Greece tip-off at Eurobasket 2017
On Thursday, Greece will tip-off at Eurobasket 2017 against Iceland in their first match in Group A. Tip-off is set for 9:30 AM EST, 4:30 PM Greek time.
The much anticipated Eurobasket 2017 tips-off on Thursday with Greece matching up against Iceland in their first of five matches in the group stage. The Greek team will be the clear favorites to win today’s game and on paper, will fight with France for top spot in Group A.
The 24-team Eurobasket consists of two rounds, the group stages and the knockout stages. From the group stages, which include 4 groups of six teams, the top four teams after five games will advance to the knockout stages. The 16-team knockout stages then consist of a single game knockout format until the Final, where the Eurobasket 2017 champion is crowned.
Greece go into the tournament, based on the latest FIBA Power Rankings, favored to finish in fifth place, dropping from second place after Giannis Antetokounmpo was ruled out for Greece due to an injury. Nonetheless, Greece are considered one of the strongest teams in the tournament and according to the coaching staff and players, the goal is to return home with a medal.
Greece’s first game against Iceland will begin on Thursday at 9:30 AM EST, 4:30 PM Greek time. All the games from Eurobasket 2017 can be seen with the AGONAsport Premium TV package. Details here.
Καλή Αρχή ΕΛΛΑΣ!
GREECE'S FULL SCHEDULE IN THE GROUP STAGES
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