Turkey beats Germany in EuroBasket 2015

Turkish national basketball team beats Germany in EuroBasket 2015 group game

Photo by: AA
Photo by: AA

Turkish player Semih Erden played with 16 points and 5 rebounds

Updated Sep 9, 2015

Turkey's national team beat Germany 80-75 in its third EuroBasket 2015 group game in Berlin on Tuesday.

The team finished the first quarter 20 points ahead with a score of 11-31, while the second and third quarters ended 24-41 and 43-60 respectively.

Turkey will play against Serbia on Wednesday and Iceland on Thursday.

The competition of four groups and 24 teams began on Saturday with group games in four locations across Europe. The top four teams from each group advance to a single-elimination tournament beginning Sept. 12 in Lille, France. The finalists will qualify for next year's Olympic Games.

Turkey currently stand second in Group B, having also beaten Italy but losing to Spain.