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The 1993 FIBA European Championship, commonly called FIBA EuroBasket 1993, was the 28th FIBA EuroBasket regional basketball championship, held by FIBA Europe. It was held in Germany between 22 June and 4 July 1993. Sixteen national teams entered the event under the auspices of FIBA Europe, the sport's regional governing body. The cities of Berlin, Karlsruhe and Munich hosted the tournament. Hosts Germany won their first FIBA European title by defeating Russia with a 71–70 score in the final. Germany's Chris Welp was voted the tournament's MVP. This edition of the FIBA EuroBasket tournament also served as qualification for the 1994 FIBA World Championship, giving a berth to the top five teams in the final standings.

FIBA EuroBasket 1993
28th FIBA European Basketball Championship
Tournament details
Host nation Germany
Dates 22 June – 4 July
Teams 16 (from 49 federations)
Venues (in 3 host cities)
Champions  Germany (1st title)
MVP Germany Chris Welp
Tournament leaders
Players Teams
Points Bosnia and Herzegovina Sabahudin Bilalović (24.6)  Croatia (96.0)
Official website
EuroBasket 1993 (archive)
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Contents

VenuesEdit

Location Picture City Arena Capacity Status Round
  Berlin Deutschlandhalle 8,500 Opened in 1935 Groups B, D and F
  Karlsruhe Europahalle 5,000 Opened in 1983 Groups A, C and E
  München Olympiahalle 10,800 Opened in 1972 Knockout and qualification rounds

FormatEdit

  • The teams were split in four groups of four teams each. The top three teams from each group advance to the second round.
  • The 12 teams that qualify to the second round are divided in two groups of six teams each, with one group containing the best three teams from groups A and B, while the other containing the three best teams from groups C and D. Results from the previous round are carried over, but only those against teams that qualified to the second round.
  • The four best teams in the second round advance to the knockout quarterfinals. The winners in the semifinals compete for the European Championship, while the losers from the semifinals play a consolation game for the third place.
  • The losers in the quarterfinals compete in another bracket to define 5th through 8th place in the final standings.

SquadsEdit

Preliminary roundEdit

Qualified for the second round

Group AEdit

Times given below are in Central European Summer Time (UTC+2).
Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  Spain 3 3 0 254 213 +41 6
  Russia 3 1 2 266 263 +3 4
  Bosnia and Herzegovina 3 1 2 255 264 −9 4
  Sweden 3 1 2 218 253 −35 4
22 June
14:00
  Russia 99–77   Bosnia and Herzegovina
Scoring by half: 49–27, 50–50
Pts: Bazarevich 17 Pts: Primorac 24
Europahalle, Karlsruhe
Attendance: 2,000
Referees: Anguel Ivanov (BUL), Armand de Keyser (BEL)
22 June
16:00
  Spain 72–49   Sweden
Scoring by half: 36–25, 36–24
Pts: Villacampa 17 Pts: Sahlström 20
Europahalle, Karlsruhe
Attendance: 2,000
Referees: Iztok Rems (SLO), Peter George (GER)
23 June
14:00
  Sweden 100–92 (OT)   Russia
Scoring by half: 51–43, 32–40 Overtime: 17–9
Pts: Gehrke 24 Pts: Sucharev 19
Europahalle, Karlsruhe
Attendance: 2,000
Referees: Danko Radic (CRO), Fatih Dalay (TUR)
23 June
16:00
  Spain 96–89   Bosnia and Herzegovina
Scoring by half: 46–41, 50–48
Pts: Villacampa 28 Pts: Avdić, Bilalović, Primorac 20
Europahalle, Karlsruhe
Attendance: 2,000
Referees: Wieslaw Zych (POL), Pascal Dorizon (FRA)
24 June
14:00
  Bosnia and Herzegovina 89–69   Sweden
Scoring by half: 45–36, 44–33
Pts: Primorac 27 Pts: Sahlström 28
Europahalle, Karlsruhe
Attendance: 2,500
Referees: Anguel Ivanov (BUL), Atso Matsalu (EST)
24 June
16:00
  Spain 86–75   Russia
Scoring by half: 38–38, 48–37
Pts: Martín Espina, Villacampa 21 Pts: Babkov 24
Europahalle, Karlsruhe
Attendance: 2,000
Referees: Iztok Rems (SLO), Pascal Dorizon (FRA)

