Netherlands0-20

Estonia

 

Date: 01.08.2013, 20:00hGroup:  BVenue:   s'HertogenboschSpectators: 1000
Referees:  Joseph Bissang (FRA), Moritz Reiter (GER), Keith Williams (ENG)

GAME REPORT

01.08.2013
Dutch Hold Off Estonia In Opener
6. Worthy De Jong (Netherlands)
Worthy De Jong was one of five players in double digits for the Netherlands)

Estonia came back from an 18-point deficit but the Netherlands held on to register a 74-71 win at home in the two teams' opening game in Group B of the EuroBasket 2015 1st Qualification Round.

After the Dutch claimed their first lead in the encounter three minutes after tip-off, they started making the most of their ability to score in transition and Estonia's poor shooting selection and pulled away steadily, until they reached a 38-20 lead midway through the second quarter.

Estonia however, who got 17 points off Dutch turnovers, regained their offensive balance and improved their shooting accuracy to begin chipping away on the deficit.

The Dutch still held a 42-33 lead at the half-time interval but their advantage would drop even further in the second half, albeit they stayed in the driver's seat at all times thanks to their superiority on the glass (rebounds 42-27 for the hosts).

The Netherlands went into the final two minutes with a five-point advantage and both teams wasted valuable possessions before Estonia's Gregor Arbet sunk a triple with 21 seconds left on the clock to reduce the gap to just two points, 71-69.

Estonia immediately fouled Sean Cunningham, who split two free throws to make it 72-69 for the Netherlands, with 16 second left to play.

The Dutch however defended well and rather than allowing their guests to attempt a three-pointer to tie the scores, Robin Smeulders stole the ball and was fouled.

The big man hit both of his shots from the line to give his team a five-point cushion, 74-69, and effectively seal victory 10 seconds from the final buzzer, as the only thing Estonia could do on their final possession was to reduce the final point differential on a Janar Talts dunk.

Five players scored in double digits for the winners, with Joshua Duinker and Kees Akerboom collecting 13 points each, the former also picking up eight rebounds.

Estonia's Reinar Hallik led all scorers with 20 points while Talts finished with 17 points and nine boards in a losing effort.

COACH QUOTES

01.08.2013
Quotes Netherlands vs. Estonia

Netherlands head coach Toon van Helfteren
"We knew the first game was a very important one. I expected a tough game. It was great to record a home win in front of such an unexpected large crowd. We want to be a strong defensive team. And that's what we were tonight.

"Satisfied. That's how I feel at thew moment. Very satisfied!

"I have a young team. We have players with little experience. But losing an 18 point lead in the game didn't make me nervous. My players worked hard troughout the game and played with discipline. And in the end it all worked out."

Netherlands captain Kees Akerboom
"This is a new start for us. with a new coach and a new program. You can tell by the number of turnovers. But we make progression, each and and every day. What I admire in this team is the great work ethic. Despite al the little mistakes, everybody sticks together and everybody keeps working as hard as they can."

Estonia head coach Tiit Sokk
"The first game is always hard. Playing the first game away makes it even harder. The key to this game was that we gave away too many easy baskets in transition. Another key factor was rebounding.They beat us 42 to 27 in rebounding.

"At the end it was a close game. It was good to see that my players were able to fight themselves back into the game. But we kept giving them easy baskets. If you do that, you can't win a game."

Estonia player Rain Veideman
"It is exactly as the coach says. We gave them too many easy baskets. The first half was a less than a disaster for us."

