Sweden Sign Off With Big Win
Sweden demolished Luxembourg 97-40 in EuroBasket Division B, Group C, to storm into the play-offs as the best second-place team.

Joakim Kjellbom had 29 points and nine rebounds for the Scandinavians, who have kept their hopes of winning promotion alive despite the absence of star player Jonas Jerebko.

Georgia Thrash Slovakia, Ireland Win

Slovakia pushed undefeated Sweden close on Wednesday before losing by just six points but they were no match for Georgia in another Group C game on Saturday.

Zaza Pachulia dominated for the Georgians in Tbilisi with 34 points and 14 rebounds as the home side routed the Slovakians, 91-50.


NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
Peter Dorazil PF 2.00 18.07.1989 Banska Bystrica (SVK)  
Richard Grznár SG 1.93 02.05.1991 Ziar nad Hronom (SVK)  
Andrej Kuffa PF 2.08 29.10.1990 Bratislava (SVK)  
Pavol Losonský 2.03 23.06.1988 Bratislava (SVK)  
Roman Marko SG 1.95 04.09.1986 Praha (CZE)  
Dusan Pandula SF 1.97 02.07.1984 Snina (SVK)  
Radoslav Rancik PF 2.06 06.10.1979 Kosice (SVK)  
Justin Sedlak PF 2.06 03.08.1987 Trnava (SVK)  
Peter Sedmák 2.07 08.07.1985 Poprad (SVK)  
Roman Vido PF 2.04 04.02.1988 Handlova (SVK)  
4Igor Majoros SF 2.01 17.01.1980 Bratislava (SVK)  
5Anton Gavel PG 1.88 24.10.1984 Kosice (SVK)  
6Stanislav Baldovsky 1.93 14.02.1989 Spisska Nova Ves (SVK)  
7Marek Kozlik 1.87 29.07.1986 Bratislava (SVK)  
8Andrej Cervenka SF 1.98 05.11.1984 Levice (SVK)  
9Daniel Novák SF 2.01 02.11.1978 Bratislava (SVK)  
10Martin Sykora GF 1.93 01.01.1981 Levice (SVK)  
11Michal Batka PF 2.04 29.08.1987 Kosice (SVK)  
12Gabriel Szalay 2.15 12.03.1986 Bojnice (SVK)  
13Martin Miklosik 2.22 18.11.1986 Kezmarok (SVK)  
14Peter Rerko SG 1.98 26.03.1984 Spisská Nová Ves (SVK)  
15Robert Nuber PG 1.87 14.12.1983 Kosice (SVK)  

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Swedes Receive Close Shave Ahead Of Georgia Showdown

Sweden overcame a magnificent effort from Slovakia point guard Anton Gavel on Wednesday to remain unbeaten in Group C of EuroBasket Division B.

Looking to win promotion, the Swedes prevailed 64-58 despite a game-high 19 points and eight assists from Gavel, who went into the contest averaging 13 points and three assists.

Slovakia’s Rancik Injured

If Slovakia were hoping to have Martin Rancik available for EuroBasket Division B duty later this year, that's unlikely now after the Bilbao star suffered a major knee injury.

Rancik tore his cross ligament in his left knee and is to have further tests this week to confirm the extent of the injury.

National Team Competitions Draw Complete16.02.2008


Slovak Republic
Slovak Republic


PTSA. Gavel17.8
RTA. Gavel4.8
ASA. Gavel4.0
STA. Gavel1.7
BSG. Szalay0.8


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10.09.2008vs SWE[L] 88-89 (H)
13.09.2008vs GEO[L] 78-101 (H)
17.09.2008vs LUX[W] 110-67 (H)
20.09.2008vs IRL[W] 95-88 (A)
19.08.2009vs SWE[L] 58-64 (A)
22.08.2009vs GEO[L] 50-91 (A)
26.08.2009vs LUX[W] 76-63 (A)
29.08.2009vs IRL[W] 75-68 (H)



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