EuroBasket Final 1999: Italy beats a happy Spain for its silver

por Roberto Anidos publicado en 1999 Decade 90 EuroBasket Italy Spain

In the summer of 1999, the EuroBasket was held in Paris, where in the grand final, the Italian trade beat a Spain that was not yet believed to be in a final after so many years of ostracism. 64-56, Italy Gold and Spain Silver. A silver that began the golden age of Spanish basketball

Italy eliminated Yugoslavia 71-62 in the semi-finals. In the other semi-final, Spain, who had previously eliminated Lithuania surprisingly in the quarterfinals, beat France 70-63. In the fight for bronze, Yugoslavia defeated France 74-62.

Italy 64
*Meneghin – 2p, 1a.
*Myers – 18p, 1a.
*De Pol – 7p, 2r.
*Fucka – 10p, 10r.
*Chiacig – 9p, 2r.
Basile – 2p, 2a.
Abbio – 10p, 3r.
Galanda – 4p, 1r.
Marconato – 2p, 2r.

Spain 56
*Rodriguez – 0p.
*Herreros – 10p, 3a.
*Jimenez – 3p, 2r.
*A.Reyes – 7p, 9r.
*De Miguel – 1p, 2r.
Corrales – 15p, 6a.
Esteller – 5p, 2r.
De la Fuente – 4p, 2r.
Romero – 4p, 1br.
Dueñas – 7p, 11r.
A.Angulo – 0p, 1br.