NEWS

30.08.2009
France Stomp Belgium In Second Leg To Reach EuroBasket

France destroyed Belgium 92-54 on Sunday to claim the final place on offer for the EuroBasket in Poland.

Vincent Collet's team rebounded from Thursday's 70-66 defeat in Antwerp in the first leg of the Additional Qualifying Round Play-off to post a 34-point (158-124) triumph on aggregate.

29.08.2009
Belgium Thrive On Big Stage With France

Belgium have arrived in Pau, France, looking to cause the shock of the summer when they go up against Les Bleus on Sunday with a place in the EuroBasket 2009 at stake.

The Belgians won the first leg at home on Thursday, 70-66, and triumphant coach Eddy Casteels had no complaints.

27.08.2009
Belgium Still Dreaming After Win Over France

Belgium inched closer to an appearance at the EuroBasket by upsetting France 70-66 on Thursday evening in the opening game of the Additional Qualifying Round play-off.

In front of a raucous Antwerp crowd, Eddy Casteels' team trailed by as many as 10 points in the first half against a star-studded French team but fought back to lead by three before going to half-time behind 39-37.

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

Belgium Still Dreaming After Win Over France27.08.2009
Parker Returning To Country Of Birth24.08.2009
Recalcati Regret Over Italian Defense, AQR Failure21.08.2009
Belgium Win In Portugal, Now Face France20.08.2009
Finland Finally Win Against Italy20.08.2009
Ukraine Edge Czechs In Deciding Relegation Round Showdown20.08.2009
Hungary Win, Clinch First Place In Relegation Round20.08.2009
Belgium Try To Focus On Portugal, Not France19.08.2009
Bajramovic Doesn’t Lose Hope After Defeat18.08.2009
Petro, Jackson Let Go By France Before Pivotal Games18.08.2009
Advantage Belgium As They Rock Bosnia17.08.2009
Finland Hand France First Defeat17.08.2009
Ukraine Win On The Road Condems Estonia17.08.2009
Hungary Hammer Czechs To Secure Division A Status17.08.2009
Batum Leaves For Portland To Have Tests On Shoulder16.08.2009

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.flagLithuania
11.flagGermany
13.flagIsrael
13.flagLatvia
13.flagGreat Britain
13.flagBulgaria

PHOTO GALLERY

Stats Leaders

Points

Tony Parker

FRA
Born : 17.05.1982
Height: 1.88

Avg: 21.2

NameAvg.
1.Parker, T. 21.2
2.Jaaber, I. 16.0
3.Ivanov, D. 15.9
4.Benda, P. 14.8
5.Nemeth, I. 14.7

Rebounds

Kristjan Kangur

EST
Born : 23.10.1982
Height: 2.01

Avg: 7.7

NameAvg.
1.Kangur, K. 7.7
2.Hervelle, A. 7.4
3.Bader, M. 7.3
4.Ivanov, D. 7.0
5.Andrade, C. 6.2

Assists

Milos Teodosic

SRB
Born : 19.03.1987
Height: 1.95

Avg: 3.9

NameAvg.
1.Teodosic, M. 3.9
2.Jaaber, I. 3.5
3.Costa, J. 3.4
4.Tein, T. 2.8
5.Tepic, M. 2.8