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Basketball players put big step towards the european CHAMPIONSHIPS with victory in Austria

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Basketball players put big step towards the european CHAMPIONSHIPS with victory in Austria

The Dutch players have Saturday a big step towards the european CHAMPIONSHIPS next year. Orange won the uitduel with Austria (75-61) and now after four of six matches to lead his qualifying group.

Austria was a week and a half ago in the Lead with a 75-72 too strong for the Netherlands, but in Schwechat’s team put Toon van Helfteren that especially due to a very strong third quarter right.

The home team did in the ten minutes of peace only seven points, which the Netherlands of 39-38 go to 58-45. That margin was in the last quarter simple held.

Worthy de Jong and Jessy Roach were with nineteen points, the top-scoring from Orange. The difference was especially made by quite a reboundoverwicht (40-27) and the strong shoot from distance. Twenty of the 35 driepuntspogingen of the Netherlands, we touch.

Germany suffered after two extensions, a surprising defeat in Denmark (106-102), the Netherlands now with seven points in the lead in group B. Germany and Austria have one point less. Only the group winners and the four best songs two out of the seven groups qualify for the european CHAMPIONSHIPS of 2017.

The netherlands takes it in his own house even against Denmark (Wednesday) and Germany (Saturday) and has two victories enough for a euro cup ticket.

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