EuroBasket 2001

The European Basketball Championships 2001, Men, officially Euro Basket 2001 was held from 31 August to 9 September 2001 in Turkey. It was the 32nd European Championships.

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.

  • 2.1 Group A - Ankara
  • 2.2 Group B - Ankara
  • 2.3 Group C - Antalya
  • 2.4 Group D - Antalya
  • 3.1 mode
  • 3.2 Elimination Round
  • 3.3 tournament tree 3.3.1 Places 5-8
  • 6.1 Overall
  • 6.2 Most points
  • 6.3 Most points per game
  • 6.4 Most rebounds per game
  • 6.5 Most assists per game



In Ankara ASCI sports hall the preliminaries of the groups A and B were held. The stadium can accommodate 8,000 spectators.


In Antalya Expo Center, the preliminary matches of the groups C and D were discharged.


Situated in Istanbul's Abdi İpekçi Arena games were contested from the quarter- finals. The then largest Turkish stadium has a capacity of 11,500 seats.

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
  • Lithuania 1989 Lithuania
  • Ukraine Ukraine
  • Latvia Latvia
  • Slovenia Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Turkey Turkey
  • Germany Germany
  • Estonia Estonia
  • Serbia and Montenegro Yugoslavia
  • Croatia Croatia
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Greece Greece
  • Italy Italy
  • Russia Russia

Group A - Ankara

Group B - Ankara

Group C - Antalya

Group D - Antalya

Final rounds


After the preliminary round, the first team in each group directly qualifying for the quarter-finals. The runner-up of each group had to play for a place in the quarter-finals with a third-placed another 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

Elimination Round

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


To the best players of the tournament ( MVP ) of the Serbian Predrag Stojaković was chosen. In a total of six games Stojaković scored an average of 23 points, 3.5 rebounds, 1 assist and 0 blocks per game. He had a hit rate of 60.5 % (49 of 81 ) from the field and 78.6 % (22 of 28) from the free throw line.

Ins All- Tournament team in addition Stojaković His teammate Dejan Bodiroga, the Turk Ibrahim Kutluay, Germany's Dirk Nowitzki and Pau Gasol of Spain were elected.



  • 40 Games
  • 6,344 points

Most points

Most points per game

Most rebounds per game

Most assists per game

The German team

The German team consisted of Stephen Arigbabu, Shawn Bradley, Mithat Demirel Patrick Femerling, Robert Garrett, Nino Garris, Dirk Nowitzki, Ademola Okulaja, Stipo Papic, Marko Pesic, Drazan Tomic Marvin Willoughby, (Coach Henrik Dettmann )

Pictures of EuroBasket 2001