Catch up on all the action from the Quarter-Finals in 2022 EuroBasket play!
The competition to crown the basketball champion of Europe is down to its final four teams: France, Poland, Spain and host Germany.
The semifinals of EuroBasket 2022 will tip off Friday in Berlin with France facing Poland (11:15 a.m. ET) followed by Spain taking on Germany (2:30 p.m. ET). The winners of those two games will meet Sunday afternoon to decide the champion, while the losers will meet earlier in the morning to determine the third-place finisher.
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> Semifinals Schedule
|Sept. 16||Semifinal 1||France vs. Poland||11:15 a.m.|
|Sept. 16||Semifinal 2||Spain vs. Germany||2:30 p.m.|
|Sept. 17||Third Place Game||Loser Semifinal 1 vs. Loser Semifinal 2||11:15 a.m.|
|Sept. 17||Championship Game||Winner Semifinal 1 vs. Winner Semifinal 2||2:30 p.m.|
Semifinal 1: France vs. Poland
This matchup brings to mind two tropes of the NCAA Tournament: France has epitomized the idea of survive-and-advance as they have needed overtime in each of their knockout stage games to make it to the semifinals. Meanwhile, Poland is the ultimate Cinderella story of this tournament. They may be the only team remaining that does not tout an NBA star, but they just eliminated one of the game’s biggest stars in Luka Doncic as they knocked off the defending champion Slovenia in the quarterfinals.
How They Got Here:
• Group Stage: Finished 3rd in Group C with a 3-2 record
• Round of 16: Defeated Turkey 87-86 in overtime as Rudy Gobert’s 20 points and 17 rebounds fueled France’s comeback
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