Group BEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  Croatia 3 3 0 317 241 +76 6
  France 3 2 1 255 229 +26 5
  Turkey 3 1 2 196 252 −56 4
  Bulgaria 3 0 3 227 273 −46 3
22 June
13:30
  Bulgaria 83–104   Croatia
Scoring by half: 39–50, 44–54
Pts: Mladenov 30 Pts: Perasović 23
Deutschlandhalle, Berlin
Referees: Mariss Bernats (LAT), Miguel Betancor (ESP)
22 June
15:30
  France 69–55   Turkey
Scoring by half: 34–24, 35–31
Pts: Allinéi 12 Pts: Büyükaycan 19
Deutschlandhalle, Berlin
Attendance: 1,300
Referees: Roger Ekström (SWE), Reuven Virovnik (ISR)
23 June
13:30
  France 95–100 (OT)   Croatia
Scoring by half: 42–41, 43–44 Overtime: 10–15
Pts: Ostrowski 19 Pts: Cvjetićanin 26
Deutschlandhalle, Berlin
Attendance: 1,500
Referees: Mariss Bernats (LAT), Nikolaos Pitsilkas (GRE)
23 June
15:30
  Turkey 78–70   Bulgaria
Scoring by half: 29–35, 49–35
Pts: Erdenay 19 Pts: Mladenov 16
Deutschlandhalle, Berlin
Attendance: 2,000
Referees: Michail Grigoriev (RUS), Paolo Zanon (ITA)
24 June
13:30
  France 91–74   Bulgaria
Scoring by half: 42–28, 49–46
Pts: Adams 21 Pts: Mladenov 18
Deutschlandhalle, Berlin
Referees: Tihomir Bubalo (SRB), Goran Radonjic (FRA)
24 June
15:30
  Croatia 113–63   Turkey
Scoring by half: 56–26, 57–37
Pts: Rađa, Gregov 21 Pts: Saybir 19
Deutschlandhalle, Berlin
Attendance: 1,500
Referees: Roger Ekström (SWE), Michail Grigoriev (RUS)

Group CEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  Greece 3 2 1 243 214 +29 5
  Latvia 3 2 1 243 244 −1 5
  Italy 3 1 2 244 251 −7 4
  Israel 3 1 2 243 267 −24 4
22 June
15:00
  Greece 81–62   Latvia
Scoring by half: 45–40, 36–22
Pts: Christodoulou, Giannakis 17 Pts: Muižnieks 21
Europahalle, Karlsruhe
Attendance: 1,500
Referees: Pascal Dorizon (FRA), Danko Radic (CRO)
22 June
21:00
  Italy 92–83   Israel
Scoring by half: 40–23, 52–60
Pts: Rusconi 22 Pts: Jamchi 19
Europahalle, Karlsruhe
Referees: Wieslaw Zych (POL), Carl Jungenbrand (FIN)
23 June
19:00
  Israel 79–74   Greece
Scoring by half: 40–41, 39–33
Pts: Gordon 35 Pts: Giannakis 32
Europahalle, Karlsruhe
Attendance: 2,500
Referees: Iztok Rems (SLO), Peter George (GER)
23 June
21:00
  Italy 79–80   Latvia
Scoring by half: 47–38, 32–42
Pts: Rusconi 18 Pts: Muižnieks 22
Europahalle, Karlsruhe
Referees: Anguel Ivanov (BUL), Armand de Keyser (BEL)
24 June
19:00
  Latvia 101–84   Israel
Scoring by half: 50–35, 51–49
Pts: Jaunzems 21 Pts: Henefeld 16
Europahalle, Karlsruhe
Attendance: 3,500
Referees: Peter George (GER), Carl Jungenbrand (FIN)
24 June
21:00
  Italy 73–88   Greece
Scoring by half: 33–35, 40–53
Pts: Rusconi 17 Pts: Giannakis 27
Europahalle, Karlsruhe
Attendance: 4,500
Referees: Wieslaw Zych (POL), Danko Radic (CRO)

