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Eurobasket 2015

Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania all in the same group together with Czech Rep, Ukraine and Belgium. Group D matches are held in Latvia so many fans from Estonia and Lithuania will travel there.

It wasn't entirely a coincidence that all 3 Baltic countries got into the same group as Latvia as a host had the right to pick one country into the group D and they picked Estonia (due to ticket sales to traveling fans and also because Estonia isn't that good p).

It is one of the weakest groups for sure and 4 teams will qualify to the 2nd round so I wouldn't be surprised if all 3 Baltic teams will go through.

Matches will begin on 5th September.

Big games are easy than the other games, unfortunately. Every times we have the control the games, under the control the games, during the games we had the some possibilities, some big chances, some big okazyons, something like that but what can I do, sometimes? AndÖ.itís the football, thatís the football, something happened. Everything is something happened. - Fatih Terim
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post #2 of 23 (permalink) Old August 11th, 2015, 11:35
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Actually, it is pretty hilarious luck also, how Estonia at all qualified there
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Yeah that losers qualification tournament in 2013 for those teams which didn't make Eurobasket 2013. And Holland got two wins voided for fielding an ineligible player so Estonia made it through from the group stage and won the playoffs and the only Eurobasket 2015 spot on offer.

Holland still qualified from the main qualification tournament in 2014.

Big games are easy than the other games, unfortunately. Every times we have the control the games, under the control the games, during the games we had the some possibilities, some big chances, some big okazyons, something like that but what can I do, sometimes? AndÖ.itís the football, thatís the football, something happened. Everything is something happened. - Fatih Terim
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http://www.eurobasket2015.org/en/com...leMode_on.html

Estonia 18th out of 24 teams in Eurobasket power rankings...it's weird how the Georgian tournament somehow raised Estonia's stock because of that 1-point win over Latvia (while we got completely blown out by Georgia and Italy, which the writer apparently ignored).

Big games are easy than the other games, unfortunately. Every times we have the control the games, under the control the games, during the games we had the some possibilities, some big chances, some big okazyons, something like that but what can I do, sometimes? AndÖ.itís the football, thatís the football, something happened. Everything is something happened. - Fatih Terim
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Estonia beats the shit out of Iceland in a friendly match.

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Didn't know Iceland played basketball.

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they even made it to the Eurobasket for the first time ever :thmbup:

Big games are easy than the other games, unfortunately. Every times we have the control the games, under the control the games, during the games we had the some possibilities, some big chances, some big okazyons, something like that but what can I do, sometimes? AndÖ.itís the football, thatís the football, something happened. Everything is something happened. - Fatih Terim
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Estonia 18th out of 24 teams in the last power rankings before the tournament...which is utter nonsense of course as the 2 teams which just beat Estonia by big margins (Bosnia and Israel) are somehow behind us. Also i have no idea why is Ukraine so high...they're basically the only team in our group who I hope we can beat.

Big games are easy than the other games, unfortunately. Every times we have the control the games, under the control the games, during the games we had the some possibilities, some big chances, some big okazyons, something like that but what can I do, sometimes? AndÖ.itís the football, thatís the football, something happened. Everything is something happened. - Fatih Terim
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wtf is this shit
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post #10 of 23 (permalink) Old September 6th, 2015, 15:23 Thread Starter
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this team is a total disgrace

I sort of saw it coming though...we just don't have any quality players...the only decent one is Vene (fully fit Kangur could be too but his back is hurting).

Big games are easy than the other games, unfortunately. Every times we have the control the games, under the control the games, during the games we had the some possibilities, some big chances, some big okazyons, something like that but what can I do, sometimes? AndÖ.itís the football, thatís the football, something happened. Everything is something happened. - Fatih Terim
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but yeah, both games basically lost way before the end of 2nd quarter...it's bizarre, we can't even lose with dignity

Big games are easy than the other games, unfortunately. Every times we have the control the games, under the control the games, during the games we had the some possibilities, some big chances, some big okazyons, something like that but what can I do, sometimes? AndÖ.itís the football, thatís the football, something happened. Everything is something happened. - Fatih Terim
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finally a victory

Big games are easy than the other games, unfortunately. Every times we have the control the games, under the control the games, during the games we had the some possibilities, some big chances, some big okazyons, something like that but what can I do, sometimes? AndÖ.itís the football, thatís the football, something happened. Everything is something happened. - Fatih Terim
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the last couple of minutes of the Lithuania game made me want to puke. I mean, I knew they will muck it up, but still it didn't make it any less annoying. You just KNOW it will happen, Estonia always finds a way to snatch a defeat from the jaws of victory every time there's a chance to make history. No matter if it is football or basketball, we never beat true giants. What was the last really big win? In basketball vs France in 2001? In football...well, never. This could have been the greatest team sports result in the past 25 years but yeah...it ended like it always does.

Zero chance of course that this team could win vs Latvia tomorrow after such a heartbreak.

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Well do you remember Estonia vs Poland volley from 2008?
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volleyball...who cares?

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volleyball...who cares?
basketball.... who cares?
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How many volleyball players from outside Estonia could you name? Not sure if I could name even 1.

It's an irrelevant sport on global stage. Basketball however is quite big.

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Anyway, big match today vs Latvia. This will decide who will go to the next round: if Estonia wins, we will finish 3rd or 4th in the group. In the first instance we will face Croatia, in the second instance Greece in the next round.

Big games are easy than the other games, unfortunately. Every times we have the control the games, under the control the games, during the games we had the some possibilities, some big chances, some big okazyons, something like that but what can I do, sometimes? AndÖ.itís the football, thatís the football, something happened. Everything is something happened. - Fatih Terim
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post #20 of 23 (permalink) Old September 10th, 2015, 16:01
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Basket of the tournament, or how is it in english?
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