The national team of Ukraine on basketball lost to Germany in the first match of the group round of the European championship.
After the first quarter showed that the national team of Ukraine early to call the underdog of the match. The Germans in 10 minutes scored just nine points, having 2 of 15 shots from the game. Ukraine felt comfortable on the boards, and a distant shot Misuli and Zaitsev allowed to leave at the first break with a lead of seven points (16:9).
Point guard, “Atlanta” Dennis Schroeder in the second quarter, began to confirm the status of one of the main stars of the Eurobasket. The leader of Germany almost single-handedly started the attack of his team – rated masters has shipped in the basket of the Ukraine national team 30 points and went into halftime with a lead of six points (39:33).
After the break, Germany quickly achieved two digit advantage. During the quarter the gap was 16 points, but towards the end of the 10-minute cut Ukraine managed to get to a distance of 11 points.
In the final quarter from the Ukrainian side no hint of a comeback was not. The Germans more than four minutes could not be celebrated in the attack, which allowed Ukraine to get close to a distance of seven points, but no more.
The next match in the Eurobasket-2017, the national team of Ukraine will hold the second of September, against Italy.
Germany – Ukraine 75:63 (9:16, 30:17, 19:14, 17:16)
Germany: Schroeder (32+5 rebounds+7 assists), BENZING (17).
Ukraine: Mishula (12), Pustovoy (11+5 rebounds), Otverchenko (8).
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