NEWS

22.09.2003
European Championship for Men 2005 Qualification
Following the meeting of the FIBA Europe Board in November 2002, it was decided that a new system of qualification would be implemented for the 2005 European Championship for Men.
19.09.2003
Recalcati Now In Charge Of Siena

Carlo Recalcati’s bronze-medal winning heroics as the Azzurri boss at the European Championships have landed him a new job in the Italian top flight.

Montepaschi Siena have signed the 58-year-old coach to a two-year contract and allowed him to remain in charge of Italy, which means he will oversee their preparations for next summer’s Olympic Games and then coach them in Athens.

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ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
 4Nikola Radulovic 2.07 26.04.1973 Zagreb (CRO)  
 5Gianluca Basile 1.92 24.01.1975 Ruvo di Puglia (ITA)  
 6Giacomo Galanda PF 2.09 30.01.1975 Udine (ITA)  
 7Matteo Soragna PF 1.98 26.12.1975 Mantova (ITA)  
 8Denis Marconato 2.11 29.07.1975 Treviso (ITA)  
 9Alessandro De Pol 2.04 15.07.1972 Trieste (ITA)  
10Alex Righetti 2.00 14.08.1977 Rimini (ITA)  
11Davide Lamma 1.91 23.04.1976 Bologna (ITA)  
12Massimo Bulleri PG 1.88 10.09.1977 Cecina (ITA)  
13Michele Mian 1.93 18.07.1973 Gorizia (ITA)  
14Roberto Chiacig 2.10 01.12.1974 Cividale Del Friuli (ITA)  
15Alessandro Cittadini 2.07 02.01.1979 Perugia (ITA)  

COACHES

Head Coach: Carlo Recalcati
Assistant Coach: Fabrizio Frates ,
Giovanni Piccin

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15.09.2003
Bronze Makes Italian Coach Proud

Coach Carlo Recalcati praised Italy for the fighting spirit of their bronze medal-winning performance at the European Championships.

The Italians secured the third spot and a ticket to the Athens Olympics with a 69-67 upset of France in Stockholm.

14.09.2003
France 67 Italy 69

Italy finished the tournament with a victory over France to win the bronze medal in Eurobasket2003 and more importantly secure a spot i next year's Olympic Games in Athens. The Italian players celebrated like they had won the entire tournament after the game and for them the third place finish has to be considered a huge success.

Spain Meet Lithuania In European Final13.09.2003
Spain 81 Italy 7913.09.2003
Spain And Italy To Meet In Semi-Final12.09.2003
Greece 59 Italy 6211.09.2003
Italy Fight Back To Emerge As Contenders11.09.2003
Italy Reaction09.09.2003
Germany 84 Italy 86 08.09.2003
Italy 80 Bosnia and Herzegovina 7207.09.2003
Meneghin inducted into Hall of Fame06.09.2003
France 85 Italy 52 06.09.2003

Team

Italy
Italy
Italy

TEAM LEADERS

CategoryPlayerAvg
PTSM. Bulleri14.2
RTG. Galanda6.2
ASM. Bulleri3.2
STM. Bulleri1.0
BSG. Galanda0.4

TEAM COMPARISON

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SCHEDULE

05.09.2003vs SLO[L] 67-77
06.09.2003vs FRA[L] 52-85
07.09.2003vs BIH[W] 80-72
08.09.2003vs GER[W] 86-84
11.09.2003vs GRE[W] 62-59
13.09.2003vs ESP[L] 79-81
14.09.2003vs FRA[W] 69-67

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