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2015 Eurobasket

Posted: Tue Jun 30, 2015 7:19 pm
by paulius33
I thought marc Gasol wasn't going?


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Re: 2015 Eurobasket

Posted: Wed Jul 1, 2015 11:02 pm
by Chalk1
Whats up with Ukraine?

Anyone know who's supposed to play?

Re: 2015 Eurobasket

Posted: Mon Jul 20, 2015 9:36 am
by LuDux1
Lithuanian campers:

Jonas Valančiūnas 213 23
Robertas Javtokas 211 35
Antanas Kavaliauskas 208 30
Artūras Gudaitis 208 21
Domantas Sabonis 208 19
Paulius Jankūnas 205 31
Jonas Mačiulis 198 30
Mindaugas Kuzminskas 205 25
Deividas Gailius 200 27
Rokas Giedraitis 201 22
Artūras Milaknis 195 28
Renaldas Seibutis 196 29
Marius Runkauskas 189 29
Adas Juškevičius 194 26
Mantas Kalnietis 196 28
Žygimantas Janavičius 192 26
Lukas Lekavičius 180 21

Missing from OG: Lavrinovic brothers, Motiejunas, Jasaitis, Pocius, Vasiliauskas

Re: 2015 Eurobasket

Posted: Fri Jul 24, 2015 9:16 pm
by sisibilio
UcanUwill wrote:Image Spain also announced their 17 men preliminary squad. Coach Scariolo picked Mirotic, so taht means no Ibaka. Rubio, Navarro and Calderon are not on the list also.

PGs

Sergio Rodríguez -- (Real Madrid Image)
Sergio Llull -- (Real Madrid Image)
Pau Ribas -- (Valencia Image)
Quino Colom -- (Bilbao Image)
Guillem Vives -- (Valencia Image)

SGs

Fernando San Emeterio -- (Laboral Kutxa Image)
Xavi Rabaseda -- (Estudiantes Image)

SFs

Rudy Fernández -- (Real Madrid Image)
Álex Abrines -- (Barcelona Image)
Víctor Claver -- (Khimki Image)
Daní Díez -- (Gipuzkoa Basket Image)


PFs

Pau Gasol -- (Bulls NBA)
Nikola Mirotić -- (Bulls NBA)
Felipe Reyes -- (Real Madrid Image)
Pablo Aguilar -- (Valencia Image)

Cs

Marc Gasol -- (Grizzlies NBA)
Willy Hernangómez -- (Sevilla Image)


Marc already announced he's not playing.
There are 9 sure bets

Rodriguez - Llull - Ribas - Rudy - Abrines - Mirotic - Reyes - Pau - Hernangomez

My bet for the remaining spots are Claver, Diez and Vives.
BTW Ribas is more of a SG and Rudy and Abrines can play at either wing spots.

Re: 2015 Eurobasket

Posted: Sat Jul 25, 2015 10:18 am
by the_other_guy
LuDux1 wrote:Lithuanian campers:

Jonas Valančiūnas 213 23
Robertas Javtokas 211 35
Antanas Kavaliauskas 208 30
Artūras Gudaitis 208 21
Domantas Sabonis 208 19
Paulius Jankūnas 205 31
Jonas Mačiulis 198 30
Mindaugas Kuzminskas 205 25
Deividas Gailius 200 27
Rokas Giedraitis 201 22
Artūras Milaknis 195 28
Renaldas Seibutis 196 29
Marius Runkauskas 189 29
Adas Juškevičius 194 26
Mantas Kalnietis 196 28
Žygimantas Janavičius 192 26
Lukas Lekavičius 180 21

Missing from OG: Lavrinovic brothers, Motiejunas, Jasaitis, Pocius, Vasiliauskas


No Kleiza as well.

PF position is the weakest with 3 important players OUT. D. Lavrinovic, Kleiza, Motiejunas. Only one true PF on that list, Jankunas.
It is too early for Sabonis and Gudaitis to make this team.

Re: 2015 Eurobasket

Posted: Sat Jul 25, 2015 10:32 am
by UcanUwill
Looks like Ömer Aşık will miss Eurobasket.

Re: 2015 Eurobasket

Posted: Sat Jul 25, 2015 10:49 am
by UcanUwill
Image Greece 15 men preliminary :

PGs

Nick Calathes -- (Panathinaikos Image)
Kostas Sloukas -- (Fenerbahçe Image)
Nikolaos Zisis -- (Brose Baskets Image)

SGs

Vassilis Spanoulis -- (Olympiakos Image)
Vangelis Mantzaris -- (Olympiakos Image)

SFs

Giannis Antetokounmpo -- (Bucks NBA)
Kostas Papanikolaou -- (Nuggets NBA)
Stratos Perperoglou -- (Barcelona Image)
Vlantimir Giankovits -- (Panathinaikos Image)

PFs

Georgios Printezis -- (Olympiakos Image)
Kostas Kaimakoglou -- (UNICS Image)
Dimitrios Agravanis -- (Olympiakos Image)

Cs

Kosta Koufos -- (Kings NBA)
Yannis Bourousis -- (Real Madrid Image)
Zisis Sarikopoulos -- (AEK Athens Image)

Re: 2015 Eurobasket

Posted: Sun Jul 26, 2015 3:08 pm
by freestyler34
Omer Asik and Enes Kanter wont play for Turkey this year, bad news could have been a nice offensive and defensive combo.

