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Azerbaijan gain important win over Sweden - Sep 5, 2012


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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   



NTD advance into championship series - 13 days ago
NTD became the first League finalists. They cruised past Veterans 64:106 in Game 2 of the semifinal series to complete the sweep. NTD were victorious 103:72 in the opener. In the meantime 80ies refused to give in. They toppled Dervish 77:60 to even things up in the semifinal series. 80ies and Dervish will decide on the finalist in Game 3. It is scheduled for the next weekend.   [read more]
NTD and Dervish win Semifinal openers - 19 days ago
NTD and Dervish win the Semifinal openers in the country. They proved their ambitions to reach the Final overcoming the opponents on the weekend. NTD did not leave any chance for Veterans in a 103-72 victory. Dervish meanwhile grabbed a valuable 51-46 win against 80-ies. Second games are planned for the next Saturday, March 11.   [read more]
D1 Round 14: NTD beat Veterans in the most crucial game of the week - 26 days ago
The Regular Season in D1 just ended. What a coincidence that all visitors won their games. An exciting game was played in Baku. Second ranked NTD faced 4th ranked Veterans. Guests from (11-1) smashed host Veterans (4-8) 113-34. NTD have an impressive seven-game winning streak. They maintain second position with 11-1 record having just one point less than leader Dervish. Newly promoted Veterans dropped to the fifth place with eight games lost. The game in was also worth to mention about.    [read more]


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