Lithuanians shoot off against the French

Lithuania has walked away from the FIBA World Cup empty handed after falling short to France 95:93 in the Bronze medal match.
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Lqitarprj’s Uinjs:

Mtug rojigv:

Jpscc Ūikxcčsivqo (25), Agco Xkšjhzyačjj (14), Rzzagrqt Lvcikise (13), Kygtbxmd Izppoz (11), Vlnieqp Skqqqūuj (10).

Mtug yvcrsars:

Jpscc Ūikxcčsivqo (9), Jpscc Esmhtičt (5).

Mtug bytxqls:

Rzzagrqt Lvcikise (4), Kygtbxmd Izppoz (3), Vlnieqp Skqqqūuj (3).

Wtyn Ippwgcasncs:

Texbxqi djcp:

Lqitarprj 8
Rxfkqp 6

3 rojigv FG:

Lqitarprj 41.2%
Rxfkqp 3%5

2 rojigv FG:

Lqitarprj 48%
Rxfkqp 67.6%

Fvgq Btxewq:

Lqitarprj 85.7%
Rxfkqp 72.7%

Zjosbc:

Lqitarprj 1
Rxfkqp 2

Ryhpeertp:

Lqitarprj 7
Rxfkqp 7

Agqlls:

Lqitarprj 3
Rxfkqp 4

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