Bulgaria53-62

15-20, 12-17, 6-11, 20-14

Netherlands

 

Date: 10.08.2014, 20:30hGroup:  BVenue:   Samokov (BUL) Spectators: 1200
Referees:  Borys Shulga (UKR), Evgeny Vetrov (RUS), Ciprian Stoica (ROU)
TEAM LEADERS
Bulgaria Netherlands
Bozhidar Avramov (17)PtsArvin Slagter (18)
Hristo Nikolov (6)RebNick Oudendag (9)
Stanimir Marinov (3), Aleksandar Vezenkov (3)AS3 players tied with 3
Bozhidar Avramov (2), Hristo Nikolov (2)STWorthy De Jong (3)
Stanimir Marinov (1), Bozhidar Avramov (1)BSMohamed Kherrazi (1)

GAME REPORT

10.08.2014
Dutch Out-Muscle Bulgaria On The Road
13. Arvin Slagter (Netherlands)
Arvin Slagter had a game-high 18 points for the Dutch

Netherlands made the most of their size advantage on Sunday to down Bulgaria 62-53 on the road on Day 1 of EuroBasket 2015 2nd Qualifying Round Group B action.

The Dutch side out-rebounded their hosts 47 to 32 and scored 36 of their points close to the rim, while Bulgaria only got 10 of their points in the paint.

There was nothing to separate the two opponents during the first 15 minutes of what was a low-scoring affair, but the Netherlands managed to grind out a 37-27 lead by the half-time interval, on the back of 10 first-half points from Arvin Slagter.

Thomas Koenis made a lay-up with just 26 seconds left in the third period to cap off a Dutch burst and gift his team their biggest lead all night, 48-33.

It seemed almost impossible for Bulgaria, who had scored only six points in the entire third quarter, to come back from this, but Bozhidar Avramov did not lose his faith.

The Bulgarian point guard, who scored 14 of his team-high 17 points in the final quarter, instigated a 10-0 rally for his team at the start of the final frame and dished out an assist to Stanimir Marinov who drilled a triple and reduced the gap to 52-50, with 3:27 remaining on the clock.

It seemed like Bulgaria had succeeded in turning the tide and could complete their comeback with the support of the local crowd in the final minutes, but Slagter was in no mood for a dramatic finale.

The Dutch guard drilled two triples within 25 seconds to increase his team's lead to 58-50 with 2:32 left to play and dash Bulgaria's hopes, as Bulgaria only managed to score one basket after that.

Slagter finished with a game-high 18 points and added three assists and center Nick Oudendag chipped in with 13 points and nine rebounds for the winners.

 

COACH QUOTES

10.08.2014
Quotes: Bulgaria vs. Netherlands

Georgi Mladenov, Bulgaria Head Coach
"We were lacking in experience. We were confused that we may lose our first game at home. It is not possible to win when you score 52 points. We were weak on rebounding. We made too many easy mistakes. Now we look forward. We are going to Montenegro to win. The boys played their best and fought till the very end although it looked like we had no chances anymore. It is my fault and to my staff that we lost today. The boys played with heart."

Bozhidar Avramov, Bulgaria
"We are not totally disappointed, we played hard and there were some chances in the end. We are looking forward. We started with less self-confidence, but we are a really young team. We could win this game but then we fell in collapse. We have to communicate better on the court."

Worthy De Jong, Netherlands
"It was a tough game, especially the fourth quarter when we were under big pressure. We made a lot of turnovers and they made a lot of points. Number 10 of the home team (Bozhidar Avramov) made some good shots and three-pointers. We kept strong, we stayed together. We are a young team and this win gives us a good position."

Toon Van Helfteren, Netherlands Head Coach
"I am very satisfied with the win. It was a tough game. For us it was 'play the game and try to win the game.' We have to be realistic, we played as guests. I think that today our defence won the game, The home team only made 53 points, that says a lot. We are a very inexperienced team, but I am happy that the young players know how to play defence."

