Croatian NT was able to successfully open it’s London International Basketball Invitational Tournament campaign with the initial 83:71 (20:19, 24:17, 18:16, 21:19) win over rival Serbia.
Croatia took the lead just before the end of the first quarter (17:16), led at the half by 44:36 and reached 16-point surplus midway the last quarter before managing to stay on the top.
With both teams’ primary focus on Defense, Croatia managed to shot 20-25 (80%) from the line, while Serbia finished with just 12-24 (50%) makes from the line.
Complete Day 1 Results:
Australia vs China 71:43
Great Britain vs France 60:82