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Before The Jump Shot - The 1951 European Championship
As a former President of the Danish Basketball Federation, Peter Melbye has a wealth of experience in European basketball. In many ways, he is a pioneer of the game in Europe, or if not a pioneer, one of the links to those who spread basketball from the USA to over the Atlantic and beyond.

SCOREBOARD

Preliminary Round

 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Soviet Union44/0312/1178
2. Turkey43/1227/1547
3. Finland42/2175/1806
4. Austria41/3112/2005
5. Denmark40/494/2694
Denmark   Soviet Union
13109
6-45   7-64  
Finland   Denmark
4419
21-7   23-12  
Turkey   Denmark
8336
41-18   42-18  
Denmark   Austria
2633
10-18   16-15  

Qualification Game

Denmark   Luxembourg
4645
28-26   18-19  

Classification Round I

 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Finland33/0201/1196
2. Netherlands32/1162/1115
3. Denmark31/299/1584
4. Scotland30/3101/1753
Denmark   Netherlands
1755
6-28   11-27  
Denmark   Finland
3562
15-33   20-29  
Denmark   Scotland
4741
28-18   19-23  

Classification Round II

Denmark   Portugal
4639
24-18   22-21  
Denmark   Switzerland
2254
11-24   11-30  

Team

Denmark
Denmark

ROSTER

NoNamePos. Height
 Erik Carlsen   
 3Knud Lundberg   
 4Knud Norskov   
 5Erik Korsbjerg   
 6Erik Wilbek   
 7Peter Tantholdt   
 8Belger Can   
 9Bent Sondergaard   
10Erik Melbye   
11Sven Thomsen   
12John Christensen   
13Ove Nielsen   
14Kai Sogaard   
16Niels Mygind   
 Average   

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