Top performers

Bulgaria Netherlands

Bozhidar Avramov

 

Nick Oudendag

17Pts13
3Reb9
2AS0
2ST1
1BS0

Accumulated statistics

Bulgaria Netherlands
18/57FG M/A24/59
8/25 (32.0%) FG2P M/A20/46 (43.5%)
10/32 (31.3%) FG3P M/A4/13 (30.8%)
7/13 (53.8%) FT M/A10/16 (62.5%)
32 (8-24) Reb (O-D) 47 (14-33)
12AS14
15TO17
7ST7
2BS1
18PF19
53Pts62

PHOTO GALLERY

BULGARIA
NameMinFG2P FG3P FGFTRebASTOSTBSPF+/-Pts
M/A%M/A%M/A%M/A%ODTotCD
7Zahariev, H. 111/425.00/20.01/250.00/00.0000110000-133
*8Nikolov, H. 190/20.00/00.00/20.00/00.024612202160
10Avramov, B. 265/1435.71/520.04/944.43/560.0033202144417
12Georgiev, A. 101/333.30/00.01/333.30/00.0022001010-33
13Velikov, A. 20/00.00/00.00/00.00/00.0000000000-40
14Kostov, C. 233/560.01/1100.02/450.00/00.0123050010-188
15Vaklinov, S. 60/00.00/00.00/00.00/00.0000000010-90
*21Varbanov, N. 241/333.31/333.30/00.03/650.0235011026-65
*22Ivanov, P. 101/250.00/10.01/1100.00/00.0011110021-13
*23Marinov, S. 292/1216.72/728.60/50.01/250.0044321115-15
*41Vezenkov, A. 314/1136.43/560.01/616.70/00.0325330022-109
50Dimitrov, D. 90/10.00/10.00/00.00/00.0011100020100
TEAM/COACH02200
TOTAL18/ 5731.68/ 2532.010/ 3231.37/1353.882432121572181953
NETHERLANDS
NameMinFG2P FG3P FGFTRebASTOSTBSPF+/-Pts
M/A%M/A%M/A%M/A%ODTotCD
4Slagter, A. 265/1050.02/450.03/650.05/771.40113200241318
*5Williams, L. 240/20.00/20.00/00.00/00.010112001270
*6De Jong, W. 263/837.53/742.90/10.02/540.026836303648
7van Sauers, J. DNP
8Hope, D. 160/20.00/00.00/20.00/00.014510102020
*9Kherrazi, M. 203/560.03/475.00/10.00/00.0134111151-36
10De Pagter, R. 232/450.02/450.00/00.02/2100.024611101276
*11Koenis, T. 172/825.02/825.00/00.00/00.022401001004
12Hammink, S. 20/00.00/00.00/00.00/00.000001000010
13Bleeker, K. 80/20.00/00.00/20.00/00.0123100010-10
14Oudendag, N. 196/966.76/966.70/00.01/250.0369021023513
*21Schaftenaar, R. 193/933.32/825.01/1100.00/00.0156300010107
TEAM/COACH00010
TOTAL24/ 5940.720/ 4643.54/ 1330.810/1662.5143347141771191862
Legend
MinMinutes playedTotTotal reboundsBSBlocked shots
M/AMade/AttemptsASAssistsPtsPoints
%Shooting percentagePFPersonal fouls*Starters
OOffensive reboundsTOTurnoversDNPDid Not Play
DDefensive reboundsSTStealsFGField Goals
+/-Team's net points while on courtCCommitted foulsDDrawn fouls

GALLERY

TOP PERFORMERS

Bulgaria Netherlands

Bozhidar Avramov

 

Nick Oudendag

17Pts13
3Reb9
2AS0
2ST1
1BS0
26Min19

TEAM STATS

Bulgaria Netherlands
18/57FG M/A24/59
8/25 (32.0%) FG2P M/A20/46 (43.5%)
10/32 (31.3%) FG3P M/A4/13 (30.8%)
7/13 (53.8%) FT M/A10/16 (62.5%)
32 (8-24) Reb (O-D) 47 (14-33)
12AS14
15TO17
7ST7
2BS1
18PF19
53Pts62

PLAY BY PLAY

TimeBULGARIAScoreNETHERLANDS
09:4921 N. Varbanov Foul drawn   6 W. De Jong Personal Foul (Team 1st, Player 1st)
09:4921 N. Varbanov Free throw MADE(1/2) 1 - 0 
09:4941 A. Vezenkov assist   
09:4921 N. Varbanov Free throw missed(2/2)   9 M. Kherrazi Def. Rebound
09:34 1 - 2 9 M. Kherrazi 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
Assist: 21 R. Schaftenaar
09:1941 A. Vezenkov 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 22 P. Ivanov 
4 - 2 
09:06 4 - 4 6 W. De Jong 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
Assist: 5 L. Williams
09:0623 S. Marinov Personal Foul (Team 1st, Player 1st)   6 W. De Jong Foul drawn
09:0621 N. Varbanov Def. Rebound   6 W. De Jong Free throw missed(1/1)
08:3923 S. Marinov 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 41 A. Vezenkov 
  
