USA defeats Russia 89-79 at basketball worlds in Turkey

Russia Coach David Blatt said that the USA kept the control of the game in their hands.

USA defeats Russia 89-79 at basketball worlds in Turkey

USA Coach Mike Krzyzewski said Thursday his team struggled hard against Russia.

USA defeated Russia 89-79 in a quarter finals game in the 2010 World Basketball Championship in Istanbul on Thursday. USA qualified for the semi-finals.

Russia played very well. Their coach David Blatt managed the team well. For a while, Russia played good defense. We began putting pressure after taking a time-out, Krzyzewski also said.

Russia Coach David Blatt said that the USA kept the control of the game in their hands.

We were simply captivated by the USA team, Blatt said.

In an other quarter finals game on Thursday, Lithuania plays against Argentina. The game kicked off at 21.00 hours.


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