Greece Rebounds, Beats Latvia, 97-90

first_imgGreece came back from another loss to its jinx team Spain to beat Latvia, 97-90 in the Eurobasket tourney and earn a spot in the 2016 Olympic qualifier.With the win, Greece – which lost only to Spain but at the worst time – finished in the top six in the tourney to get the automatic bid with a 7-1 record in the tourney.The Greeks came back from 17 points against a surprising Latvian squad in a game that was the end of captain Vassilis Spanoulis’ career for his homeland as he said he’s stepping aside to make way for younger players.“I am proud of what we have achieved all these years. I have been with the national team since I was 17 and I feel this is the right time for me to go. Let the other lads play for us too,” said a moved Spanoulis, Kathimerini said. TweetPinShare0 Shareslast_img read more