New Zealand -- nicknamed 'Tall Blacks' -- were the dominating side in the first half of the game which saw the Oceanian side grasping a double-digit lead at the end of the second quarter: 38-28. The third quarter witnessed a Turkish comeback which culminated in a 73-76 victory for the 2010 runners-up. Turkish center Oguz Savas was the top scorer for his team with 16 points, while his teammate Emir Preldzic completed the game with 14 points, six rebounds and three assists. In New Zealand, Corey Webster scored 22 points, while Rob Loe finished with 11 points and six rebounds. Turkey are to face the tournament favourites USA on Sunday at 21.30CET.
FIBA World Cup, Turkey defeat New Zealand in Group C
31 Ağustos 2014 Pazar 01:02