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Turkey to face U.S. in worlds finals

Updated: September 12, 2010, 11:39 AM ET
Associated Press

ISTANBUL -- Kerem Tunceri made a layup with 0.5 seconds left, Semih Erden blocked Serbia's final attempt and Turkey reached the final of the world championship with an 83-82 victory Saturday.

Turkey got the go-ahead basket in a frantic final minute when Tunceri corralled a loose ball lost by teammate Hedo Turkoglu and drove along the baseline.

After a timeout, Novica Velickovic caught a lob pass but his midair attempt was denied by Erden.

"It was nothing except luck," ...

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