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With the big one just a few weeks away, we’re going to go group by group each of the next four Wednesdays with our unique take on what to expect. We start, predictably, with Group A Venue: Parks&Suites Arena, Montpellier, France Capacity: 10,700 Is Oguz Savas playing here?: No Your contenders Reigning EuroBasket champions France, […]
We could write a really long post telling you about the aesthetics of the ball for EuroBasket 2015, which was unveiled today, or we could just re-post the press release after a snarky intro. I’ve got work today, no prizes for guessing the route we’re going. Here’s the official release: Molten, in collaboration with FIBA, […]
The date and venue for the draw for EuroBasket 2015 has been announced. Disneyland Paris, or EuroDisney to some of us, will be the venue to decide who plays who and where. The draw will take place at 16.00 CET on 8 December. The top two teams at EuroBasket will progress to the 2016 Olympics […]
Belgium booked their place in EuroBasket 2015 with a big road win over Belarus yesterday. The comprehensives 99-73 win means they don’t need to worry about their final game of the second qualifying round on Wednesday night.
The field for EuroBasket 2015 took a step closer to being set but the somewhat confusing tie-breakers means there are still places up for grabs. Here’s what happened on Sunday. Bosnia and Herzegovina saw off a spirited Great Britain charge 74-68 to move to 3-0 and formally book their place out of Group A. Mirza […]
Great Britain had hope at half-time but in the end, they fell yet again. George Rowland was in the Copper. Here’s his take on what happened on a big night for Iceland. In what was a crucial game for both team’s hopes of Eurobasket qualification Iceland prevailed 69-71 in a closely run affair at the […]
Latvia remain undefeated while Iceland are on the brink of qualification. Here’s what happened in Wednesday’s EuroBasket 2015 qualifiers. In case you need a re-cap on what the teams involved need to do to qualify, the seven group winners progress to EuroBasket 2015 along with the top six second-placed teams from the seven qualifying groups. […]
It was a day of upsets in EuroBasket 2015’s second qualifying round. A few groups that looked like processions got turned upside down. In case you need a re-cap on what the teams involved need to do to qualify, the seven group winners progress to EuroBasket 2015 along with the top six second-placed teams from […]
Technically it wasn’t a buzzer beater. Practically, who cares? Austria pulled off a big upset win over Poland tonight in the EuroBasket 2015 qualifers. Considering Austria hadn’t exactly impressed to date in qualification, this is a huge result as they are now tied with Poland and Germany at 2-1 in Group C.
George Rowland was in the Copper Box on Wednesday night to find out what the players and coaches made of Bosnia and Herzegovina’s 80-67 win over Team GB. First the reaction from the visitors. Nemanja Mitrovic (Guard/Forward-Bosnia & Herzegovina): I think we played well and accomplished our goal was here, get an important road win […]
We did a round-up of last night’s EuroBasket 2015 second qualifying round action but here are some of the best bits from Wednesday’s games starting, above, with Czech Republic’s win over Portugal.
It was another busy night in the second qualifying round for EuroBasket 2015, with Russia dropping their second straight while Germany and the Czech Republic bounced back. In case you need a re-cap on what the teams involved need to do to qualify, the seven group winners progress to EuroBasket 2015 along with the top […]