NEWS

16.09.2007
Parker Not Ready To Quit France

Tony Parker intends to keep playing for France’s national team despite their EuroBasket failure in Madrid.

The NBA Finals MVP had 31 points on Sunday but it wasn’t enough to lead the French past Slovenia, who won 88-74  to finish in seventh place and claim the final berth on offer to European sides for next year’s pre-Olympic qualifying tournament.

16.09.2007
Slovenia Grab Last Olympic Qualifying Spot
Slovenia drained seven three-pointers during a 24-6 run to start the fourth quarter in knocking off France 88-74 to clinch seventh place at the 2007 EuroBasket as well as a berth in next summer's pre-Olympic tournament.

Jaka Lakovic hit three long bombs in the big stretch on his way to 26 points, six rebounds and seven assists.

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ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birthCurrent club
 4Joseph Gomis PG 1.80 02.07.1978 Evreux (FRA)  Grupo Capitol Valladolid 
 5Pape Badiane 2.08 10.02.1980 Boulogne Billancourt (FRA)  Roanne 
 6Sacha Giffa GF 1.97 14.06.1977 Moscow (RUS)  Strasbourg 
 7Yohann Sangare PG 1.93 05.04.1983 Poissy (FRA)  Asvel Villeurbanne 
 8Yakhouba Diawara 1.98 29.08.1982 Paris (FRA)  Denver Nuggets 
 9Tony Parker PG 1.88 17.05.1982 Brugge (BEL)  San Antonio Spurs 
10Cédric Ferchaud 1.92 15.07.1980 Cholet (FRA)  Pau Orthez 
11Florent Pietrus PF 2.01 19.01.1981 Abymes (FRA)  MMT Estudiantes 
12Tariq Kirksay SF 1.99 07.09.1978 NY (USA)  Unics Kazan 
13Boris Diaw PF 2.05 16.04.1982 Cormeilles (FRA)  Phoenix Suns 
14Ronny Turiaf 2.06 13.01.1983 Fort de France (FRA)  Los Angeles Lakers 
15Frédéric Weis 2.18 22.06.1977 Thionville (FRA)  Iurbentia Bilbao 

COACHES

Head Coach: Claude Bergeaud
Assistant Coach: Yves Baratet

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16.09.2007
Reaching For The Rings
In most international competitions, the game for seventh place means very little other than the two quarter-finalists wanting to end their tournament on a high note after two straight losses.

But the game for seventh at the 2007 EuroBasket promises to be an extremely contested affair as Slovenia take on France with a spot in the pre-Olympic tournament up for grabs. 
15.09.2007
Croatia Book Olympic Qualifying Spot

Marko Popovic scored 12 of his 15 points in the second half as a balanced Croatia booked their spot in next summer's pre-Olympic qualifying tournament by beating France 86-69 in the 5th-8th classification round of EuroBasket 2007.

The Croatians, who had lost their last four games since beating Spain in the preliminary round, will play the winner of Germany vs Slovenia on Sunday for fifth place.

France, Croatia Battle For Beijing15.09.2007
Russia End 10-year Wait13.09.2007
Russia Aim To End Long Wait13.09.2007
Pietrus Right At Home With France13.09.2007
France Complete Turkey's Misery12.09.2007
Turkey Play For Honour12.09.2007
Lithuania Put A Bow On France10.09.2007
Lithuania Bid To Stay Unbeaten10.09.2007
Tony's Dad Loves The European Game09.09.2007
France Cruise Past Germany08.09.2007

Team

France
France
France

TEAM LEADERS

CategoryPlayerAvg
PTST. Parker20.1
RTB. Diaw5.8
AST. Parker2.8
STT. Kirksay1.4
BSR. Turiaf1.1

TEAM COMPARISON

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SCHEDULE

03.09.2007vs POL[W] 74-66
04.09.2007vs ITA[W] 69-62
05.09.2007vs SLO[L] 66-67
08.09.2007vs GER[W] 78-66
10.09.2007vs LTU[L] 73-88
12.09.2007vs TUR[W] 85-64
13.09.2007vs RUS[L] 71-75
15.09.2007vs CRO[L] 69-86
16.09.2007vs SLO[L] 74-88

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