Turkey69-78

22-15, 18-23, 17-20, 12-20

Yugoslavia

 

Date: 09.09.2001, 21:15hVenue:   Istanbul (TUR) Spectators: 12000
Referees:  Eduardo Sancha (ESP), Carl Jungebrand (FIBA)
TEAM LEADERS
Turkey Yugoslavia
Ibrahim Kutluay (16)PtsVlado Scepanovic (19)
Hüseyin Besok (9)RebDejan Bodiroga (7), Dejan Tomasevic (7)
Hidayet Türkoglu (3)ASDejan Tomasevic (3)
Hüseyin Besok (2), Hidayet Türkoglu (2)STDejan Tomasevic (2)
Mirsad Türkcan (1), Mehmet Okur (1)BS

GAME REPORT

09.09.2001
Yugoslavia European Champion 2001 !

In the final of EuroBasket 2001, Turkey was the side who started the game well. The Hidayet Turkoglu-Predrag Stojakovic match-up (two teammates from the NBA) proved to benefit no side as both players struggled from the field in the first quarter. 3:27 to go in the quarter, Turkey had a 7-0 run thanks to Besok and Kutluay who had scored the team's first 16 points. Ibrahim Kutluay scored 13 in the quarter. When Turkey took their time-out 01:36, Yugoslavia could make only 1 field goal in their last 7 possessions. Coach Pesic substituted Obradovic for Jaric which suited Yugoslavia in the sense that Obradovic, a real point guard, organized the offense. The quarter ended with a 22-15 Turkey lead.

08:38 remaining in the half, Coach Pesic made another change, this time substituting Stojakovic for Drobnjak. Playing with 4 backcourt players gave them versatility. They especially took full advantage of the Bodiroga-Turkcan match-up. The Yugoslav team got their first lead at 04:54: 30-31. Being on a 12-4 run, Yugoslavia hit field goals in 6 possessions. The substitute Harun Erdenay kept Turkey ahead at the end of the first half with 9 points: 40-38. The thing that concerned Turkey's coaching staff was foul trouble as Huseyin Besok, leading all players with 7 rebounds, was on the bench with 3 fouls.

Besok remained on the bench as Coach Ors selected Asim Pars to start the second half. Zone defense from both teams, the offenses failed to hit outside shots for the first 6 minutes in which Turkey managed to score only 7 points. A 7-0 run by Yugoslavia ending at 00:55 with two jumpers from the right corner, they took the lead which was cut down to a single point by Mehmet Okur, who was playing with a severe injury: 57-58.

Yugoslavia started the last quarter brilliantly, finding a field goal 5 of their first 6 attempts, getting a 10-point lead: 59-69. Scepanovic scored 7 points in that series. Aydin Ors used his last ammunition by playing Besok and Turkoglu, both with 4 fouls, 04:23 to go in the match. However, the breaking point of the match was when Stojakovic made a one-handed jumper in the lane after Yugoslavia collected 3 offensive rebounds in the same possession. Yugoslavia handed the ball to Bodiroga from then on, and he took good care of it. Playing the last minutes as an experienced team should, Yugoslavia won the trophy without losing a single game in the tournament: 69-78. Scepanovic scored a game-high 19 points. Bodiroga and Stojakovic contributed with 18 and 15 respectively. Kutluay scored all 13 of his team-high 16 points in the first half. No players reached double figures in rebounding which Besok leading the way with 9.

Top performers

Turkey Yugoslavia

Hüseyin Besok

 

Dejan Bodiroga

10Pts18
9Reb7
1AS0
2ST0
0BS0

Accumulated statistics

Turkey Yugoslavia
24/57FG M/A30/63
19/38 (50.0%) FG2P M/A26/42 (61.9%)
5/19 (26.3%) FG3P M/A4/21 (19.0%)
16/18 (88.9%) FT M/A14/23 (60.9%)
33 (9-24) Reb (O-D) 32 (11-21)
11AS10
11TO6
5ST6
2BS0
24PF19
69Pts78
TURKEY
NameMinFG2P FG3P FGFTRebASTOSTBSPFPts
M/A%M/A%M/A%M/A%ODTot
4Tunçeri, K. 170/00.00/00.00/00.00/00.0000110030
5Türkoglu, H. 363/1127.33/933.30/20.07/887.50553420513
6Türkcan, M. 344/850.04/757.10/10.00/00.0268120138
7Ene, O. DNP
8Pars, A. 120/20.00/20.00/00.03/475.0213000023
9Erdenay, H. 255/862.54/666.71/250.02/2100.00222100013
10Kutluay, I. 326/1540.02/450.04/1136.40/00.00112110416
11Peker, K. DNP
12Besok, H. 214/666.74/666.70/00.02/2100.02791120410
13Okur, M. 122/540.02/450.00/10.02/2100.0224000116
14Yildirim, H. 110/20.00/00.00/20.00/00.0101110020
15Onan, Ö. DNP
TEAM/COACH00000
TOTAL24/ 5742.119/ 3850.05/ 1926.316/1888.9924331111522469
YUGOSLAVIA
NameMinFG2P FG3P FGFTRebASTOSTBSPFPts
M/A%M/A%M/A%M/A%ODTot
4Bodiroga, D. 296/1250.05/1050.01/250.05/5100.04370200318
5Petrovic, V. DNP
6Obradovic, S. 211/520.01/250.00/30.01/250.0112101013
7Rakocevic, I. DNP
8Stojakovic, P. 296/1442.95/771.41/714.32/450.02352010215
9Scepanovic, V. 218/1080.07/887.51/250.02/450.00001100419
10Jaric, M. 190/20.00/10.00/10.00/00.0033110010
11Drobnjak, P. 250/50.00/20.00/30.00/00.0066201020
12Tarlac, D. 91/250.01/250.00/00.00/00.0011000012
13Milojevic, D. DNP
14Tomasevic, D. 313/560.03/560.00/00.04/757.13473220310
15Gurovic, M. 165/862.54/580.01/333.30/10.01010010211
TEAM/COACH00000
TOTAL30/ 6347.626/ 4261.94/ 2119.014/2360.9112132106601978
Legend
MinMinutes playedTotTotal reboundsBSBlocked shots
M/AMade/AttemptsASAssistsPtsPoints
%Shooting percentagePFPersonal fouls*Starters
OOffensive reboundsTOTurnoversDNPDid Not Play
DDefensive reboundsSTStealsFGField Goals
+/-Team's net points while on courtCCommitted foulsDDrawn fouls

TOP PERFORMERS

Turkey Yugoslavia

Hüseyin Besok

 

Dejan Bodiroga

10Pts18
9Reb7
1AS0
2ST0
0BS0
21Min29

TEAM STATS

Turkey Yugoslavia
24/57FG M/A30/63
19/38 (50.0%) FG2P M/A26/42 (61.9%)
5/19 (26.3%) FG3P M/A4/21 (19.0%)
16/18 (88.9%) FT M/A14/23 (60.9%)
33 (9-24) Reb (O-D) 32 (11-21)
11AS10
11TO6
5ST6
2BS0
24PF19
69Pts78