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Old 07-04-2012, 01:57 AM   #1 (permalink)
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2012 FIBA World Olympic Qualifying Tournament, Venezuela

Group A

Greece
Puerto Rica
Jordan

Group B
Venezuela
Lithuania
Nigeria

Group C
Russia
Dominican Republic
South Korea

Group D
Angola
New Zealand
Macedonia

3 Teams to qualify for the Olympics.

Play each other once in the group, top two to the next stage.

Winners of the Quarter-Finals go to the Semis, winner of the two Semis qualify for the Olympics, while the two losers player each other with the winner also qualifying for the Olympics

Lithuania played their first match today and beat Venezuela 100-82. Kleiza and Valancuias both played.

Kleiza had the game high 28 points in his 28 minutes, 11/16, 5 boards.

Valanciunas played just 9 minutes, 5 points, 1/2 FG, 1 rebound, 4 PF.
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I'm predicting Lithuania, Greece and Russia will make it through...
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Old 07-04-2012, 07:21 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Isn't puerto rico pretty good?
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Old 07-04-2012, 07:25 AM   #4 (permalink)
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I wish these were on TV over here.
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Old 07-04-2012, 11:23 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Wht does Canada never make it?
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Old 07-04-2012, 12:14 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Wht does Canada never make it?
because Steve Nash quit on us

Youth basketball started taking off 5 years ago and most of our good players are in the 16-21 year old range
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Old 07-04-2012, 12:19 PM   #7 (permalink)
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because Steve Nash quit on us

Youth basketball started taking off 5 years ago and most of our good players are in the 16-21 year old range
where's Iran? we have the biggest, meanest centre, NBA proven, HAMED HADDADI!
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Old 07-05-2012, 09:08 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Lithuania lost their final group stage game to Nigeria 80-86.

Kleiza finished with the game high again with 22 points, 6/11FG from his 28 minutes.

Valancuinas had a better game then his first finishing with 10 points, 5/6FG, 5 rebounds and 1 block from his 23 minutes.

Quarter-Finals Matches

Greece vs Nigeria
Russia vs Angola
Lithuania vs Puerto Rico
Macedonia vs Dominican Rupublic
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Old 07-05-2012, 09:08 PM   #9 (permalink)
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How's Portugal? I bet they suck so bad.
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