Cedi Osman leads Turkey to win over Poland

Turkey got their second win in three pre-EuroBasket 2022 friendly contests , in a 94-78 wire-to-wire win over Poland Sunday in Istanbul.

The Cleveland Cavaliers’ Cedi Osman led the way with 18 points on 5/7 from the floor, including 4/6 from downtown and a perfect 4/4 from the charity stripe in nearly 20 minutes of work. The Sixers Furkan Korkmaz put in 12 points, but was only connected on 2 of his 9 field goal attempts, adding 5 rebounds and three assists

Michal Sokolowski, Jakub Schenk and Aleksander Balcerowski each scored 12 points in a losing Polish effort. The team was without the services of Alperen Sengun and Spurs’ rookie Jeremy Sochan.

Both teams will be Athens as participants in the 31st International Tournament Acropolis Aegean, along with Georgia and host nation Greece completing the field.

Up next for Turkey is Group I of the 2023 FIBA World Cup Qualifiers where they will meet up with Latvia and Serbia, followed by engaging in Group A play of the 2022 EuroBasket.

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