Iceland79-81

20-17, 21-16, 14-27, 24-21

Bulgaria

 

Date: 13.08.2013, 19:15hGroup:  AVenue:   Reykjavik (ISL) Spectators: 1850
Referees:  Eddie Viator (FRA), Moritz Reiter (GER), Robert Hickman (ENG)
TEAM LEADERS
Iceland Bulgaria
Jon Stefansson (32)PtsDeyan Ivanov (19)
Jon Stefansson (7), Hlynur Baeringsson (7)RebKaloyan Ivanov (14)
Jakob Sigurdarson (5), Pavel Ermolinskij (5)ASBranko Mirkovic (6)
Jon Stefansson (4)STIvan Lilov (4)
Haukur Pálsson (2)BSDeyan Ivanov (1)

GAME REPORT

13.08.2013
Bulgaria Punch Ticket To Semi-Finals
4. Deyan Ivanov (Bulgaria)
Deyan Ivanov stood out for Bulgaria with 19 points and 8 rebounds

Bulgaria came back from 12 points down on Tuesday to edge out Iceland 81-79 on the road, clinch top spot in Group A of the EuroBasket 2015 1st Qualification Round and qualify to the semi-finals.

The Balkan side have become the first team to secure their passage to the last four of the competition, while Iceland will travel to Romania on Friday to play out a game that will only decide who takes second place in the group.

Iceland entered the Tuesday clash with intend and took the initiative right from tip-off, riding the hot hand of veteran guard Jon Stefansson who was unstoppable on the night and finished with a game-high 32 points.

The hosts reached the half-time interval leading 41-33 and when consecutive baskets by Jacob Sigurdarson and Stefansson at the start of the third quarter gave them a 12-point lead, Iceland seemed to be well placed to celebrate a crucial victory.

But Bozhidar Avramov reacted swiftly by hitting two triples in quick succession that switched the momentum in Bulgaria's favour, and Kaloyan Ivanov gave the guests a 50-49 lead with an and-one play 3:43 from the end of the third quarter.

The two teams exchanged blows unable to escape each other's tight grip until Bulgaria used a 5-0 run, capped by a Deyan Ivanov lay-up with just 1:05 left to play, to take a vital four-point cushion, 77-73.

Branko Mirkovich split two free throws 5 seconds from time to make it 81-79 for Bulgaria and Stefansson missed the final shot at the buzzer to tie the scored and force overtime.

Deyan Ivanov led Bulgaria with 19 points and eight rebounds, his twin brother Kaloyan collected a double-double of 14 points and 14 rebounds and Mirkovich finished with 15 points, seven rebounds and six assists.

COACH QUOTES

14.08.2013
Quotes Iceland vs. Bulgaria

Iceland head coach Peter Ökvist
"It was a really close game. We battled foul trouble through the game with some key players and that hurt us. Overall I think everyone can be proud of the Icelandic team and tonight's performance. We left everything we had on the floor and it was very very close but tonight wasn't our night obviously."

Iceland guard Jón Arnór Stefánsson
"A very good game from us tonight, especially on defence. We came in to win and we gave it all we had and I'm very proud of my team and the support from our home crowd. I felt the referees lost control near the end of the game, we should have gotten to the foul line on the last play and a chance to put the game into overtime, but the referees decided not to call a fould and I'm not happy about that."

Bulgaria head coach Konstantin Papazov
"This was a very tough game for both teams. We knew very well the strengths of the Icelandic team and they played an unbelievable transition offence. I'm very happy that we survived after being down 10 points in the third quarter. This game could have gone both ways so I'm happy to come out on top. Jón Arnór Stefánsson is a great player and he made some crazy shots near the end of the game. We are very happy to survive this group because Iceland is a very good team."

Bulgaira forward Veselin Veselinov
"This was a really tough game. In the first half we had too many turnovers and Iceland shot it very well from the three point line but in the second half our defence was better. We made some mistakes but we will work on those before the next stage."

Top performers

Iceland Bulgaria

Jon Stefansson

 

Deyan Ivanov

32Pts19
7Reb8
1AS3
4ST1
1BS1

Accumulated statistics

Iceland Bulgaria
31/70FG M/A29/63
19/38 (50.0%) FG2P M/A23/41 (56.1%)
12/32 (37.5%) FG3P M/A6/22 (27.3%)
5/8 (62.5%) FT M/A17/25 (68.0%)
29 (9-20) Reb (O-D) 49 (18-31)
19AS16
16TO23
15ST12
4BS1
23PF19
79Pts81

