2007 FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship

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2007 EuroBasket Under-16
21st FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship
FIBA U16 2007.jpg
Tournament details
Host nation Greece
Dates 20–29 July 2007
Teams 16 (from 1 federations)
Venues (in 3 host cities)
Champions  Serbia (10th title)
MVP Serbia Dejan Musli
Tournament leaders
Players Teams
Points Croatia Prostran (20.0)  Lithuania (83.1)
Rebounds Czech Republic Satoranský (12.3)  Serbia (49.5)
Assists Czech Republic Satoranský (4.7)  Spain (15.3)
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The 2007 FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship was the 21st edition of the FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship. The cities of Ierapetra, Rethymno and Heraklion, in Greece, hosted the tournament. Serbia won the trophy for the tenth time, the first since the dissolution of Serbia and Montenegro. Slovenia and Portugal were relegated to Division B.

Competition system[edit]

The tournament format changed from previously years. The sixteen teams were allocated in four groups of four teams each. The first three teams in each group qualified for the Qualifying Round. The last team of each group played for the 13th-16th position in the Classification Games. The twelve teams qualified for the Qualifying Round were allocated in two groups of six teams each. The results of the games between the teams in the Preliminary Round were taken into account for the ranking in the Qualifying Round. The two top teams of each group qualified for the semifinals.

Teams[edit]

Preliminary round[edit]

     Team advanced to Qualifying Round
     Team competed in 13th-16th games

Group A[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA Pts
 Spain 3 3 0 237 188 6
 Italy 3 2 1 213 181 5
 Georgia 3 1 2 209 240 4
 Slovenia 3 0 3 193 243 3

Group B[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA Pts
 Serbia 3 3 0 196 171 6
 France 3 2 1 201 198 5
 Israel 3 1 2 184 168 4
 Czech Republic 3 0 3 162 206 3

Group C[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA Pts
 Turkey 3 3 0 243 164 6
 Lithuania 3 2 1 290 160 5
 Ukraine 3 1 2 174 249 4
 Portugal 3 0 3 129 263 3

Group D[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA Pts
 Greece 3 3 0 217 165 6
 Latvia 3 1 2 196 216 4
 Croatia 3 1 2 219 230 4
 Russia 3 1 2 200 221 4

Classification Round[edit]

     Team relegated to Division B.

Group G[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA Pts
 Czech Republic 3 3 0 194 151 6
 Russia 3 2 1 188 158 5
 Slovenia 3 1 2 184 182 4
 Portugal 3 0 3 144 219 3

Qualifying Round[edit]

     Team advanced to Semifinals
     Team competed in 5th-8th playoffs
     Team competed in 9th-12th playoffs

Group E[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA Pts
 Serbia 5 5 0 384 279 10
 Spain 5 4 1 338 265 9
 France 5 3 2 299 309 8
 Italy 5 2 3 335 336 7
 Georgia 5 1 4 297 418 6
 Israel 5 0 5 295 341 5

Group F[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA Pts
 Turkey 5 5 0 379 315 10
 Lithuania 5 4 1 419 299 9
 Greece 5 3 2 338 309 8
 Croatia 5 2 3 353 382 7
 Latvia 5 1 4 321 365 6
 Ukraine 5 0 5 291 431 5

Knockout stage[edit]

9th–12th playoffs[edit]

Playoffs Ninth place
  Ukraine  71  
  Georgia  40  
 
      Ukraine  57
    Latvia  58
Eleventh place
  Israel  62   Georgia  64
  Latvia  71     Israel  77

5th–8th playoffs[edit]

Playoffs Fifth place
  Italy  74  
  Greece  59  
 
      Italy  50
    France  41
Seventh place
  Croatia  63   Greece  62
  France  66     Croatia  55

Championship[edit]

Semifinals Final
  Turkey  75  
  Spain  81  
 
      Spain  55
    Serbia  56
Third place
  Serbia  74   Turkey  55
  Lithuania  64     Lithuania  65

Final standings[edit]

References[edit]