NEWS

26.07.2007
Latvia Run Past Ukraine

Latvia beat Ukraine 73-58 to earn their first victory of the qualifying round in Rethimnon today.

The result means that the two teams who, prior to the game were with Israel the only sides without a win in the qualifying round, will finish bottom of Group F and play for places 9 through to 12 over the weekend.

25.07.2007
Mutaf Leads Turkey Over Latvia

Can M Mutaf led a balanced attack as Turkey overcame Latvia 79-70 to remain undefeated in the qualifying round in Rethimnon tonight.

Mustafa Derin’s men edged ahead on a score of 18-17 at the end of the first quarter, but Latvia used a 15-0 spurt in the second period to take a 25-18 lead.

PHOTO GALLERY

ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
 4Elvijs Susts PG 1.85 10.02.1991 Riga (LAT)  
 5Olegs Boitmanis PG 1.88 28.09.1991 Ventspils (LAT)  
 6Haralds Karlis GF 1.95 29.04.1991 Riga (LAT)  
 7Janis Berzins PF 1.91 23.06.1991 Jelgava (LAT)  
 8Armands Osins 1.85 17.07.1991 Limbazi (LAT)  
 9Ernijs Ansons PG 1.91 12.12.1991 Riga (LAT)  
10Edmunds Dukulis 2.04 21.06.1992 Riga (LAT)  
11Harijs Rubenis PF 1.96 16.03.1991 Riga (LAT)  
12Janis Antrops SG 1.93 28.02.1991 Ogre (LAT)  
13Artjoms Butjankovs PF 2.05 26.08.1991 Rezekne (LAT)  
14Roberts Freimanis 1.98 03.07.1991 Liepaja (LAT)  
15Rendijs Gzibovskis 2.00 17.01.1991 Kuldiga (LAT)  

COACHES

Head Coach: Juris Petrovs

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24.07.2007
Lithuania Roll In Baltic Clash

Lithuania beat Latvia 82-58 in what started out as an entertaining and fast paced ‘Baltic Derby’ but then turned into a one-sided affair in Rethymno tonight.

Marius Linartas’ side jumped to an early 17-7 lead but forward Janis Antrops helped Latvia narrow the gap to two, 22-20, early in the second quarter.

22.07.2007
Greece Delight Fans, Remain Unbeaten

A 7-0 run at the start of the second half proved the turning point for Greece as they went on to beat Latvia 66-43 and finish the group stages unbeaten.

The win means that the hosts top Group C in Ierapetra, much to the delight of the local fans but also of head coach Giorgios Vlassopoulos.

24 Seconds With Janis Antrops21.07.2007
Group D Thriller, Croatia Stun Latvia21.07.2007
Group D: Greece And Latvia Start Strong20.07.2007

Team

Latvia
Latvia
Latvia

TEAM LEADERS

CategoryPlayerAvg
PTSJ. Antrops16.9
RTA. Butjankovs8.5
ASH. Karlis3.4
STE. Ansons1.5
BSA. Butjankovs0.9

TEAM COMPARISON

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SCHEDULE

20.07.2007vs RUS[W] 76-70
21.07.2007vs CRO[L] 77-80
22.07.2007vs GRE[L] 43-66
24.07.2007vs LTU[L] 58-82
25.07.2007vs TUR[L] 70-79
26.07.2007vs UKR[W] 73-58
28.07.2007vs ISR[W] 71-62
29.07.2007vs UKR[W] 58-57

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