EuroBasket 2022, Serbia v Netherlands 100-76: Micic cut, Jokic sewed for comfortable opener win

EuroBasket 2022, Serbia v Netherlands 100-76: Micic cut, Jokic sewed for comfortable opener win
EuroBasket 2022, Serbia v Netherlands 100-76: Micic cut, Jokic sewed for comfortable opener win

Nikola Jokic’s Serbia had an easy night against the Netherlands, winning 100-76 in their EuroBasket 2022 EuroBasket 2022 Group D opener in Prague.

With Vasilije Micic as the creator (15 points and 12 assists) and Nikola Jokic in the role of executor, the Serbian national team had no difficulty in bending the resistance of the Netherlands (100-76) and starting their duties in Group D of EuroBasket 2022 with victory in Prague.

Svetislav Pesic’s players were two speeds ahead of the Dutch, who lost touch with the score from the first and entire period and found themselves behind with a double-digit difference. In fact, in the first quarter, Vasilije Micic gave a creative recital, having 7 assists. From there, Nikola Jokic took over the scoring with 11 points in the half, while the typically visiting Netherlands largely paid for their 11 mistakes.

The leading scorer for Serbia was Nikola Jokic with 19 points (7/9 2-pointers, 6 rebounds, 4 assists), while Vanja Marinkovic was equally good with 18 points and 5/8 three-pointers. Vasilije Micic was amazing posting a double-double with 15 points and 12 assists in 22 minutes.

For the Dutch, who fought at intervals, De Jong stood out as he was hopelessly alone with 28 points (5/6 two-pointers, 6/8 three-pointers), followed by Van de Voorst with 11 points.

THE DECADES: 31-21, 51-38, 75-61, 100-76

SERBIA (Pesic): Davidovac 1, Guduric 5, Jagodic-Kuric 4, Jaramaz 9 (3), Jokic 19 (7/9 2-pointers, 6 rebounds, 4 assists), Kalinic 10 (2), Lucic 6, Marinkovic 18 (5) , Micic 15 (3/5 two-pointers, 2/5 three-pointers, 12 assists), Nedovic 2, Ristic 11 (3/6 two-pointers).

NETHERLANDS (Buscaglia): De Jong 28 (5/6 two-pointers, 6/8 three-pointers), Edwards 2, Haarms 8 (4/8 two-pointers), Hamink 6 (2), Herazi 6, Kluf 7 (1), Kok, Saftenar 2 , Van de Voorst 11 (2), Williams 6

Team statistics – Serbia: 29/39 2-pointers, 14/31 3-pointers, 12/17 shots, 37 rebounds (22+15), 26 assists, 7 turnovers, 10 steals, 2 blocks.

Team statistics – Netherlands: 17/34 2-pointers, 13/25 3-pointers, 3/6 shots, 27 rebounds (19+8), 16 assists, 16 turnovers, 2 steals, 1 block.

The article is in Greek

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