EtiquetaDecade 70

EuroBasket Final 1979: Israel incapable of disturbing the Soviet Union

The Eurobasket was held in Italy in 1979, with the Grand Final in Turin. After two phases, the medals were played between the Soviet Union and Israel for Gold, and Yugoslavia and Czechoslovakia for Bronze. In the final we didn’t have much of a match (98-76), where Israel seemed to be aware of their inferiority against the Soviets and very happy for their silver, and without the possibility of being able to stop Belov, Tarakanov and Tkatchenko

EuroBasket Final 1977: Yugoslavia maintains its superiority over the Soviet Union

In 1977 the EuroBasket was held in Belgium, with the Grand Final in Liege. After the preliminary stages, medals were played between Yugoslavia and the Soviet Union for Gold, and Czechoslovakia and Italy for Bronze. In the final, the Balkans won (74-61) thanks to the offensive inspiration of Dalipagic (19 points) and Kicanovic (16 points)