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Turkey beats Serbia 83-82 to reach world final

Turkey beats Serbia 83-82 to reach world final

Semih Erden blocked a last-second shot to seal Turkey's 83-82 win over Serbia in the semifinals of the basketball world championship on Saturday.
Turkey will play the United States in Sunday's final. Serbia meets Lithuania for the bronze medal.
Following a turnover by Hidayet Turkoglu, Novica Velickovic dribbled in for an open layup with half a second left only to be denied by Erden.
Kerem Tunceri scored eight points in a crucial 14-3 fourth-quarter run that put Turkey up 78-75 with 3:20 left.
Turkoglu led Turkey with 16 points, while Marko Keselj topscored for Serbia with 18.


Updated : 2021-05-08 10:35 GMT+08:00