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
04:25   14 R. Turiaf Personal Foul (Team 4th, Player 4th)
04:25   Substitution: 12 N. De Colo out,
10 Y. Bokolo in
04:258 N. Prkácin Free throw missed(1/2)   
04:258 N. Prkácin Free throw missed(2/2)   14 R. Turiaf Def. Rebound
04:0513 M. Banic Def. Rebound   14 R. Turiaf 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
03:44   10 Y. Bokolo Personal Foul (Team 5th, Player 1st)
03:446 M. Popovic Free throw missed(1/2)   
03:446 M. Popovic Free throw MADE(2/2) 51 - 51 
03:358 N. Prkácin Def. Rebound   5 N. Batum 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
03:128 N. Prkácin 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   14 R. Turiaf Def. Rebound
03:118 N. Prkácin Personal Foul (Team 4th, Player 4th)   
03:11Substitution: 10 Z. Planinic out,
5 D. Kus in 
  
02:594 R. Ukic Personal Foul (Team 5th, Player 1st)   
02:59 51 - 52 9 T. Parker Free throw MADE(1/2)
02:59 51 - 53 9 T. Parker Free throw MADE(2/2)
02:486 M. Popovic Offensive Foul (Team 6th, Player 2nd)
6 M. Popovic Turnover (Offensive foul) 
  
02:335 D. Kus Steal   11 F. Pietrus Turnover (Bad Pass)
02:284 R. Ukic 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed (blocked)   10 Y. Bokolo Block
9 T. Parker Def. Rebound
02:19 51 - 55 9 T. Parker 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
02:1913 M. Banic Personal Foul (Team 7th, Player 5th)   
02:19Substitution: 13 M. Banic out,
10 Z. Planinic in 
  
02:198 N. Prkácin Technical Foul (Team 8th, Player 5th)   
02:19Substitution: 8 N. Prkácin out,
7 N. Vujcic in 
  
02:19Substitution: 4 R. Ukic out,
12 K. Loncar in 
  
02:19   Substitution: 14 R. Turiaf out,
15 A. Traore in
02:19   9 T. Parker Free throw missed(1/1)
02:19 51 - 56 11 F. Pietrus Free throw MADE(1/2)
02:19   11 F. Pietrus Free throw missed(2/2)
02:11 51 - 59 9 T. Parker 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
01:5010 Z. Planinic Turnover (Ball Handling)   9 T. Parker Steal
01:437 N. Vujcic Def. Rebound   9 T. Parker 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
01:3610 Z. Planinic Turnover (Bad Pass)   10 Y. Bokolo Steal
01:32 51 - 61 11 F. Pietrus 2PtsFG (Dunk) MADE
Assist: 10 Y. Bokolo
01:32Timeout   
01:32Substitution: 10 Z. Planinic out,
9 M. Rozic in 
  
01:23   10 Y. Bokolo Personal Foul (Team 6th, Player 2nd)
01:236 M. Popovic Free throw missed(1/2)   
01:236 M. Popovic Free throw MADE(2/2) 52 - 61 
01:04 52 - 63 9 T. Parker 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
00:51   10 Y. Bokolo Personal Foul (Team 7th, Player 3rd)
00:516 M. Popovic Free throw MADE(1/2) 53 - 63 
00:516 M. Popovic Free throw MADE(2/2) 54 - 63 
00:32   11 F. Pietrus 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
00:30 Def. Rebound   
00:11   15 A. Traore Personal Foul (Team 8th, Player 2nd)
00:11Substitution: 7 N. Vujcic out,
14 S. Nicevic in 
  
00:116 M. Popovic Free throw MADE(1/2) 55 - 63 
00:116 M. Popovic Free throw MADE(2/2) 56 - 63 
00:11Substitution: 6 M. Popovic out,
11 M. Stojic in 
  
00:0212 K. Loncar Def. Rebound   9 T. Parker 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
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09:455 D. Kus Turnover (Ball Handling)   9 T. Parker Steal
09:30   9 T. Parker 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 5 N. Batum
09:17 56 - 66 13 B. Diaw 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 9 T. Parker
09:026 M. Popovic Turnover (Bad Pass)   11 F. Pietrus Steal
08:56   9 T. Parker Turnover (Bad Pass)
08:38   15 A. Traore Personal Foul (Team 1st, Player 3rd)
08:3814 S. Nicevic Free throw MADE(1/2) 57 - 66 
08:3814 S. Nicevic Free throw MADE(2/2) 58 - 66 
08:249 M. Rozic Personal Foul (Team 1st, Player 4th)   
08:24 58 - 67 15 A. Traore Free throw MADE(1/2)
08:24 58 - 68 15 A. Traore Free throw MADE(2/2)
08:0114 S. Nicevic 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed (blocked)   11 F. Pietrus Block
15 A. Traore Def. Rebound
07:54   15 A. Traore Turnover (Travelling)
07:54Substitution: 14 S. Nicevic out,
7 N. Vujcic in 
  