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PLAY BY PLAY

TimeNETHERLANDSScoreESTONIA
09:4312 K. Akerboom Def. Rebound   10 S. Sokk 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
09:3321 J. Duinker 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed
Off. Rebound: 11 R. Smeulders 
  
09:2711 R. Smeulders 2PtsFG (Put-back) missed   8 J. Talts Def. Rebound
09:14 0 - 2 9 G. Arbet 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
08:5521 J. Duinker 2PtsFG (Hook shot) MADE 2 - 2 
08:55 2 - 4 8 J. Talts 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
08:55   10 S. Sokk assist
08:166 W. De Jong Turnover (Bad Pass)   10 S. Sokk Steal
08:0711 R. Smeulders Def. Rebound   12 R. Raadik 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
07:5512 K. Akerboom 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   8 J. Talts Def. Rebound
07:48 2 - 6 8 J. Talts 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
Assist: 10 S. Sokk
07:487 S. Cunningham Personal Foul (Team 1st, Player 1st)   8 J. Talts Foul drawn
07:48   Substitution: 6 G. Dorbek out,
4 R. Veideman in
07:48 2 - 7 8 J. Talts Free throw MADE(1/1)
07:246 W. De Jong 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE 4 - 7 
07:0421 J. Duinker Def. Rebound   9 G. Arbet 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
07:0012 K. Akerboom Foul drawn   10 S. Sokk Personal Foul (Team 1st, Player 1st)
07:0012 K. Akerboom Free throw MADE(1/2) 5 - 7 
07:0012 K. Akerboom Free throw MADE(2/2) 6 - 7 
06:376 W. De Jong Def. Rebound   8 J. Talts 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
06:306 W. De Jong Foul drawn   9 G. Arbet Personal Foul (Team 2nd, Player 1st)
06:30   Substitution: 12 R. Raadik out,
15 R. Hallik in
06:306 W. De Jong Free throw MADE(1/2) 7 - 7 
06:306 W. De Jong Free throw MADE(2/2) 8 - 7 
06:1012 K. Akerboom Def. Rebound   4 R. Veideman 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
06:0021 J. Duinker 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE 10 - 7 
05:4111 R. Smeulders Def. Rebound   8 J. Talts 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed
05:2221 J. Duinker 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
Assist: 6 W. De Jong 
12 - 7 
05:0321 J. Duinker Def. Rebound   9 G. Arbet 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
04:597 S. Cunningham Turnover (Out of bounds)   
04:59Timeout   
04:49 12 - 9 4 R. Veideman 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
04:297 S. Cunningham Turnover (Bad Pass)   
04:087 S. Cunningham Def. Rebound   15 R. Hallik 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
03:517 S. Cunningham Foul drawn   4 R. Veideman Personal Foul (Team 3rd, Player 1st)
03:51Substitution: 7 S. Cunningham out,
5 L. Williams in 
  
03:51   Substitution: 9 G. Arbet out,
21 M. Dorbek in
03:4221 J. Duinker Foul drawn   15 R. Hallik Personal Foul (Team 4th, Player 1st)
03:4221 J. Duinker Free throw MADE(1/2) 13 - 9 
03:4221 J. Duinker Free throw MADE(2/2) 14 - 9 
03:2121 J. Duinker Def. Rebound   8 J. Talts 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed
03:155 L. Williams Turnover (Ball Handling)   
03:15   Substitution: 8 J. Talts out,
12 R. Raadik in
03:15Substitution: 21 J. Duinker out,
20 R. De Pagter in 
  
03:016 W. De Jong Def. Rebound   15 R. Hallik 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
02:5312 K. Akerboom 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE 17 - 9 
02:25   12 R. Raadik 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed
Off. Rebound: 15 R. Hallik
02:22Substitution: 5 L. Williams out,
7 S. Cunningham in 
  
02:22Substitution: 12 K. Akerboom out,
9 M. Kherrazi in 
  
02:22   21 M. Dorbek Turnover (5 secs)
02:089 M. Kherrazi 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE 19 - 9 
01:506 W. De Jong Personal Foul (Team 2nd, Player 1st)   21 M. Dorbek Foul drawn
01:50   Substitution: 10 S. Sokk out,
6 G. Dorbek in
01:50Substitution: 11 R. Smeulders out,
21 J. Duinker in 
  
01:42 19 - 12 15 R. Hallik 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 21 M. Dorbek
01:246 W. De Jong 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 7 S. Cunningham 
  