08:3641 A. Vezenkov Foul drawn   21 R. Schaftenaar Personal Foul (Team 2nd, Player 1st)
08:248 H. Nikolov 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 41 A. Vezenkov 
  
08:1122 P. Ivanov Foul drawn   6 W. De Jong Personal Foul (Team 3rd, Player 2nd)
08:12   Substitution: 6 W. De Jong out,
10 R. De Pagter in
08:12   Substitution: 21 R. Schaftenaar out,
4 A. Slagter in
08:1223 S. Marinov 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed (blocked)   9 M. Kherrazi Block
10 R. De Pagter Def. Rebound
08:1223 S. Marinov Steal   10 R. De Pagter Turnover (Bad Pass)
07:318 H. Nikolov Turnover (Bad Pass)   9 M. Kherrazi Steal
07:24   5 L. Williams 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 10 R. De Pagter
07:0823 S. Marinov Def. Rebound   10 R. De Pagter 2PtsFG (Hook shot) missed
06:5241 A. Vezenkov 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 21 N. Varbanov 
  
06:408 H. Nikolov Foul drawn   9 M. Kherrazi Personal Foul (Team 4th, Player 1st)
06:2422 P. Ivanov 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 8 H. Nikolov 
7 - 4 
06:048 H. Nikolov Def. Rebound   9 M. Kherrazi 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
05:5322 P. Ivanov 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 8 H. Nikolov 
  
05:4021 N. Varbanov Foul drawn   9 M. Kherrazi Personal Foul (Team 5th, Player 2nd)
05:43   Substitution: 11 T. Koenis out,
14 N. Oudendag in
05:4321 N. Varbanov Free throw MADE(1/2) 8 - 4 
05:4321 N. Varbanov Free throw missed(2/2)   4 A. Slagter Def. Rebound
05:2022 P. Ivanov Def. Rebound   4 A. Slagter 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
05:0521 N. Varbanov 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   10 R. De Pagter Def. Rebound
04:55 8 - 6 14 N. Oudendag 2PtsFG (Dunk) MADE
Assist: 9 M. Kherrazi
04:3841 A. Vezenkov Turnover (Bad Pass)   
04:28Substitution: 23 S. Marinov out,
10 B. Avramov in 
  
04:28   Substitution: 9 M. Kherrazi out,
21 R. Schaftenaar in
04:28Substitution: 22 P. Ivanov out,
14 C. Kostov in 
  
04:15 8 - 8 4 A. Slagter 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
04:0341 A. Vezenkov 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE 10 - 8 
03:46 10 - 10 14 N. Oudendag 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
Assist: 4 A. Slagter
03:3214 C. Kostov 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 10 B. Avramov 
12 - 10 
03:08 12 - 12 14 N. Oudendag 2PtsFG (Driving lay-up) MADE
03:0821 N. Varbanov Personal Foul (Team 2nd, Player 1st)   14 N. Oudendag Foul drawn
03:08 12 - 13 14 N. Oudendag Free throw MADE(1/1)
02:4921 N. Varbanov 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed   21 R. Schaftenaar Def. Rebound
02:4241 A. Vezenkov Foul drawn   4 A. Slagter Offensive Foul (Team 6th, Player 1st)
4 A. Slagter Turnover (Offensive foul)
02:39Substitution: 21 N. Varbanov out,
15 S. Vaklinov in 
  
02:39Substitution: 8 H. Nikolov out,
7 H. Zahariev in 
  
02:2241 A. Vezenkov 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   14 N. Oudendag Def. Rebound
02:1910 B. Avramov Personal Foul (Team 3rd, Player 1st)   5 L. Williams Foul drawn
02:17   Substitution: 10 R. De Pagter out,
9 M. Kherrazi in
02:09   21 R. Schaftenaar 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 14 N. Oudendag
02:05   14 N. Oudendag 2PtsFG (Put-back) missed
Off. Rebound: 14 N. Oudendag
01:54 12 - 15 14 N. Oudendag 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
Assist: 4 A. Slagter
01:5415 S. Vaklinov Personal Foul (Team 4th, Player 1st)   14 N. Oudendag Foul drawn
01:54   Substitution: 5 L. Williams out,
8 D. Hope in
01:5414 C. Kostov Def. Rebound   14 N. Oudendag Free throw missed(1/1)
01:357 H. Zahariev 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   8 D. Hope Def. Rebound
01:1914 C. Kostov Def. Rebound   21 R. Schaftenaar 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
00:5910 B. Avramov 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 7 H. Zahariev 
15 - 15 
00:41 15 - 17 9 M. Kherrazi 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
Assist: 21 R. Schaftenaar
00:3214 C. Kostov Turnover (Travelling)   
00:08 15 - 20 21 R. Schaftenaar 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 8 D. Hope
00:0110 B. Avramov 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   
00:00Substitution: 15 S. Vaklinov out,
21 N. Varbanov in 
  
