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Azerbaijan gain important win over Sweden - Sep 5, 2012


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Orhan
Haciyeva
Azerbaijan - Sweden 82:76

Azerbaijan celebrated an important victory in 2013 EuroBasket Qualifying Round. They knocked down Sweden at home court to improve at 4-3 record in Group B. Sweden fell at 3-3 record after the loss. Orhan Haciyeva (200-PF-89) scored 28 points and grabbed 13 boards to lead the hosts.
Azerbaijan pulled ahead early in the game. They posted a 25:19 lead after ten minutes. Sweden struck back in the second quarter. The Scandinavian team erased the deficit as Jonas Jerebko (206-PF-87) put them ahead 39:38. However Pashayev capped the half with a jumper and Azerbaijan claimed a 40:39 halftime lead. The teams went neck and neck throughout the third term. The lead changed hands for several times before Charles Davis sent the team into the fourth frame with the home side leading by two 60:58. Fuad Niftaliyev (185-PG-80) scored four points in a row 7:0 run from Azerbaijan that put them up by 10 points 76:66 midway through the final frame. Sweden never got closer than four points as Azerbaijan rallied to the victory. Fuad Niftaliyev accounted for 17 points, while Rasim Bashak (200-F-80, agency: Court Side) added 13 points and 8 rebounds in the victory. Jonas Jerebko answered with 20 points for Sweden. Joakim Kjellbom (213-C-79, college: N.Arizona) had 19 points and 13 boards in the loss.

Azerbaijan: Orhan Haciyeva 28+13 boards, Fuad Niftaliyev 17, Rasim Bashak 13
Sweden: Jonas Jerebko 20, Joakim Kjellbom 19+13 boards
  



D1 Round 4: Top-ranked Dervish wins another game - 6 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 - 25 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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