Sign in
View: Mobile | Desktop
FOLLOW US:  Facebook  Twitter  LinkedIn  RSS
Men Women
Upcoming Events
Sep 20: DEN: Ligaen starts
Sep 22: NOR: BLNO starts
Sep 22: BEL: Euromillions League starts
Sep 22: GER: ProA starts
Sep 22: CZE: 1Liga starts
Sep 23: FRA: ProA starts
Join Us!!! We are looking for someone to help us cover Olympic Games basketball. Please send us an e-mail.
FIBA QT in Belgrade: Serbia win against Puerto Rico - Jul 4, 2016

E-mail Igor:
Igor's Articles 
| Follow Igor on  Facebook Twitter

In front of closely 14.000 people in Kombank Arena, Serbia beat Puerto Rico in game opener for both National Teams for Olympic Games Qualification Tournament in Belgrade which will be played from July 4 to July 9. Serbia was better side and won this game with 87:81 results against Puerto Rico who won CentroBasket tournament few day's ago.
In first quarter we saw pretty equal and efficient ten minutes of the game. Puerto Rico opened the game with good shooting percentage as they hit three shoots from 3 point line from six attempts. They were also good for 2PT (4/6) and Serbia scored more 2 points but from double attempts (6/12).
Angel Daniel Vassallo scored 7 points after 10 minutes of the game for Puerto Rico while for Serbia, Stefan Bircevic (210-F/C-89) had 5 points alongside his name. and Nikola Jokic (209-C-95, agency: BeoBasket) had 8. Result after first quarter was 21:22 for away team.
In second quarter Serbia made it a big series, winning second ten minutes of their first game with 11 point difference. They finish quarter with 20:9 result in their favor so half time result was 41:31 for home team. Nikola Jokic (209-C-95, agency: BeoBasket) had 10 points and 6 rebounds, Nikola Kalinic (202-F-91) had 6 points for Serbia, and for Puerto Rico Angel Daniel Vassallo (198-G/F-86, college: Virginia Tech) remained on 7 points and had 3 rebounds, also Carlos Arroyo (188-PG-79, college: FIU, agency: Interperformances) scored 6 points.
Third quarter was again finished in Serbia favor, this time with +8 (28:20). It was again great play from Serbian team, they showed a really big pallet of actions and they didn't let Puerto Rico to come closer on this part of the game. At this points it was clear who will win this game.
In last ten minutes we have a little bit slow rhythm of the game and Puerto Rico managed to take off big difference and come to only -10 for their National Team but it remained only on that as game finished with 87:81 for Serbia. Last quarter Puerto Rico managed to win with 18:30 in their favor. Great last ten minutes of the game for South American team.
Host of this tournament is now at 1-0 and Puerto Rico is on 0-1 after Round 1 of this tournament.

Serbia: Nemanja Nedovic 14pts, Bogdan Bogdanovic 12pts+7rbd, Nikola Kalinic 12pts+4rbd
Puerto Rico: John Holland 21pts+5rbd, Peter Ramos 10pts+7rbd

Tomorrow, Puerto Rico will be playing against Angola while Serbia will have day off.   

Historic day for basketball as 3x3 added to Olympic Program - 3 months ago
The International Olympic Committee (IOC)'s Executive Board on Friday announced its decision to include 64 athletes (32 men and 32 women) for 3x3 as part of the Olympic Basketball program starting with the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Adding a new urban basketball discipline to the Olympic program marks a quantum leap for the development of the game and presents an array of opportunities for new countries and players alike   [read more]

Teodosic All-Olympic Games Awards 2016 - 1 Year ago All-Olympic Games 1st Team 2016
Milos Teodosic
Patrick Mills
Kevin Durant
Pau Gasol
Miroslav Raduljica
[read more]

Carmelo Anthony says 2016 will be his last Olympics - 1 Year ago
Carmelo Anthony (203-SF-84, college: Syracuse) said after Sunday's gold medal win over Serbia that this will be his last Olympic performance and hinted that he could be done with international play as a whole. 'I know this is the end,' Melo said when asked what made his third gold medal so special. 'This is it for me.' Anthony, 32, has played in four Olympics for the United States. After settling for bronze in 2004, he was a member of the American teams that won three straight golds in 20...   [read more]

1 | 2 | 3
1 | 2 | 3

Men Women

Olympic Games Final Standings
 1. USA
 2. Serbia
 3. Spain
 4. Australia
 5. Croatia
 6. France
 7. Lithuania
 8. Argentina
 9. Brazil
 10. Venezuela
 11. Nigeria
 12. China
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
  Avg: 24.8
 1. Bogdanovic, BIH24.8 
 2. Mills, AUS20.5 
 3. Yi, CHN20.4 
 4. Gasol, ESP19.4 
 5. Kalnietis, LTU19.2 
 6. Raduljica, SRB17.6 
 7. Durant, USA16.8 
 8. Campazzo, ARG16.4 
 9. Nocioni, ARG15.6 
 10. Ginobili, ARG15.2 
Rebounds Per Game
  Avg: 8.8
 1. Gasol, ESP8.8 
 2. Diogu, NGR8.6 
 3. Scola, ARG8.0 
 4. Saric, CRO7.2 
 5. Valanciunas, LTU6.8 
 6. Yi, CHN6.6 
 7. Hilario, BRA6.4 
 8. Lima, BRA6.3 
 9. Nocioni, ARG6.2 
 10. Gobert, FRA6.2 
Assists Per Game
  Avg: 8.6
 1. Dellavedova, AUS8.6 
 2. Kalnietis, LTU8.0 
 3. Huertas, BRA6.6 
 4. Irving, AUS6.0 
 5. Campazzo, ARG5.2 
 6. Heurtel, FRA5.0 
 7. Teodosic, SRB5.0 
 8. Guo, CHN4.8 
 9. Rodriguez, ESP4.8 
 10. Vargas, VEN4.6 
Steals Per Game
  Avg: 2.6
 1. Campazzo, ARG2.6 
 2. Vargas, VEN2.2 
 3. Hilario, BRA2.0 
 4. Fernandez, ESP2.0 
 5. De Colo, FRA1.6 
 6. Yi, CHN1.4 
 7. Maciulis, LTU1.4 
 8. Barbosa, BRA1.4 
 9. Zhou, CHN1.4 
 10. Rubio, ESP1.4 
Blocks Per Game
 Ekenechukwu IBEKWE
  Avg: 2.4
 1. Ibekwe, NGR2.4 
 2. Gobert, FRA2.0 
 3. Gasol, ESP2.0 
 4. Bogut, AUS1.8 
 5. Diogu, NGR1.2 
 6. Yi, CHN1.2 
 7. Valanciunas, LTU1.0 
 8. Javtokas, LTU1.0 
 9. Diaw, FRA1.0 
 10. Acuna, ARG1.0 
Site Map: Member Services: Other Basketball Sites:
Copyright (c) 1998-2017 Eurobasket Inc. Disclaimer

Do not copy, redistribute, publish or otherwise exploit information that you download from the site !
Do not encumber, license, modify, publish, sell, transfer or transmit, or in any way exploit, any of the content of the site, nor will you attempt to do so.