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The young Russian player went into history with a triple-double at FIBA U19 World Cup

The young Russian player went into history with a triple-double at FIBA U19 World Cup

Nikita Mikhailovskii made history at 2019 FIBA U19 World Cup when the young Russian star scored the first triple-double since 2013.

Nikita Mikhailovskii had 20 points, 13 rebounds and 12 assists in the Russian basketball team's 83-75 victory over Greece. The match is in the form of Group C, 2019 FIBA U19World Cup is being held in Greece.

"It was a very important victory for us against the home team, the Greece basketball team is a strong team. I hope it will give us a strength, a fulcrum and some progress for the next match” Nikita Mikhailovskii shared after the game.

Nikita Mikhailovskii won the All-Star Five title at the FIBA U18 Europe Championship. His performance averaged 16.3 points, 7.4 rebounds and 2.1 assists per game and put Russia in fourth place. Not only that, Nikita Mikhailovskii named herself in the history of FIBA U19 World Cup when he became the second player with triple - double.

"My teammates scored scores from my passes and I really didn't think about it. I only think of winning and we win, with all the efforts of the whole team" young stars share more.

Before Nikita Mikhailvoskii, Dario Saric was the only person to score triple-double in a match at FIBA U19 World Cup. The Croatian star scored 32 points, 12 rebounds and 12 assists against South Korea basketball team in the opening game of the 2013 FIBA U19 ​​World Cup in the Czech Republic.

After winning against the Greece basketball team, the Russian U19 basketball team encountered the Philippines U19 basketball team at 8:30am (GMT+8) on July 2nd, 2019.