NEWS

14.01.2009
Cajasol Destroy Ventspils To Storm Into Top 16

Cajasol Sevilla have endured a season of disappointment in Spain but there may be some light at the end of the tunnel after the team stormed into the Top 16 of the EuroChallenge on Tuesday.

Bottom of the ACB with just two wins all season, Cajasol destroyed BK Ventspils 98-51 on Tuesday to improve to 3-3 and clinch second place in Group A.

06.01.2009
Ventspils Overcome Energa Czarni, Keep Hope
BK Ventspils stayed firmly in the hunt for a place in the Top 16 with a 94-88 home victory over Energa Czarni.

Mareks Jurevicus erupted for 29 points for Ventspils, including 13 made free throws from 15 attempts, and also corralled nine rebounds.

PHOTO GALLERY

ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
 Mikus Sokolovs SG 1.94 08.01.1989 Madona (LAT)  
 Janis Strungs 2.05 23.11.1989 Priekule (LAT)  
 4Pavels Veselovs PF 2.07 15.07.1983 Riga (LAT)  
 6Juris Umbrasko SF 1.97 25.07.1979 Jekabpils (LAT)  
 7Arturs Berzins PF 2.04 12.06.1988 Ogre (LAT)  
 8Mareks Jurevicus SG 1.98 17.01.1985 Liepaja (LAT)  
 9Kristaps Kanbergs SG 1.90 22.02.1988 Talsi (LAT)  
10Ronalds Zakis 2.07 08.07.1987 Talsi (LAT)  
12Martins Skirmants 2.05 07.12.1977 Riga (LAT)  
13Janis Strelnieks PG 1.91 01.09.1989 Talsi (LAT)  
14Georgios Tsiakos PF 2.05 19.07.1982 Cholargos (GRE)  
33Akselis Vairogs SG 1.95 08.11.1985 Riga (LAT)  

COACHES

Head Coach: Agris Galvanovskis
Assistant Coach: Armands Kraulins

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16.12.2008
Belgacom Remain Perfect But Only Just Against Ventspils
Belgacom Liege Basket clinched their fourth successive victory in EuroChallenge Group A on Tuesday by edging BK Ventspils 89-84.

Justin Cage had 21 points and seven rebounds for the winners.

10.12.2008
Superior Ventspils Hand Cajasol Yet Another Heartbreak
Cajasol Sevilla staged a dramatic fightback under coach Pedro Martínez but again suffered heartbreak in the EuroChallenge.

One week after blowing a huge early lead at home against Belgacom Liege, Cajasol slipped to a 78-70 defeat at Ventspils.

Energa Czarni Shoot Down Ventspils02.12.2008
Battling Belgacom Blow Out Ventspils26.11.2008

Team

BK Ventspils
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TEAM COMPARISON

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SCHEDULE

26.11.2008vs Belgacom Liege[L] 54-73 (H)
02.12.2008vs Energa Czarni[L] 75-91 (A)
10.12.2008vs Cajasol[W] 78-70 (H)
16.12.2008vs Belgacom Liege[L] 84-89 (A)
06.01.2009vs Energa Czarni[W] 94-88 (H)
13.01.2009vs Cajasol[L] 51-98 (A)

THE ARENA

Olympic Center Ventspils
Address: Sporta Str. 7/9, 3601 Ventspils, LAT
Tel: +371 (636) 225 87
Fax: +371 (636) 219 77
Capacity: 3140

ADMINISTRATION

Office

Address: Sporta Str. 7/9, 3601 Ventspils, LAT
Tel.: +371 (636) 219 66
Fax: +371 (636) 219 66
Email: sports@bkventspils.lv
Web: www.bkventspils.lv

Staff

President: Aivars Lembergs
General Manager: Ralfs Pleinics
Press contact: Solvita Pleinica