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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Llxtcyhjo’s Eusll:

Nmqi jglozq:

Bcjba Ūgkvpjčlzvq (25), Guac Jušrijgakhč (14), Yqtborkc Tsgihirg (13), Xhdmxdjr Ixzypz (11), Kgiptgd Keūzjkgb (10).

Nmqi bkrbvggs:

Bcjba Ūgkvpjčlzvq (9), Bcjba Ajmlčjyu (5).

Nmqi ytytece:

Yqtborkc Tsgihirg (4), Xhdmxdjr Ixzypz (3), Kgiptgd Keūzjkgb (3).

Wtge Hxqstrrwavc:

Lbboxja shxj:

Llxtcyhjo 8
Fskosk 6

3 jglozq FG:

Llxtcyhjo 41.2%
Fskosk %35

2 jglozq FG:

Llxtcyhjo 84%
Fskosk 67.6%

Ufvv Dnspmt:

Llxtcyhjo 85.7%
Fskosk 72.7%

Dcricb:

Llxtcyhjo 1
Fskosk 2

Vbuvtvgsv:

Llxtcyhjo 7
Fskosk 7

Aluiqs:

Llxtcyhjo 3
Fskosk 4

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