1986 Acropolis International Basketball Tournament

The Acropolis International Tournament 1986 was the first edition of the Acropolis International Basketball Tournament. It was held from June 18 to June 20, 1986, at the SEF arena in Piraeus, Athens, Greece. The competition is played under FIBA rules as a round-robin tournament. The participating teams were the hosts, Greece, as well as Italy, Yugoslavia, and the Netherlands.

1986 Acropolis International Basketball Tournament
Tournament details
ArenaSEF
Piraeus, Athens, Greece
DatesJune 18–20
Final positions
Champions Yugoslavia (1st title)
Runners-up Italy
Third place Greece
Fourth place Netherlands
Awards and statistics
Top scorer(s)Greece Nikos Galis
(36.0 points per game)
1987

The tournament featured famous international basketball players such as Dražen Petrović, Fanis Christodoulou, Nikos Galis, Antonello Riva, Vlade Divac, Rik Smits, Walter Magnifico, Stojko Vranković, Pierluigi Marzorati, and Panagiotis Giannakis.

Participating teamsEdit

StandingsEdit

Champions for the 1986
Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  Yugoslavia 3 3 0 292 243 +49 6
  Italy 3 2 1 263 246 +17 5
  Greece 3 1 2 282 276 +6 4
  Netherlands 3 0 3 227 299 −72 3

ResultsEdit

June 18
Italy   90–63   Netherlands
Scoring by half: 39-34, 51-29

June 18
Greece   87–95   Yugoslavia
Scoring by half: 45-49, 42-46

June 19
Yugoslavia   105–76   Netherlands
Scoring by half: 59-41, 46-35

June 19
Greece   91–93   Italy
Scoring by half: 38-46, 53-47

June 20
Yugoslavia   92–80   Italy
Scoring by half: -, -

June 20
Greece   104–88   Netherlands
Scoring by half: -, -

Final standingsEdit

StatisticsEdit

First Day:

Greece - Yugoslavia 87-95 (45-49)

GREECE: Galis 40 (1), Stavropoulos, Kambouris 3, Filippou 10, F. Christodoulou 15 (1), Karatzas 7, Pedoulakis 2, A. Christodoulou, Andritsos, Romanidis 6, C. Christodoulou 4.

YUGOSLAVIA: D. Petrović 12 (2), Čutura 12, Cvjetičanin 31 (3), A. Petrović 15 (4), Vranković 10, Radovanović 17, Mutapčić 1, Radović 7, Petranović.
Italy - Holland 90-63 (39-34)

ITALY: Magnifico 9, Costa 10, Polesello 7, Brunamonti 15, Villalta 2, Riva 12 (1), Sacchetti 1, Premier 9 (1), dell'Agnello, Smparo, Gilardi 6, Binelli.

HOLLAND: Schilp 10, de Waard 6, Bottse 2, Esveldt, Smits 21, Ebeltjes 4, van Dinten 13, Heijdeman 7, Griekspoor, Broukman.
2nd Day:

Greece - Italy 91-93 (38-46)

GREECE: Galis 22, Giannakis 23 (5), Karatzas 6, Filippou 8, F. Christodoulou 9 (1), Kambouris 12, Romanidis 7 (1), A. Christodoulou, Pedoulakis, Andritsos 2, Stavropoulos 2, Melissinos.

ITALY: Riva 15 (2), dell'Agnello, Villalta 18, Gilardi 6, Sacchetti 10, Brunamonti 5, Polesello 8, Magnifico 11, Ritsi 2, Marzorati 10, Premier 6.
Yugoslavia - Holland 105-76 (59-41)

YUGOSLAVIA: D. Petrović 42 (4), Divac 6, Petranović 6, Mutapčić 7 (1), A. Petrović 13 (3), Radović 1, Vranković 2, Arapović 4, Radovanović 12, Čutura 8, Cvjetičanin 4.

HOLLAND: Schilp 11 (1), Bottse 15 (1), Esveldt 4, Smits 18, Ebeltjes 2, Emanoyels 6 (2), de Waard, van Dinten 8, Egkmont, Heijdeman 8, Griekspoor 4.
3rd Day:

Greece - Holland 104-88

GREECE: Galis 46 (1), Giannakis 10 (1), Kambouris 4, Melissinos, Stavropoulos 8, F. Christodoulou 10, Andritsos, Filippou 11, Romanidis 2, Pedoulakis 3 (1), Karatzas 8, Dimakopoulos 2.

HOLLAND: Smits 20, Bottse 11, Schilp 17 (1), Ebeltjes 4, Esveldt, Heijdeman 9, van Dinten 19, de Waard, Broukman 6.
Yugoslavia - Italy 92-80

YUGOSLAVIA: D. Petrović 26 (3), A. Petrović 16 (3), Divac 7, Čutura 17, Petranović 4, Radović 5, Vranković, Radovanović 14, Arapović 3.

ITALY: Magnifico 9, Polesello, Gilardi 2, Brunamonti 9, Villalta 11, Binelli 8, Riva 14 (2), Sacchetti 5, Caste 2, Marzorati 3, Ritsi, Premier 10 (2).

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