NEWS

15.09.2007
Finland, Great Britain Come Through

Finland and Great Britain booked their spots in Division A with convincing wins on Saturday.

After a big win at home earlier in the week Great Britain visited Geneva and came away with an 89-78 victory which secured a 163-119 aggregate win.

11.09.2007
Romania A Step Closer To Division A

Romania left themselves with a seven point cushion in their EuroBasket Division B tie with Finland, scoring an 83-76 win in the first of two games between the teams to decide who will ascend to Division A.

The Romanians grabbed the early lead and slowly built on it.

PHOTO GALLERY

ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
 Olli Ahvenniemi 2.07 04.04.1983 Vaasa (FIN)  
 Samuel Haanpää SG 2.03 27.09.1986 Kerava (FIN)  
 Tuomas Iisalo SG 1.95 29.07.1982 Helsinki (FIN)  
 Anssi Sakari Kinnaslampi 1.92 23.02.1982 Kotka (FIN)  
 Mikko Koivisto SG 1.94 18.04.1987 Vantaa (FIN)  
 Cedric Latimer FC 1.98 30.07.1987 Vantaa (FIN)  
 Gerald Lee PF 2.08 23.11.1987 Uusikaupunki (FIN)  
 Vesa Mäkäläinen PF 2.00 03.09.1986 Hyvinkää (FIN)  
 Ville Mäkäläinen SG 1.98 27.02.1985 Hyvinkää (FIN)  
 Esa Mäki-Tulokas SF 1.98 01.07.1982 Forssa (FIN)  
 Joonas Suotamo 2.10 03.10.1986 Espoo (FIN)  
 Antti Vanjoki SF 1.92 27.06.1988 Brussels (BEL)  
 4Aki Ulander 2.09 29.12.1981 Oulu (FIN)  
 5Antti Nikkilä 2.10 25.08.1978 Tampere (FIN)  
 6Kimmo Muurinen PF 2.02 23.02.1981 Vantaa (FIN)  
 7Shawn Huff SG 1.98 05.05.1984 Helsinki (FIN)  
 8Sami Lehtoranta PF 2.05 13.11.1979 Suolahti (FIN)  
 9Jukka Matinen PF 2.03 06.11.1978 Kerava (FIN)  
10Tuukka Kotti PF 2.05 18.03.1981 Forssa (FIN)  
11Petteri Koponen PG 1.94 13.04.1988 Helsinki (FIN)  
12Juha Sten PG 1.91 23.12.1983 Turku (FIN)  
13Hanno Möttölä PF 2.09 09.09.1976 Helsinki (FIN)  
14Petri Virtanen SG 1.83 18.09.1980 Jyväskylä (FIN)  
15Teemu Rannikko PG 1.89 09.09.1980 Turku (FIN)  

COACHES

Head Coach: Henrik Dettmann

More Headlines

25.08.2007
Finland Ride Fourth Quarter Surge
Finland thrashed Iceland 85-66 on Saturday for their sixth consecutive victory in EuroBasket Division B.

Shawn Huff led the way with 16 points while Tuukka Kotti had 10 points and 11 rebounds.
21.08.2007
Rannikko Runs Riot As Finns Stay Unbeaten

Finland rolled to their fifth consecutive triumph in EuroBasket Division B on Tuesday against Austria to remain one victory clear of Georgia in Group C.

Talented guard Teemu Rannikko had a sensational night, torching Austria for 29 points as the northern European side prevailed 87-63.

Finns Are Winning But Rannikko Remains Cautious14.02.2007
Finland Too Strong For Luxembourg16.09.2006
Finns Strike Early, Stay On Top Of Georgia13.09.2006
Finland Claim Iceland Victory06.09.2006
Finns Power Past Austria03.09.2006
Dettmann Calls For Finns To Toughen Up14.08.2006
Swedes To Face Finns In Baltic Sea Cup Final13.08.2006
Finland: Dettman States Case For Defense09.08.2006
Virtanen Leads Finland To Victory Again03.08.2006
Finns Beat Norway On Opening Day At Nordic Games02.08.2006

Team

Finland
Finland

TEAM LEADERS

CategoryPlayerAvg
PTST. Rannikko16.7
RTT. Kotti6.9
AST. Rannikko4.0
STP. Virtanen1.6
BSA. Nikkilä0.6

TEAM COMPARISON

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SCHEDULE

03.09.2006vs AUT[W] 87-50 (H)
06.09.2006vs ISL[W] 93-86 (A)
13.09.2006vs GEO[W] 91-81 (H)
16.09.2006vs LUX[W] 111-53 (A)
21.08.2007vs AUT[W] 87-63 (A)
25.08.2007vs ISL[W] 85-66 (H)
02.09.2007vs GEO[L] 76-77 (A)
05.09.2007vs LUX[W] 100-59 (H)
11.09.2007vs ROU[L] 76-83 (A)
15.09.2007vs ROU[W] 111-61 (H)

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