Serbia-Germany 81:82 2OT
The game between Serbia and Germany became the most interesting of Day 2. The two European sides needed double overtime to decide a winner. Germany led from the end of the fourth period until the final whistle, while Serbia managed to tie the game twice. Only in the second overtime did Germany manage to grab a valuable 82:81 win to improve their record to 1-1
Puerto Rico-Greece 80:83
Vassilis Spanoulis (193-G-82, agency: Beo Basket) led Greece to their second win of the Preliminary Round of the World Championships. The European team handed Puerto Rico their second loss in group play.
Turkey improved to a 2-0 record in Group C after their win over Russia. The hosts prevailed 65:56 in the Preliminary Round of the World Championship.
France – Lebanon 86:59
France recorded their second straight win at the start of the World Championships in Turkey. They fired past Lebanon in Group D as Mickael Gelabale was the top-scorer for France once again, unloading 18 points.