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 […]

Spain Win Decided In The Second Half

SPAIN 71 – SLOVAKIA 54 Slovakia set a game with a lot of intensity on defense, their trade mark in this tournament and scoring more consistently than in previous games. Spain struggled to score the whole game and traded baskets with Slovakia during the whole first quarter. Elisa Aguilar and Anna Montañana lead Spain with […]

Ukraine Borders Heroism But Experience Pays Off For Czech Republic

UKRAINE 75 – CZECH REPUBLIC 79 Ukraine came in strong, allowing just four points to the Czechs in the first 6 minutes. Their offense worked also and they put in front 18-6 ahead, with a Czech team out of the game and Olena Ogorodnikova leading the team. Veverka moved the bench and put into some […]

Eurobasket 2009 Women Scores and Photos Day 3

Eurobasket 2009 Women Scores for Day 3. Biggest game was Latvia's win over Greece (70-68) with the last shot by Gunta Basko. Also Ukraine's win over Czech Republic by 2 points and France's important 2 pt win over Israeal. Day 3 Eurobasket Scores Ukraine 77-79 Czech Republic Spain 71-54 Slovak Republic Poland 60-53 Hungary Greece […]

Post Game Interview Tereza Peckova Eurobasket 2009

Eurobasket Women 2009 Complete Groups

The groups for the Eurobasket competition hosted in Latvia during June 7-20th 2009 has been completed. Eurobasket Women 2009 Groups Group A: Spain, Slovakia, Czech Republic UkraineGroup B: Latvia, Poland, Greece, HungaryGroup C: Russia, Turkey, Lithuania, SerbiaGroup D: Belarus, France, Israel, Italy

Latvia Let No Place For Surprise

HUNGARY 59 – LATVIA 76 Hungary didn’t want to receive the same medicine Poland tasted the night before and came out strrong in defense leaving Latvia scoreless in the first three minutes. Scoring Anna VAdja four straight points for Hungary, but right after Vadja put the 4th point in the score Gunta Basko showed up […]

Greece Let The Win Escape In The Last Second

POLAND 62 – GREECE 60 Greece started the game playing its tough defense and making a 6-0 run in the first two minutes but after that they began to miss in the offensive end and Poland began to enter in the game, getting closer and closer as the Greeks struggled more and more in the […]

France Edges Lithuania In Last Minute

LITHUANIA 55 – FRANCE 57 The whole first quarter was about Trading. Isabelle Yacobou entered in the second half of the quarter and she scored 6 of the 8 last points of her team which ended the first ahead, 15-14, after a jump shot from Florence Lepron. France struggled in the offense in the second […]