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EuroBasket 2009

Spain struggles against Great Britain

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ImageGreat Britain really showing some teeth against reigning World Champions Spain as the latter struggled and needed a late run to beat the Brits.

Greece cruises past Croatia

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ImageFinishing off what they started yesterday Greece cruised past Croatia, rather more easily that anyone would anticipate and could have won even with a bigger score than 76-68, which was the final result.

Germany overthrow the champs!

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ImageIn a thrilling game that was decided in the dying minutes, Dirk-less Germany managed to beat the current European champions, Russia by 76-73.

FYROM record their first win

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ImageAfter a disasterous opening game again Greece, FYROM managed to bounce back and with a powerful performance managed to achieve their first win in the tournament.

Late run by Slovenia to beat Great Britain

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SloveniaEurobasket debutants Great Britain hoped to book their spot in the second round on an opening night in a game against Slovenia. They were quite close to making history but a more experienced Slovenian side made a late run to avoid an upset.

Turkey secures an important win against Lithuania

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Turkey earned the first victory in eight games against Lithuania in the history of European national team competitions as they started Eurobasket 2009 on a high note. The first minutes of the game promised a tight fight and the impression wasn't wrong.

Watch Eurobasket 2009 Day 2 LIVE and FREE

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As yesterday, we will be posting links to online free and live streams for Eurobasket 2009 games. All times are CET (Central European Time, GMT +1).

Hosts Poland outlast Bulgaria

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ImagePoland was leading throughout the whole game to finish victorious after fighting back numerous attempts of the Bulgarians to get back in the game.

France grabs late win

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ImageGermany showed that they can be competitive even without Dirk Nowitzki, as they were leading throughout most of the game, but it was France that grabbed the win in the end with 70-65.

Russia: heart of the champions!

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ImageAlthough many pundits from all over Europe had condemned Russia in this Eurobasket, the heart of the champion showed the way to the Russians, to a win over Latvia, 81-68.

Croatia beats Israel

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ImageCroatia beat Israel 86-79, which resisted much harder than anyone would think, and will now face Greece for the Group's leadership.

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