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ICELAND
NameMinFG2P FG3P FGFTRebASTOSTBSPF+/-Pts
M/A%M/A%M/A%M/A%ODTotCD
4Björnsson, B. 10/00.00/00.00/00.00/00.0000000000-10
*5Pálsson, H. 282/633.32/366.70/30.00/00.001110225184
*6Sigurdarson, J. 344/1330.82/633.32/728.62/2100.0033512000-112
7Torfason, S. DNP
*8Baeringsson, H. 261/333.31/1100.00/20.00/00.025725315022
*9Stefansson, J. 3513/2161.98/1553.35/683.31/250.03471341211-432
10Hermannsson, M. 10/00.00/00.00/00.00/00.0000000000-30
11Kárason, A. DNP
12Nathanaelsson, R. 50/00.00/00.00/00.00/00.0101010011-90
13Vilhjálmsson, H. 213/837.51/250.02/633.30/00.0112332050-108
14Gunnarsson, L. 172/728.60/40.02/366.70/00.021323001016
*15Ermolinskij, P. 326/1250.05/771.41/520.02/450.0044502045715
TEAM/COACH01100
TOTAL31/ 7044.319/ 3850.012/ 3237.55/862.5920291916154231879
BULGARIA
NameMinFG2P FG3P FGFTRebASTOSTBSPF+/-Pts
M/A%M/A%M/A%M/A%ODTotCD
*4Ivanov, D. 348/1553.37/1258.31/333.32/450.0448331144-119
*5Ivanov, K. 314/1233.33/837.51/425.05/5100.021214150036314
*9Mirkovic, B. 376/1154.55/862.51/333.32/450.0347643026115
*10Avramov, B. 263/650.01/1100.02/540.01/250.0033131031-99
*11Lilov, I. 371/520.01/1100.00/40.04/666.725752401356
12Georgiev, A. 30/10.00/10.00/00.03/475.010101200203
13Velikov, A. 30/00.00/00.00/00.00/00.011201000010
14Ivanov, P. 174/757.13/560.01/250.00/00.010101103199
21Varbanov, N. 51/250.01/250.00/00.00/00.010101001092
24Veselinov, V. 62/450.02/366.70/10.00/00.0202000020-84
32Zahariev, H. DNP
34Durchev, M. DNP
TEAM/COACH12320
TOTAL29/ 6346.023/ 4156.16/ 2227.317/2568.01831491623121192381
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

Iceland Bulgaria

Jon Stefansson

 

Deyan Ivanov

32Pts19
7Reb8
1AS3
4ST1
1BS1
35Min34

TEAM STATS

Iceland Bulgaria
31/70FG M/A29/63
19/38 (50.0%) FG2P M/A23/41 (56.1%)
12/32 (37.5%) FG3P M/A6/22 (27.3%)
5/8 (62.5%) FT M/A17/25 (68.0%)
29 (9-20) Reb (O-D) 49 (18-31)
19AS16
16TO23
15ST12
4BS1
23PF19
79Pts81

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PLAY BY PLAY

TimeICELANDScoreBULGARIA
09:48   11 I. Lilov 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 5 K. Ivanov
09:446 J. Sigurdarson Steal   5 K. Ivanov Turnover (Ball Handling)
09:376 J. Sigurdarson 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   
09:25    Def. Rebound
09:126 J. Sigurdarson Def. Rebound   5 K. Ivanov 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
09:129 J. Stefansson 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed   5 K. Ivanov Def. Rebound
09:129 J. Stefansson Steal   10 B. Avramov Turnover (Bad Pass)
08:509 J. Stefansson Foul drawn   5 K. Ivanov Personal Foul (Team 1st, Player 1st)
08:4715 P. Ermolinskij 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE 2 - 0 
08:325 H. Pálsson Steal   4 D. Ivanov Turnover (Bad Pass)
08:326 J. Sigurdarson 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 8 H. Baeringsson 
5 - 0 
07:53   9 B. Mirkovich 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 9 B. Mirkovich
07:39 5 - 2 4 D. Ivanov 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
Assist: 5 K. Ivanov
07:249 J. Stefansson 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE 8 - 2 
07:00 8 - 4 4 D. Ivanov 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
06:4015 P. Ermolinskij 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   11 I. Lilov Def. Rebound
06:209 J. Stefansson Steal   5 K. Ivanov Turnover (Bad Pass)
06:166 J. Sigurdarson Turnover (Ball Handling)   9 B. Mirkovich Steal
06:0915 P. Ermolinskij Personal Foul (Team 1st, Player 1st)   9 B. Mirkovich Foul drawn
06:09Substitution: 9 J. Stefansson out,
13 H. Vilhjálmsson in 
  
