EuroBasket 1973

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
FIBA EuroBasket 1973
18th FIBA European Basketball Championship
EuroBasket 1973 logo.jpg
Tournament details
Host nation Spain
Dates September 27 – October 6
Teams 12 (from 34 federations)
Venues 2 Barcelona, Badalona (in 2 host cities)
Champions  Yugoslavia (1st title)
MVP Spain Wayne Brabender
Tournament leaders
Players Teams
Points Bulgaria Atanas Golomeev (22.3)  Israel (90.6)
Official website
EuroBasket 1973 (archive)
1971
1975 >

The 1973 FIBA European Championship, commonly called FIBA EuroBasket 1973, was the eighteenth FIBA EuroBasket regional basketball championship, held by FIBA Europe.

Venues[edit]

Barcelona Badalona
Palacio de los Deportes
Capacity 8 000
Pabellón de Ausias March
Capacity 5 000
Barcelona Teatre Musical - (Catalonia).jpg

Group stage[edit]

Group A – Badalona[edit]

 Poland  Soviet Union 83–104
 Czechoslovakia  Israel 92–89
 Turkey  Romania 69–84
 Czechoslovakia  Soviet Union 55–57
 Israel  Romania 85–80
 Poland  Turkey 64–65
 Soviet Union  Turkey 79–53
 Czechoslovakia  Romania 70–61
 Israel  Poland 98–84
 Czechoslovakia  Turkey 66–64
 Soviet Union  Israel 101–78
 Romania  Poland 60–66
 Romania  Soviet Union 84–98
 Czechoslovakia  Poland 81–79
 Turkey  Israel 94–93
Pos. Team Matches Wins Loses Results Points Diff.
1.  Soviet Union 5 5 0 439:353 10 +86
2.  Czechoslovakia 5 4 1 364:350 8 +14
3.  Turkey 5 2 3 345:386 4 −41
4.  Israel 5 2 3 443:451 4 −8
5.  Poland 5 1 4 376:408 2 −32
6.  Romania 5 1 4 369:388 2 −19

Group B – Barcelona[edit]

 Bulgaria  France 89–70
 Spain  Yugoslavia 59–65
 Greece  Italy 54–59
 Greece  Yugoslavia 68–84
 Spain  Bulgaria 85–69
 Italy  France 71–63
 Greece  France 67–62
 Yugoslavia  Bulgaria 76–65
 Italy  Spain 65–77
 Greece  Bulgaria 72–86
 France  Spain 80–85
 Yugoslavia  Italy 73–71
 Bulgaria  Italy 58–69
 Greece  Spain 74–86
 France  Yugoslavia 70–80
Pos. Team Matches Wins Loses Results Points Diff.
1.  Yugoslavia 5 5 0 378:333 10 +45
2.  Spain 5 4 1 392:353 8 +29
3.  Italy 5 3 2 335:325 6 +10
4.  Bulgaria 5 2 3 367:372 4 −5
5.  Greece 5 1 4 335:377 2 −42
6.  France 5 0 5 345:392 0 −47

Knockout stage[edit]

Semi-finals Final
   Soviet Union  76  
   Spain  80  
 
       Spain  67
     Yugoslavia  78
Third place
   Yugoslavia  96    Soviet Union  90
   Czechoslovakia  71      Czechoslovakia  58

5th to 8th place[edit]

Classification round Fifth place
   Turkey  67  
   Bulgaria  76  
 
       Bulgaria  78
     Italy  96
Seventh place
   Italy  94    Turkey  104
   Israel  73      Israel   89

9th to 12th place[edit]

Classification round Ninth place
   Poland  62  
   France  67  
 
       France  69
     Romania  72
Eleventh place
   Greece  78    Poland  64
   Romania  89      Greece  65


 1973 FIBA European Champions 

Yugoslavia
1st title

Final rankings[edit]

  1.  Yugoslavia
  2.  Spain
  3.  Soviet Union
  4.  Czechoslovakia
  5.  Italy
  6.  Bulgaria
  7.  Israel
  8.  Turkey
  9.  Romania
  10.  France
  11.  Greece
  12.  Poland

Awards[edit]

1973 FIBA European Championship MVP: Wayne Brabender (Spain Spain)
All-Tournament Team[1]
Soviet Union Sergei Belov
Spain Francisco "Nino" Buscato
Spain Wayne Brabender (MVP)
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Krešimir Ćosić
Bulgaria Atanas Golomeev

Team rosters[edit]

1. Yugoslavia: Krešimir Ćosić, Dražen Dalipagić, Dragan Kićanović, Zoran Slavnić, Nikola Plećaš, Zeljko Jerkov, Vinko Jelovac, Damir Solman, Rato Tvrdić, Milun Marović, Žarko Knežević, Dragi Ivković (Coach: Mirko Novosel)

2. Spain: Clifford Luyk, Wayne Brabender, Francisco "Nino" Buscato, Vicente Ramos, Rafael Rullan, Manuel Flores, Luis Miguel Santillana, Carmelo Cabrera, Gonzalo Sagi-Vela, Jose Luis Sagi-Vela, Miguel Angel Estrada, Enrique Margall (Coach: Antonio Díaz-Miguel)

3. Soviet Union: Sergei Belov, Modestas Paulauskas, Anatoly Myshkin, Ivan Edeshko, Zurab Sakandelidze, Sergei Kovalenko, Valeri Miloserdov, Evgeni Kovalenko, Aleksander Boloshev, Yuri Pavlov, Jaak Salumets, Nikolai Djachenko (Coach: Vladimir Kondrashin)

4. Czechoslovakia: Jiří Zídek Sr., Kamil Brabenec, Zdenek Kos, Jiří Zedníček, Jan Bobrovsky, Jiri Pospisil, Petr Novicky, Jan Blažek, Josef Klima, Vojtech Petr, Jiri Balastik, Gustav Hraska (Coach: Vladimir Heger)

References[edit]