Brazil Defeats Great Britain 67-62 Behind 21 From Splitter
Brazil defeated Great Britain by a final score of 67-62 in Pool Play on Tuesday.
Great Britain held Brazil to just four points in the first quarter.
Tiago Splitter scored a game-high 21 points while also finishing with six rebounds to lead Brazil. Marcelinho Huertas scored 13 points with eight assists.
Pops Mensah-Bonsu had 13 points and 12 rebounds in a losing effort for Great Britain. Luol Deng had 12 points, eight rebounds and seven assists, but shot just 3-for-13 from the field.