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FIBA EuroBasket 2001
32nd FIBA European Basketball Championship
EuroBasket 2001 logo.png
Official website
EuroBasket 2001 (archive)
Tournament details
Host nation Turkey
Dates 31 August – 9 September
Teams 16 (from 48 federations)
Venues (in Ankara, Antalya, Istanbul host cities)
Champions  Yugoslavia (8th title)
MVP Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Predrag Stojaković
Tournament statistics
Players Teams
Points Germany Nowitzki (28.7)  Yugoslavia (91.5)
Rebounds Spain Gasol (9.7)  Croatia (36.3)
Assists Latvia Miglinieks (7.3)  Yugoslavia (17.2)
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The EuroBasket 2001 was the 32nd EuroBasket, the biennial regional basketball championship contested by European nations and held by FIBA Europe. The tournament, which was hosted by Turkey, began on 31 August 2001 and concluded with the final on 9 September 2001. Yugoslavia won the gold medal, hosts Turkey won the silver while Spain won the bronze. Yugoslavia's Predrag Stojaković was named the tournament MVP. The all-tournament team included Marko Jarić and Predrag Stojaković, Turkey's İbrahim Kutluay, Germany's Dirk Nowitzki and Spain's Pau Gasol.

In the final game of the tournament, Yugoslavia defeated Turkey 78–69. Vlado Šćepanović scored 19, Dejan Bodiroga had 18 and Stojaković had 15 points while İbrahim Kutluay scored 19 for Turkey.

Venues[edit]

The tournament was played at three venues in three cities throughout Turkey. Each one of the total four groups in the preliminary round and the Elimination games were hosted by a single arena, while the entire knockout stage was played at Abdi İpekçi Arena, Istanbul.

Venues Map
Ankara Antalya Istanbul
ASKI Sport Hall
Capacity: 6,000
Antalya Expo Center
Capacity: 3,800
Abdi İpekçi Arena
Capacity: 12,500
Abdi İpekçi Arena.jpg

Mascot[edit]

The Turkish Basketball Federation announced at a press conference that they have chosen the Mediterranean Monk Seal (Turkish: Akdeniz Foku) as the official mascot of the EuroBasket 2001.

Results[edit]

First round[edit]

Group A[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
 France 3 2 1 239 225 +14 5
 Lithuania 3 2 1 215 195 +20 5
 Israel 3 1 2 218 210 +8 4
 Ukraine 3 1 2 214 256 −42 4
August 31
14:30
Ukraine  60–82  Lithuania
ASKI Sport Hall, Ankara
Referees: Philippe Leemann (CHE), Alexander Goshkov (RUS)
August 31
16:45
Israel  71–77  France
ASKI Sport Hall, Ankara
Referees: Carl Jungebrand (FIN), Dubravko Muhvic (CRO)
September 1
14:30
France  86–89  Ukraine
ASKI Sport Hall, Ankara
Referees: Efim Resser (GER), Ademir Zurapovic (BIH)
September 1
16:45
Lithuania  68–59  Israel
ASKI Sport Hall, Ankara
Referees: Gennaro Colucci (ITA), Ilija Belosevic (YUG)
September 2
14:30
Ukraine  65–88  Israel
ASKI Sport Hall, Ankara
Referees: Dubravko Muhvic (CRO), Atso Matsalu (EST)
September 2
21:15
France  76–65  Lithuania
ASKI Sport Hall, Ankara
Referees: Nikos Pitsilkas (GRE), Carl Jungebrand (FIN)

Group B[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
 Turkey 3 2 1 226 232 −6 5
 Spain 3 2 1 270 222 +48 5
 Latvia 3 1 2 258 284 −26 4
 Slovenia 3 1 2 225 241 −16 4
August 31
19:00
Latvia  82–85  Turkey
ASKI Sport Hall, Ankara
Referees: Gennaro Colucci (ITA), Ilija Belosevic (YUG)
August 31
21:15
Slovenia  61–85  Spain
ASKI Sport Hall, Ankara
Referees: Nikos Pitsilkas (GRE), Efim Resser (GER)
September 1
19:00
Turkey  57–71  Slovenia
ASKI Sport Hall, Ankara
Referees: Carl Jungebrand (FIN), Dubravko Muhvic (CRO)
September 1
21:15
Spain  106–77  Latvia
ASKI Sport Hall, Ankara
Referees: Alexander Goshkov (RUS), Atso Matsalu (EST)
September 2
16:45
Latvia  99–93  Slovenia
ASKI Sport Hall, Ankara
Referees: Philippe Leemann (CHE), Ademir Zurapovic (BIH)
September 2
19:00
Spain  79–84  Turkey
ASKI Sport Hall, Ankara
Referees: Efim Resser (GER), Gennaro Colucci (ITA)

