The Turkish national basketball team (1/0) started the European Basketball Championship with a difficult victory. 72:68 (14:18, 27:13, 12:20, 19:17) overtook the Montenegrin basketball player (0/1). Turkey won the second half with the most margins, then they finished second. Benefits – 41:31. However, after the break, Montenegro showed a strong defense and overtook the favorite team. Match – 53:51. The winner of the match is decided at the end. After Kendrick Perry’s second goal, Montenegro moved the score in their favor with the remaining half minutes of the game – 68:67. Furkanas Korkmaz scored a crucial goal for the Turks – 69:68. There was still plenty of time for the Montenegrins to claim victory with the final attack, but Marko Simonovičius made a mistake in the attack and F. Korkmaz’s third goal secured. Turkish victory – 72:68.Turkey: ស. Larkin (5/6 triple, 7 Assists) – 18, C. Osman – 15, A. Sengun – 12, F. Korkmaz and M. Mahmutoglu 9 points respectively.Montenegro: B. Dubljevičius (6 rebounds) – 18, M. Simonovičius (7 rebounds) – 13, K. Perry (9 rebounds) and N. Radovičius 8 points respectively.