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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   




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