Re: 2015 Eurobasket

Posted: Mon Jul 27, 2015 3:21 am
by Magic Giannison
UcanUwill wrote:Image Greece 15 men preliminary :

PGs

Nick Calathes -- (Panathinaikos Image)
Kostas Sloukas -- (Fenerbahçe Image)
Nikolaos Zisis -- (Brose Baskets Image)

SGs

Vassilis Spanoulis -- (Olympiakos Image)
Vangelis Mantzaris -- (Olympiakos Image)

SFs

Giannis Antetokounmpo -- (Bucks NBA)
Kostas Papanikolaou -- (Nuggets NBA)
Stratos Perperoglou -- (Barcelona Image)
Vlantimir Giankovits -- (Panathinaikos Image)

PFs

Georgios Printezis -- (Olympiakos Image)
Kostas Kaimakoglou -- (UNICS Image)
Dimitrios Agravanis -- (Olympiakos Image)

Cs

Kosta Koufos -- (Kings NBA)
Yannis Bourousis -- (Real Madrid Image)
Zisis Sarikopoulos -- (AEK Athens Image)

Hmm, this team looks stacked.

Re: 2015 Eurobasket

Posted: Wed Jul 29, 2015 11:54 am
by the_other_guy
Today is a 1st warm up game for Lithuania vs Australia. Only 8 days after camp started and Australia is 2-3 weeks ahead.

Valanciunas is not there yet and they are not playing Javtokas, Maciulis and Seibutis today.

Re: 2015 Eurobasket

Posted: Wed Jul 29, 2015 12:42 pm
by Von Bismarck
Apparently Russia has been kicked out of Eurobasket!

Re: 2015 Eurobasket

Posted: Wed Jul 29, 2015 12:42 pm
by sisibilio
What's the roster for Australia? is Simmons there?

Re: 2015 Eurobasket

Posted: Wed Jul 29, 2015 12:44 pm
by sisibilio
Von Bismarck wrote:Apparently Russia has been kicked out of Eurobasket!

woot :o

Re: 2015 Eurobasket

Posted: Wed Jul 29, 2015 12:51 pm
by Von Bismarck

Re: 2015 Eurobasket

Posted: Wed Jul 29, 2015 1:10 pm
by UcanUwill
What a bomb! This can't be real?

Anyway, 2 interesting games between European and Oceania powerhouses today.

Lithuania vs Australia

Croatia vs New Zealand.

Re: 2015 Eurobasket

Posted: Wed Jul 29, 2015 1:13 pm
by Von Bismarck
Yeah, that was my first comment as well, but as you can see, it's damn real and a damn shame!

I don't think Croatia vs New Zealand will be interesting cause Croatia plays with it's 3rd team. No Hezonja, Rudez, Bogdanovic, Tomic, Saric, Simon, Ukic etc. This game will serve to Perasovic only for cutting some players off the roster.

Re: 2015 Eurobasket

Posted: Wed Jul 29, 2015 1:24 pm
by UcanUwill
sisibilio wrote:What's the roster for Australia? is Simmons there?


Australia roster for 2015 FIBA Oceania Championship: David Andersen, Cameron Bairstow, Andrew Bogut, Ryan Broekhoff, Matthew Dellavedova, Dante Exum, Adam Gibson, Chris Goulding, Nate Jawai, Damian Martin, Brock Motum and Brad Newley.

Re: 2015 Eurobasket

Posted: Thu Jul 30, 2015 8:41 am
by GoSu
Lithuania 80 - 68 Australia
(18-26 , 23-15 , 16-16 , 23-11)

http://www.foxsports.com.au/more-sports/basketball/andrew-bogut-scoreless-brock-motum-impresses-as-boomers-lose-to-lithuania-in-friendly-match/story-e6frf3f3-1227463043764

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k3D-YCgnP_8[/youtube]

Re: 2015 Eurobasket

Posted: Thu Jul 30, 2015 10:48 am
by the_other_guy
LOL@ " in which NBA stars Matthew Dellavedova and Cameron Bairstow were rested."

"The Boomers threatened an upset after a brilliant start, leading 26-18 against a side ranked seven places higher than them."
No one would have considered it as an upset.

Re: 2015 Eurobasket

Posted: Thu Jul 30, 2015 4:51 pm
by mojo13
Yes - I agree it may not be an upset but I have to point out that Australia (and NZ for that matter) always seem to be over ranked due to the ridiculous qualification process they go through for the World Cup and the Olympics. The World Cup is especially bad where two slots are given....there wasn't even a qualification process for Oceania. They played, but the results didn't matter. Ridiculous. Fold this region into Asia already please.

Anyways...Australia has some great young talent, but this current roster is not overly impressive as it is missing key players like Patty Mills. Lots of end of the bench NBA talent on this roster, but I don't think that always translates well to FIBA.

And "stars" is a relative term...I am sure in Australia Delly and Bairstow are indeed NBA "stars". Delly might even be a "star" in Cleveland.