The German team surprised the host Croatia in the second semifinal of the pre-Olympic tournament of Split (86-76) and will play this Sunday the final for a place in the Games
Olympics from tokyo against Brazil, clear winner of the semifinal against Mexico (102-74).
The base of Sunrise Berlin Maodo
It was, with 29 points and 8 assists, the great German figure in a great reaction in the last quarter, in which the German team starred in a spectacular 30-13 partial with which they broke in the last three minutes the Croatian dominance that came from the break.
The German reaction made the 38 points of the Utah Jazz guard useless Bojan
Bogdanovic or the 14 of the forward of Panathinaikos Mario
Hezonja, because the Croatian blackout of the last period leaves them out of the option of obtaining the Olympic ticket at home.
Germany Y Brazil They will play the final on Sunday at 7.30pm (5.30pm GMT). The winner will be part of Group B of the Olympic tournament and will play against Australia, Nigeria and a third team that will come from the winner of the pre-Olympic Belgrade (Serbia), to be played by Serbia and Italy.