NEWS

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. Italy43/1233/1327
2. France43/1232/1467
3. Netherlands43/1172/1777
4. Switzerland41/3180/2145
5. Luxembourg40/4114/2624
France   Luxembourg
7226
32-14   40-12  
France   Switzerland
6333
29-14   34-19  
 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   Austria
2633
10-18   16-15  
Turkey   Finland
6042
32-12   28-30  
 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Bulgaria33/0147/706
2. Greece32/1121/1035
3. Portugal31/269/1584
4. Romania30/30/63
Greece   Romania
20
Bulgaria   Portugal
7732
34-13   43-19  
 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Belgium33/0208/816
2. Czechoslovakia32/1203/995
3. Federal Republic of Germany31/2117/1574
4. Scotland30/368/2593
Germany   Belgium
1870
6-35   12-35  
Scotland   Germany
2569
11-36   14-33  

Qualification Game

Denmark   Luxembourg
4645
28-26   18-19  

Classification Round I

 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Austria33/0118/1026
2. Federal Republic of Germany31/2132/1294
3. Switzerland31/2134/1364
4. Portugal31/2122/1394
Germany   Portugal
4739
31-20   16-19  
Austria   Germany
3937
10-14   24-20   5-3  
 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Finland33/0201/1196
2. Netherlands32/1162/1115
3. Denmark31/299/1584
4. Scotland30/3101/1753
Scotland   Finland
3273
13-34   19-39  
Finland   Netherlands
6652
40-31   26-21  

Classification Round II

Denmark   Portugal
4639
24-18   22-21  
Finland   Germany
6756
31-27   36-29  
Austria   Netherlands
2844
13-22   15-22  
Switzerland   Scotland
6819
39-14   29-5  
Portugal   Scotland
4942
27-24   22-18  
Denmark   Switzerland
2254
11-24   11-30  
Finland   Netherlands
5752
27-25   30-27  
Germany   Austria
4951
24-27   21-18   4-6  

Semi-Final Round

 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. France32/1149/1405
2. Bulgaria32/1152/1425
3. Turkey32/1125/1245
4. Belgium30/3122/1423
France   Turkey
4042
17-22   21-16   2-4  
France   Bulgaria
5649
26-24   30-25  
 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Soviet Union33/0177/1216
2. Czechoslovakia32/1157/1275
3. Italy31/2140/1774
4. Greece30/3133/1823
Czechoslovakia   Soviet Union
3753
26-25   11-28  
Soviet Union   Italy
6042
35-25   25-17  

Final Round

Italy   Belgium
4836
30-15   18-21  
Turkey   Greece
4236
20-18   22-18  
France   Czechoslovakia
5059
22-34   28-25  
Soviet Union   Bulgaria
7254
38-20   34-34  
Belgium   Greece
3928
24-9   15-19  
Italy   Turkey
4338
26-18   17-20  
France   Bulgaria
5552
26-26   29-26  
Czechoslovakia   Soviet Union
4445
19-19   25-26  

FINAL STANDINGS

 Team
1.flagSoviet Union
2.flagCzechoslovakia
3.flagFrance
4.flagBulgaria
5.flagItaly
6.flagTurkey
7.flagBelgium
8.flagGreece
9.flagFinland
10.flagNetherlands
11.flagAustria
12.flagGermany
13.flagSwitzerland
14.flagDenmark
15.flagPortugal
16.flagScotland
17.flagLuxembourg
18.flagRomania

PHOTO GALLERY

LEADING SCORERS

Ivan Mrazek

TCH
Height:

Avg: 17.1

NameAvg.
1.Mrazek, I. 17.1
2.Butautas, S. 15.9
3.Korkia, O. 13.9
4.Sip, J. 12.6
5.Kozak, J. 12.5