Russian basketball team lost to Argentina in a friendly game before the world Cup
The national team of Russia on basketball lost to Argentina in a friendly match. The meeting was held in China in preparation for the world Cup and ended with the victory of Argentines with the score 85:64.
The match against Argentina was for Russian players before the start of the penultimate world Cup 2019. The final game before the world championship, the Russians will hold on 28 August against Spain.
The world basketball championship in 2019 will be held in China from 31 August to 15 September. At the preliminary stage the national team of Russia will play in group with Argentina, South Korea and Nigeria.
On 31 August, the Russian team will play against the Nigerians, 2 September: South Korea, September 4 — with the Argentines. The next round of the championship will be teams that will take in group the first two places.