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The 1971 FIBA European Championship, commonly called FIBA EuroBasket 1971, was the seventeenth FIBA EuroBasket regional basketball championship, held by FIBA Europe.

EuroBasket 1971
EuroBasket 1971 logo.jpg
Tournament details
Host countryWest Germany
Dates10–19 September
Teams12
Venue(s)2 (in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Soviet Union (11th title)
Runners-up Yugoslavia
Third place Italy
Fourth place Poland
Tournament statistics
MVPSocialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Krešimir Ćosić
Top scorerPoland Edward Jurkiewicz
(22.6 points per game)
1969
1973

Contents

VenuesEdit

Essen Böblingen
Grugahalle
Capacity 10 000
Sporthalle
Capacity 8 000
   

First roundEdit

Group A – EssenEdit

  France   Spain 66–79
  Romania   Soviet Union 55–83
  Poland   West Germany 78–73
  Romania   France 65–64
  Spain   Poland 70–83
  Soviet Union   West Germany 91–54
  Poland   France 91–65
  Romania   West Germany 79–69
  Soviet Union   Spain 118–58
  Romania   Poland 74–80
  Soviet Union   France 75–63
  Spain   West Germany 73–69
  Soviet Union   Poland 94–73
  Romania   Spain 76–72
  France   West Germany 64–88
Pos. Team Matches Wins Loses Results Points Diff.
1.   Soviet Union 5 5 0 461:303 10 +158
2.   Poland 5 4 1 405:381 8 +24
3.   Romania 5 3 2 349:368 6 −19
4.   Spain 5 2 3 352:412 4 −60
5.   West Germany 5 1 4 353:385 2 −32
6.   France 5 0 5 322:398 0 −76

Group B – BöblingenEdit

  Israel   Italy 68–87
  Czechoslovakia   Turkey 88–69
  Yugoslavia   Bulgaria 70–69
  Turkey   Israel 97–88
  Czechoslovakia   Yugoslavia 66–81
  Italy   Bulgaria 78–69
  Turkey   Yugoslavia 63–86
  Israel   Bulgaria 75–98
  Italy   Czechoslovakia 74–60
  Bulgaria   Czechoslovakia 85–74
  Israel   Yugoslavia 92–118
  Turkey   Italy 53–67
  Israel   Czechoslovakia 85–113
  Bulgaria   Turkey 87–60
  Yugoslavia   Italy 79–68
Pos. Team Matches Wins Loses Results Points Diff.
1.   Yugoslavia 5 5 0 434:358 10 +76
2.   Italy 5 4 1 374:329 8 +45
3.   Bulgaria 5 3 2 408:357 6 +51
4.   Czechoslovakia 5 2 3 401:394 4 +7
5.   Turkey 5 1 4 342:416 2 −74
6.   Israel 5 0 5 408:513 0 −105

Knockout stageEdit

Places 9 – 12 in EssenEdit

Team 1 Team 2 Res.
  West Germany   Israel 99–76
  France   Turkey 82–60

Places 5 – 8 in EssenEdit

Team 1 Team 2 Res.
  Spain   Bulgaria 84–95
  Romania   Czechoslovakia 74–87

Places 1 – 4 in EssenEdit

Team 1 Team 2 Res.
  Poland   Yugoslavia 75–100
  Soviet Union   Italy 93–66

Finals – all games in EssenEdit

Placement Team 1 Team 2 Res.
11th place   Turkey   Israel 74–84
9th place   France   West Germany 70–76
7th place   Spain   Romania 86–71
5th place   Bulgaria   Czechoslovakia 76–99
3rd place   Italy   Poland 85–67
Final   Soviet Union   Yugoslavia 69–64


 1971 FIBA EuroBasket Champions 
 
Soviet Union
11th title

Final rankingsEdit

AwardsEdit

Team rostersEdit

ReferencesEdit