2010 FIBA World Championship Third Place | Lithuania Wins First Ever MedalCategory: Basketball
After losing their respective semifinal matches; Serbia to Turkey and Lithuania to USA, the two teams will try to at least salvage some national pride by battling it out for Third Place in the 2010 FIBA World Championship.
They will meet at the at the Sinan Erdem Dome, Istanbul, Turkey on September 12, 2010 12:00 PM ET / 16:00 GMT.
If Serbia (6-2) wins, this will be their best finish since winning the championship in the 2002 edition.
For Lithuania (7-1), it is their first time to battle for third. This is also their highest attained round after placing 7th in 1998 and 2006 FIFA World Championship.
UPDATE: Linas Kleiza scored 33 points to help Lithuania win its first world basketball championship medal with a 99-88 victory over Serbia on Sunday in the third-place game.
Watch Serbia vs Lithuania replay highlights below:
Check out also the USA and Turkey replay highlights of their 2010 FIBA World Championship Finals game.If you want to receive my latest posts, please subscribe to my full feed RSS or have them delivered through email. Just enter your email address below and hit the Subscribe button.