Home :: World

Brazil win Olympic warm-up basketball tournament

Brazil,Sports, Fri, 13 Jul 2012 IANS

Rio de Janeiro, July 13 (IANS) The Brazilian men's basketball team won the Super Four Olympic warm-up tournament with a 91-75 margin over Argentina in the final.

San Antonio Spurs centre Thiago Splitter was named MVP for Brazil with 19 points and eight rebounds at the Costa Cavalcanti Stadium in Foz do Iguacu Thursday, reports Xinhua.

Cleveland Cavaliers power forward Anderson Varejao scored 17 points for the home side while Larry Taylor added 16. Luis Scola was Argentina's top-scorer with 19 points.

The match was Brazil's last on home soil before the London Games. The team will travel to Washington for a match against the United States Monday before a friendly tournament against France and Australia in Strasbourg.

Brazil will play its first match of the London Games against Australia July 29.



LATEST IMAGES
Shraddha Kapoor on the cover of LOfficiel Magazine Cathy Gillespie Celebrates Diwali in Fairfax County Photo shoot of actor Harshvardhan Deo Neera Shastri honoured Lifetime Achievement Award for Social Service Tanishaa Mukerji at family Durga Puja
MORE...
Social bookmark this page



Post comments:
Your Name (*) :
Your Email :
Your Phone :
Your Comment (*):
  Reload Image
 
 

Comments: