NEWS

11.09.2007
Greece Send Valiant Portugal Home
European champions Greece went on a decisive run at the start of the second quarter en route to an 85-67 win against Portugal on Tuesday at the EuroBasket.

Portugal led 17-15 with two minutes to go in the first quarter but Greece hit them with a 16-2 run over the next seven minutes to take command.
11.09.2007
Greece Face Rising Portugal

Greece knew that advancing to the quarter-final round would be anything but straightforward after losing Antonis Fotsis in the build-up to the EuroBasket to a broken finger.

It is no surprise, then, that they must beat a dangerous Portugal side on Tuesday to reach the last eight.

PHOTO GALLERY

ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birthCurrent club
4Miguel Minhava SG 1.95 05.11.1983 Lisboa (POR)  L Hospitalet 
5Mário-Gil Fernandes PG 1.75 25.04.1982 Funchal, Madeira (POR)  Plasencia 
6Sergio Ramos 2.00 11.12.1975 Lisbon (POR)  Basquetinca.com Inca 
7Paulo Cunha 2.00 01.08.1980 Vila Nova deGaia (POR)  Oporto 
8Francisco Jordão 2.05 30.12.1979 Lisbon (POR)  Primo Agosto 
9Filipe da Silva PG 1.93 30.11.1979 Guimaraes (POR)  Villa Los Barrios 
10Joao Gomes SF 2.02 05.02.1985  (CPV)  Barreirense 
11Jorge Coelho PF 2.00 18.10.1978 Lisboa (POR)  Alimentos Palencia 
12Paulo Simao GF 2.00 27.04.1976 Barreiro (POR)  Belenenses 
13Elvis Evora 2.05 04.02.1978 Cabo Verde (POR)  Ovarense 
14Miguel Miranda 2.05 09.10.1978 Porto (POR)  Ovarense 
15Joao Santos SF 2.04 15.06.1979 Lisbon (POR)  Grupo Capitol Valladolid 

COACHES

Head Coach: Valentyn Melnychuk

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09.09.2007
Portugal Surprise Israel

Portugal recorded their first win in the qualifying round by beating Israel 94-85 this afternoon.

Both teams now have a 1-3 record in Group E and still hold a chance of qualifying to the quarter-finals.

09.09.2007
Israel In Unfamiliar Role As Favourites

With a big wind at their back, momentum is on Israel's side as they attempt to win three straight games for the first time since 1985.

Portugal is trying to gain experience in every game, but play tough and never gives up.

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Portugal Keep Hope Alive05.09.2007
Latvia Look For Momentum05.09.2007
Croatia-Portugal Postgame Quotes04.09.2007
Strong Third Quarter Sees Croatia Past Portugal04.09.2007
Croatia's Shot At Redemption04.09.2007
Navarro-less Spain Score Easy Win03.09.2007
Spain Launch Title Bid Against Underdog Portugal02.09.2007
Germans See Off Portugal25.08.2007

Team

Portugal
Portugal

TEAM LEADERS

CategoryPlayerAvg
PTSJ. Santos11.2
RTE. Evora5.2
ASF. da Silva3.2
STF. Jordão1.2
BSJ. Santos0.5

TEAM COMPARISON

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SCHEDULE

03.09.2007vs ESP[L] 56-82
04.09.2007vs CRO[L] 68-90
05.09.2007vs LAT[W] 77-67
07.09.2007vs RUS[L] 65-78
09.09.2007vs ISR[W] 94-85
11.09.2007vs GRE[L] 67-85

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