EuroBasket 1999

The European Basketball Championships 1999, Men, officially Euro Basket 1999 took place from June 21 to July 3, 1999 in France. There were 31 European Championships. Italy won gold in front of silver medalist Spain. Yugoslavia ( and Serbia and Montenegro) won bronze.

The European Basketball Championship is a biennial basketball competition between European powers teams, which is organized by the Munich-based FIBA Europe, the European Basketball Federation.

  • 3.1 Group E - Pau
  • 3.2 Group F - Le Mans
  • 4.1 mode
  • 4.2 tournament tree 4.2.1 Places 5-8
  • 7.1 Overall
  • 7.2 Most points
  • 7.3 Most points per game
  • 7.4 Most rebounds per game
  • 7.5 Most assists per game


The preliminary matches were held in Toulouse, Clermont- Ferrand, Antibes and Dijon. The matches of the second round were played in Pau and Le Mans. The games from the quarter finals were contested in the Palais Omnisports de Paris -Bercy in Paris.

Preliminary round

In the preliminary round of four teams playing in four groups against each other. The winner of the match was awarded two points, the loser one point. Stand a game at the end of regulation time draw, so there was extension.

The draw gave the following groups:

  • France France
  • Israel Israel
  • Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro
  • Macedonia Macedonia
  • Russia Russia
  • Slovenia Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Hungary Hungary
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Italy Italy
  • Croatia Croatia
  • Turkey Turkey
  • Germany Germany
  • Greece Greece
  • Lithuania 1989 Lithuania
  • Czech Republic Czech Republic

Group A - Toulouse

Group B - Clermont- Ferrand

Group C - Antibes

Group D - Dijon

Second round

After the preliminary competition, the first three teams qualified in each group for the second round. The first three teams in each of the groups A and B formed the group E, C and D were the skilled workers of the groups, the new group F. Each team met once against each of the three new members of the group. The points from the first round were continued.

The groups looked so like this:

  • France France
  • Israel Israel
  • Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro
  • Russia Russia
  • Slovenia Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Germany Germany
  • Italy Italy
  • Croatia Croatia
  • Lithuania 1989 Lithuania
  • Czech Republic Czech Republic
  • Turkey Turkey

Group E - Pau

Group F - Le Mans

Final rounds


After the second round to the first four teams qualified in each of the two groups E and F for the final round. It was played in the quarter final cross against an opponent from the other group. Subsequently, both the winners of the quarter finals met in the semifinals each other, and the losers in the "small semi-finals ." The winners of the semi-finals to the finals, the loser in the match for 3rd place, the winner of the " small semi-finals " played for 5th place, the losers to 7th place

Tournament tree

All times are Central European Summer Time (CEST )

Places 5-8


Small semi-finals


Game for 7th place

Match for 5th place

3rd Place Match


End figures


  • Top Scorer: Alberto Herreros (Spain, 19.2 points)
  • Top rebounder: Arvydas Sabonis (Lithuania, 8.5 rebounds )
  • Top Passer: Toni Kukoč (Croatia, 6.3 assists)
  • Ins All- Tournament team were chosen Rigaudeau Antoine from France, Spaniard Alberto Herreros, Lithuanians Arvydas Sabonis and Arturas Karnišovas and Toni Kukoč from Croatia.



  • 54 Games
  • 7,623 points
  • 3,031 rebounds ( 877 of them offensively and defensively 2154 )
  • 1,623 assists
  • 2,305 Fouls
  • 1,281 turnovers
  • 683 steals

Most points

Most points per game

Most rebounds per game

Most assists per game

The German team

The German team consisted of Stephen Arigbabu, Vladimir Bogojević, Patrick Femerling, Jörg Lütcke, Tim Nees, Dirk Nowitzki, Kai Nuremberg, Ademola Okulaja, Henrik Rödl, Gerrit Terdenge, Drazan Tomic, Denis usurers (Coach Henrik Dettmann )