Lorenzo disappointed with Israel loss in basketball World Cup qualifier

New head coach Alberto Lorenzo endured a miserable start as Great Britain suffered a narrow 82-75 loss to Israel in their third World Cup qualifier.

The British side are lounging at the bottom of Group H ahead of another qualifier against Greece on Sunday in Heraklion.

Lorenzo, who stepped up from his assistant role after the departure of Tony Garbelotto earlier this month, watched his side scupper a ten-point lead in the third quarter.

“First of all, I would like to congratulate Israel,” said Lorenzo.

Read the report by Sportsbeat at Eurosport.