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Splitter scores 19 in win over France

In Brazil’s last exhibition game or “friendlies” against France before the 2010 FIBA World Championship begins later this week, Splitter led Brazil to a 79-66 victory, scoring 19 points, four rebounds, shooting 78% from the floor in 23 minutes of play.

After the game, Splitter had this to say about the win:

After the match, Splitter said it was important to end the phase of friendlies with a win.“It builds self-esteem of the group.” “Even more against a team as good as France.” Splitter admitted that the team did not start well ‘but show the power of resilience. ” (source esporte.ig.com)

“It was important to end the phase of friendlies with a win because it increases self-esteem of the group even more”, said the new (player) of the San Antonio Spurs.“We started badly, but managed to reverse the negative result of the first half (44-39 for the French), showing the power of the team,” he added. (source esporte.ig.com)

Solid win for Brazil as the team was losing at the half against France, 44-39.