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Slovenia vs Latvia FIBA Eurobasket live stream: Slovenians and Latvians meet in quarterfinals

Brendan O'Neill in Basketball 12 Sep 2017
Anthony Randolph (credit:FIBA)

Slovenia and Latvia duel in the Eurobasket quarterfinals at the Sinan Erdem Dome in Istanbul on Tuesday.

Watch & bet on live streaming basketball at bet365 > sports > live streaming basketball Slovenia and Latvia face off in the Eurobasket quarterfinals at the Sinan Erdem Dome in Istanbul on Tuesday. 

Both teams were hardly tested in the Round-of-16. Slovenia walloped Ukraine 79-55 while Latvia crushed Montenegro 100-68.

Leading the unbeaten Slovenians in their quest to reach the medal round of this tournament since finishing fourth in 2009 is Goran Dragic, who is averaging over 20 points per game. Backing up the Miami Heat guard are young gun Luka Doncic and naturalized center Anthony Randolph, who had 21 points against the Ukrainians.

Other key players for head coach Igor Kokoskov are Klemen Prepelic, Jaka Blazic and Gasper Vidmar.

Latvia is also determined to reach the medal round and leading the Baltic side is New York Knicks big man Kristaps Porzingis. Head coach Ainars Bagatskis will also count on Janis Timma, Davis Bertans, Dairis Bertans and Janis Strelnieks.

Latvia won the inaugural Eurobasket in 1935 and finished runner-up in 1939 before being integrated into the Soviet Union. They have never reached the semifinals since gaining independence.  Whoever wins this game will play either defending champion Spain or Germany in the semifinals. 

Slovenia vs Latvia Notes Winner will play either Spain or Germany in the semifinalsThe Slovenians have yet to lose a gameGoran Dragic will again lead SloveniaSlovenia knocked out Ukraine in the last 16Latvia eliminated Montenegro in the previous roundKristaps Porzingis is Latvia's top gun Back to Top