1980 in basketball

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The following are the basketball events of the year 1980 throughout the world.

International competitions[edit]

Men's national teams[edit]

Senior[edit]

Youth[edit]

Women's national teams[edit]

Senior[edit]

Youth[edit]

Club competitions[edit]

Continental championships[edit]

Men

Region Tournament Champion Runner-up Final/Series result
FIBA 1980 FIBA Intercontinental Cup Israel Maccabi Tel Aviv Brazil AA Francana
FIBA Americas 1980 Campeonato Sudamericano de Clubes Brazil AA Francana Brazil E.C. Sírio
FIBA Europe 1979–80 FIBA European Champions Cup Spain Real Madrid Israel Maccabi Tel Aviv 89–85
1979–80 FIBA European Cup Winner's Cup Italy Emmerson Varese Italy Gabetti Cantù 90–88
1979–80 FIBA Korać Cup Italy Sebastiani Rieti Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Cibona Zagreb 76–71

Women

Region Tournament Champion Runner-up Final/Series result
FIBA Europe 1979–80 FIBA European Champions Cup Italy Sisport Fiat Turin Bulgaria Minyor Pernik 75–66
1979–80 Ronchetti Cup Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Montmontaža Zagreb Bulgaria DFS Maritza Plovdiv 82–76

Domestic championships[edit]

Country/Region Tournament Champion Runner-up Final/Series result Regular season MVP Finals MVP
Albania Albania 1980 Albanian Basketball League Partizani Tirana
1980 Albanian Basketball Cup Partizani Tirana
Algeria Algeria Algerian Basketball Championship Darak El-Watani
Algerian Basketball Cup Darak El-Watani CS DNC Alger 88–78
Angola Angola BAI Basket Desportivo da TAAG
Australia Australia 1980 National Basketball League St Kilda Saints West Adelaide Bearcats 113–88 Mike Jones
Belgium Belgium 1980 Belgian Basketball League Racing Club Mechelen
1979–80 Belgian Basketball Cup SFX Verviers Sunair Oostende 73–72
Brazil Brazil Campeonato Brasileiro de Basquete Franca B.C.
Bulgaria Bulgaria 1979–80 National Basketball League CSKA Sofia
Bulgarian Cup CSKA Sofia
Cyprus Cyprus 1979–80 Cyprus Division 1 AEL Limassol
1980 Cypriot Basketball Cup AEL Limassol
Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia 1979–80 Czechoslovak Basketball League Inter Slovnaft
Finland Finland 1979–80 Korisliiga Pantterit
1980 Finnish Basketball Cup Torpan Pojat
Greece Greece 1979–80 A National Category Panathinaikos
1980 Greek Basketball Cup Olympiacos A.E.K. Athens 85–80
Iceland Iceland 1979–80 Premier League Valur
Israel Israel 1979–80 Israeli Basketball Premier League Maccabi Tel Aviv Hapoel Tel Aviv
1979–80 Israeli Basketball State Cup Maccabi Tel Aviv Hapoel Ramat Gan 105–87
Italy Italy 1979–80 Lega Basket Serie A Sinudyne Bologna Gabetti Cantù 2–0
Luxembourg Luxembourg 1979–80 Diekirch League Amicale Steinsel
Netherlands Netherlands 1979–80 Eredivisie Nashua Den Bosch Parker Leiden 2–0 Kees Akerboom, Sr.
1979–80 NBB-Beker PSV Alonte Eindhoven
Paraguay Paraguay 1980 Paraguayan Metropolitan Basketball League Olimpia
Poland Poland 1979–80 Polish Basketball League Śląsk Wrocław
1979–80 Polish Cup Śląsk Wrocław
Portugal Portugal 1979–80 Liga Portuguesa de Basquetebol F.C. Porto
Puerto Rico Puerto Rico 1979–80 Baloncesto Superior Nacional Mets de Guaynabo Piratas de Quebradillas
Romania Romania 1979–80 Liga Națională Steaua București
Soviet Union Soviet Union 1979–80 Soviet Union National League CSKA Moscow
Spain Spain 1979–80 Liga Española de Baloncesto Real Madrid FC Barcelona
1979–80 Copa del Rey de Baloncesto FC Barcelona Real Madrid 106–90
Switzerland Switzerland 1979–80 Ligue Nationale de Basket AS Viganello
Tunisia Tunisia 1979–80 Tunisian Division I Espérance Sportive de Tunis
1979–80 Tunisian Basketball Cup Stade Nabeulien
Turkey Turkey 1979–80 Turkish Basketball League Eczacıbaşı Efes Pilsen
United States United States 1979–80 Continental Basketball Association Anchorage Northern Knights Rochester Zeniths 4–0
1979–80 National Basketball Association Los Angeles Lakers Philadelphia 76ers 4–2 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Magic Johnson
Philippines Philippines 1980 Philippine Basketball Association U/Tex Wranglers
Crispa Redmanizers
Nicholas Stoodley
Toyota Tamaraws
Toyota Tamaraws
Toyota Tamaraws
Philip Cezar
1980 PBA Philippine Cup Crispa Redmanizers Toyota Tamaraws
Venezuela Venezuela 1980 Liga Profesional de Baloncesto Guaiqueríes de Margarita Retadores de Caracas 4–3
West Germany West Germany 1979–80 Basketball Bundesliga ASC 1846 Göttingen
1980 German Basketball Cup BSC Saturn 1977 Köln
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Yugoslavia 1979–80 Yugoslav First Federal League Bosna
1979–80 Yugoslav Basketball Cup Cibona Zagreb Bosna 68–62

Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame inductions[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]