01:197 S. Cunningham 2PtsFG (Put-back) missed
Off. Rebound:  
  
01:0420 R. De Pagter 2PtsFG (Hook shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 9 M. Kherrazi 
  
00:559 M. Kherrazi 2PtsFG (Put-back) MADE 21 - 12 
00:427 S. Cunningham Def. Rebound   12 R. Raadik 2PtsFG (Hook shot) missed
00:20Substitution: 6 W. De Jong out,
10 S. Mladenovic in 
  
00:20Substitution: 9 M. Kherrazi out,
12 K. Akerboom in 
  
00:1410 S. Mladenovic 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 7 S. Cunningham 
  
00:0210 S. Mladenovic 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   15 R. Hallik Def. Rebound
00:00   15 R. Hallik 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
TimeNETHERLANDSScoreESTONIA
10:00Substitution: 10 S. Mladenovic out,
9 M. Kherrazi in 
  
10:00   Substitution: 4 R. Veideman out,
8 J. Talts in
10:00   Substitution: 12 R. Raadik out,
9 G. Arbet in
10:00   Substitution: 21 M. Dorbek out,
10 S. Sokk in
09:45 21 - 14 15 R. Hallik 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
09:3912 K. Akerboom 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed    Def. Rebound
09:177 S. Cunningham Steal   10 S. Sokk Turnover (Bad Pass)
09:0821 J. Duinker Foul drawn   6 G. Dorbek Personal Foul (Team 1st, Player 1st)
09:039 M. Kherrazi Foul drawn   6 G. Dorbek Personal Foul (Team 2nd, Player 2nd)
09:0021 J. Duinker 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE 23 - 14 
09:0021 J. Duinker Foul drawn   6 G. Dorbek Unsportmanslike Foul (Team 3rd, Player 3rd)
09:00Substitution: 20 R. De Pagter out,
15 H. Van Der List in 
  
09:0021 J. Duinker Free throw MADE(1/1) 24 - 14 
08:457 S. Cunningham 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
Assist: 15 H. Van Der List 
26 - 14 
08:457 S. Cunningham Foul drawn   6 G. Dorbek Personal Foul (Team 4th, Player 4th)
08:45   Substitution: 6 G. Dorbek out,
4 R. Veideman in
08:457 S. Cunningham Free throw MADE(1/1) 27 - 14 
08:2215 H. Van Der List Def. Rebound   8 J. Talts 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
08:179 M. Kherrazi 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
Assist: 15 H. Van Der List 
29 - 14 
07:52 29 - 17 15 R. Hallik 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 8 J. Talts
07:297 S. Cunningham 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE 32 - 17 
07:029 M. Kherrazi Def. Rebound   8 J. Talts 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
06:4812 K. Akerboom 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed   8 J. Talts Def. Rebound
06:4821 J. Duinker Personal Foul (Team 1st, Player 1st)   8 J. Talts Foul drawn
06:48Substitution: 7 S. Cunningham out,
5 L. Williams in 
  
06:48Substitution: 12 K. Akerboom out,
6 W. De Jong in 
  
06:48   Substitution: 15 R. Hallik out,
12 R. Raadik in
06:27 32 - 19 4 R. Veideman 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
06:109 M. Kherrazi 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed   8 J. Talts Def. Rebound
05:589 M. Kherrazi Foul drawn   8 J. Talts Offensive Foul (Team 5th, Player 1st)
8 J. Talts Turnover (Offensive foul)
05:379 M. Kherrazi 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed (blocked)   12 R. Raadik Block
9 G. Arbet Def. Rebound
05:29   8 J. Talts 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed
Off. Rebound:
05:29Timeout   
05:29Substitution: 21 J. Duinker out,
11 R. Smeulders in 
  
