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EuroBasket Gameday 5 open thread- 09/06/17

Kuz and Lithuania hope to win Group B.

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Hello, friends. Let’s try to take our minds off all the terrible things happening in the world at the moment and enjoy a bit of Lithuanian basketball.

Kristaps Porzingis (Latvia) and Willy Hernangomez (Spain) are off Wednesday, but Mindaugas Kuzminskas and his Lithuanian posse will take on Germany in their final game of the group phase. And this contest is a big one—both teams are tied atop the Group B standings at 3-1, so the winner of this game will win the group and earn an easier matchup with in the knockout rounds against the fourth-place team in Group A (either Poland or Greece).

The game starts at 7:45 AM EST, and you can watch it online with WatchESPN. Let’s get that W, my Lithuanian compatriots!