Georgia Guaranteed Playing in EuroBasket 2013 final
One round before the end of EuroBasket 2013 qualification Georgia guaranteed playing at final stage which will be hosted by Slovenia.
In Group D (Bosnia, Georgia, Latvia, Holland, Romania) after Bosnia, game between Latvia and Georgia found out the second winner of the group. Georgia won a very tough game with three points, 73:70 and guaranteed playing in Slovenia one round before the end of the qualification. It is worth mentioning that Georgia won the first game with three points, 79:76. This victory guaranteed Georgia to take the second place in Group D. If Bosnia beats Romania, it will take the first place because Georgia and Bosnia have the same points but Bosnia has +3. If Bosnia loses to Romania, Georgia must win over Holland and will take the first place. If Bosnia and Georgia win, game against Holland will not be important because in case of any result Georgia will take the second and Holland – the fourth place. Latvia must defeat Romania to get among four best third-placed.
The both teams made accent on defense.
Manuchar Markoishvili earned the most 17 points. Zaza Pachulia, Jacob Pullen, Dairis Bertans and Arturs Berzins scored 15-15 points.