Giannis Antetokounmpo once again was unstoppable but was ejected from the game and Greece was eliminated by Germany in EuroBasket 2022 quarterfinal.

Credit: FIBA
Credit FIBA

Giannis Antetokounmpo was ejected as Germany buried all Greek hopes with a 3-point shower in Berlin in EuroBasket 2022 quarterfinal matchup.

Player of the Game
Dennis  Schroder
EFF
22
Dennis Schroder
Points 26
Accuracy 8-15
Rebounds 3
Assists 8

The hosts made 17 triples in 31 tries to take down Giannis Antetokounmpo-led Greece with a final result of 107-96 (31-27, 26-34, 26-10, 24-25).

Germany advanced to the EuroBasket 2022 semifinals, where they will meet Spain on Friday.

In 30 minutes of play, Antetokounmpo finished the game with 31 points (12/17 2PT, 1/5 3PT, 4/8 FT), 7 rebounds, 8 assists, 3 steals, 5 turnovers, and 31 EFF.

Giannis wasn't the only star who finished the game earlier. Dennis Schroder received a second technical foul with 3:48 left in the fourth quarter.

German star accumulated 26 points (5/9 2PT, 3/6 3PT, 7/7 FT), 8 assists, 3 rebounds, 4 turnovers, 1 steal, and 27 EFF.

Both national teams were trading buckets, with Germany holding game reigns in their hands. Franz Wagner scored a couple of baskets in a row, and Germany had plus 16 with 5:30 to go in the fourth (96-80). The remaining time of the match was a mere formality.

Although Germany drained 7 threes in the first six minutes of the game and created an early 11-point lead (22-11), Giannis Antetokoumpo responded with a monstrous performance, delivering 13 points, 4 rebounds, and 4 assists over eight minutes. Greece trailed 27-31 after the first period.

Greece found an X-factor in Giannoulis Larentzakis in the second tally. Olympiacos player provided 8 points, Giannis had 6, and Greeks took initiative to their hands despite Andreas Obst-Dennis Schroder duo, who combined for 29 at halftime.

Kostas Sloukas put a cherry on top of the successful Greeks' second quarter, draining a mid-court three at the buzzer.

The trio of Obst, Wagner, and Schroder inspired Germany to a huge 20-1 push at the start of the third quarter. Germans made five three-pointers in this stretch and created a solid 15-point lead (77-62).

Greece couldn't make a single field goal for almost 8 minutes. Giannis terminated the silence with a three-point bucket. He added a couple of straight duos, but the Greeks were still trailing by double-digits before the last tally (71-83). 

Germany: Dennis Schroder 26 (8 REB), Andreas Obst 19 (5/7 3PT), Franz Wagner 19 (5/7 3PT), Daniel Theis 13 (16 REB), Johannes Thiemann 10.

Greece: Giannis Antetokounmpo 31 (7 REB, 8 AST, 5 TO), Giannoulis Larentzakis 18, Tyler Dorsey 13.

Dennis Schroder's performance:

Game highlights:

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Germany
Greece
49%
36/73
Field goals
49%
34/70
46
Rebounds
32
16
Assists
19
7
Steals
6
24
Fouls
19
45%
19/42
2-pointers
61%
25/41

Best players

Dennis  Schroder
26 PTS
8/15 FG
7/7 FT
Giannis  Antetokounmpo
31 PTS
13/22 FG
4/8 FT
Daniel  Theis
16 REB
10 DREB
6 OREB
Giannis  Antetokounmpo
7 REB
6 DREB
1 OREB
Dennis  Schroder
8 As
4 TO
31 MIN
Giannis  Antetokounmpo
8 As
5 TO
30 MIN
Dennis  Schroder
22 EFF
56% 2P%
50% 3P%
Giannis  Antetokounmpo
29 EFF
71% 2P%
20% 3P%