Group DEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  Estonia 3 2 1 255 261 −6 5
  Germany 3 2 1 275 234 +41 5
  Belgium 3 1 2 224 233 −9 4
  Slovenia 3 1 2 198 224 −26 4
22 June
19:00
  Germany 103–113   Estonia
Scoring by half: 44–49, 59–64
Pts: Welp 23 Pts: Kuusmaa 30
Deutschlandhalle, Berlin
Attendance: 3,800
Referees: Goran Radonjic (FRA), Paolo Zanon (ITA)
22 June
21:00
  Slovenia 61–82   Belgium
Scoring by half: 31–35, 30–47
Pts: Alibegović 22 Pts: Bayer 25
Deutschlandhalle, Berlin
Attendance: 2,000
Referees: Michail Grigoriev (RUS), Nikolaos Pitsilkas (GRE)
23 June
19:00
  Belgium 64–93   Germany
Scoring by half: 35–56, 29–37
Pts: Struelens 15 Pts: Harnisch 18
Deutschlandhalle, Berlin
Attendance: 3,100
Referees: Tihomir Bubalo (SRB), Reuven Virovnik (ISR)
23 June
21:00
  Slovenia 80–63   Estonia
Scoring by half: 37–28, 43–35
Pts: Alibegović 16 Pts: Pehka 18
Deutschlandhalle, Berlin
Attendance: 2,000
Referees: Miguel Betancor (ESP), Roger Ekström (SWE)
24 June
19:00
  Slovenia 57–79   Germany
Scoring by half: 32–31, 25–48
Pts: Kotnik 21 Pts: Harnisch, Jackel 19
Deutschlandhalle, Berlin
Attendance: 5,000
Referees: Miguel Betancor (ESP), Reuven Virovnik (ISR)
24 June
21:00
  Estonia 79–78   Belgium
Scoring by half: 36–36, 43–42
Pts: Kuusmaa 22 Pts: Bayer 24
Deutschlandhalle, Berlin
Attendance: 3,000
Referees: Nikolaos Pitsilkas (GRE), Paolo Zanon (ITA)

Second roundEdit

Advanced to the quarterfinals

Group EEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  Spain 5 4 1 430 387 +43 9
  Russia 5 4 1 444 371 +73 9
  Greece 5 4 1 414 378 +36 9
  Bosnia and Herzegovina 5 1 4 424 468 −44 6
  Italy 5 1 4 355 413 −58 6
  Latvia 5 1 4 398 448 −50 6
26 June
16:00
  Italy 60–78   Spain
Scoring by half: 37–40, 23–38
Pts: Myers 16 Pts: Martín Espina 18
Europahalle, Karlsruhe
Attendance: 1,000
Referees: Danko Radic (CRO), Carl Jungebrand (FIN)
26 June
19:00
  Latvia 72–91   Russia
Scoring by half: 40–47, 32–44
Pts: Muižnieks 23 Pts: Fetisov 21
Europahalle, Karlsruhe
Attendance: 2,500
Referees: Wieslaw Zych (POL), Pascal Dorizon (FRA)
26 June
21:00
  Greece 102–84   Bosnia and Herzegovina
Scoring by half: 56–49, 46–35
Pts: Galakteros 33 Pts: Primorac 28
Europahalle, Karlsruhe
Attendance: 5,000
Referees: Anguel Ivanov (BUL), Armand de Keyser (BEL)
27 June
16:00
  Spain 95–87   Latvia
Scoring by half: 46–45, 49–42
Pts: Martín Espina 21 Pts: Muižnieks 34
Europahalle, Karlsruhe
Attendance: 1,000
Referees: Wieslaw Zych (POL), Atso Matsalu (EST)
27 June
19:00
  Bosnia and Herzegovina 72–74   Italy
Scoring by half: 38–36, 34–38
Pts: Bilalović 22 Pts: Gentile 17
Europahalle, Karlsruhe
Attendance: 4,000
Referees: Carl Jungebrand (FIN), Pascal Dorizon (FRA)
27 June
21:00
  Greece 67–84   Russia
Scoring by half: 38–42, 29–42
Pts: Galakteros 17 Pts: Bazarevich 36
Europahalle, Karlsruhe
Attendance: 5,000
Referees: Danko Radic (CRO), Peter George (GER)
28 June
16:00
  Latvia 97–102   Bosnia and Herzegovina
Scoring by half: 48–47, 49–55
Pts: Muižnieks 29 Pts: Bilalović 36
Europahalle, Karlsruhe
Attendance: 1,000
Referees: Peter George (GER), Armand de Keyser (BEL)
28 June
19:00
  Russia 95–69   Italy
Scoring by half: 44–48, 51–21
Pts: Bazarevich 24 Pts: Pittis 20
Europahalle, Karlsruhe
Attendance: 2,900
Referees: Wieslaw Zych (POL), Danko Radic (CRO)
28 June
21:00
  Spain 75–76   Greece
Scoring by half: 37–36, 38–40
Pts: Villacampa 31 Pts: Giannakis 22
Europahalle, Karlsruhe
Attendance: 5,000
Referees: Anguel Ivanov (BUL), Carl Jungebrand (FIN)

