Silver lining for Israel

Israel were beaten 85-69 by eventual winners Turkey

Israel were beaten 85-69 by eventual winners Turkey

Israel were runners-up at the Game On quadrangular tournament at the 02.

They were beaten 85-69 by eventual winners Turkey in their opening fixture but improved as the competition wore on, beating Poland 86-72 and whipping boys Great Britain 79-69.

The competition was a warm-up for the forthcoming Eurobasket.

Last updated: 8:43am, August 18 2009