_ Frederik Paulus and Carsten Schröter-Lorenz _
The excitement started 7 seconds prior to the end of the regular season. At 89:89, Germany really had property of the ball and thus the possibility to determine the heated game against tournament preferred Lithuania. A long conversation before the German substitute bank at first delayed the video game motion, the referees, in the center of the middle of national instructor Gordon Herbert, who talked with the impartial. What happened?
National coach Kazys Maksvytis validated this instantly after the video game: I still do not recognize just how the referees do not let us do a free toss in the technological foul.
Certainly, the referees had actually neglected after a technological nasty against Herbert in the third quarter to have the due free throw carried out. It was originally unclear why this just noticed shortly prior to the fourth district finished.
It is not the first time that the EM criticizes the referees. Croatia’s Mario Hezonja and also the Bosnian NBA Center Jusuf Nurkic had publicly grumbled concerning the level of the umpires.