Olympic silver champion France controlled the unattractive battle after a significant start, only A.J. Slaughter made issue of the American native of the Poles in front of 11,563 spectators.
The former European champion defeated the entirely disappointing surprise group Poland 95:54 (34:18) in the semifinals in Berlin and is consequently a possible opponent of the German choice, which fulfills world champion Spain at night (8:30 p.m./ RTL and also Magenta ). Germany beat France in the European Championship opening game (76:63).
The French have gotten to the final of an Euro basket for the fourth time after 1949 and also 2011 (silver) as well as 2013 (gold). Poland, 1963 silver medalist, plays for bronze on Sunday. After the coup against protecting champion Slovenia in the quarter-finals (90:87), the outsider had no possibility this moment.
In contrast, Mateusz Bonita, versus the Slovenes with a triple double, did not locate the decisive man at all. At the break, Poland was simply 18 points. In the second fifty percent, too, the spectators saw a one-sided event, with France, Gershon Abuse specifically persuaded with 22 factors in simply 23 minutes.
France is the very first team in the final at the European Basketball European Champion.