Serbia's coach gave Nenad Krstic the day off yesterday to give Darko Milicic and veteran Dejan Tomasevic some minutes as the "Blues" defeated Italy, 95-89. The two teams who faced off last week in Istanbul played today in Athens' Acropolis Cup, the final tune-up for Eurobasket 2005 which starts in 10 days. Serbia goes up against host Greece tomorrow then against Dirk Nowitzki's German team on Wednesday. Zoran Planinic's Croatian team matches up with Spain [twice] and Greece this week.
- Acropolis Cup: SCG-ITA, 95-89 - Milan Lazarevic - 24sec
- Acropolis Cup: Serbia defeat Italy 95-89 After Extra Time - Damir Jovanovic - Jadran Sport