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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Easy Victory For Russia

BELARUS 51 – RUSSIA 66 Belarus put in front from the beginning with back to back baskets from Anastasiya Verameyenka and lead the first 4:30 minutes. Then Valery Thikoneko's team made an 8-0 run started by back to back baskets from Maria Stepanova and closed by 4 pts from Marina Kuzina to make it 18-11 […]

Ukraine Stood Up The First Two Quarters

SPAIN 85 – UKRAINE 59 Spain came out strong with an 8-0 run playing comfortably against Ukraine. Volodymyr Brykhovetsky seeing the disaster on the horizon called time out to change the game’s evolution. His team’s defense improved and they began trading baskets with the Spanish who began to struggle in the shooting while the Ukrainians […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

Post Game Interview Tereza Peckova Eurobasket 2009