Group C[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
 Yugoslavia 3 3 0 279 192 +87 6
 Germany 3 2 1 263 245 +18 5
 Croatia 3 1 2 235 247 −12 4
 Estonia 3 0 3 198 286 −88 3
August 31
16:45
Estonia  71–92  Germany
August 31
19:00
Croatia  66–80  Yugoslavia
September 1
14:30
Yugoslavia  113–58  Estonia
September 1
16:45
Germany  98–88  Croatia
September 2
14:30
Estonia  69–81  Croatia
September 2
19:00
Yugoslavia  86–73  Germany

Group D[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
 Russia 3 2 1 247 208 +39 5
 Italy 3 2 1 242 207 +35 5
 Greece 3 2 1 265 265 0 5
 Bosnia and Herzegovina 3 0 3 206 280 −74 3
August 31
14:30
Bosnia and Herzegovina  63–83  Russia
August 31
21:15
Greece  83–82  Italy
September 1
19:00
Italy  96–66  Bosnia and Herzegovina
September 1
21:15
Russia  106–81  Greece
September 2
16:45
Italy  64–58  Russia
September 2
21:15
Bosnia and Herzegovina  77–101  Greece

Second round[edit]

September 3
19:00
Lithuania  79–94  Latvia
September 3
19:00
Italy  57–65  Croatia
September 3
21:15
Germany  80–75  Greece
September 3
21:15
Spain  71–67  Israel

Knockout stage[edit]

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
September 5, 2001 – 19:00        
  Turkey  87
September 8, 2001 – 19:00
  Croatia  85  
  Germany  78
September 5, 2001 – 21:15
    Turkey  79  
  France  77
September 9, 2001 – 21:15
  Germany  81  
  Turkey  69
September 6, 2001 – 19:00
    Yugoslavia  78
  Yugoslavia  114
September 8, 2001 – 21:15
  Latvia  78  
  Spain  65 Third place
September 6, 2001 – 21:15
    Yugoslavia  78  
  Russia  55   Germany  90
  Spain  62     Spain  99
September 9, 2001 – 19:00

5th to 8th place[edit]

Classification round Fifth place
September 7, 2001 – 19:00
  France  90  
  Croatia  79  
 
September 9, 2001 – 16:45
      France  73
    Russia  78
Seventh place
September 7, 2001 – 21:15 September 9, 2001 – 14:30
  Latvia  81   Croatia  93
  Russia  99     Latvia  91

Awards[edit]

 EuroBasket 2001 Champions 

Yugoslavia
Eighth title


EuroBasket 2001 MVP: Predrag Stojaković (Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Yugoslavia)

All-Tournament team[edit]

Top scorers (PPG)[edit]

  1. Germany Dirk Nowitzki 28.7
  2. Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Predrag Stojaković 23
  3. Turkey İbrahim Kutluay 21.6
  4. Russia Andrei Kirilenko 19.1
  5. Latvia Kaspars Kambala 19
  6. Estonia Martin Müürsepp 18.3
  7. Spain Pau Gasol 17.2
  8. Latvia Ainārs Bagatskis 17.1
  9. Russia Sergei Chikalkin 17
  10. Croatia Damir Mulaomerović 16.7
  11. Greece Fragiskos Alvertis 16
  12. Croatia Gordan Giriček 15.8
  13. Turkey Hidayet Türkoğlu 15.5

Final ranking[edit]

Rank Team Record
1  Yugoslavia 6–0
2  Turkey 4–2
3  Spain 5–2
4  Germany 4–3
5  Russia 4–2
6  France 3–3
7  Croatia 3–4
8  Latvia 2–5
9  Italy 2–2
 Lithuania 2–2
 Greece 2–2
 Israel 1–3
13  Slovenia 1–2
 Ukraine 1–2
 Bosnia and Herzegovina 0–3
 Estonia 0–3

Team Rosters[edit]

1. Yugoslavia: Predrag Stojaković, Dejan Bodiroga, Marko Jarić, Dejan Tomašević, Dragan Tarlać, Milan Gurović, Predrag Drobnjak, Igor Rakočević, Saša Obradović, Vlado Šćepanović, Dejan Milojević, Veselin Petrović (Coach: Svetislav Pešić)

2. Turkey: Hidayet Türkoğlu, Mehmet Okur, İbrahim Kutluay, Mirsad Türkcan, Hüseyin Beşok, Harun Erdenay, Orhun Ene, Haluk Yıldırım, Kaya Peker, Kerem Tunçeri, Ömer Onan, Asım Pars (Coach: Aydın Örs)

3. Spain: Pau Gasol, Jorge Garbajosa, Carlos Jiménez, Juan Carlos Navarro, Charles Kornegay, Ignacio Rodríguez, Raül López, José Antonio Paraíso, Felipe Reyes, Alfonso Reyes, Francisco Vázquez, Lucio Angulo (Coach: Javier Imbroda)

4. Germany: Dirk Nowitzki, Shawn Bradley, Patrick Femerling, Ademola Okulaja, Drazan Tomic, Robert Garrett, Marko Pesic, Stipo Papic, Mithat Demirel, Stefano Garris, Marvin Willoughby, Stephen Arigbabu (Coach: Henrik Dettmann)

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