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Group:  B | 13.09.2006, 16:30h
Group:  B | 13.09.2006, 16:30h
75-86
10 - 2322 - 3216 - 1427 - 17
10 - 2322 - 3216 - 1427 - 17
Venue: Pacos de Ferreira (POR) |
Spectators: 500 |
Referees: Marco Giansanti (ITA)

GAME REPORT


Fast Start Propels Bosnia & Herzegovina Past Portugal

Bosnia & Herzegovina closed the first quarter on a 15-0 run and controlled the game throughout en route to an 86-75 win over Portugal

As a result, the standings in Group B became more unclear as Portugal, after winning three straight, dropped to 3-2, while Bosnia & Herzegovina improved to 2-3.

FYR of Macedonia has a 3-2 record, while Israel are 2-3, meaning that everything will come down to this Saturday’s match-ups.

Bosnia & Herzegovina play FYR of Macedonia and Portugal take on Israel with berths for EuroBasket 2007 at stake.

Ermin Jazvin started the 15-0 first quarter run by hitting a free throw and then a jumper.

His lay-up with 34 seconds left made the score 20-10 and Jasmin Hukic capped the spurt with a three-pointer just before the first quarter buzzer to make the score 23-10.
 
Mirza Teletovic’s free throws at the 6:46 mark of the second opened up a 20 point lead for Nenad Markovic’s men and they extended the lead to 27 with 3:47 to go in the second on a lay-up from Kenan Bajramovic.

Bosnia & Herzegovina led 55-32 at halftime and would maintain a double-digit lead for the entire second half.

Bajramovic was the high-man for the victors with 26 points, while Paulo Cunha topped Portugal with 21.

Accumulated statistics

44.8%

26/58
FG
M/A

53.8%

28/52

51.3%

20/39
FG2P
M/A

64.3%

18/28

31.6%

6/19
FG3P
M/A

41.7%

10/24

54.8%

17/31
FT
M/A

76.9%

20/26

32

12/20
RT
RO/RD

28

5/23

15

AS

14

17

TO

16

6

ST

4

4

BS

0

26

PF

26

75

Pts

86

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