Group FEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  Croatia 5 5 0 487 375 +112 10
  France 5 4 1 384 337 +47 9
  Estonia 5 3 2 410 426 −16 8
  Germany 5 2 3 392 375 +17 7
  Turkey 5 1 4 325 395 −70 6
  Belgium 5 0 5 340 430 −90 5
26 June
15:00
  France 64–56   Germany
Scoring by half: 35–30, 29–26
Pts: Bilba 13 Pts: Gnad 16
Deutschlandhalle, Berlin
Attendance: 5,000
Referees: Tihomir Bubalo (SRB), Paolo Zanon (ITA)
26 June
17:00
  Estonia 77–74   Turkey
Scoring by half: 42–39, 35–35
Pts: Babenko 22 Pts: Topsakal 26
Deutschlandhalle, Berlin
Attendance: 3,500
Referees: Miguel Betancor (ESP), Reuven Virovnik (ISR)
26 June
19:00
  Croatia 106–74   Belgium
Scoring by half: 54–34, 52–40
Pts: Rađa 27 Pts: Samaey 14
Deutschlandhalle, Berlin
Attendance: 3,000
Referees: Michail Grigoriev (RUS), Nikolaos Pitsilkas (GRE)
27 June
15:00
  Estonia 62–73   France
Scoring by half: 23–44, 39–29
Pts: Noormets 15 Pts: Gadou, Ostrowski 12
Deutschlandhalle, Berlin
Attendance: 3,000
Referees: Goran Radonjic (FRA), Reuven Virovnik (ISR)
27 June
17:00
  Croatia 70–63   Germany
Scoring by half: 38–31, 32–32
Pts: Rađa 22 Pts: Koch 16
Deutschlandhalle, Berlin
Attendance: 5,000
Referees: Miguel Betancor (ESP), Nikolaos Pitsilkas (GRE)
27 June
19:00
  Turkey 69–59   Belgium
Scoring by half: 32–36, 37–23
Pts: Ene 18 Pts: Bayer 14
Deutschlandhalle, Berlin
Attendance: 3,500
Referees: Mariss Bernats (LAT), Paolo Zanon (ITA)
28 June
15:00
  Croatia 98–80   Estonia
Scoring by half: 49–41, 49–39
Pts: Perasović 25 Pts: Kullamäe 20
Deutschlandhalle, Berlin
Referees: Miguel Betancor (ESP), Paolo Zanon (ITA)
28 June
17:00
  France 83–65   Belgium
Scoring by half: 45–37, 38–28
Pts: Rigaudeau 20 Pts: Struelens 19
Deutschlandhalle, Berlin
Attendance: 1,000
Referees: Tihomir Bubalo (SRB), Michail Grigoriev (RUS)
28 June
19:00
  Germany 77–64   Turkey
Scoring by half: 38–39, 39–25
Pts: Harnisch 16 Pts: Aydın 19
Deutschlandhalle, Berlin
Attendance: 4,200
Referees: Reuven Virovnik (ISR), Mariss Bernats (LAT)

Knockout stageEdit

Championship bracketEdit

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
1 July – 19:00        
   Spain  77
2 July – 21:00
   Germany  79  
   Germany  76
1 July – 15:30
     Greece  73  
   France  59
4 July – 21:00
   Greece  61  
   Germany  71
1 July – 17:30
     Russia  70
   Russia  82
2 July – 19:00
   Estonia  61  
   Russia  84 Third place
1 July – 21:00
     Croatia  76  
   Croatia  98    Greece  59
   Bosnia and Herzegovina  78      Croatia  99
3 July – 21:00

