World Champion Final 1990: No one can stop powerful Yugoslavia

por Roberto Anidos publicado en 1990 Decade 90 Soviet Union World Champion Yugoslavia

In the summer of 1990, the World Cup was held in Argentina, where Yugoslavia won the Gold medal by defeating the Soviet Union by a clear 92-75 in the final. At that time the Yugoslavs were by far the best team in the world

In the semifinals the Yugoslavs beat the United States 99-91, and the Soviet Union overcame Puerto Rico 98-82. In the fight for Bronzes the metal went to the United States after defeating Puerto Rico by a tight 107-105.

Yugoslavia 92
·Petrovic – 20p, 4a.
·Perasovic – 0p, 1r.
·Paspalj – 16p, 5r.
·Kukoc – 14p, 7a.
·Divac – 6p, 8r.
Zdovc – 13p, 2a.
Obradovic – 5p, 1a.
Cutura – 7p, 2r.
Savic – 11p, 4r.
Curcic – 0p, 3r.
Komacek – 0p, 2br.
Jovanovic – 0p.

Union Sovietica 75
·Vetra – 9p, 3a.
·Bazarevich – 7p, 2a.
·Volkov – 15p, 8r.
·Tikhonenko – 11p, 6r.
·Belostenny – 7p, 8r.
Sokk – 3p, 2a.
Bereznov – 7p, 3r.
Sukharev – 2p, 3r.
Meleshcenko – 11p, 5r.
Lopatov – 3p, 4r.
Korolev – 0p.
Pinchuk – 0p.