NEWS

20.09.2009
WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS!

Spain tore apart Serbia 85-63 to capture their first-ever EuroBasket gold medal in Katowice, Poland on Sunday night.

World champions in 2006, silver-medal winners at EuroBasket 2007 in Madrid and runners-up to Team USA at last year's Olympics, the Spanish underlined their status as the dominant side on the continent.

29.05.2010
2012 Olympics And Beyond For Brits

British Basketball has taken huge steps forward in both men's and women's basketball the past few years to get ready for the 2012 Olympics in London.

The sport's bosses say they have no intention of slowing down once those Games have been played.

23.09.2009
Taylor Made: Final Thoughts
Heads are spinning after two weeks of basketball madness in Poland, and mine is one of them.


Here are some closing thoughts from what truly was a memorable EuroBasket. Bear in mind I saw all the games in Group C (Warsaw), Group F (Lodz) and the Quarter-Finals, Semis and Finals (gold and bronze-medal games) in Katowice.

SCOREBOARD

Preliminary Round

 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Greece33/0268/2026
2. Croatia32/1235/2265
3. F.Y.R. of Macedonia31/2207/2464
4. Israel30/3238/2743
F.Y.R. of Macedonia   Croatia
7181
26-20   22-14   13-22   10-25  
Israel   Greece
80106
25-31   17-25   23-23   15-27  
 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. France33/0199/1806
2. Russia31/2218/2134
3. Germany31/2203/2114
4. Latvia31/2187/2034
Russia   France
6469
17-15   18-19   16-18   13-17  
Germany   Latvia
6268
13-14   16-23   13-14   20-17  
 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Slovenia32/1236/2185
2. Serbia32/1212/1965
3. Spain32/1231/2265
4. Great Britain30/3194/2333
Spain   Slovenia
9084
18-20   25-15   19-14   16-29   12-6  
Great Britain   Serbia
5977
12-21   17-18   15-19   15-19  
 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Turkey33/0265/2116
2. Poland32/1245/2405
3. Lithuania31/2235/2394
4. Bulgaria30/3213/2683
Poland   Turkey
6987
17-24   17-21   21-21   14-21  
Lithuania   Bulgaria
8469
25-22   16-19   16-15   27-13  

Qualifying Round

 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. France55/0380/33410
2. Russia53/2338/3388
3. Greece53/2380/3378
4. Croatia52/3357/3647
5. F.Y.R. of Macedonia51/4337/3966
6. Germany51/4360/3836
Russia   F.Y.R. of Macedonia
7169
14-10   19-19   16-20   22-20  
France   Greece
7169
18-21   23-13   15-19   15-16  
Germany   Croatia
6870
19-20   13-17   18-12   18-21  
 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Slovenia54/1390/3449
2. Turkey54/1370/3389
3. Serbia53/2365/3578
4. Spain53/2381/3518
5. Poland51/4355/4056
6. Lithuania50/5358/4245
Lithuania   Serbia
7989
19-23   18-18   24-22   18-26  
Poland   Spain
6890
14-23   12-19   20-29   22-19  
Turkey   Slovenia
6769
15-24   17-15   20-18   15-12  

Quarter Final Round

Russia   Serbia
6879
24-21   4-20   15-13   25-25  
France   Spain
6686
15-25   17-22   20-26   14-13  
Turkey   Greece
7476
14-17   12-12   20-18   19-18   9-11  
Slovenia   Croatia
6765
18-25   21-22   14-3   14-15  

5th to 8th Place

France   Turkey
8068
12-26   20-17   29-16   19-9  
Russia   Croatia
6976
14-18   27-15   15-25   13-18  

Semi-Finals

Spain   Greece
8264
26-21   23-19   15-11   18-13  
Serbia   Slovenia
9692
11-19   24-26   21-12   23-22   17-13  

7th to 8th Place

Turkey   Russia
6689
18-26   22-25   19-17   7-21  

5th to 6th Place

France   Croatia
6962
21-12   13-12   12-17   23-21  

3rd to 4th Place

Greece   Slovenia
5756
16-13   15-11   11-13   15-19  

Final

Spain   Serbia
8563
24-14   28-15   15-15   18-19  

HEADLINES

Taylor Made: Final Thoughts23.09.2009
Special Olympians Take The Court23.09.2009
Royal Reception For Los Chicos De Oro22.09.2009
Nilsen: Chapters Closed For EuroBasket22.09.2009
Gasol Named EuroBasket 2009 MVP Presented By Tissot20.09.2009
Greece Capture Bronze20.09.2009
Russia Rebound to End On High Note20.09.2009
Good News, Bad News: Day Twelve20.09.2009
France Finish Fifth20.09.2009
We Meet Again20.09.2009
Haven't We Met Before?20.09.2009
Plenty To Cheer About20.09.2009
Croatia, France For Fifth20.09.2009
Russia, Turkey Aim To Finish EuroBasket On High Note20.09.2009
Officials Look Ahead To 201119.09.2009

EuroBasket 2009


FINAL STANDINGS

 Team
1.flagSpain
2.flagSerbia
3.flagGreece
4.flagSlovenia
5.flagFrance
6.flagCroatia
7.flagRussia
8.flagTurkey
9.flagF.Y.R. of Macedonia
9.flagPoland
11.flagGermany
11.flagLithuania
13.flagGreat Britain
13.flagIsrael
13.flagBulgaria
13.flagLatvia

PHOTO GALLERY

Stats Leaders

Points

Pau Gasol

ESP
Born : 06.07.1980
Height: 2.15

Avg: 18.7

NameAvg.
1.Gasol, P. 18.7
2.Parker, T. 17.8
3.Lorbek, E. 16.4
4.Ilyasova, E. 16.1
5.Logan, D. 15.5

Rebounds

Marcin Gortat

POL
Born : 17.02.1984
Height: 2.11

Avg: 10.8

NameAvg.
1.Gortat, M. 10.8
2.Gasol, P. 8.3
3.Lorbek, E. 7.4
4.Ilyasova, E. 7.3
5.Bourousis, Y. 7.3

Assists

Milos Teodosic

SRB
Born : 19.03.1987
Height: 1.95

Avg: 5.2

NameAvg.
1.Teodosic, M. 5.2
2.Ponkrashov, A. 4.9
3.Logan, D. 4.5
4.Parker, T. 4.4
5.Koszarek, L. 4.3