07:54Substitution: 5 D. Kus out,
4 R. Ukic in 
  
07:396 M. Popovic 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   9 T. Parker Def. Rebound
07:18 58 - 70 11 F. Pietrus 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 13 B. Diaw
06:524 R. Ukic 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE 60 - 70 
06:374 R. Ukic Def. Rebound   9 T. Parker 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed
06:33   11 F. Pietrus Personal Foul (Team 2nd, Player 2nd)
06:336 M. Popovic Free throw MADE(1/2) 61 - 70 
06:336 M. Popovic Free throw MADE(2/2) 62 - 70 
06:33   Substitution: 11 F. Pietrus out,
10 Y. Bokolo in
06:239 M. Rozic Personal Foul (Team 2nd, Player 5th)   
06:23Substitution: 9 M. Rozic out,
11 M. Stojic in 
  
06:184 R. Ukic Steal   5 N. Batum Turnover (Bad Pass)
06:146 M. Popovic 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 11 M. Stojic 
65 - 70 
06:12Timeout   
05:58 65 - 73 5 N. Batum 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 9 T. Parker
05:3912 K. Loncar 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 6 M. Popovic 
67 - 73 
05:237 N. Vujcic Def. Rebound   13 B. Diaw 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
05:114 R. Ukic 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE 69 - 73 
04:50   Substitution: 15 A. Traore out,
11 F. Pietrus in
04:46   9 T. Parker 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
04:44 Def. Rebound   
04:307 N. Vujcic 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   11 F. Pietrus Def. Rebound
04:254 R. Ukic Personal Foul (Team 3rd, Player 2nd)   
04:09   13 B. Diaw 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed
Off. Rebound: 13 B. Diaw
04:07   13 B. Diaw Offensive Foul (Team 3rd, Player 4th)
13 B. Diaw Turnover (Offensive foul)
04:07   Substitution: 13 B. Diaw out,
14 R. Turiaf in
03:4612 K. Loncar Turnover (Ball Handling)   14 R. Turiaf Steal
03:4612 K. Loncar Personal Foul (Team 4th, Player 3rd)   
03:46Substitution: 11 M. Stojic out,
10 Z. Planinic in 
  
03:34 69 - 76 10 Y. Bokolo 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 9 T. Parker
03:157 N. Vujcic 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   9 T. Parker Def. Rebound
03:11 69 - 78 5 N. Batum 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
Assist: 9 T. Parker
03:114 R. Ukic Personal Foul (Team 5th, Player 3rd)   
03:117 N. Vujcic Def. Rebound   5 N. Batum Free throw missed(1/1)
02:54   5 N. Batum Personal Foul (Team 4th, Player 3rd)
02:5412 K. Loncar Free throw MADE(1/2) 70 - 78 
02:5412 K. Loncar Free throw MADE(2/2) 71 - 78 
02:504 R. Ukic Steal   5 N. Batum Turnover (Bad Pass)
02:4612 K. Loncar 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   5 N. Batum Def. Rebound
02:25   10 Y. Bokolo 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 14 R. Turiaf
02:247 N. Vujcic Personal Foul (Team 6th, Player 3rd)   
02:24   14 R. Turiaf Free throw missed(1/2)
02:24 71 - 79 14 R. Turiaf Free throw MADE(2/2)
02:187 N. Vujcic 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   14 R. Turiaf Def. Rebound
01:54 71 - 81 9 T. Parker 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
01:406 M. Popovic 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE 74 - 81 
01:1712 K. Loncar Def. Rebound   9 T. Parker 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
01:0412 K. Loncar 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed (blocked)   5 N. Batum Block
01:04 Off. Rebound   
01:04Substitution: 6 M. Popovic out,
5 D. Kus in 
  
01:04   Substitution: 10 Y. Bokolo out,
13 B. Diaw in
00:594 R. Ukic 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE 77 - 81 
00:34 77 - 84 13 B. Diaw 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 11 F. Pietrus
00:284 R. Ukic 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed   9 T. Parker Def. Rebound
00:06 77 - 87 11 F. Pietrus 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 9 T. Parker
00:024 R. Ukic 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE 79 - 87 

Accumulated statistics

Croatia France
24/49FG M/A25/56
17/36 (47.2%) FG2P M/A13/30 (43.3%)
7/13 (53.8%) FG3P M/A12/26 (46.2%)
24/35 (68.6%) FT M/A25/38 (65.8%)
36 (10-26) Reb (O-D) 27 (8-19)
14AS21
16TO8
4ST9
1BS4
33PF26
79Pts87

top performers

Croatia France

Marko Popovic

 

Tony Parker

30Pts24
2Reb6
2AS6
0ST2
0BS0
27Min36
Croatia France 0-2
France - Croatia 69-62
20.09.2009, Katowice (POL)
Croatia - France 79-87
13.09.2009, Bydgoszcz (POL)