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.
Here’s a photo of today’s box score: pic.twitter.com/cUyziMJeU4
— Canada Basketball (@CanBball) August 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.