There was silverware handed out right across Europe in a decisive weekend of action.
Reigning EuroBasket Women champions Russia have been left reeling after forward Olga Arteshina was ruled out of the tournament with an ACL injury.
Veteran star Maria Stepanova has spoken of her nine month absence from the game and the future of the Russian national team after making her long awaited comeback over the weekend.
Anna Petrakova has had some time to digest her summer with Russia's national team, one that began with high hopes and ended just one victory away from the Olympic podium.
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