NEWS

15.09.2009
Foreign Coaches Make Themselves At Home
Merriam-Webster defines a foreigner as "a person belonging to or owing allegiance to a foreign country".

Nine of the 16 head coaches at EuroBasket 2009 know a thing or two about owing their allegiances to foreign countries as they are leading national teams other than their native lands - with a mixed bag of success.
09.09.2009
By The Skin Of Their Teeth

Lithuania remained alive at the 2009 EuroBasket with an 84-69 victory over Bulgaria, advancing to the Qualifying Round in Lodz and sending their rivals home.

Ramunas Butautas' men pulled away midway through the final quarter to claim their first victory in Wroclaw.

PHOTO GALLERY

ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
 Keydren Clark PG 1.80 08.10.1984 AL (USA)  
 Zlatin Georgiev SF 1.95 22.05.1985 Sofia (BUL)  
 Ludmil Hadjisotirov 1.88 13.11.1980 Sofia (BUL)  
 Ivan Lilov SG 1.96 06.08.1988 Sofia (BUL)  
 Boyko Mladenov 2.12 02.03.1981 Blagoevgrad (BUL)  
 Hristo Nikolov PF 2.00 02.10.1985 Burgas (BUL)  
 Stanislav Slaveykov SF 1.98 02.06.1986 Shumen (BUL)  
 Asen Velikov PG 1.85 11.01.1986 Pleven (BUL)  
 Veselin Veselinov 2.01 16.02.1983 Sofia (BUL)  
 Filip Videnov GF 1.97 12.06.1980 Sofia (BUL)  
 4Deyan Ivanov PF 2.05 18.03.1986 Varna (BUL)  
 5Kaloyan Ivanov PF 2.05 18.03.1986 Varna (BUL)  
 7Yuliyan Radionov PG 1.87 01.07.1979 Burgas (BUL)  
 9Yordan Bozov 1.91 25.01.1979 Sofia (BUL)  
10Nikolay Varbanov 2.10 06.06.1985 G. Orjahövica (BUL)  
11Dimitar Angelov SF 2.02 25.08.1979 Yambol (BUL)  
12Stefan Georgiev 2.06 20.03.1978 Sofia (BUL)  
14Tencho Banev 2.07 14.08.1980 Haskovo (BUL)  
15Todor Stoykov SF 1.98 03.03.1977 Varna (BUL)  
21Chavdar Kostov GF 1.95 18.04.1988 Sofia (BUL)  
22Bozhidar Avramov PG 1.95 08.03.1990 Varna (BUL)  
23Ibrahim Jaaber PG 1.85 03.02.1984 NY (USA)  

COACHES

Head Coach: Pini Gershon
Assistant Coach: Lyubomir Minchev

More Headlines

09.09.2009
For Lithuania, Do Or Die
Lithuania are in the running for the tag of the biggest disappointment in the competition.

Bronze-medal winners two years ago in Spain and semi-finalists at last year's Olympics, the Baltic side have sorely missed the presence of veterans Sarunas Jasikevicius, Darius Songaila and Ramunas Siskaukas.
08.09.2009
Turkey Thump Bulgaria

Turkey destroyed Bulgaria 94-66 to secure their spot in the Qualifying Round of EuroBasket on the second day of games in Group D in Wroclaw.

Ender Arslan had a game-high 17 points for the victors on five of seven (71%) shooting from three-point range.

Turkey Roll Into Meeting With Bulgaria08.09.2009
Hosts With The Most07.09.2009
Moment Of Silence To Open Bulgaria-Poland Match07.09.2009
Hosts Ready To Tip-Off Against Bulgaria06.09.2009
Nilsen: Lithuania, Bulgaria Both Missing Something24.08.2009
No Jaaber For Bulgaria21.08.2009
Belgium Tie Bulgaria In AQR Warm-up04.08.2009
Decisions Ahead For Bulgaria Boss30.07.2009
Gershon Brings New Faces Into Squad06.07.2009
Nilsen: Bulgaria Comfortable In Underdog Role10.01.2009

Team

Bulgaria
Bulgaria

TEAM LEADERS

CategoryPlayerAvg
PTSI. Jaaber16.0
RTD. Ivanov7.0
ASI. Jaaber3.5
STI. Jaaber2.3
BSD. Ivanov0.6

TEAM COMPARISON

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SCHEDULE

20.08.2008vs HUN[W] 89-71 (H)
23.08.2008vs FIN[W] 90-68 (A)
30.08.2008vs ITA[W] 81-80 (H)
03.09.2008vs SRB[L] 64-74 (A)
06.09.2008vs HUN[L] 86-87 (A)
10.09.2008vs FIN[W] 102-90 (H)
17.09.2008vs ITA[L] 81-82 (A)
20.09.2008vs SRB[L] 77-87 (H)

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