NEWS

09.08.2008
Ukraine Try To Maintain Focus

Ukraine are getting ready for EuroBasket 2009 qualifying games against Turkey, Belgium and France under a cloud after five players were instructed by their clubs not to report for national team duty.

No explanation was given by the sides, who took the Ukraine Federation and national team boss Valentyn Melnychuk by surprise.

31.08.2007
Granada Here We Come!
FYR Macedonia gave everything they had but Israel held on for a 92-87 triumph in Menorca, Spain, to qualify for the EuroBasket.

In a thrilling conclusion to the additional qualifying tournament, FYR Macedonia trailed by 14 points with just under seven minutes remaining but stormed back and twice closed the gap to one point in the final minute.
31.08.2007
Hungary Safeguard Status

Sweden put up a superb fight but Hungary won the day to secure their place in EuroBasket Division A while condemning the Scandinavians to relegation.

The Hungarians led just 57-54 with a little more than six minutes remaining but gradually pulled away for a 75-64 triumph.

SCOREBOARD

Qualifying Round

 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Poland64/2457/44710
2. Sweden63/3453/4389
3. Ukraine63/3444/4319
4. Bulgaria62/4440/4788
Sweden   Bulgaria
7950
13-6   20-24   19-11   27-9  
Ukraine   Poland
8074
26-16   20-20   21-15   13-23  
 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Portugal64/2462/44710
2. F.Y.R. of Macedonia63/3486/4939
3. Bosnia and Herzegovina63/3482/4599
4. Israel62/4431/4628
Portugal   Israel
6949
18-18   15-14   24-7   12-10  
Bosnia and Herzegovina   F.Y.R. of Macedonia
7572
15-20   19-18   17-20   24-14  
 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Russia65/1507/42211
2. Czech Republic64/2458/44110
3. Hungary62/4420/4398
4. Belgium61/5400/4837
Czech Republic   Russia
5569
15-18   20-13   10-21   10-17  
Hungary   Belgium
7559
13-13   19-19   23-10   20-17  
 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Croatia65/1498/39711
2. Latvia64/2454/42310
3. Estonia62/4365/4328
4. Denmark61/5405/4707
Estonia   Croatia
7877
25-11   13-18   13-25   27-23  
Latvia   Denmark
7866
20-19   19-9   17-19   22-19  

Additional Qualifying Round

 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Bosnia and Herzegovina42/2297/2836
2. Bulgaria42/2287/2926
3. Hungary42/2290/2996
Bosnia and Herzegovina   Hungary
7074
21-21   21-9   13-17   15-27  
 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. F.Y.R. of Macedonia43/1316/2537
2. Estonia43/1247/2657
3. Sweden40/4235/2804
Sweden   F.Y.R. of Macedonia
7378
21-21   22-15   15-22   15-20  
 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Israel65/1485/42111
2. Belgium65/1442/40011
3. Ukraine61/5409/4457
4. Denmark61/5417/4877
Denmark   Ukraine
9085
22-23   18-17   26-17   24-28  
Belgium   Israel
8374
25-25   16-16   19-15   23-18  

Additional Qualifying Tournament

 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Israel22/0159/1474
2. F.Y.R. of Macedonia21/1160/1553
3. Bosnia and Herzegovina20/2123/1402
Israel   F.Y.R. of Macedonia
9287
25-18   17-23   29-19   21-27  

Relegation Tournament

 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Hungary22/0176/1344
2. Sweden21/1130/1303
3. Denmark20/2125/1672
Hungary   Sweden
7564
24-17   10-12   15-19   26-16  

HEADLINES

Hungary Safeguard Status31.08.2007
Israel Hold On To Top Bosnia30.08.2007
Hungarians Lower Boom On Denmark30.08.2007
Arsic Upbeat About FYROM Chances30.08.2007
FYROM Edges Closer To EuroBasket29.08.2007
AQT, Relegation Tournament Fixtures Drawn27.08.2007
BIH Lose But Advance26.08.2007
Brave Belgium Win But Israel Advance26.08.2007
FYROM Survive Sweden Scare25.08.2007
Denmark Hold Off Ukraine25.08.2007

FINAL STANDINGS

 Team
1.flagRussia
2.flagSpain
3.flagLithuania
4.flagGreece
5.flagGermany
6.flagCroatia
7.flagSlovenia
8.flagFrance
9.flagPortugal
9.flagItaly
11.flagTurkey
11.flagIsrael
13.flagSerbia
13.flagLatvia
13.flagCzech Republic
13.flagPoland

PHOTO GALLERY

STATISTICS

Points

Vrbica Stefanov

MKD
Born : 19.12.1973
Height: 1.85

Avg: 19.0

NameAvg.
1.Stefanov, V. 19.0
2.Stoykov, T. 17.4
3.Hervelle, A. 16.8
4.Halperin, Y. 15.9
5.Nemeth, I. 15.3

Rebounds

Axel Hervelle

BEL
Born : 12.05.1983
Height: 2.04

Avg: 11.7

NameAvg.
1.Hervelle, A. 11.7
2.Bader, M. 7.8
3.Lishchuk, S. 7.6
4.Johansen, P. 6.8
5.Green, Y. 6.6

Assists

Meir Tapiro

ISR
Born : 28.03.1975
Height: 1.95

Avg: 5.0

NameAvg.
1.Tapiro, M. 5.0
2.Simon, B. 3.9
3.Levin, M. 3.7
4.Stefanov, V. 3.3
5.Skutyelnik, O. 3.3