06:0113 H. Vilhjálmsson Def. Rebound   11 I. Lilov 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
05:5415 P. Ermolinskij 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   4 D. Ivanov Def. Rebound
05:488 H. Baeringsson Unsportmanslike Foul (Team 2nd, Player 1st)   4 D. Ivanov Foul drawn
05:48   4 D. Ivanov Free throw missed(1/2)
05:48 8 - 5 4 D. Ivanov Free throw MADE(2/2)
05:255 H. Pálsson Block
5 H. Pálsson Def. Rebound 
  5 K. Ivanov 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed (blocked)
05:1713 H. Vilhjálmsson 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 5 H. Pálsson 
11 - 5 
04:578 H. Baeringsson Def. Rebound   5 K. Ivanov 2PtsFG (Dunk) missed
04:5213 H. Vilhjálmsson 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 15 P. Ermolinskij 
14 - 5 
04:50Timeout   
04:50Substitution: 8 H. Baeringsson out,
12 R. Nathanaelsson in 
  
04:50   Substitution: 5 K. Ivanov out,
21 N. Varbanov in
04:4113 H. Vilhjálmsson Personal Foul (Team 3rd, Player 1st)   9 B. Mirkovich Foul drawn
04:35 14 - 7 9 B. Mirkovich 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
04:1813 H. Vilhjálmsson 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   11 I. Lilov Def. Rebound
04:0912 R. Nathanaelsson Foul drawn   21 N. Varbanov Offensive Foul (Team 2nd, Player 1st)
21 N. Varbanov Turnover (Offensive foul)
04:09Substitution: 6 J. Sigurdarson out,
9 J. Stefansson in 
  
04:09Substitution: 15 P. Ermolinskij out,
14 L. Gunnarsson in 
  
03:5813 H. Vilhjálmsson Turnover (Bad Pass)   
03:41 14 - 10 4 D. Ivanov 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 9 B. Mirkovich
03:2413 H. Vilhjálmsson 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   10 B. Avramov Def. Rebound
03:1913 H. Vilhjálmsson Steal   10 B. Avramov Turnover (Ball Handling)
03:1713 H. Vilhjálmsson Turnover (Bad Pass)   4 D. Ivanov Steal
03:1512 R. Nathanaelsson Personal Foul (Team 4th, Player 1st)   11 I. Lilov Foul drawn
03:15Substitution: 5 H. Pálsson out,
8 H. Baeringsson in 
  
03:15 14 - 11 11 I. Lilov Free throw MADE(1/2)
03:158 H. Baeringsson Def. Rebound   11 I. Lilov Free throw missed(2/2)
02:5214 L. Gunnarsson Turnover (Out of bounds)   
02:379 J. Stefansson Steal   9 B. Mirkovich Turnover (Bad Pass)
02:339 J. Stefansson Foul drawn   11 I. Lilov Personal Foul (Team 3rd, Player 1st)
02:33   Substitution: 10 B. Avramov out,
14 P. Ivanov in
02:259 J. Stefansson 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 14 L. Gunnarsson 
17 - 11 
02:058 H. Baeringsson Def. Rebound   21 N. Varbanov 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed
01:549 J. Stefansson Foul drawn   14 P. Ivanov Personal Foul (Team 4th, Player 1st)
01:4514 L. Gunnarsson Turnover (Bad Pass)   
01:3714 L. Gunnarsson Def. Rebound   4 D. Ivanov 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
01:3014 L. Gunnarsson 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 13 H. Vilhjálmsson 
20 - 11 
01:06 20 - 13 4 D. Ivanov 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 9 B. Mirkovich
00:5014 L. Gunnarsson 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 12 R. Nathanaelsson 
  
00:4512 R. Nathanaelsson Turnover (Ball Handling)   
00:45   14 P. Ivanov Steal
00:45   Substitution: 4 D. Ivanov out,
5 K. Ivanov in
00:36 20 - 15 9 B. Mirkovich 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
00:179 J. Stefansson Turnover (Ball Handling)   11 I. Lilov Steal
00:03   9 B. Mirkovich 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed
Off. Rebound: 21 N. Varbanov
00:00 20 - 17 21 N. Varbanov 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
TimeICELANDScoreBULGARIA
10:00Substitution: 12 R. Nathanaelsson out,
5 H. Pálsson in 
  
10:00Substitution: 13 H. Vilhjálmsson out,
6 J. Sigurdarson in 
  
10:00Substitution: 14 L. Gunnarsson out,
15 P. Ermolinskij in 
  
10:00   Substitution: 11 I. Lilov out,
4 D. Ivanov in
10:00   Substitution: 21 N. Varbanov out,
10 B. Avramov in
10:008 H. Baeringsson Def. Rebound   9 B. Mirkovich 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
10:005 H. Pálsson Steal   4 D. Ivanov Turnover (Bad Pass)
09:459 J. Stefansson 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   4 D. Ivanov Def. Rebound
09:099 J. Stefansson Foul drawn   14 P. Ivanov Personal Foul (Team 1st, Player 2nd)
09:058 H. Baeringsson 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 9 J. Stefansson 
  
08:516 J. Sigurdarson 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   5 K. Ivanov Def. Rebound
08:44 20 - 19 14 P. Ivanov 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
Assist: 4 D. Ivanov
08:41Timeout   
08:245 H. Pálsson 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   5 K. Ivanov Def. Rebound
08:106 J. Sigurdarson Def. Rebound   4 D. Ivanov 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed
08:069 J. Stefansson Foul drawn   9 B. Mirkovich Personal Foul (Team 2nd, Player 1st)
07:599 J. Stefansson Foul drawn   10 B. Avramov Personal Foul (Team 3rd, Player 1st)
07:569 J. Stefansson Foul drawn   4 D. Ivanov Personal Foul (Team 4th, Player 1st)
07:56   Substitution: 4 D. Ivanov out,
24 V. Veselinov in
07:549 J. Stefansson 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
Assist: 15 P. Ermolinskij 
22 - 19 
07:316 J. Sigurdarson Def. Rebound   10 B. Avramov 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
07:185 H. Pálsson 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 8 H. Baeringsson 
  
07:129 J. Stefansson 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 15 P. Ermolinskij 
25 - 19 
06:538 H. Baeringsson Block   24 V. Veselinov 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed (blocked)
Off. Rebound:
06:49Substitution: 9 J. Stefansson out,
13 H. Vilhjálmsson in 
  
06:49   Substitution: 9 B. Mirkovich out,
11 I. Lilov in
06:49   Substitution: 10 B. Avramov out,
13 A. Velikov in
06:44   Substitution: 24 V. Veselinov out,
4 D. Ivanov in
06:41    Turnover (24 secs)
06:3213 H. Vilhjálmsson 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   13 A. Velikov Def. Rebound
06:19 25 - 21 14 P. Ivanov 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
Assist: 4 D. Ivanov
05:5515 P. Ermolinskij 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   4 D. Ivanov Def. Rebound
05:35   5 K. Ivanov 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 13 A. Velikov
05:2513 H. Vilhjálmsson Steal   5 K. Ivanov Turnover (Bad Pass)
05:1113 H. Vilhjálmsson Turnover (Bad Pass)   11 I. Lilov Steal
05:065 H. Pálsson Personal Foul (Team 1st, Player 1st)   11 I. Lilov Foul drawn
05:06 25 - 22 11 I. Lilov Free throw MADE(1/2)
05:06 25 - 23 11 I. Lilov Free throw MADE(2/2)
04:435 H. Pálsson 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 6 J. Sigurdarson 
27 - 23 
04:218 H. Baeringsson Steal   13 A. Velikov Turnover (Bad Pass)
04:198 H. Baeringsson Turnover (Bad Pass)   11 I. Lilov Steal
04:18 27 - 25 14 P. Ivanov 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
Assist: 11 I. Lilov
04:136 J. Sigurdarson 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 13 H. Vilhjálmsson 
30 - 25 
03:555 H. Pálsson Personal Foul (Team 2nd, Player 2nd)   5 K. Ivanov Foul drawn
03:55Substitution: 5 H. Pálsson out,
14 L. Gunnarsson in 
  
03:55   Substitution: 14 P. Ivanov out,
10 B. Avramov in
03:55   Substitution: 13 A. Velikov out,
9 B. Mirkovich in
03:55Substitution: 6 J. Sigurdarson out,
9 J. Stefansson in 
  
03:5315 P. Ermolinskij Personal Foul (Team 3rd, Player 2nd)   5 K. Ivanov Foul drawn
03:53Substitution: 15 P. Ermolinskij out,
6 J. Sigurdarson in 
  
03:458 H. Baeringsson Steal   5 K. Ivanov Turnover (Bad Pass)
03:46   Substitution: 5 K. Ivanov out,
12 A. Georgiev in
03:288 H. Baeringsson Turnover (Bad Pass)   11 I. Lilov Steal
03:2613 H. Vilhjálmsson Personal Foul (Team 4th, Player 2nd)   12 A. Georgiev Foul drawn
03:26 30 - 26 12 A. Georgiev Free throw MADE(1/2)
03:269 J. Stefansson Def. Rebound   12 A. Georgiev Free throw missed(2/2)
03:048 H. Baeringsson Turnover (Bad Pass)   12 A. Georgiev Steal
02:52   4 D. Ivanov 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed
Off. Rebound: 12 A. Georgiev
02:49   12 A. Georgiev 2PtsFG (Put-back) missed
Off. Rebound: 11 I. Lilov
02:46Substitution: 8 H. Baeringsson out,
12 R. Nathanaelsson in 
  
02:46   Substitution: 4 D. Ivanov out,
21 N. Varbanov in
02:4013 H. Vilhjálmsson Personal Foul (Team 5th, Player 3rd)   11 I. Lilov Foul drawn
02:40Substitution: 13 H. Vilhjálmsson out,
10 M. Hermannsson in 
  
02:40 30 - 27 11 I. Lilov Free throw MADE(1/2)
02:409 J. Stefansson Def. Rebound   11 I. Lilov Free throw missed(2/2)
02:346 J. Sigurdarson 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   11 I. Lilov Def. Rebound
02:259 J. Stefansson Personal Foul (Team 6th, Player 1st)   12 A. Georgiev Foul drawn
02:25 30 - 28 12 A. Georgiev Free throw MADE(1/2)
02:25 30 - 29 12 A. Georgiev Free throw MADE(2/2)
02:139 J. Stefansson Turnover (Bad Pass)   12 A. Georgiev Steal
02:10   11 I. Lilov Turnover (Bad Pass)
02:10Timeout   
02:10Substitution: 10 M. Hermannsson out,
8 H. Baeringsson in 
  
02:10Substitution: 12 R. Nathanaelsson out,
15 P. Ermolinskij in 
  
02:10   Substitution: 21 N. Varbanov out,
4 D. Ivanov in
01:566 J. Sigurdarson 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE 32 - 29 
01:48 32 - 31 9 B. Mirkovich 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
01:409 J. Stefansson 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE 34 - 31 
01:29   11 I. Lilov 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 11 I. Lilov
01:206 J. Sigurdarson Steal   12 A. Georgiev Turnover (Bad Pass)
01:019 J. Stefansson 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 6 J. Sigurdarson 
36 - 31 
00:59Timeout   
00:59Substitution: 15 P. Ermolinskij out,
10 M. Hermannsson in 
  
00:59   Substitution: 12 A. Georgiev out,
5 K. Ivanov in
00:46   9 B. Mirkovich Turnover (Bad Pass)
00:46Substitution: 10 M. Hermannsson out,
15 P. Ermolinskij in 
  
00:3915 P. Ermolinskij 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE 38 - 31 
00:3915 P. Ermolinskij Foul drawn   4 D. Ivanov Personal Foul (Team 5th, Player 2nd)
00:3915 P. Ermolinskij Free throw MADE(1/1) 39 - 31 
00:39Substitution: 15 P. Ermolinskij out,
10 M. Hermannsson in 
  
00:279 J. Stefansson Steal   9 B. Mirkovich Turnover (Bad Pass)
00:249 J. Stefansson 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE 41 - 31 
00:02 41 - 33 5 K. Ivanov 2PtsFG (Dunk) MADE
Assist: 11 I. Lilov
TimeICELANDScoreBULGARIA
10:00Substitution: 10 M. Hermannsson out,
5 H. Pálsson in 
  
10:00Substitution: 14 L. Gunnarsson out,
15 P. Ermolinskij in 
  
09:499 J. Stefansson 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE 43 - 33 
09:32   5 K. Ivanov Turnover (Out of bounds)
09:236 J. Sigurdarson 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
Assist: 8 H. Baeringsson 
45 - 33 
09:03 45 - 36 10 B. Avramov 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 11 I. Lilov
08:4615 P. Ermolinskij 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE 47 - 36 
08:395 H. Pálsson Personal Foul (Team 1st, Player 3rd)   4 D. Ivanov Foul drawn
08:2615 P. Ermolinskij Def. Rebound   10 B. Avramov 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
08:2415 P. Ermolinskij Foul drawn   10 B. Avramov Personal Foul (Team 1st, Player 2nd)
08:099 J. Stefansson 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 8 H. Baeringsson 
  
07:5715 P. Ermolinskij 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   10 B. Avramov Def. Rebound
07:42 47 - 39 10 B. Avramov 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 11 I. Lilov
07:309 J. Stefansson Foul drawn   10 B. Avramov Personal Foul (Team 2nd, Player 3rd)
07:30Substitution: 5 H. Pálsson out,
13 H. Vilhjálmsson in 
  
07:30   Substitution: 10 B. Avramov out,
14 P. Ivanov in
07:219 J. Stefansson 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   4 D. Ivanov Def. Rebound
07:068 H. Baeringsson Def. Rebound   5 K. Ivanov 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
06:569 J. Stefansson Foul drawn   9 B. Mirkovich Personal Foul (Team 3rd, Player 2nd)
06:486 J. Sigurdarson 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 13 H. Vilhjálmsson 
  
06:3213 H. Vilhjálmsson 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   5 K. Ivanov Def. Rebound
06:208 H. Baeringsson Steal   14 P. Ivanov Turnover (Bad Pass)
06:088 H. Baeringsson Turnover (Bad Pass)   9 B. Mirkovich Steal
06:03 47 - 42 14 P. Ivanov 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 9 B. Mirkovich
05:509 J. Stefansson 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
Assist: 15 P. Ermolinskij 
49 - 42 
05:408 H. Baeringsson Personal Foul (Team 2nd, Player 2nd)   9 B. Mirkovich Foul drawn
05:40   9 B. Mirkovich Free throw missed(1/2)
05:40 49 - 43 9 B. Mirkovich Free throw MADE(2/2)
05:299 J. Stefansson 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed (blocked)   4 D. Ivanov Block
9 B. Mirkovich Def. Rebound
05:15 49 - 45 9 B. Mirkovich 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
05:14Timeout   
04:516 J. Sigurdarson 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   9 B. Mirkovich Def. Rebound
04:38   4 D. Ivanov 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed
Off. Rebound: 9 B. Mirkovich
04:35 49 - 47 9 B. Mirkovich 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
04:1515 P. Ermolinskij 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 9 J. Stefansson 
  
03:586 J. Sigurdarson 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   11 I. Lilov Def. Rebound
03:43 49 - 49 5 K. Ivanov 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
Assist: 4 D. Ivanov
03:438 H. Baeringsson Personal Foul (Team 3rd, Player 3rd)   5 K. Ivanov Foul drawn
03:43 49 - 50 5 K. Ivanov Free throw MADE(1/1)
03:3015 P. Ermolinskij 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed   5 K. Ivanov Def. Rebound
03:19   4 D. Ivanov 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed
Off. Rebound: 4 D. Ivanov
03:15 49 - 52 4 D. Ivanov 2PtsFG (Put-back) MADE
02:598 H. Baeringsson 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   11 I. Lilov Def. Rebound
02:42 49 - 54 11 I. Lilov 2PtsFG (Dunk) MADE
Assist: 9 B. Mirkovich
02:41Timeout   
02:41Substitution: 15 P. Ermolinskij out,
5 H. Pálsson in 
  
02:41   Substitution: 4 D. Ivanov out,
24 V. Veselinov in
02:225 H. Pálsson 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed   5 K. Ivanov Def. Rebound
02:228 H. Baeringsson Personal Foul (Team 4th, Player 4th)   5 K. Ivanov Foul drawn
02:22Substitution: 8 H. Baeringsson out,
15 P. Ermolinskij in 
  
02:07   14 P. Ivanov 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 24 V. Veselinov
01:45 49 - 56 24 V. Veselinov 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
Assist: 9 B. Mirkovich
01:3115 P. Ermolinskij 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 6 J. Sigurdarson 
51 - 56 
01:219 J. Stefansson Block   9 B. Mirkovich 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed (blocked)
Off. Rebound: 24 V. Veselinov
01:15 51 - 58 24 V. Veselinov 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
00:5813 H. Vilhjálmsson 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed   5 K. Ivanov Def. Rebound
00:4213 H. Vilhjálmsson Personal Foul (Team 5th, Player 4th)   5 K. Ivanov Foul drawn
00:42 51 - 59 5 K. Ivanov Free throw MADE(1/2)
00:42 51 - 60 5 K. Ivanov Free throw MADE(2/2)
00:275 H. Pálsson 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
Assist: 9 J. Stefansson 
53 - 60 
00:0315 P. Ermolinskij Steal   11 I. Lilov Turnover (Bad Pass)
00:0013 H. Vilhjálmsson 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
Assist: 15 P. Ermolinskij 
55 - 60 
TimeICELANDScoreBULGARIA
10:00Substitution: 6 J. Sigurdarson out,
14 L. Gunnarsson in 
  
