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Sweden hold off Azerbaijan for first win - Aug 21, 2012


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Christian
Maraker
Sweden - Azerbaijan 96:79

Sweden posted the first win at 2013 EuroBasket Qualifying Round. They powered past visiting Azerbaijan for 1-1 record in Group B. Christian Maraker (206-PF-82, college: Pacific) accounted for 19 points to lead the hosts.
Azerbaijan opened the game aggressively. The hosts set the tone scoring 25 points in the first ten minutes and taking a 10-point lead. It did not take long for Sweden to recover. The hosts organized a rally that put them within one at halftime 41:42. Jonas Jerebko (206-PF-87) allowed the hosts to spur in front early in the third term. Sweden piled up a 66:60 advantage heading into the fourth frame. Azerbaijan stayed close throughout the first part of the final quarter but then the visitors ran out of steam and Sweden capitalized. The home team went on a 13:3 run to post a 90:77 lead. Sweden did not look afterwards cruising to the victory. Jonas Jerebko delivered 18 points, 7 assists and 6 boards for Sweden. Kenny Grant (188-G-82, college: Davidson) added 14 points and 10 rebounds in the win. Jaycee Carroll (188-G-83, agency: Priority Sports) answered with 27 points for Azerbaijan. Rasim Bashak (200-F-80, agency: Court Side) had 24 points in the loss.

Sweden: Christian Maraker 19, Jonas Jerebko 18, Kenny Grant 14+10 boards
Azerbaijan: Jaycee Carroll 27, Rasim Bashak 24
  



D1 Round 4: Top-ranked Dervish wins another game - 5 days ago

Coincidentally all visitors won their games. D1 top team - Dervish (4-0) had no problems winning another game on Sunday. This time they crushed seventh ranked Araz (0-4) in Nahchivan 70-44. Dervish have a solid four-game winning streak. They maintain first position with 4-0 record. Araz at the other side still closes the standings with four games lost. In the last game of round 4 80-ies beat Veterans on the road 79-65. Araz - Dervish 44-70 D1 top team - Dervish (4-0) had no proble...   [read more]
Round 1 of the Regular Season - 24 days ago

The Regular season just started in Azerbaijan. This season the league opened the doors for 7 teams.The winner of the previous season Aztop will not participate this season, so NTD and Dervish are the favorites for the top places. NTD smashed Araz 100-68 in their opener. Dervish survived a thriller against 80ies in a 79-77 win. In another game of the round ADNSU overcame NTD U16 75-54.   [read more]

Amil
Hamzayev
Amil Hamzayev (ex Gyandzha) joins BK Kremen - 4 months ago

BK Kremen Kremenchuk (Superleague) added to their roster 26-year old Azerbaijani power forward Amil Hamzayev (204-90). The last time (12-13) he played at Gyandzha in Azerbaijani D1 league. The list of the past achievements is quite long as among others Hamzayev played in the final of Azerbaijan League for two years in a row (2012 and 2013). He was also voted Eurobasket.com Azerbaijan League All-Domestic Players Team back in 2007. Hamzayev represented Azerbaijan at the Qualifications to Eu...   [read more]


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