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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

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 […]