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    EuroBasket2022: Poland advanced to the semifinals. Champions of Europe were defeated masterfully!

    This match will be remembered in Poland for many years. This is one of the biggest sensations in the history of Polish sport. The Polish basketball players eliminated Slovenia in the quarter-finals of EuroBasket! For the first time in 51 years, we will have a team in the best four of the Old Continent.

     

    EuroBasket 2022 has made history for Polish basketball. The white and red team reached the best eight on the Old Continent for the first time in a quarter of a century. In the group phase, in which they played in Prague, they defeated the hosts, Israel and the Netherlands, although their clear favourites were only against the latter rival.

     

    The first quarter was still relatively evenly contested, but unbelievable things started to happen in the second quarter. Considered a European mediocrity, the Poles even led 54:31 against the tournament favourite!

     

    The team leader, Mateusz Ponitka, played brilliantly. After two quarters he had 16 points, seven rebounds and seven assists. He was bravely assisted by Michał Sokołowski, who collected 13 points in that time. The Polish players hit 9/19 three-pointers, defended with passion, counter-attacked and made the game difficult for their rivals.

     

     

    Poland-Slovenia: 90-87 (29-26, 29-13, 6-24, 26-24)

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