05:29   Substitution: 4 R. Veideman out,
21 M. Dorbek in
05:245 L. Williams Personal Foul (Team 2nd, Player 1st)   10 S. Sokk Foul drawn
05:146 W. De Jong Def. Rebound   12 R. Raadik 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
05:0815 H. Van Der List 2PtsFG (Dunk) MADE
Assist: 9 M. Kherrazi 
34 - 19 
04:519 M. Kherrazi Personal Foul (Team 3rd, Player 1st)   9 G. Arbet Foul drawn
04:51   Substitution: 8 J. Talts out,
15 R. Hallik in
04:51   9 G. Arbet Free throw missed(1/2)
04:51 34 - 20 9 G. Arbet Free throw MADE(2/2)
04:4111 R. Smeulders 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
Assist: 5 L. Williams 
36 - 20 
04:24   12 R. Raadik 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed
Off. Rebound: 12 R. Raadik
04:196 W. De Jong Def. Rebound   9 G. Arbet 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
04:019 M. Kherrazi 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE 38 - 20 
03:4911 R. Smeulders Personal Foul (Team 4th, Player 1st)   9 G. Arbet Foul drawn
03:49Substitution: 5 L. Williams out,
7 S. Cunningham in 
  
03:49Substitution: 9 M. Kherrazi out,
12 K. Akerboom in 
  
03:48 38 - 23 15 R. Hallik 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
03:407 S. Cunningham 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE 40 - 23 
03:40   Substitution: 12 R. Raadik out,
8 J. Talts in
03:3311 R. Smeulders Def. Rebound   8 J. Talts 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
03:1911 R. Smeulders 2PtsFG (Hook shot) missed   9 G. Arbet Def. Rebound
03:05 40 - 26 15 R. Hallik 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
02:1415 H. Van Der List 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 6 W. De Jong 
  
02:096 W. De Jong 2PtsFG (Put-back) MADE 42 - 26 
01:506 W. De Jong Def. Rebound   15 R. Hallik 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
01:3911 R. Smeulders Turnover (Ball Handling)   9 G. Arbet Steal
01:346 W. De Jong Personal Foul (Team 5th, Player 2nd)   9 G. Arbet Foul drawn
01:34Substitution: 15 H. Van Der List out,
21 J. Duinker in 
  
01:34   Substitution: 15 R. Hallik out,
12 R. Raadik in
01:34Timeout   
01:34   Substitution: 12 R. Raadik out,
15 R. Hallik in
01:34 42 - 27 9 G. Arbet Free throw MADE(1/2)
01:34 42 - 28 9 G. Arbet Free throw MADE(2/2)
01:157 S. Cunningham Turnover (Bad Pass)   15 R. Hallik Steal
01:04   15 R. Hallik 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 21 M. Dorbek
01:00 42 - 30 8 J. Talts 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
01:006 W. De Jong Personal Foul (Team 6th, Player 3rd)   8 J. Talts Foul drawn
01:00Substitution: 11 R. Smeulders out,
20 R. De Pagter in 
  
01:00 42 - 31 8 J. Talts Free throw MADE(1/1)
00:3820 R. De Pagter 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed   15 R. Hallik Def. Rebound
00:23 42 - 33 8 J. Talts 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
Assist: 15 R. Hallik
00:047 S. Cunningham 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 20 R. De Pagter 
  
00:0020 R. De Pagter 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 6 W. De Jong 
  
TimeNETHERLANDSScoreESTONIA
10:00Substitution: 6 W. De Jong out,
9 M. Kherrazi in 
  
10:00Substitution: 20 R. De Pagter out,
11 R. Smeulders in 
  
10:00   Substitution: 21 M. Dorbek out,
4 R. Veideman in
09:3711 R. Smeulders 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed
Off. Rebound: 11 R. Smeulders 
  
