EuroBasket 1977

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FIBA EuroBasket 1977
20th FIBA European Basketball Championship
EuroBasket 1977 logo.jpg
Tournament details
Host nation Belgium
Dates September 14–24
Teams 12 (from 33 federations)
Venues 2 Liège, Ostend (in 2 host cities)
Champions  Yugoslavia (3rd title)
MVP Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Dražen Dalipagić
Tournament leaders
Players Teams
Points Netherlands Kees Akerboom (27.0)  Soviet Union (96.4)
Official website
EuroBasket 1977 (archive)
1975
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The 1977 FIBA European Championship, commonly called FIBA EuroBasket 1977, was the twentieth FIBA EuroBasket regional basketball championship, held by FIBA Europe.

Venues[edit]

Ostend Liège
Sportcentrum
Capacity 2 000
Country Hall du Sart Tilman
Capacity 5 000
Country hall sart tilman liege.jpg


Group stage[edit]

Group A – Liège[edit]

 Soviet Union  Austria 101–61
 Bulgaria  Israel 88–86
 Italy  France 70–59
 Bulgaria  Soviet Union 96–117
 France  Austria 86–81
 Italy  Israel 78–73
 France  Bulgaria 76–87
 Italy  Austria 85–70
 Israel  Soviet Union 69–103
 Austria  Israel 87–103
 Italy  Bulgaria 100–81
 Soviet Union  France 115–74
 Austria  Bulgaria 85–92
 Israel  France 96–82
 Italy  Soviet Union 95–87
Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
 Italy 5 5 0 428 370 +58 10
 Soviet Union 5 4 1 523 395 +128 9
 Bulgaria 5 3 2 444 464 −20 8
 Israel 5 2 3 427 438 −11 7
 France 5 1 4 377 449 −72 6
 Austria 5 0 5 384 467 −83 5

Group B – Ostend[edit]

 Netherlands  Czechoslovakia 73–90
 Belgium  Finland 81–81 aet. 107–98
 Spain  Yugoslavia 76–79
 Finland  Yugoslavia 80–88
 Netherlands  Spain 114–95
 Belgium  Czechoslovakia 61–67
 Finland  Netherlands 67–87
 Czechoslovakia  Spain 73–70
 Belgium  Yugoslavia 83–111
 Czechoslovakia  Finland 100–85
 Yugoslavia  Netherlands 111–75
 Belgium  Spain 93–94
 Spain  Finland 85–78
 Yugoslavia  Czechoslovakia 103–111
 Belgium  Netherlands 107–86
Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
 Czechoslovakia 5 5 0 441 392 +49 10
 Yugoslavia 5 4 1 492 425 +67 9
 Belgium 5 2 3 451 456 −5 7
 Netherlands 5 2 3 435 470 −35 7
 Spain 5 2 3 420 437 −17 7
 Finland 5 0 5 408 467 −59 5

Knockout stage[edit]

Semi-finals Final
   Italy  69  
   Yugoslavia  88  
 
       Yugoslavia  74
     Soviet Union  61
Third place
   Czechoslovakia  76    Italy  81
   Soviet Union  91      Czechoslovakia  91

5th to 8th place[edit]

Classification round Fifth place
   Bulgaria  108  
   Netherlands  85  
 
       Bulgaria  78
     Israel  88
Seventh place
   Belgium  74    Netherlands  104
   Israel  81      Belgium   89

9th to 12th place[edit]

Classification round Ninth place
   France  72  
   Finland  73  
 
       Finland  89
     Spain  106
Eleventh place
   Spain  88    France  89
   Austria  84      Austria  71


 1977 FIBA European Champions 

Yugoslavia
3rd title

Final rankings[edit]

  1.  Yugoslavia
  2.  Soviet Union
  3.  Czechoslovakia
  4.  Italy
  5.  Israel
  6.  Bulgaria
  7.  Netherlands
  8.  Belgium
  9.  Spain
  10.  Finland
  11.  France
  12.  Austria

Awards[edit]

1977 FIBA European Championship MVP: Dražen Dalipagić (Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Yugoslavia)
All-Tournament Team[1]
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Zoran Slavnić
Israel Miki Berkovich
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Dražen Dalipagić (MVP)
Netherlands Kees Akerboom
Bulgaria Atanas Golomeev

Team rosters[edit]

1. Yugoslavia: Krešimir Ćosić, Dražen Dalipagić, Mirza Delibašić, Dragan Kićanović, Zoran Slavnić, Žarko Varajić, Željko Jerkov, Vinko Jelovac, Ratko Radovanović, Duje Krstulović, Ante Đogić, Joško Papič (Coach: Aleksandar Nikolić)

2. Soviet Union: Sergei Belov, Anatoly Myshkin, Vladimir Tkachenko, Aleksander Belostenny, Stanislav Eremin, Mikheil Korkia, Valeri Miloserdov, Vladimir Zhigili, Aleksander Salnikov, Viktor Petrakov, Vladimir Arzamaskov, Aleksander Kharchenkov (Coach: Alexander Gomelsky)

3. Czechoslovakia: Kamil Brabenec, Stanislav Kropilak, Zdenek Kos, Jiri Pospisil, Vojtech Petr, Jiri Konopasek, Vlastimil Klimes, Zdenek Dousa, Gustav Hraska, Josef Necas, Vladimir Ptacek, Pavol Bojanovsky (Coach: Pavel Petera)

4. Italy: Dino Meneghin, Pierluigi Marzorati, Marco Bonamico, Renzo Bariviera, Carlo Caglieris, Lorenzo Carraro, Fabrizio della Fiori, Gianni Bertolotti, Giulio Iellini, Renzo Vecchiato, Vittorio Ferracini, Luigi Serafini (Coach: Giancarlo Primo)

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