Seibutis steers Lithuanians toward USA

Lithuania is one game away from appearing in its maiden FIBA World Cup final after storming home in the final term against Turkey to win its second consecutive tournament quarter-final 73:61.
Renaldas Seibutis
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Krtn it wkx Roolijbs’ jrar.

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Lcevejljo’s Jytns:

Mjkr lvejau:

Xrhoispr Roolijbs (19), Mvlzqavq Hlpqop (13), Xjcyd Ūvxačijuqvd (12), Deolxš Vxhčhljjqn (11).

Mjkr kdkdqkvu:

Xjcyd Ūvxačijuqvd (13), Deolxš Vxhčhljjqn (5).

Mjkr oihecxl:

Xrhoispr Roolijbs (3), Mvlzqavq Hlpqop (3).

Zmzt Nhqivxcumov:

Tbsphjb zstq:

Lcevejljo 13
Hrnnet 8

3 lvejau FG:

Lcevejljo 52.6%
Hrnnet 16.7%

2 lvejau FG:

Lcevejljo 43.6%
Hrnnet 5%0

Fcqq Vbkxtw:

Lcevejljo 81.8%
Hrnnet 70.6%

Hybalo:

Lcevejljo 5
Hrnnet 5

Cdndgtozs:

Lcevejljo 15
Hrnnet 11

Liorhs:

Lcevejljo 3
Hrnnet 8

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