Calderon Committed To Spain Cause

Spanish point guard Jose Manuel Calderon has re-affirmed his commitment to his country despite departing to play his basketball in the NBA.

The former TAU Ceramica player quit the Liga ACB this summer to sign for the Toronto Raptors.

Mixed Feelings For Navarro

Spain international shooting guard Juan Carlos Navarro has tried to remain positive after his side's frustrating EuroBasket campaign.

Spain achieved their first aim of the tournament by qualifying for next year's World Championships in Japan, but they lost their semi-final to Germany by just one point before falling apart in the game for the bronze medal against France - losing by 30 points.

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Saez Sticks By Pesquera

Spain coach Mario Pesquera has been given the full backing of Spanish Basketball Federation president Jose Luis Saez.

Although he succeeded in his primary aim of taking Spain to next year's FIBA World  Championship in Japan, Pesquera was unable to emulate his immediate predecessors and come home from the recent EuroBasket with a medal.

Gasol Eyes Japan Date

Pau Gasol is desperate to guide Spain to World Championship glory next year after being forced to watch his country's unsuccessful EuroBasket 2005 campaign from the commentary box.

The Memphis Grizzlies star was unable to take part in the recent tournament because of a foot injury, although he was present in Belgrade in his role as an expert commentator for Spanish television station, TVE.

Pesquera Satisfied With EuroBasket Efforts26.09.2005
France Win Bronze Medal25.09.2005
France Overwhelm Still Tired Spain In Bronze Medal Game25.09.2005
EuroBasket 2005 Final - The Tale Of The Tape25.09.2005
France And Spain To Do Battle For Bronze Medal25.09.2005
Spain Suffer Again At EuroBasket25.09.2005
Nowitzki Leads Germany to Gold Medal Game24.09.2005
Spain: Vazquez Is All The Rage24.09.2005
Germans Look For Balance, Spain For Strong Navarro In Semi24.09.2005
Spain Make Semis After Overtime Croatia Win23.09.2005





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