NEWS

04.08.2004
European Youth Championships Attract Record Viewers

Israel returned home from the Eural Trans Gas European Championship for U20 Men this week to a hero’s welcome. 250,000 fans in Israel had tuned in to watch their country’s remarkable run to the Final live on Israel’s Sports Channel. The Quarter-Finals, Semi-Finals and Final were broadcast live, and the final gained a 8.3% audience share.

21.07.2004
Spain: A Star in the Making - Sergio Rodriguez

Sergio Rodriguez's life has turned upside down since guiding Spain to the gold medal at the European Under-18 Championships for men in Zaragoza.

The point guard was voted most valuable player of the tournament with a performance in the final against Turkey that brought much acclaim from the basketball world.

20.07.2004
Vidorreta Hails Rising Star

Spain coach Txus Vidorreta has revealed his admiration for Sergio Rodriguez after the youngster made a stunning impact on the European Under-18 Championships.

Rodriguez emerged as the star attraction at the Zaragoza-staged tournament, leading Spain to the title.

SCOREBOARD

Challenge Round

 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Serbia & Montenegro55/0436/29310
2. Turkey54/1411/3489
3. Lithuania52/3353/3557
4. Slovenia52/3348/4237
5. Poland51/4372/4056
6. Belarus51/4295/3916
Serbia & Montenegro   Turkey
8066
23-23   12-13   24-13   21-17  
Lithuania   Belarus
5762
13-11   12-19   16-19   16-13  
Slovenia   Poland
9993
26-16   22-12   9-26   25-28   17-11  
 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Greece55/0482/34510
2. Russia54/1397/3199
3. Bulgaria53/2411/3538
4. Israel52/3363/3827
5. Portugal51/4312/4066
6. Estonia50/5301/4615
Estonia   Bulgaria
5488
16-29   10-28   15-22   13-9  
Israel   Portugal
8070
18-17   27-9   15-13   20-31  
Greece   Russia
8073
17-11   13-19   26-23   24-20  
 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. France54/1367/2879
2. Italy53/2439/4008
3. Georgia53/2360/3828
4. Latvia53/2363/3538
5. Croatia52/3376/3797
6. Finland50/5287/3915
France   Georgia
7255
10-9   27-20   17-12   18-14  
Italy   Finland
8452
20-18   18-11   28-14   18-9  
Croatia   Latvia
6775
22-25   8-13   20-9   17-28  

HEADLINES

Vidorreta Hails Rising Star20.07.2004
Rodriguez Voted Best in Zaragoza20.07.2004
Spain Wins European Championship For U18 Men18.07.2004
Bronze Medal Game: France 74 Italy 6818.07.2004
5th - 8th Place Classification Games18.07.2004
Semi-Final: Spain 95 Italy 78 17.07.2004
Semi-Final: Turkey 57 France 5517.07.2004
Player Profile: Viktor Sanikidze, Georgia 17.07.2004
Classification Games: Serbia & Montenegro 88 Israel 6217.07.2004
Classification Games: Russia 80 Greece 7417.07.2004

FINAL STANDINGS

 Team
1.flagSpain
2.flagTurkey
3.flagFrance
4.flagItaly
5.flagSerbia & Montenegro
6.flagRussia
7.flagGreece
8.flagIsrael
9.flagLithuania
10.flagBulgaria
11.flagGeorgia
12.flagLatvia

PHOTO GALLERY

STATISTICS

Points

Marco Belinelli

ITA
Born : 25.03.1986
Height: 1.96

Avg: 26.2

NameAvg.
1.Belinelli, M. 26.2
2.Milosevits, I. 23.8
3.Biedrins, A. 21.8
4.Sakota, D. 19.6
5.Markoishvili, M. 18.8

Rebounds

Andris Biedrins

LAT
Born : 02.04.1986
Height: 2.11

Avg: 14.4

NameAvg.
1.Biedrins, A. 14.4
2.Ivanov, D. 14.2
3.Ivanov, K. 11.4
4.Sanikidze, V. 10.8
5.Aleksandrov, N. 10.6

Assists

Hrvoje Kovacevic

CRO
Born : 25.01.1986
Height: 1.90

Avg: 5.0

NameAvg.
1.Kovacevic, H. 5.0
2.Tripkovic, U. 4.4
3.Mokongo, M. 4.3
4.Tsintsadze, G. 4.2
5.Demirel, H. 4.0