Lithuania nearly blew a 14-point lead in the final five minutes but held on for a 75-72 victory over France in their opener in Group B of the U18 European Championship.
The opening ceremony of the U18 European Championship in Konya took place on Wednesday, with the participating teams enjoying a special performance by the whirling dervishes.
Fans of basketball can follow the action from the 2014 U18 European Youth Championship Men which tips off in Konya, Turkey today, on YouTube.
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