QuarterfinalsEdit

1 July
15:30
  France 59–61   Greece
Scoring by half: 39–33, 20–28
Pts: Ostrowski 17 Pts: Christodoulou 18
Olympiahalle, Munich
Attendance: 3,500
Referees: Wieslaw Zych (POL), Carl Jungebrand (FIN)
1 July
17:30
  Russia 82–61   Estonia
Scoring by half: 40–31, 42–30
Pts: Fetisov, Sucharev 18 Pts: Babenko 19
Olympiahalle, Munich
Attendance: 3,500
Referees: Peter George (GER), Nikolaos Pitsilkas (GRE)
1 July
19:00
  Spain 77–79 (OT)   Germany
Scoring by half: 37–35, 35–37 Overtime: 5–7
Pts: Herreros 19 Pts: Welp 23
Olympiahalle, Munich
Attendance: 4,000
Referees: Danko Radic (CRO), Michail Grigoriev (RUS)
1 July
21:00
  Croatia 98–78   Bosnia and Herzegovina
Scoring by half: 51–41, 47–37
Pts: Rađa 28 Pts: Bilalović 24
Olympiahalle, Munich
Attendance: 3,400
Referees: Pascal Dorizon (FRA), Reuven Virovnik (ISR)

SemifinalsEdit

2 July
19:00
  Russia 84–76   Croatia
Scoring by half: 43–37, 41–39
Pts: Bazarevich 23 Pts: Cvjetićanin 15
Olympiahalle, Munich
Attendance: 6,500
Referees: Wieslaw Zych (POL), Pascal Dorizon (FRA)
2 July
21:00
  Greece 73–76   Germany
Scoring by half: 31–34, 42–42
Pts: Christodoulou 23 Pts: Welp 15
Olympiahalle, Munich
Attendance: 7,500
Referees: Reuven Virovnik (ISR), Miguel Betancor (ESP)

Third placeEdit

3 July
21:00
  Croatia 99–59   Greece
Scoring by half: 46–33, 53–26
Pts: Perasović 31 Pts: Giannakis 15
Olympiahalle, Munich
Referees: Carl Jungebrand (FIN), Michail Grigoriev (RUS)

FinalEdit

4 July
20:45
  Russia 70–71   Germany
Scoring by half: 35–38, 35–33
Pts: Babkov 22 Pts: Welp 18
Olympiahalle, Munich
Attendance: 10,850
Referees: Miguel Betancor (ESP), Nikolaos Pitsilkas (GRE)

5th to 8th placeEdit

Classification round Fifth place
2 July – 13:00
   Estonia  99  
   Bosnia and Herzegovina  91  
 
3 July – 19:00
       Estonia  80
     Spain  119
Seventh place
2 July – 15:30 4 July – 18:00
   France  83    Bosnia and Herzegovina  75
   Spain  95      France  83
2 July
13:00
  Estonia 99–91   Bosnia and Herzegovina
Scoring by half: 43–38, 56–53
Pts: Kuusmaa 40 Pts: Bilalović 29
Olympiahalle, Munich
Attendance: 1,500
Referees: Peter George (GER), Nikolaos Pitsilkas (GRE)
2 July
15:30
  France 83–95   Spain
Scoring by half: 40–45, 43–50
Pts: Adams 18 Pts: Martín Espina, Villacampa 24
Olympiahalle, Munich
Attendance: 2,000
Referees: Carl Jungebrand (FIN), Tihomir Bubalo (SRB)
3 July
19:00
  Estonia 80–119   Spain
Scoring by half: 33–60, 47–59
Pts: Babenko 25 Pts: San Epifanio, Villacampa 18
Olympiahalle, Munich
Attendance: 1,000
Referees: Danko Radic (CRO), Reuven Virovnik (ISR)
4 July
18:00
  Bosnia and Herzegovina 75–83   France
Scoring by half: 34–41, 41–42
Pts: Bilalović 24 Pts: Rigaudeau 23
Olympiahalle, Munich
Attendance: 2,000
Referees: Peter George (GER), Reuven Virovnik (ISR)

AwardsEdit

 1993 FIBA EuroBasket Champions 
 
Germany
1st title
1993 FIBA EuroBasket MVP: Chris Welp (  Germany)
All-Tournament Team[1]
  Sergei Bazarevich
  Jordi Villacampa
  Fanis Christodoulou
  Chris Welp (MVP)
  Dino Rađja

Final standingsEdit

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit