GB were led by Joel Freeland’s 19 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists, as Dan Clark was the only other player to join him in double figures with 10 points and 6 boards.
Talking after the game to BBC Sport, Freeland said:
“We had a great first half. I think we just lost our legs in the second half.”
“I think that’s down to a bit of fatigue, early days in the training camp. I think, going on, we’re going to get a lot better.”
Andrei Kirilenko had 16 points, 8 rebounds, 1 assist, 3 blocks and 2 steals for Russia,
Box score (courtesy of Chris Mitchell – BBC Sport).
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