09:3311 R. Smeulders 2PtsFG (Put-back) missed   8 J. Talts Def. Rebound
09:1321 J. Duinker Def. Rebound   9 G. Arbet 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
08:557 S. Cunningham Foul drawn   10 S. Sokk Personal Foul (Team 1st, Player 2nd)
08:4712 K. Akerboom 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE 44 - 33 
08:3221 J. Duinker Def. Rebound   10 S. Sokk 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed
08:2412 K. Akerboom 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 9 M. Kherrazi 
47 - 33 
08:0421 J. Duinker Def. Rebound   10 S. Sokk 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
07:547 S. Cunningham Turnover (Bad Pass)   10 S. Sokk Steal
07:489 M. Kherrazi Personal Foul (Team 1st, Player 2nd)   4 R. Veideman Foul drawn
07:38 47 - 35 4 R. Veideman 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
07:3811 R. Smeulders Personal Foul (Team 2nd, Player 2nd)   4 R. Veideman Foul drawn
07:3821 J. Duinker Def. Rebound   4 R. Veideman Free throw missed(1/1)
07:277 S. Cunningham Turnover (Bad Pass)   9 G. Arbet Steal
07:24 47 - 37 9 G. Arbet 2PtsFG (Dunk) MADE
06:5721 J. Duinker 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed   15 R. Hallik Def. Rebound
06:40 47 - 39 9 G. Arbet 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 8 J. Talts
06:2712 K. Akerboom Turnover (Ball Handling)   9 G. Arbet Steal
06:14 47 - 42 4 R. Veideman 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 10 S. Sokk
05:5411 R. Smeulders Turnover (Bad Pass)   
05:40 47 - 45 15 R. Hallik 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 10 S. Sokk
05:36Timeout   
05:1221 J. Duinker 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   8 J. Talts Def. Rebound
04:547 S. Cunningham Steal   9 G. Arbet Turnover (Bad Pass)
04:4721 J. Duinker 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed
Off. Rebound: 11 R. Smeulders 
  
04:4311 R. Smeulders 2PtsFG (Put-back) missed
Off. Rebound: 9 M. Kherrazi 
  
04:327 S. Cunningham 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 11 R. Smeulders 
50 - 45 
04:15   9 G. Arbet 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 8 J. Talts
04:077 S. Cunningham Unsportmanslike Foul (Team 3rd, Player 2nd)   4 R. Veideman Foul drawn
04:07Substitution: 7 S. Cunningham out,
5 L. Williams in 
  
04:07Substitution: 12 K. Akerboom out,
6 W. De Jong in 
  
04:07 50 - 46 4 R. Veideman Free throw MADE(1/2)
04:07 50 - 47 4 R. Veideman Free throw MADE(2/2)
03:4521 J. Duinker Def. Rebound   15 R. Hallik 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
03:369 M. Kherrazi Foul drawn   9 G. Arbet Personal Foul (Team 2nd, Player 2nd)
03:36Substitution: 11 R. Smeulders out,
15 H. Van Der List in 
  
03:2421 J. Duinker 2PtsFG (Hook shot) MADE
Assist: 9 M. Kherrazi 
52 - 47 
03:086 W. De Jong Block
9 M. Kherrazi Def. Rebound 
  9 G. Arbet 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed (blocked)
02:4915 H. Van Der List 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 6 W. De Jong 
55 - 47 
02:41   Substitution: 4 R. Veideman out,
6 G. Dorbek in
02:17 55 - 49 8 J. Talts 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
02:016 W. De Jong Turnover (Ball Handling)   8 J. Talts Steal
01:4315 H. Van Der List Def. Rebound   10 S. Sokk 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
01:1921 J. Duinker 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   9 G. Arbet Def. Rebound
01:0215 H. Van Der List Personal Foul (Team 4th, Player 1st)   10 S. Sokk Foul drawn
01:02   Substitution: 9 G. Arbet out,
4 R. Veideman in
00:5615 H. Van Der List Foul drawn   8 J. Talts Offensive Foul (Team 3rd, Player 2nd)
8 J. Talts Turnover (Offensive foul)
00:446 W. De Jong Foul drawn   10 S. Sokk Personal Foul (Team 4th, Player 3rd)
00:4215 H. Van Der List Turnover (Bad Pass)   
00:246 W. De Jong Steal   6 G. Dorbek Turnover (Bad Pass)
00:029 M. Kherrazi 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed   15 R. Hallik Def. Rebound
TimeNETHERLANDSScoreESTONIA
10:00Substitution: 9 M. Kherrazi out,
11 R. Smeulders in 
  
