Russia squeezed past Brazil 75-74 to maintain their unbeaten
record at the summit of Group B along with 2008 silver
medallists Spain (3-0) who narrowly held off an inspired British
team (0-3) to score a 79-78 victory.
Vitaliy Fridzon’s three-pointer while falling came with four
seconds left on the clock and saw Russia home against Brazil
“They hit a very tough shot,” Brazil captain Marcelinho
Huertas told reporters.