NEWS

30.08.2009
France Stomp Belgium In Second Leg To Reach EuroBasket

France destroyed Belgium 92-54 on Sunday to claim the final place on offer for the EuroBasket in Poland.

Vincent Collet's team rebounded from Thursday's 70-66 defeat in Antwerp in the first leg of the Additional Qualifying Round Play-off to post a 34-point (158-124) triumph on aggregate.

29.08.2009
Belgium Thrive On Big Stage With France

Belgium have arrived in Pau, France, looking to cause the shock of the summer when they go up against Les Bleus on Sunday with a place in the EuroBasket 2009 at stake.

The Belgians won the first leg at home on Thursday, 70-66, and triumphant coach Eddy Casteels had no complaints.

27.08.2009
Belgium Still Dreaming After Win Over France

Belgium inched closer to an appearance at the EuroBasket by upsetting France 70-66 on Thursday evening in the opening game of the Additional Qualifying Round play-off.

In front of a raucous Antwerp crowd, Eddy Casteels' team trailed by as many as 10 points in the first half against a star-studded French team but fought back to lead by three before going to half-time behind 39-37.

SCOREBOARD

Qualifying Round

 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Serbia87/1663/52415
2. Bulgaria84/4670/63912
3. Italy84/4574/59012
4. Finland83/5613/65511
5. Hungary82/6552/66410
Finland   Hungary
8873
23-21   19-21   28-16   18-15  
Bulgaria   Serbia
7787
16-26   14-23   22-24   25-14  
 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. F.Y.R. of Macedonia64/2495/44310
2. Latvia64/2492/44610
3. Portugal63/3395/4609
4. Estonia61/5434/4677
Portugal   Latvia
9392
23-18   28-27   19-22   23-25  
F.Y.R. of Macedonia   Estonia
8775
32-14   19-13   17-27   19-21  
 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Turkey66/0487/40712
2. France63/3460/4469
3. Belgium62/4403/4308
4. Ukraine61/5417/4847
Ukraine   Belgium
5876
18-13   11-25   17-12   12-26  
France   Turkey
7880
20-15   15-15   21-22   22-28  
 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Great Britain64/2504/48210
2. Israel63/3515/4919
3. Bosnia and Herzegovina63/3465/4709
4. Czech Republic62/4432/4738
Bosnia and Herzegovina   Great Britain
8980
13-20   28-17   20-14   28-29  
Israel   Czech Republic
9861
28-19   21-16   29-19   20-7  

Relegation Round

 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Hungary64/2435/39410
2. Ukraine64/2436/43710
3. Czech Republic63/3412/4049
4. Estonia61/5383/4317
Estonia   Hungary
6065
7-14   18-15   19-16   16-20  
Ukraine   Czech Republic
8270
14-11   22-19   20-26   26-14  

Additional Qualifying Round

 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Belgium43/1303/2777
2. Bosnia and Herzegovina43/1296/2967
3. Portugal40/4233/2594
Portugal   Belgium
5860
9-16   11-11   19-16   19-17  
 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. France43/1316/2877
2. Finland42/2319/3216
3. Italy41/3304/3315
Italy   Finland
8995
23-28   25-23   22-23   19-21  
Play-Off Games
France   Belgium
9254
21-15   27-10   22-12   22-17  
First game: Belgium - France   70 - 66
France wins 158 - 124

HEADLINES

Belgium Still Dreaming After Win Over France27.08.2009
Parker Returning To Country Of Birth24.08.2009
Recalcati Regret Over Italian Defense, AQR Failure21.08.2009
Belgium Win In Portugal, Now Face France20.08.2009
Finland Finally Win Against Italy20.08.2009
Ukraine Edge Czechs In Deciding Relegation Round Showdown20.08.2009
Hungary Win, Clinch First Place In Relegation Round20.08.2009
Belgium Try To Focus On Portugal, Not France19.08.2009
Bajramovic Doesn’t Lose Hope After Defeat18.08.2009
Petro, Jackson Let Go By France Before Pivotal Games18.08.2009

FINAL STANDINGS

 Team
1.flagSpain
2.flagSerbia
3.flagGreece
4.flagSlovenia
5.flagFrance
6.flagCroatia
7.flagRussia
8.flagTurkey
9.flagF.Y.R. of Macedonia
9.flagPoland
11.flagLithuania
11.flagGermany
13.flagIsrael
13.flagLatvia
13.flagGreat Britain
13.flagBulgaria

PHOTO GALLERY

STATISTICS

Points

Tony Parker

FRA
Born : 17.05.1982
Height: 1.88

Avg: 21.2

NameAvg.
1.Parker, T. 21.2
2.Jaaber, I. 16.0
3.Ivanov, D. 15.9
4.Benda, P. 14.8
5.Nemeth, I. 14.7

Rebounds

Kristjan Kangur

EST
Born : 23.10.1982
Height: 2.01

Avg: 7.7

NameAvg.
1.Kangur, K. 7.7
2.Hervelle, A. 7.4
3.Bader, M. 7.3
4.Ivanov, D. 7.0
5.Andrade, C. 6.2

Assists

Milos Teodosic

SRB
Born : 19.03.1987
Height: 1.95

Avg: 3.9

NameAvg.
1.Teodosic, M. 3.9
2.Jaaber, I. 3.5
3.Costa, J. 3.4
4.Tein, T. 2.8
5.Tepic, M. 2.8