10:00Substitution: 21 J. Duinker out,
12 K. Akerboom in 
  
10:00   Substitution: 6 G. Dorbek out,
9 G. Arbet in
10:00   Substitution: 15 R. Hallik out,
12 R. Raadik in
09:40 55 - 51 12 R. Raadik 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
Assist: 8 J. Talts
09:1615 H. Van Der List 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 5 L. Williams 
58 - 51 
09:0815 H. Van Der List Personal Foul (Team 1st, Player 2nd)   10 S. Sokk Foul drawn
09:08Substitution: 5 L. Williams out,
7 S. Cunningham in 
  
08:5015 H. Van Der List Block   8 J. Talts 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed (blocked)
Off. Rebound: 8 J. Talts
08:416 W. De Jong Def. Rebound   8 J. Talts 2PtsFG (Put-back) missed
08:3115 H. Van Der List 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed (blocked)   8 J. Talts Block
8 J. Talts Def. Rebound
08:1215 H. Van Der List Steal   4 R. Veideman Turnover (Ball Handling)
08:12   Substitution: 8 J. Talts out,
15 R. Hallik in
07:546 W. De Jong Foul drawn   15 R. Hallik Personal Foul (Team 1st, Player 2nd)
07:4715 H. Van Der List 2PtsFG (Dunk) MADE
Assist: 7 S. Cunningham 
60 - 51 
07:25 60 - 54 15 R. Hallik 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 4 R. Veideman
07:007 S. Cunningham 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   9 G. Arbet Def. Rebound
06:457 S. Cunningham Personal Foul (Team 2nd, Player 3rd)   12 R. Raadik Foul drawn
06:45Timeout   
06:45   Substitution: 4 R. Veideman out,
21 M. Dorbek in
06:45 60 - 55 12 R. Raadik Free throw MADE(1/2)
06:45   10 S. Sokk assist
06:45 60 - 56 12 R. Raadik Free throw MADE(2/2)
06:45   Substitution: 12 R. Raadik out,
8 J. Talts in
06:2715 H. Van Der List 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 6 W. De Jong 
  
06:2311 R. Smeulders 2PtsFG (Put-back) MADE 62 - 56 
06:236 W. De Jong assist   
06:2311 R. Smeulders Foul drawn   10 S. Sokk Personal Foul (Team 2nd, Player 4th)
06:2311 R. Smeulders Free throw missed(1/1)    Def. Rebound
06:05   21 M. Dorbek Turnover (Travelling)
05:506 W. De Jong 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed
Off. Rebound: 15 H. Van Der List 
  
05:397 S. Cunningham Foul drawn   21 M. Dorbek Personal Foul (Team 3rd, Player 1st)
05:39Substitution: 7 S. Cunningham out,
5 L. Williams in 
  
05:3212 K. Akerboom 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 6 W. De Jong 
65 - 56 
05:07 65 - 59 9 G. Arbet 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 10 S. Sokk
04:406 W. De Jong Turnover (Out of bounds)   
04:3112 K. Akerboom Def. Rebound   10 S. Sokk 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed
04:236 W. De Jong Turnover (Bad Pass)   10 S. Sokk Steal
03:59 65 - 62 8 J. Talts 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 10 S. Sokk
03:356 W. De Jong 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE 67 - 62 
03:1511 R. Smeulders Def. Rebound   8 J. Talts 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
03:055 L. Williams Foul drawn   21 M. Dorbek Personal Foul (Team 4th, Player 2nd)
03:05Substitution: 5 L. Williams out,
7 S. Cunningham in 
  
