Poland Books Its Ticket To Riga In The Last Quarter

POLAND 60 – HUNGARY 53 First quarter was all about traded baskets with none of the teams controlling the game. Anna Vajda lead Hungary's offense with 11 points from her team's 16 in the first while in Poland, here Agnieszka Bibrzycka could play after injuring her ankle two days ago, Ewelina Kobryn and Paulina Pawlak […]

Spanish National Team arrived in Latvia For Eurobasket 2009

The Spanish Womens National Team is in Liepaja, Latvia to start their journey during the 2009 Womens Eurobasket Championship. The team will make their debut against the Czech Republic. Amaya Valdemoro is currently bothered with sore shins and might miss games unless she is given the medical permission to play. 2009 Spanish Womens National Team […]

Eurobasket Women 2009 Schedule

The biggest European basketball championship for women is about to take place in Latvia for the first time! 16 best teams will fight for Gold in Valmiera, Liepaja and Riga. Latvia won 4th place two years ago, last year we gained some Olympic experience, this year we are willing to win the medals. 54 high […]

Belarus Eurobasket 2009 Team Roster

As the 2009 Womens Eurobasket comes near, teams have been grinding on the hardwood. Belarus the surprise team from the Olympics and 2007 Eurobasket is looking forward to competing again. The roster for the Eurobasket Womens Championship in Latvia below. Natallia Anufryienka (Olimpia Grodno) Yuliya Dureika (Berezina-RCOR Borisov) Marina Kress (Galatasaray, Turkey) Yelena Leuchanka (UMMC, […]

FIBA TV Eurobasket Women 2009 Webcast Live Video

LiveBasketball.tv will cast live games directly from Latvia during the 2009 Womens Eurobasket Championship June 7th – June 20th. Users will have to subscribe and login into the website in order to get full access. Access Includes: Official live video streaming of more than 200 games in 2009 including FIBA EuroBasket Womens ChampionshipFull game replays […]

Slovakia Wanted It More

SLOVAKIA 65 – CZECH REPUBLIC 58 Check Republic lead on the first stages of the game leaning on Jana Vesela to put their noses in front with 5 straight points from Ros Casares forward after a trey, 10-4, then Slovakia made a 6-0 run and tied the score after a jumper from Gina Palusna, leaving […]

Turkish Defense Wins Game

ITALY 59 – TURKEY 69 Simona Ballardini oponed the score for Italy but Turkey answered with a 7-0 run, started and capped by Nevin Nevlin, to make it 2-7 and their defense did all the rest. Italy leaned on Ballardini, Laura Macchi and Raffaella Masciadri but their contribution wasn't enough to make turkey's knees shake […]

Eurobasket Women 2009 Day One Recap

Latvia Routs PolandLETONIA 86 – POLONIA 52 Eurobasket 2009 hosts didn’t want surprises and came out strong with a high level defense and make it 12-1 from the beginning and they cruised to victory. Based on that intense defense their offense run itself, leaded as usual by Anete Jekabsone-Zogota and Gunta Basko – with 8 […]

Latvia Steals Victory In The Last Seconds

GREECE 68 – LATVIA 70 With such good defenses the game was pretty even. Of course the scoring struggled. After 1:30 Latvia made a 6-0 run, sparked by four freebies from Liene Jansone and capped by Anete Jekabsone-Zogota. Both players scored 6 apiece from their team 18 in the quarter. Greece fought back. Pelagia Paoamichiail […]

Quotes From Spanish National Team

Interview and quotes from members of the Spanish Womens Basketball Team: By Lokosbasket CINDY LIMA LOK@S: Tests are finished and now’s time for the truth, How’s the team? Cindy: We’re very happy and excited. We know that’s a challenge, it’s a high level EuroBasket, the teams have strengthened very well, some of them recovered players […]