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Eurobasket 1977

FIBA EuroBasket 1977
20th FIBA European Basketball Championship
Official website
EuroBasket 1977 (archive)
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 statistics
PlayersTeams
Points Netherlands Kees Akerboom (27.0)  Soviet Union (96.4)

The 1977 FIBA European Championship, commonly called FIBA EuroBasket 1977, was the twentieth FIBA EuroBasket regional basketball championship, held by FIBA Europe.

Group stage

Group A – Liège

 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

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Group B – Ostend

 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

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Knockout stage

Places 9 – 12 in Liège

Team 1 Team 2 Res.
 France  Finland 72–73
 Austria  Spain 84–88

Places 5 – 8 in Liège

Team 1 Team 2 Res.
 Bulgaria  Netherlands 108–85
 Israel  Belgium 81–74

Places 1 – 4 in Liège

Team 1 Team 2 Res.
 Italy  Yugoslavia 69–88
 Soviet Union  Czechoslovakia 91–76

Finals

Placement Team 1 Team 2 Res.
11th place  France  Austria 89–71
9th place  Finland  Spain 89–106
7th place  Netherlands  Belgium 104–89
5th place  Bulgaria  Israel 78–88
3rd place  Italy  Czechoslovakia 81–91
Final  Yugoslavia  Soviet Union 74–61
 1977 FIBA European Champions 

Yugoslavia
3rd title

Final rankings

  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

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

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)

References

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