Jokic, Serbia get convincing win over Italy

2019-08-17T18:51:09+00:00 2019-08-17T18:53:06+00:00.

Stefan Djordjevic

17/Aug/19 18:51

After a balanced start, Serbia took over and logged a convincing win over Italy

By Stefan Djordjevic/

After beating Turkey, Serbia logged its second win at the Acropolis Tournament by dominating Italy 96-64.

Nikola Jokic scored 20 points in addition to Bogdan Bogdanovic’s 15. Boban Marjanovic, Marko Guduric and Nemanja Bjelica added 13 points each.

For Italy, Marco Belinelli scored 16 while Alessandro Gentile helped with 11 points.

Italy was ahead after ten minutes (15-14) but Serbia took over. They were up 45-32 at halftime and kept going for a convincing win.