A disappointing test for '12 Giants'

Turkiye National Basketball Team lost to France 96-46 in a preparation match.

Publication: 04.07.2024 - 11:37
A disappointing test for '12 Giants'
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In preparation for the FIBA EuroBasket 2025 Qualifiers, Turkish national team faced France in an away game and suffered a heavy defeat, losing 96-46.

The match took place at Kindarena in Rouen, France. Turkish team, the 12 Giants, started the game with Kenan Sipahi, Tarık Biberović, Okben Ulubay, Sadık Kabaca, and Sertaç Şanlı. At halftime, our team was trailing 50-28.

For our National Team, Sertaç Şanlı scored 9 points, while Can Korkmaz added 8 points. On the French side, Victor Wembanyama led the game with 24 points.

Our team will conclude their camp activities by participating in a preparation tournament in Belgrade, Serbia, on July 6-7, where they will face the Netherlands and Serbia.

In the FIBA EuroBasket 2025 Qualifiers, Turkish National Team will play against Hungary at home on November 22, 2024, and away on November 25, 2024. In their final games in Group B, they will face Italy at home on February 20, 2025, and Iceland away on February 23, 2025.