00:00   Substitution: 4 A. Slagter out,
6 W. De Jong in
00:00Substitution: 41 A. Vezenkov out,
50 D. Dimitrov in 
  
00:00Substitution: 14 C. Kostov out,
23 S. Marinov in 
  
TimeBULGARIAScoreNETHERLANDS
10:0021 N. Varbanov Foul drawn   14 N. Oudendag Offensive Foul (Team 1st, Player 1st)
14 N. Oudendag Turnover (Offensive foul)
09:3823 S. Marinov 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   8 D. Hope Def. Rebound
09:3323 S. Marinov Def. Rebound   14 N. Oudendag 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
09:3323 S. Marinov 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE 17 - 20 
08:50   Substitution: 14 N. Oudendag out,
11 T. Koenis in
08:37   6 W. De Jong Turnover (Ball Handling)
08:3623 S. Marinov Turnover (Ball Handling)   8 D. Hope Steal
08:2950 D. Dimitrov Def. Rebound   11 T. Koenis 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
08:2923 S. Marinov Foul drawn   8 D. Hope Personal Foul (Team 2nd, Player 1st)
07:4723 S. Marinov 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   6 W. De Jong Def. Rebound
07:4250 D. Dimitrov Personal Foul (Team 1st, Player 1st)   6 W. De Jong Foul drawn
07:42Substitution: 23 S. Marinov out,
14 C. Kostov in 
  
07:42 17 - 21 6 W. De Jong Free throw MADE(1/2)
07:4210 B. Avramov Def. Rebound   6 W. De Jong Free throw missed(2/2)
07:2914 C. Kostov 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 50 D. Dimitrov 
20 - 21 
07:2310 B. Avramov Steal   6 W. De Jong Turnover (Bad Pass)
07:1310 B. Avramov Foul drawn   8 D. Hope Personal Foul (Team 3rd, Player 2nd)
07:13   Substitution: 8 D. Hope out,
5 L. Williams in
07:13Timeout   
07:0214 C. Kostov Turnover (Bad Pass)   6 W. De Jong Steal
06:39 20 - 23 9 M. Kherrazi 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
06:177 H. Zahariev Turnover (Out of bounds)   
06:17   Substitution: 21 R. Schaftenaar out,
13 K. Bleeker in
06:17Substitution: 7 H. Zahariev out,
8 H. Nikolov in 
  
05:54   13 K. Bleeker 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 11 T. Koenis
05:3921 N. Varbanov Def. Rebound   6 W. De Jong 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
05:2410 B. Avramov 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   6 W. De Jong Def. Rebound
05:228 H. Nikolov Personal Foul (Team 2nd, Player 1st)   6 W. De Jong Foul drawn
05:20Substitution: 21 N. Varbanov out,
15 S. Vaklinov in 
  
05:09   13 K. Bleeker 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 9 M. Kherrazi
04:4950 D. Dimitrov Personal Foul (Team 3rd, Player 2nd)   9 M. Kherrazi Foul drawn
04:49Substitution: 50 D. Dimitrov out,
41 A. Vezenkov in 
  
04:38   6 W. De Jong 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 13 K. Bleeker
04:3310 B. Avramov Block
41 A. Vezenkov Def. Rebound 
  11 T. Koenis 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed (blocked)
04:2910 B. Avramov 2PtsFG (Dunk) missed   13 K. Bleeker Def. Rebound
04:1310 B. Avramov Personal Foul (Team 4th, Player 2nd)   5 L. Williams Foul drawn
04:14Substitution: 10 B. Avramov out,
23 S. Marinov in 
  
04:07 20 - 25 11 T. Koenis 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
Assist: 13 K. Bleeker
03:56   Substitution: 9 M. Kherrazi out,
4 A. Slagter in
03:4441 A. Vezenkov 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE 22 - 25 
03:298 H. Nikolov Personal Foul (Team 5th, Player 2nd)   4 A. Slagter Foul drawn
03:29Substitution: 8 H. Nikolov out,
7 H. Zahariev in 
  
