NEWS

29.08.2007
Iceland Shock Georgia, Britain Crush Dutch
Georgia’s attempts to win promotion to EuroBasket Division A received a significant blow on Wednesday when Iceland beat them right before the death with a three-pointer in a 76-75 upset.

Trying to keep pace with Group C leaders Finland, who are unbeaten at 6-0, Georgia led 74-72 but allowed Jakob Sigurdarson to nail a three-pointer with just two seconds remaining.

26.08.2007
Slovakia Comeback Stuns Dutch
Slovakia coach Peter Valo praised his team's fighting spirit after they came from behind to post an 80-75 victory over the Netherlands in Group B of EuroBasket 2007 qualifying Division B.

Radoslav Rancik scored a game-high 31 points while Anton Gavel added 19 for the hosts, who trailed 60-55 at the end of the third quarter before turning things around in the final 10 minutes.

PHOTO GALLERY

ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
 Francisco Elson  2.08 28.02.1976 Rotterdam (NED)  
 Jos Frederiks 1.94 24.02.1976 Nijmegen (NED)  
 Raoul Heinen 1.96 02.10.1980 Bunschoten (NED)  
 Nikki Hulzebos PF 2.05 30.06.1986 Groningen (NED)  
 Vincent Krieger 1.86 16.09.1974 Den Haag (NED)  
 Nick Oudendag 2.09 23.04.1987 Zevenaar (NED)  
 Jouke Pots 1.85 08.10.1983 Deurne (NED)  
 Aron Roijé PG 1.85 03.04.1988 Amsterdam (NED)  
 Robin Smeulders PF 2.08 19.06.1987 Münster (GER)  
 4David Jansen SG 1.88 29.08.1984 Amsterdam (NED)  
 5Jeremy Ormskerk PG 1.88 17.12.1982 Amsterdam (NED)  
 6Sjors Besseling SF 1.99 09.10.1985 's-Gravenhage (NED)  
 7Stefan Wessels PF 2.03 13.04.1984 Haarlem (NED)  
 8Kees Akerboom SF 2.00 20.12.1983 Sint Michielsgestel (NED)  
 9Arvin Slagter 1.91 19.10.1985 Amsterdam (NED)  
10Ties Theeuwkens SG 1.91 15.01.1985 Barendrecht (NED)  
11Gerrit Mathias Brigitha   07.01.1982 Curacao (AHO)  
12Peter van Paassen 2.11 20.12.1978 Den Haag (NED)  
13Patrick Hilliman FC 2.06 17.04.1982 Sint Maarten (NED)  
14Thijs Vermeulen SG 1.95 11.03.1985 Den Bosch (NED)  
15Henk Norel 2.14 17.09.1987 Gorinchem (NED)  

COACHES

Head Coach: Marco Van Den Berg

More Headlines

31.05.2007
Holland Boss Underlines Underdog Status

Holland may be top of Group B in the EuroBasket Division B qualifiers, but coach Marco Van den Berg insists his team are still underdogs as they prepare for the second round of games later this summer.

Holland face Belarus on August 21 and follow that with games against the Slovak Republic, Great Britain and Albania.

16.09.2006
Dutch Pound Albania

The Netherlands delivered a first-quarter knockout punch en route to a 94-55 thumping of Albania in Nijmegen.

Having just lost at home to Great Britain in overtime, the Albanians arrived in Holland looking to set the record straight.

Britain Thrash Netherlands In Group B09.09.2006
Netherlands: Van Den Berg Boosted By Early Promise05.09.2006
Van Paassen Gets Dutch Past Belarus03.09.2006
Van Den Berg Warns Dutch Against Complacency25.08.2006
Van Der Berg Names Dutch Provisional Squad22.08.2006
Dutch Boss Upbeat About Qualifying09.08.2006
Netherlands: The Future's Bright, The Future's Oranje21.06.2006

Team

Netherlands
Netherlands

TEAM LEADERS

CategoryPlayerAvg
PTSP. van Paassen14.9
RTP. van Paassen7.9
ASD. Jansen2.0
STD. Jansen1.5
BSK. Akerboom0.4

TEAM COMPARISON

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SCHEDULE

03.09.2006vs BLR[W] 74-61 (A)
06.09.2006vs SVK[W] 71-63 (H)
09.09.2006vs GBR[L] 39-63 (A)
16.09.2006vs ALB[W] 94-55 (H)
19.08.2007vs BLR[W] 77-72 (H)
25.08.2007vs SVK[L] 75-80 (A)
29.08.2007vs GBR[L] 64-83 (H)
05.09.2007vs ALB[W] 96-63 (A)

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