NEWS

27.07.2008
Bertasius' Three-Point Show Enough For Lithuania
Lithuania struggled but Gediminas Bertasius put on a three-point show in holding off Estonia 72-64 to remain undefeated at the U18 European Championship Men.

Bertasius nailed seven shots from beyond the arc in scoring 31 points and Tautvydas Slezas added 10 points and 10 rebounds as Lithuania captured top honours in Group B with a 3-0 record.
26.07.2008
Kuusmaa: Proud To Be A Coach
Estonia may have dropped their opening game at the U18 European Championship for Men against Italy but Aivars Kuusmaa still is enjoying his return to Greece.

The Estonian coach has fond memories of the U18 host nation after playing three years with Greek basketball giants Panathinaikos from 1993 to 1996.

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ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
4Siim Raudla 1.79 01.01.1990 Tallinn (EST)  
5Martin Dorbek PG 1.98 21.01.1991 Tallinn (EST)  
6Janar Soo GF 1.95 17.01.1991 Kohila (EST)  
7Kristjan Penjam 1.85 09.02.1990 Tallinn (EST)  
8Erik Keedus PG 1.97 27.04.1990 Tallinn (EST)  
9Madis Saarmets 2.01 01.02.1990 Haapsalu (EST)  
10Kristjan Rinaldo 1.95 25.11.1991 Tallinn (EST)  
11Rain Veideman SG 1.92 01.10.1991 Haljala (EST)  
12Erik Riis SG 1.88 25.02.1991 Tallinn (EST)  
14Sass Karemäe 1.99 22.03.1990 Tallinn (EST)  
15Kristjan Kitsing PF 2.05 11.12.1990 Tartu (EST)  

COACHES

Head Coach: Aivars Kuusmaa
Assistant Coach: Alar Varrak

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26.07.2008
Serbia Too Much For Estonia
Serbia had no suspense by blowing out Estonia 76-41 in improving to 1-1 in Group B.

Filip Sepa scored all 19 of his points in the first half while Nenad Grujo had 10 points. Six other players from Miroslav Nikolic's team hit at least five points.
25.07.2008
Italy Hold Off Estonia, Croatia Cruise Past Latvia
David Reginald Coornooh tallied 20 points in helping Italy hold off a spirited Estonia 65-60 in opening day action in Group B of the U18 European Championship for Men.

Andrea De Nicolao and Pasquale Paolisso combined for four free throws in the final 1:12 to secure the victory for Alessandro Ramagli's side in Pyrgos.

Team

Estonia
Estonia
Estonia

TEAM LEADERS

CategoryPlayerAvg
PTSK. Kitsing13.8
RTK. Kitsing5.2
ASE. Keedus1.7
STE. Keedus2.3
BSM. Saarmets1.0

TEAM COMPARISON

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SCHEDULE

25.07.2008vs ITA[L] 60-65
26.07.2008vs SRB[L] 41-76
27.07.2008vs LTU[L] 64-72
29.07.2008vs GER[L] 57-87
31.07.2008vs BUL[L] 69-79
02.08.2008vs BEL[L] 70-84

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