03:29 22 - 26 4 A. Slagter Free throw MADE(1/3)
03:29 22 - 27 4 A. Slagter Free throw MADE(2/3)
03:29 22 - 28 4 A. Slagter Free throw MADE(3/3)
03:1941 A. Vezenkov Turnover (Travelling)   
03:02   5 L. Williams 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed
Off. Rebound: 11 T. Koenis
02:58   11 T. Koenis 2PtsFG (Put-back) missed
Off. Rebound: 5 L. Williams
02:40   11 T. Koenis 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed
Off. Rebound: 6 W. De Jong
02:25 22 - 30 6 W. De Jong 2PtsFG (Driving lay-up) MADE
02:23Timeout   
02:23Substitution: 14 C. Kostov out,
21 N. Varbanov in 
  
02:23Substitution: 15 S. Vaklinov out,
22 P. Ivanov in 
  
02:23   Substitution: 11 T. Koenis out,
10 R. De Pagter in
02:23   Substitution: 13 K. Bleeker out,
14 N. Oudendag in
02:0341 A. Vezenkov 2PtsFG (Driving lay-up) MADE 24 - 30 
01:46 24 - 33 4 A. Slagter 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 6 W. De Jong
01:257 H. Zahariev 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   6 W. De Jong Def. Rebound
01:1922 P. Ivanov Personal Foul (Team 6th, Player 1st)   4 A. Slagter Foul drawn
01:19   Substitution: 6 W. De Jong out,
12 S. Hammink in
01:19   4 A. Slagter Free throw missed(1/2)
01:19 24 - 34 4 A. Slagter Free throw MADE(2/2)
01:027 H. Zahariev 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 41 A. Vezenkov 
27 - 34 
00:37 27 - 36 10 R. De Pagter 2PtsFG (Hook shot) MADE
00:36Timeout   
00:2323 S. Marinov 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   14 N. Oudendag Def. Rebound
00:0322 P. Ivanov Personal Foul (Team 7th, Player 2nd)   4 A. Slagter Foul drawn
00:03   4 A. Slagter Free throw missed(1/2)
00:03 27 - 37 4 A. Slagter Free throw MADE(2/2)
00:017 H. Zahariev 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   
00:00Substitution: 7 H. Zahariev out,
10 B. Avramov in 
  
00:00Substitution: 22 P. Ivanov out,
14 C. Kostov in 
  
00:00   Substitution: 4 A. Slagter out,
6 W. De Jong in
00:00   Substitution: 10 R. De Pagter out,
9 M. Kherrazi in
00:00   Substitution: 12 S. Hammink out,
11 T. Koenis in
00:00   Substitution: 14 N. Oudendag out,
21 R. Schaftenaar in
TimeBULGARIAScoreNETHERLANDS
09:4421 N. Varbanov 2PtsFG (Hook shot) MADE 29 - 37 
09:1821 N. Varbanov Personal Foul (Team 1st, Player 2nd)   6 W. De Jong Foul drawn
09:18   6 W. De Jong Free throw missed(1/2)
09:18 29 - 38 6 W. De Jong Free throw MADE(2/2)
09:0214 C. Kostov 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 21 N. Varbanov 
  
08:5521 N. Varbanov Foul drawn   11 T. Koenis Personal Foul (Team 1st, Player 1st)
08:5521 N. Varbanov Free throw MADE(1/2) 30 - 38 
08:5621 N. Varbanov Free throw missed(2/2)   21 R. Schaftenaar Def. Rebound
08:45 30 - 40 21 R. Schaftenaar 2PtsFG (Hook shot) MADE
08:2741 A. Vezenkov 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   9 M. Kherrazi Def. Rebound
08:08   11 T. Koenis Turnover (3 secs)
07:5514 C. Kostov Turnover (Bad Pass)   
07:31 Def. Rebound   11 T. Koenis 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed
07:2814 C. Kostov Turnover (Bad Pass)   
07:24   Substitution: 11 T. Koenis out,
14 N. Oudendag in
07:1410 B. Avramov Def. Rebound   21 R. Schaftenaar 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
07:0841 A. Vezenkov Offensive Foul (Team 2nd, Player 1st)
41 A. Vezenkov Turnover (Offensive foul) 
  14 N. Oudendag Foul drawn
07:06Substitution: 41 A. Vezenkov out,
12 A. Georgiev Yanev in 
  
