Hernangomez-led Spain rides strong second half to win over Georgia

2022-09-03 18:54

Spain remains undefeated at EuroBasket 2022 behind Willy Hernangomez's 14 points.

Credit: FIBA

Spain (2-0) dominated in the second EuroBasket 2022 match in a row. Sergio Scariolo's squad cruised past the host country, Georgia (0-2), 90-64 (18-16, 22-15, 31-16, 19-17).

Spain ran away from their opponents at the end of the first half. The reigning world champions arranged a 6-0 mini spurt to have a 9-point cushion going into the break.

They used the momentum in the third quarter as well. First, Spain went on an 11-3 run (51-34) to start the period and then finished the third tally with a 7-0 stretch (71-47). Meanwhile, the last 10 minutes of the game were a mere formality.

Willy Hernangomez registered 14 points (7/10 2PT, 0/1 3PT, 0/1 FT), 7 rebounds, 1 assist, and 17 EFF for the victorious side.

Spain: Willy Hernangomez 14 (7 REB), Jaime Pradilla 12, Juancho Hernangomez 9 (7 REB), Xabi Lopez-Arostegui 9.

Georgia: Rati Andronikashvili 13, Giorgi Shermadini 10 (6 REB), Alexander Mamukelashvili 10 (9 REB). 


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