EuroBasket Final 1989: Yugoslavia wins Gold without major problem

por Roberto Anidos publicado en 1989 Decade 80 EuroBasket Greece Yugoslavia

In the summer of 1989 the EuroBasket was held in Zagreb; where as could not be otherwise Yugoslavia playing home demonstrated its superiority. With extra motivation, coupled with a powerful team, Yugoslavia won with authority the European Gold, comfortably defeating Greece in the final by 98-7

In the semi-finals Yugoslavia also had no problem beating Italy, 97-80. In the other qualifying round, Greece overcame the Soviet Union by 81-80. Some Soviets who had no problem to win the Bronze by defeating Italy by a clear 104-76.

Yugoslavia 98
·Zdovc – 6p, 2a.
·Petrovic – 28p, 3br.
·Paspalj – 8p, 3r.
·Radja – 25p, 9r.
·Divac – 16p, 8r.
Radulovic – 2p, 1r.
Cutura – 0p, 2r.
Kukoc – 6p, 3br.
Radovic – 0p.
Vrankovic – 1p, 4r.
Danilovic – 4p, 2br.
Primorac – 2p.

Greece 77
·Giannakis – 4p, 4a.
·Gallis – 30p, 2r.
·Christodoulou – 11p, 3r.
·Stergakos – 10p, 5r.
·Fassoulas – 22p, 12r.
Patavoukas – 0p, 1a.
Kambouris – 0p.
Angelidis – 0p, 1r.
Filippou – 0p, 2r.
Andritsos – 0p.
Papadopoulos – 0p, 2r.