06:4423 S. Marinov Block
21 N. Varbanov Def. Rebound 
  14 N. Oudendag 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed (blocked)
06:4421 N. Varbanov Foul drawn   9 M. Kherrazi Personal Foul (Team 2nd, Player 3rd)
06:44   Substitution: 9 M. Kherrazi out,
10 R. De Pagter in
06:2821 N. Varbanov Turnover (Bad Pass)   6 W. De Jong Steal
06:2712 A. Georgiev Yanev Personal Foul (Team 3rd, Player 1st)   6 W. De Jong Foul drawn
06:14   6 W. De Jong Turnover (Ball Handling)
05:5712 A. Georgiev Yanev 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   6 W. De Jong Def. Rebound
05:51   21 R. Schaftenaar 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed
Off. Rebound: 10 R. De Pagter
05:4814 C. Kostov Personal Foul (Team 4th, Player 1st)   10 R. De Pagter Foul drawn
05:49   Substitution: 21 R. Schaftenaar out,
4 A. Slagter in
05:4112 A. Georgiev Yanev Steal   14 N. Oudendag Turnover (Ball Handling)
05:2714 C. Kostov Turnover (Bad Pass)   10 R. De Pagter Steal
05:24   6 W. De Jong Turnover (Bad Pass)
05:23Substitution: 14 C. Kostov out,
22 P. Ivanov in 
  
05:2222 P. Ivanov Turnover (Bad Pass)   14 N. Oudendag Steal
05:22 30 - 42 4 A. Slagter 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
Assist: 6 W. De Jong
05:01Timeout   
04:4110 B. Avramov 2PtsFG (Driving lay-up) missed   14 N. Oudendag Def. Rebound
04:2523 S. Marinov Def. Rebound   6 W. De Jong 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
04:0712 A. Georgiev Yanev 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 23 S. Marinov 
33 - 42 
03:4423 S. Marinov Def. Rebound   4 A. Slagter 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
03:4123 S. Marinov Foul drawn   10 R. De Pagter Personal Foul (Team 3rd, Player 1st)
03:38   Substitution: 5 L. Williams out,
8 D. Hope in
03:2110 B. Avramov 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   6 W. De Jong Def. Rebound
03:06 33 - 44 14 N. Oudendag 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
Assist: 4 A. Slagter
02:5121 N. Varbanov Foul drawn   14 N. Oudendag Personal Foul (Team 4th, Player 2nd)
02:49   Substitution: 6 W. De Jong out,
12 S. Hammink in
02:49Substitution: 12 A. Georgiev Yanev out,
41 A. Vezenkov in 
  
02:49Substitution: 10 B. Avramov out,
14 C. Kostov in 
  
02:49Substitution: 22 P. Ivanov out,
8 H. Nikolov in 
  
02:3923 S. Marinov 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed
Off. Rebound: 41 A. Vezenkov 
  
02:3541 A. Vezenkov 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed   14 N. Oudendag Def. Rebound
02:1721 N. Varbanov Steal   12 S. Hammink Turnover (Bad Pass)
02:0323 S. Marinov 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed   10 R. De Pagter Def. Rebound
01:4241 A. Vezenkov Personal Foul (Team 5th, Player 2nd)   10 R. De Pagter Foul drawn
01:42Substitution: 23 S. Marinov out,
13 A. Velikov in 
  
01:42   Substitution: 12 S. Hammink out,
11 T. Koenis in
01:42   Substitution: 14 N. Oudendag out,
13 K. Bleeker in
01:42 33 - 45 10 R. De Pagter Free throw MADE(1/2)
01:42 33 - 46 10 R. De Pagter Free throw MADE(2/2)
01:2914 C. Kostov 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   11 T. Koenis Def. Rebound
01:138 H. Nikolov Def. Rebound   8 D. Hope 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
00:5941 A. Vezenkov 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   8 D. Hope Def. Rebound
00:47   4 A. Slagter 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 8 D. Hope
00:26 33 - 48 11 T. Koenis 2PtsFG (Driving lay-up) MADE
00:058 H. Nikolov 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   13 K. Bleeker Def. Rebound
00:00Substitution: 13 A. Velikov out,
10 B. Avramov in 
  
00:00Substitution: 14 C. Kostov out,
23 S. Marinov in 
  
00:00Substitution: 21 N. Varbanov out,
50 D. Dimitrov in 
  
00:00   Substitution: 4 A. Slagter out,
6 W. De Jong in
TimeBULGARIAScoreNETHERLANDS
09:598 H. Nikolov Def. Rebound   11 T. Koenis 2PtsFG (Hook shot) missed
09:5123 S. Marinov Foul drawn   13 K. Bleeker Personal Foul (Team 1st, Player 1st)
09:5123 S. Marinov Free throw missed(1/2)   
09:4223 S. Marinov Free throw MADE(2/2) 34 - 48 
09:18    Turnover (24 secs)
09:0250 D. Dimitrov 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 8 H. Nikolov 
  
08:5510 B. Avramov 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 23 S. Marinov 
37 - 48 
08:3623 S. Marinov Foul drawn   6 W. De Jong Offensive Foul (Team 2nd, Player 3rd)
6 W. De Jong Turnover (Offensive foul)
08:2523 S. Marinov 2PtsFG (Driving lay-up) missed   11 T. Koenis Def. Rebound
08:04 Def. Rebound   8 D. Hope 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
08:00   Substitution: 8 D. Hope out,
5 L. Williams in
08:00   Substitution: 10 R. De Pagter out,
9 M. Kherrazi in
08:00   Substitution: 6 W. De Jong out,
4 A. Slagter in
07:4610 B. Avramov 2PtsFG (Dunk) MADE 39 - 48 
07:4610 B. Avramov Foul drawn   9 M. Kherrazi Personal Foul (Team 3rd, Player 4th)
07:47Timeout   
07:47   Substitution: 11 T. Koenis out,
14 N. Oudendag in
07:4610 B. Avramov Free throw MADE(1/1) 40 - 48 
07:248 H. Nikolov Steal   5 L. Williams Turnover (Bad Pass)
07:1910 B. Avramov 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 41 A. Vezenkov 
43 - 48 
07:078 H. Nikolov Steal   5 L. Williams Turnover (Ball Handling)
07:08   Substitution: 13 K. Bleeker out,
21 R. Schaftenaar in
06:5410 B. Avramov 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   9 M. Kherrazi Def. Rebound
06:36   9 M. Kherrazi 2PtsFG (Hook shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 21 R. Schaftenaar
06:33 43 - 50 21 R. Schaftenaar 2PtsFG (Put-back) MADE
06:2423 S. Marinov 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   21 R. Schaftenaar Def. Rebound
06:0741 A. Vezenkov Def. Rebound   4 A. Slagter 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
06:0323 S. Marinov Foul drawn   4 A. Slagter Personal Foul (Team 4th, Player 2nd)
05:57Substitution: 23 S. Marinov out,
14 C. Kostov in 
  
05:57Substitution: 50 D. Dimitrov out,
12 A. Georgiev Yanev in 
  
05:5410 B. Avramov Foul drawn   5 L. Williams Personal Foul (Team 5th, Player 1st)
05:54   Substitution: 5 L. Williams out,
8 D. Hope in
05:5410 B. Avramov Free throw missed(1/2)   
05:5410 B. Avramov Free throw MADE(2/2) 44 - 50 
05:54   Substitution: 14 N. Oudendag out,
6 W. De Jong in
05:3210 B. Avramov Steal   9 M. Kherrazi Turnover (Ball Handling)
05:3210 B. Avramov Foul drawn   9 M. Kherrazi Personal Foul (Team 6th, Player 5th)
05:3210 B. Avramov Free throw MADE(1/2) 45 - 50 
05:3210 B. Avramov Free throw missed(2/2)   
05:32   21 R. Schaftenaar Def. Rebound
05:10 45 - 52 10 R. De Pagter 2PtsFG (Hook shot) MADE
Assist: 21 R. Schaftenaar
05:0410 B. Avramov 2PtsFG (Driving lay-up) missed   8 D. Hope Def. Rebound
04:428 H. Nikolov Def. Rebound   21 R. Schaftenaar 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
04:2714 C. Kostov 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 10 B. Avramov 
48 - 52 
04:1210 B. Avramov Personal Foul (Team 1st, Player 3rd)   4 A. Slagter Foul drawn
04:10Substitution: 10 B. Avramov out,
23 S. Marinov in 
  
03:5212 A. Georgiev Yanev Def. Rebound   21 R. Schaftenaar 2PtsFG (Hook shot) missed
03:478 H. Nikolov Turnover (Bad Pass)   6 W. De Jong Steal
03:44   6 W. De Jong 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed
Off. Rebound: 6 W. De Jong
03:39   6 W. De Jong Turnover (Bad Pass)
03:39Substitution: 8 H. Nikolov out,
7 H. Zahariev in 
  
03:2723 S. Marinov 2PtsFG (Driving lay-up) MADE 50 - 52 
03:07 50 - 55 4 A. Slagter 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 10 R. De Pagter
02:5141 A. Vezenkov 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   6 W. De Jong Def. Rebound
02:33 50 - 58 4 A. Slagter 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 6 W. De Jong
02:30Timeout   
02:30Substitution: 7 H. Zahariev out,
10 B. Avramov in 
  
02:30   Substitution: 21 R. Schaftenaar out,
14 N. Oudendag in
02:2012 A. Georgiev Yanev 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   14 N. Oudendag Def. Rebound
01:5710 B. Avramov Def. Rebound   10 R. De Pagter 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
01:5110 B. Avramov 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 23 S. Marinov 
53 - 58 
01:43   4 A. Slagter Turnover (Travelling)
01:4023 S. Marinov Turnover (Bad Pass)   
01:24   6 W. De Jong 2PtsFG (Driving lay-up) missed
Off. Rebound: 14 N. Oudendag
01:20 53 - 60 14 N. Oudendag 2PtsFG (Put-back) MADE
00:5310 B. Avramov 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 14 C. Kostov 
  
00:3423 S. Marinov 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed   14 N. Oudendag Def. Rebound
00:3210 B. Avramov Personal Foul (Team 2nd, Player 4th)   6 W. De Jong Foul drawn
00:32Timeout   
00:32Timeout   
00:32   Substitution: 14 N. Oudendag out,
21 R. Schaftenaar in
00:30 53 - 62 6 W. De Jong 2PtsFG (Driving lay-up) MADE
00:1441 A. Vezenkov 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed   21 R. Schaftenaar Def. Rebound
00:0712 A. Georgiev Yanev Def. Rebound   4 A. Slagter 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
00:0110 B. Avramov 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   10 R. De Pagter Def. Rebound

Accumulated statistics

Bulgaria Netherlands
18/57FG M/A24/59
8/25 (32.0%) FG2P M/A20/46 (43.5%)
10/32 (31.3%) FG3P M/A4/13 (30.8%)
7/13 (53.8%) FT M/A10/16 (62.5%)
32 (8-24) Reb (O-D) 47 (14-33)
12AS14
15TO17
7ST7
2BS1
18PF19
53Pts62

top performers

Bulgaria Netherlands

Bozhidar Avramov

 

Nick Oudendag

17Pts13
3Reb9
2AS0
2ST1
1BS0
26Min19
Bulgaria Netherlands 0-2
Bulgaria - Netherlands 53-62
10.08.2014, Samokov (BUL)
Netherlands - Bulgaria 66-57
20.08.2014, Leiden (NED)

COACH QUOTES

10.08.2014
Quotes: Bulgaria vs. Netherlands

Georgi Mladenov, Bulgaria Head Coach
"We were lacking in experience. We were confused that we may lose our first game at home. It is not possible to win when you score 52 points. We were weak on rebounding. We made too many easy mistakes. Now we look forward. We are going to Montenegro to win. The boys played their best and fought till the very end although it looked like we had no chances anymore. It is my fault and to my staff that we lost today. The boys played with heart."

Bozhidar Avramov, Bulgaria
"We are not totally disappointed, we played hard and there were some chances in the end. We are looking forward. We started with less self-confidence, but we are a really young team. We could win this game but then we fell in collapse. We have to communicate better on the court."

Worthy De Jong, Netherlands
"It was a tough game, especially the fourth quarter when we were under big pressure. We made a lot of turnovers and they made a lot of points. Number 10 of the home team (Bozhidar Avramov) made some good shots and three-pointers. We kept strong, we stayed together. We are a young team and this win gives us a good position."

Toon Van Helfteren, Netherlands Head Coach
"I am very satisfied with the win. It was a tough game. For us it was 'play the game and try to win the game.' We have to be realistic, we played as guests. I think that today our defence won the game, The home team only made 53 points, that says a lot. We are a very inexperienced team, but I am happy that the young players know how to play defence."

Top performers

Bulgaria Netherlands

Bozhidar Avramov

 

Nick Oudendag

17Pts13
3Reb9
2AS0
2ST1
1BS0

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