NEWS

21.07.2006
Kalve Makes Giessen Switch

Latvia's young star Ernests Kalve will play for Giessen 46ers next season after being loaned to the German club from Italian powerhouses Benetton Treviso.

Kalve is currently starring at the U20 European Championships, averaging 20.2 points, 5.8 rebounds, 2 assists and 2.2 steals in his first five games in Turkey.

16.07.2006
Parakhouski Effort Gives Belarus First Win

Belarus managed to avoid bottom place in Group A at the OSTCHEM U20 European Championship with an 84-77 defeat of Latvia.

The two sides entered the contest without a victory between them but it is Latvia who remain winless, thanks largely to Belarus center Artsiom Parakhouski.

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ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
 4Martins Jaunzems PF 2.02 10.09.1986 Riga (LAT)  
 5Ernests Kalve PF 2.00 04.04.1987 Riga (LAT)  
 6Aigars Strelis SG 1.98 09.01.1987 Riga (LAT)  
 7Karlis Trops SG 1.94 01.04.1987 Riga (LAT)  
 8Kristaps Brencans SG 1.95 26.07.1987 Riga (LAT)  
 9Edgars Jeromanovs PG 1.86 18.04.1986 Saldus (LAT)  
10Krists Piternieks PG 2.02 25.09.1987 Riga (LAT)  
11Girts Ledins SF 2.02 03.03.1987 Jurmala (LAT)  
12Agnis Cavars PF 1.98 31.07.1986 Riga (LAT)  
13Bruno Klavins 2.04 22.09.1986 Tukums (LAT)  
14Jekabs Rozitis 2.07 11.01.1986 Jelgava (LAT)  
15Ronalds Zakis 2.07 08.07.1987 Talsi (LAT)  

COACHES

Head Coach: Raivo Otersons

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15.07.2006
Croatians Hammer Latvia

Hrvoje Kovacevic had 19 points to lead a balanced scoring attack and Croatia established a big lead in the second quarter en route to a 95-79 triumph over winless Latvia in Group A.

The Croatians, who beat Belarus in their opener, trailed 22-20 at the end of the first quarter but outscored the Baltic country 32-19 in the second for a 52-41 advantage at the break.

14.07.2006
Latvians Cool Off In Fourth Quarter

Latvia had an opportunity to beat Serbia & Montenegro on opening day in Group A but went cold in the fourth quarter and suffered a 72-61 defeat.

Leading 58-54 following a three-pointer by Ernests Kalve at the end of the third quarter, the Baltic nation was held to just three points over the final 10 minutes and no points over the last 5:56.

Team

Latvia
Latvia

TEAM LEADERS

CategoryPlayerAvg
PTSE. Kalve20.5
RTE. Jeromanovs7.5
ASE. Jeromanovs6.3
STE. Jeromanovs1.8
BSE. Kalve0.8

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SCHEDULE

14.07.2006vs SCG[L] 61-72
15.07.2006vs CRO[L] 79-95
16.07.2006vs BLR[L] 77-84
18.07.2006vs BUL[W] 90-89
19.07.2006vs GER[L] 76-86
20.07.2006vs ISR[L] 73-95
22.07.2006vs BLR[W] 63-59
23.07.2006vs HUN[W] 101-69

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