09:4715 P. Ermolinskij Def. Rebound   5 K. Ivanov 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed
09:429 J. Stefansson Foul drawn   14 P. Ivanov Personal Foul (Team 1st, Player 3rd)
09:42   Substitution: 5 K. Ivanov out,
4 D. Ivanov in
09:349 J. Stefansson 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 13 H. Vilhjálmsson 
58 - 60 
09:1614 L. Gunnarsson Personal Foul (Team 1st, Player 1st)   4 D. Ivanov Foul drawn
09:09   14 P. Ivanov 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed
Off. Rebound: 14 P. Ivanov
09:095 H. Pálsson Personal Foul (Team 2nd, Player 4th)   14 P. Ivanov Foul drawn
08:57   14 P. Ivanov 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 9 B. Mirkovich
08:53    Turnover (24 secs)
08:53   Substitution: 14 P. Ivanov out,
10 B. Avramov in
08:429 J. Stefansson 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed   9 B. Mirkovich Def. Rebound
08:3815 P. Ermolinskij Personal Foul (Team 3rd, Player 3rd)   9 B. Mirkovich Foul drawn
08:25 58 - 62 4 D. Ivanov 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
Assist: 9 B. Mirkovich
08:1314 L. Gunnarsson 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed
Off. Rebound: 14 L. Gunnarsson 
  
07:5415 P. Ermolinskij 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE 60 - 62 
07:5415 P. Ermolinskij Foul drawn   24 V. Veselinov Personal Foul (Team 2nd, Player 1st)
07:54Substitution: 13 H. Vilhjálmsson out,
6 J. Sigurdarson in 
  
07:5415 P. Ermolinskij Free throw missed(1/1)   9 B. Mirkovich Def. Rebound
07:4015 P. Ermolinskij Def. Rebound   24 V. Veselinov 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
07:2915 P. Ermolinskij Foul drawn   24 V. Veselinov Personal Foul (Team 3rd, Player 2nd)
07:29   Substitution: 24 V. Veselinov out,
5 K. Ivanov in
07:259 J. Stefansson 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 6 J. Sigurdarson 
62 - 62 
07:05 62 - 65 5 K. Ivanov 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 11 I. Lilov
06:469 J. Stefansson 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   10 B. Avramov Def. Rebound
06:31   11 I. Lilov 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 5 K. Ivanov
06:27 62 - 67 5 K. Ivanov 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
06:096 J. Sigurdarson 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 14 L. Gunnarsson 
  
06:0214 L. Gunnarsson 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE 65 - 67 
05:40   5 K. Ivanov 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 4 D. Ivanov
05:38 65 - 69 4 D. Ivanov 2PtsFG (Put-back) MADE
05:38Substitution: 15 P. Ermolinskij out,
8 H. Baeringsson in 
  
05:238 H. Baeringsson 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
Assist: 14 L. Gunnarsson 
67 - 69 
05:04 67 - 72 9 B. Mirkovich 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 10 B. Avramov
04:538 H. Baeringsson Offensive Foul (Team 4th, Player 5th)
8 H. Baeringsson Turnover (Offensive foul) 
  9 B. Mirkovich Foul drawn
04:53Substitution: 8 H. Baeringsson out,
15 P. Ermolinskij in 
  
04:395 H. Pálsson Foul drawn   4 D. Ivanov Offensive Foul (Team 4th, Player 3rd)
4 D. Ivanov Turnover (Offensive foul)
04:2814 L. Gunnarsson 2PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   5 K. Ivanov Def. Rebound
04:1315 P. Ermolinskij Def. Rebound   5 K. Ivanov 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed
04:1315 P. Ermolinskij Foul drawn   4 D. Ivanov Personal Foul (Team 5th, Player 4th)
04:1315 P. Ermolinskij Free throw missed(1/2)   
04:1315 P. Ermolinskij Free throw MADE(2/2) 68 - 72 
04:13   5 K. Ivanov Technical Foul (Team 6th, Player 2nd)
04:136 J. Sigurdarson Free throw MADE(1/2) 69 - 72 
04:136 J. Sigurdarson Free throw MADE(2/2) 70 - 72 
04:0015 P. Ermolinskij 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE
Assist: 6 J. Sigurdarson 
73 - 72 
03:58Timeout   
03:439 J. Stefansson Def. Rebound   10 B. Avramov 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
03:316 J. Sigurdarson 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 9 J. Stefansson 
  
03:1414 L. Gunnarsson Turnover (Bad Pass)   10 B. Avramov Steal
03:11 73 - 74 10 B. Avramov 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
02:5114 L. Gunnarsson 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed   5 K. Ivanov Def. Rebound
02:359 J. Stefansson Def. Rebound   4 D. Ivanov 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
02:169 J. Stefansson Turnover (Ball Handling)   9 B. Mirkovich Steal
02:105 H. Pálsson Block   4 D. Ivanov 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed (blocked)
Off. Rebound: 4 D. Ivanov
02:0815 P. Ermolinskij Personal Foul (Team 5th, Player 4th)   4 D. Ivanov Foul drawn
02:08 73 - 75 4 D. Ivanov Free throw MADE(1/2)
02:08 Def. Rebound   4 D. Ivanov Free throw missed(2/2)
02:0014 L. Gunnarsson 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed   5 K. Ivanov Def. Rebound
01:4315 P. Ermolinskij Steal   10 B. Avramov Turnover (Bad Pass)
01:366 J. Sigurdarson 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   5 K. Ivanov Def. Rebound
01:11   9 B. Mirkovich 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed
Off. Rebound: 4 D. Ivanov
01:05 73 - 77 4 D. Ivanov 2PtsFG (Lay-up) MADE
01:05Timeout   
01:05Substitution: 14 L. Gunnarsson out,
13 H. Vilhjálmsson in 
  