03:05Substitution: 15 H. Van Der List out,
9 M. Kherrazi in 
  
03:05   Substitution: 21 M. Dorbek out,
4 R. Veideman in
02:586 W. De Jong 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE 69 - 62 
02:36 69 - 64 4 R. Veideman 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
02:2012 K. Akerboom 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed   10 S. Sokk Def. Rebound
02:0311 R. Smeulders Def. Rebound   8 J. Talts 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
01:446 W. De Jong 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   4 R. Veideman Def. Rebound
01:32   15 R. Hallik 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 4 R. Veideman
01:2311 R. Smeulders Def. Rebound   4 R. Veideman 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed
01:106 W. De Jong 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed (blocked)   8 J. Talts Block
Def. Rebound
01:03Timeout   
01:03Substitution: 12 K. Akerboom out,
21 J. Duinker in 
  
01:03   Substitution: 15 R. Hallik out,
6 G. Dorbek in
00:56 69 - 66 4 R. Veideman 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
00:53Substitution: 9 M. Kherrazi out,
12 K. Akerboom in 
  
00:3211 R. Smeulders 2PtsFG (Dunk) MADE
Assist: 6 W. De Jong 
71 - 66 
00:21 71 - 69 9 G. Arbet 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 4 R. Veideman
00:21Timeout   
00:21   Substitution: 4 R. Veideman out,
21 M. Dorbek in
00:167 S. Cunningham Foul drawn   21 M. Dorbek Personal Foul (Team 5th, Player 3rd)
00:167 S. Cunningham Free throw missed(1/2)   
00:167 S. Cunningham Free throw MADE(2/2) 72 - 69 
00:16Timeout   
00:16Substitution: 12 K. Akerboom out,
9 M. Kherrazi in 
  
00:16   Substitution: 21 M. Dorbek out,
4 R. Veideman in
00:1211 R. Smeulders Steal   9 G. Arbet Turnover (Bad Pass)
00:1011 R. Smeulders Foul drawn   4 R. Veideman Personal Foul (Team 6th, Player 2nd)
00:1011 R. Smeulders Free throw MADE(1/2) 73 - 69 
00:1011 R. Smeulders Free throw MADE(2/2) 74 - 69 
00:0911 R. Smeulders Personal Foul (Team 3rd, Player 3rd)   10 S. Sokk Foul drawn
00:05 74 - 71 8 J. Talts 2PtsFG (Dunk) MADE
Assist: 10 S. Sokk

Netherlands Estonia 0-2
Netherlands - Estonia 0-20
01.08.2013, s'Hertogenbosch
Estonia - Netherlands 64-63
10.08.2013, Tallinn (EST)

COACH QUOTES

01.08.2013
Quotes Netherlands vs. Estonia

Netherlands head coach Toon van Helfteren
"We knew the first game was a very important one. I expected a tough game. It was great to record a home win in front of such an unexpected large crowd. We want to be a strong defensive team. And that's what we were tonight.

"Satisfied. That's how I feel at thew moment. Very satisfied!

"I have a young team. We have players with little experience. But losing an 18 point lead in the game didn't make me nervous. My players worked hard troughout the game and played with discipline. And in the end it all worked out."

Netherlands captain Kees Akerboom
"This is a new start for us. with a new coach and a new program. You can tell by the number of turnovers. But we make progression, each and and every day. What I admire in this team is the great work ethic. Despite al the little mistakes, everybody sticks together and everybody keeps working as hard as they can."

Estonia head coach Tiit Sokk
"The first game is always hard. Playing the first game away makes it even harder. The key to this game was that we gave away too many easy baskets in transition. Another key factor was rebounding.They beat us 42 to 27 in rebounding.

"At the end it was a close game. It was good to see that my players were able to fight themselves back into the game. But we kept giving them easy baskets. If you do that, you can't win a game."

Estonia player Rain Veideman
"It is exactly as the coach says. We gave them too many easy baskets. The first half was a less than a disaster for us."

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