Dallas Mavericks two-way wing Tyler Dorsey will play a key role in the marquee quarterfinal at EuroBasket 2022. Giannis Antetokounmpo is the star for Greece, but Germany will sell out to stop him. Can the hosts pull the upset? Fans should expect a wild contest with plenty of drama.
Dorsey is an important floor spacer and shot maker for the Greeks. He has been up and down in the tournament, but Greece will need him to top Germany and stay undefeated. Will the 6’4 wing lock in and knock down his shots? If not, it could be a rough night for Greece as the Germans will pack the paint to try to stop Giannis.
Fans will not want to miss Tuesday’s game, so here is how to watch, the odds, and more.
Tyler Dorsey and Greece vs. Germany in EuroBasket 2022 quarters: How to watch
Start time: 1:20 p.m. CT or 2:20 p.m. ET
How to watch online: ESPN-plus (live), Courtside 1891 (on-demand replays in the USA only)
Tyler Dorsey and Greece vs. Germany in EuroBasket 2022 quarters: Injury report
Greece has struggled with injuries throughout the tournament, but they appear to be fully healthy heading into the quarters. Giannis, Georgios Papagiannis, and Kostas Antetokounmpo have all missed time during the tournament, but they were all available for their round of 16 win over the Czech Republic.
Nick Weiler-Babb missed Germany’s round of 16 victory over Montenegro, and he should be considered questionable for Tuesday’s game. Franz Wagner injured his ankle in Germany’s last game, and he should also be considered questionable to face Greece.
Tyler Dorsey and Greece vs. Germany in EuroBasket 2022 quarters: Odds, spread, over/under
According to WynnBet, Greece enters as a 5.5-point favorite, and they are minus-250 on the moneyline. The over/under is 165.5 with Greece at minus-200 to win the opening half.
Tyler Dorsey and Greece vs. Germany in EuroBasket 2022 quarters predictions
Giannis Antetokounmpo goes for 40 as Greece knocks out the hosts. Franz Wagner sits with an ankle injury, but Dennis Schroder keeps Germany in the game with a 20-point double-double. Ultimately, the Greek Freak is just too much as he dominates the paint to help his country advance to the semifinals.
Tyler Dorsey nails three 3-pointers and has 12 points on Tuesday night. The Greeks continue to showcase their depth as the Mavericks' two-way wing plays just 25 minutes in the victory.
The winner of Tuesday’s showdown between Greece and Germany will be the favorite to reach the finals where a matchup against Dallas Mavericks superstar Luka Doncic could wait. Each of the final eight teams is just three wins away from the European championship. Will Tyler Dorsey and Greece win it all? Stay tuned to find out.