00:575 H. Pálsson 3PtsFG (Jump shot) missed   5 K. Ivanov Def. Rebound
00:33   9 B. Mirkovich Turnover (Bad Pass)
00:259 J. Stefansson Foul drawn   5 K. Ivanov Personal Foul (Team 7th, Player 3rd)
00:259 J. Stefansson Free throw missed(1/2)   
00:259 J. Stefansson Free throw MADE(2/2) 74 - 77 
00:25Timeout   
00:209 J. Stefansson Personal Foul (Team 6th, Player 2nd)   5 K. Ivanov Foul drawn
00:20 74 - 78 5 K. Ivanov Free throw MADE(1/2)
00:20 74 - 79 5 K. Ivanov Free throw MADE(2/2)
00:149 J. Stefansson 2PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE 76 - 79 
00:125 H. Pálsson Personal Foul (Team 7th, Player 5th)   10 B. Avramov Foul drawn
00:12Substitution: 5 H. Pálsson out,
14 L. Gunnarsson in 
  
00:12   10 B. Avramov Free throw missed(1/2)
00:12 76 - 80 10 B. Avramov Free throw MADE(2/2)
00:099 J. Stefansson 3PtsFG (Jump shot) MADE 79 - 80 
00:08Timeout   
00:0513 H. Vilhjálmsson Personal Foul (Team 8th, Player 5th)   9 B. Mirkovich Foul drawn
00:05Substitution: 13 H. Vilhjálmsson out,
4 B. Björnsson in 
  
00:05   Substitution: 4 D. Ivanov out,
14 P. Ivanov in
00:05   9 B. Mirkovich Free throw missed(1/2)
00:05 79 - 81 9 B. Mirkovich Free throw MADE(2/2)
00:019 J. Stefansson 2PtsFG (Lay-up) missed   
00:00    Def. Rebound

Accumulated statistics

Iceland Bulgaria
31/70FG M/A29/63
19/38 (50.0%) FG2P M/A23/41 (56.1%)
12/32 (37.5%) FG3P M/A6/22 (27.3%)
5/8 (62.5%) FT M/A17/25 (68.0%)
29 (9-20) Reb (O-D) 49 (18-31)
19AS16
16TO23
15ST12
4BS1
23PF19
79Pts81

top performers

Iceland Bulgaria

Jon Stefansson

 

Deyan Ivanov

32Pts19
7Reb8
1AS3
4ST1
1BS1
35Min34
Iceland Bulgaria 0-2
Bulgaria - Iceland 88-59
04.08.2013, Varna (BUL)
Iceland - Bulgaria 79-81
13.08.2013, Reykjavik (ISL)

COACH QUOTES

14.08.2013
Quotes Iceland vs. Bulgaria

Iceland head coach Peter Ökvist
"It was a really close game. We battled foul trouble through the game with some key players and that hurt us. Overall I think everyone can be proud of the Icelandic team and tonight's performance. We left everything we had on the floor and it was very very close but tonight wasn't our night obviously."

Iceland guard Jón Arnór Stefánsson
"A very good game from us tonight, especially on defence. We came in to win and we gave it all we had and I'm very proud of my team and the support from our home crowd. I felt the referees lost control near the end of the game, we should have gotten to the foul line on the last play and a chance to put the game into overtime, but the referees decided not to call a fould and I'm not happy about that."

Bulgaria head coach Konstantin Papazov
"This was a very tough game for both teams. We knew very well the strengths of the Icelandic team and they played an unbelievable transition offence. I'm very happy that we survived after being down 10 points in the third quarter. This game could have gone both ways so I'm happy to come out on top. Jón Arnór Stefánsson is a great player and he made some crazy shots near the end of the game. We are very happy to survive this group because Iceland is a very good team."

Bulgaira forward Veselin Veselinov
"This was a really tough game. In the first half we had too many turnovers and Iceland shot it very well from the three point line but in the second half our defence was better. We made some mistakes but we will work on those before the next stage."

Top performers

Iceland Bulgaria

Jon Stefansson

 

Deyan Ivanov

32Pts19
7Reb8
1AS3
4ST1
1BS1

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