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Cory Joseph Leads Canada To 84-66 Win Over Bosnia

After losing their first two games in Trieste Italy, the San Antonio Spurs point guard Cory Joseph led Team Canada to a convincing 84-66 win over Bosnia.

Joseph scored 16 points on 6-9 shooting from the field while dishing out 4 assists and collecting 4 rebounds in less than 20 minutes of work. The Boston Celtics big man Kelly Olynyk had another big day for Canada scoring 15 points and grabbing 6 rebounds in 20.5 minutes and the Orlando Magic forward Andrew Nicholson contributed 13 points.

Canada raced out to a 27-12 lead in the first quarter and then salted the game away outscoring Bosnia 20-10 in the final frame as this game was never really in doubt.

 

Canada v Bosnia Boxscore 8-5-2014

Canada vs. Bosnia Boxscore in Trieste, Italy on 8-5-2014

 

Bosnia’s captain from the Brooklyn Nets Mirza Teletovic had a game high 17 points.

Canada leaves Italy after going 1-2 in Trieste and heads to Coruna, Spain to take on Pau Gasol and company on Wednesday.

 

 

Stephen_Brotherston_insideStephen Brotherston covers the Toronto Raptors and visiting NBA teams at the Air Canada Centre and is a member of the Professional Basketball Writers Association.