Hanga, Hungary in danger after falling to Finland


San Antonio Spurs’ 2011 NBA draftee Adam Hanga and Hungary are in the danger zone as they fell 75 to 73 to Finland in the additional qualifying round for the FIBA Eurobasket on Friday night in Hungary.

Hanga struggled as he finished with 10 points on 3 of 8 (0/3 3PT) shooting in 38 minutes of action. Hanga did have 2 steals and 7 rebounds however.

With the loss, Hungary is now 0-2 in additional qualifying play. The other two teams involved, Finland and Portugal, each have one win. There are only two games remaining for Hungary to qualify, they’ll have to win out and hope Portugal or Finland lose two games in order for Hungary to qualify for the 2011 FIBA Eurobasket later this month.

Also, the other Spurs 2011 draftee Davis Bertans and Latvia fell to Russia 87 to 68 in exhibition on play on Friday night.

Hanga and Hungary will return to action on Thursday against Portugal. 

(Photo: Eurobasket.com) 

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