Ukraine and The Czar

Ukraine wound up 1 and 2 in last week’s friendly hosted by Georgia. We beat Estonia on the first night, but lost against Belarus and Georgia in the following games. It’s not the best way to finish up exhibition play heading into next week’s qualifying tournament for EuroBasket 2013. Our young team will be going up against talented opponents with much more experience competing at the international level. Fortunately we have a couple more practices to regroup and prepare before opening up against Hungary on Wednesday.

Photo courtesy of Anatolii Riabukha.

4 Comments

  1. Ayesha Rahman says:

    You are looking good Mike! We are rooting for you guys. Would be great for Ukraine to give the other teams atleast a tough fight especially Hungary! Tell Louis “hi”…hope you guys are having a good time & not working too hard. Ayesha

  2. Bobbo says:

    What did you think of the newest Net, Toko Shengelia, who played for Georgia?

  3. Michael Slivinski says:

    Mike – you’re looking great – good luck, enjoy following this! Iron Mike

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