1962 FIBA European Champions Cup Final

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The 1962 FIBA European Champions Cup Final was a championship 1961–62 season EuroLeague Finals basketball game that was held in Patinoire des Vernets, Geneva, Switzerland, on the 29 June 1962, that saw Dinamo Tbilisi[1] defeat Real Madrid, by a score 90-83,[2] in front of 5,000 spectators,[3] to claim its first, and to this day, only ever EuroLeague title. It was also the first title game that was ever decided by a single game that was played on a neutral court. Only one game on a neutral court was played, due to the unstable political situation that existed at the time.[4]

Box score[edit]

29 June 1962
21:30
Dinamo Tbilisi Soviet Union 90–83 Spain Real Madrid
Scoring by half: 38–36, 52–47
Pts: Altabaev 17 Pts: Hightower 30
Patinoire des Vernets, Geneva
Attendance: 5,000
Referees: Erwin Kassai (HUN), Roger Weber (SWI)
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Dinamo Tbilisi jersey
Team colours
Team colours
Dinamo Tbilisi
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Real Madrid jersey
Team colours
Team colours
Real Madrid
Starters: P
PG
6
Soviet Union Guram Minashvili 6
SG
9
Soviet Union Valeri Altabaev 17
F
12
Soviet Union Vladimir Ugrekhelidze 14
C
7
Soviet Union Ilarion Khazaradze 3
C
10
Soviet Union Anzor Lezhava 6
Reserves: P
C
5
Soviet Union Levan Moseshvili 3
F
8
Soviet Union Revaz Gogelia 0
F
13
Soviet Union Alexandre Kiladze 14
C
14
Soviet Union Aleksandr Petrov 12
16
Soviet Union Amiran Skhiereli 0
Head coach:
Soviet Union Otar Korkiya
1961–62 FIBA European Champions Cup
Champions
Soviet Union
Dinamo Tbilisi
First title
Starters: P
PG
8
Spain José Lluís 5
SG
11
Spain Carlos Sevillano 11
SF
10
Spain Emiliano Rodríguez 21
C
12
United States Wayne Hightower 30
C
13
United States Stan Morrison 5
Reserves: P
PG
6
Spain Julio Descartín 0
F
7
Spain Lolo Sainz 4
C
14
Spain Lorenzo Alocén 0
Head coach:
Spain Pedro Ferrándiz

See also[edit]

Preceded by
two-legged
Final
FIBA Champions Cup
Final 1962
Dinamo Tbilsi
Succeeded by
two-legged
Final

References[edit]