NEWS

15.09.2007
Finland, Great Britain Come Through

Finland and Great Britain booked their spots in Division A with convincing wins on Saturday.

After a big win at home earlier in the week Great Britain visited Geneva and came away with an 89-78 victory which secured a 163-119 aggregate win.

11.09.2007
Romania A Step Closer To Division A

Romania left themselves with a seven point cushion in their EuroBasket Division B tie with Finland, scoring an 83-76 win in the first of two games between the teams to decide who will ascend to Division A.

The Romanians grabbed the early lead and slowly built on it.

10.09.2007
Deng, GB Ready For Switzerland
A team-mate now stands in the way of Luol Deng fulfilling his international ambitions this summer.

In the last two months, the Chicago Bulls star has led Great Britain to four straight wins, allowing the Brits to force their way into a two-game play-off for promotion into Europe's Division A of basketball nations.

SCOREBOARD

Qualifying Round

 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Switzerland65/1409/34711
2. Romania65/1411/36911
3. Ireland61/5380/4387
4. Cyprus61/5390/4367
Cyprus   Ireland
7873
13-15   16-22   31-17   18-19  
Switzerland   Romania
6551
15-13   19-10   18-18   13-10  
 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Great Britain86/2618/49514
2. Netherlands85/3590/54013
3. Belarus85/3575/54713
4. Slovak Republic84/4589/59312
5. Albania80/8534/7318
Belarus   Great Britain
5183
13-24   17-14   16-22   5-23  
Albania   Netherlands
6396
16-23   0-0   32-53   15-20  
 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Finland87/1730/53515
2. Georgia86/2640/54914
3. Iceland84/4635/64412
4. Austria83/5555/59011
5. Luxembourg80/8473/7158
Finland   Luxembourg
10059
28-16   22-13   29-17   21-13  
Iceland   Austria
9177
13-23   26-18   23-16   29-20  
Promotion Games
Finland   Romania
11161
30-12   27-13   33-11   21-25  
First game: Romania - Finland   83 - 76
Finland wins 187 - 144
Switzerland   Great Britain
7889
18-23   20-23   21-21   19-22  
First game: Great Britain - Switzerland   74 - 41
Great Britain wins 163 - 119

HEADLINES

Deng, GB Ready For Switzerland10.09.2007
Division B Round-Up: Brits Extend Run06.09.2007
Iceland Shock Georgia, Britain Crush Dutch29.08.2007
AQT, Relegation Tournament Fixtures Drawn27.08.2007
Slovakia Comeback Stuns Dutch26.08.2007
Georgia Better Austria26.08.2007
Swiss All Over Ireland26.08.2007
Romania Remain Unbeaten25.08.2007
Finland Ride Fourth Quarter Surge 25.08.2007
Belarus Too Much For Albania25.08.2007

FINAL STANDINGS

 Team
1.flagRussia
2.flagSpain
3.flagLithuania
4.flagGreece
5.flagGermany
6.flagCroatia
7.flagSlovenia
8.flagFrance
9.flagPortugal
9.flagItaly
11.flagTurkey
11.flagIsrael
13.flagSerbia
13.flagLatvia
13.flagCzech Republic
13.flagPoland

PHOTO GALLERY

STATISTICS

Points

Luol Deng

GBR
Born : 16.04.1985
Height: 2.06

Avg: 24.5

NameAvg.
1.Deng, L. 24.5
2.Sefolosha, T. 21.4
3.Pachulia, Z. 19.9
4.Ortner, B. 18.3
5.Kasmi, S. 17.3

Rebounds

Virgil Stanescu

ROU
Born : 09.01.1977
Height: 2.08

Avg: 9.6

NameAvg.
1.Stanescu, V. 9.6
2.Ortner, B. 9.4
3.Jones, A. 8.9
4.Pachulia, Z. 8.9
5.van Paassen, P. 7.9

Assists

Thabo Sefolosha

SUI
Born : 02.05.1984
Height: 1.99

Avg: 5.4

NameAvg.
1.Sefolosha, T. 5.4
2.Deng, L. 4.3
3.Sigurdarson, J. 4.3
4.Rannikko, T. 4.0
5.Kuzmin, D. 3.3