NEWS

14.09.2003
Lithuania European Champion 2003

Lithuania clinched their third European Championship title and first since the break-up of the Soviet Union with a 93-84 victory over Spain on Sunday night.

The Baltic giants, who won gold medals in 1937 and 1939, produced another outstanding team performance in Sweden to deny Spain their first ever gold medal in the championships.

13.09.2005
Spain: Life On The Outside Tough For Gasol

Pau Gasol admits he is finding it hard to adapt to his new position covering the progress of the Spain basketball team rather than playing for it.

Gasol will fly to Belgrade on Wednesday but will not play in the EuroBasket to allow his foot injury more time to recover.

01.03.2004
Spain: Lopez has Message of Hope for Rudy

Spanish sensation Rudy Fernandez is firmly in national team boss Moncho Lopez's Olympic plans, the coach confirmed on Monday afternoon.

The forward, just 18 years old, underlined his immense potential with three dynamic performances for DKV Joventut in the Copa del Rey as they finished runners-up to Tau Ceramica.

SCOREBOARD

Preliminary Round

 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. France33/0271/2106
2. Slovenia32/1232/2175
3. Italy31/2199/2344
4. Bosnia & Herzegovina30/3210/2513
Slovenia   France
8288
24-19   18-21   22-20   18-28  
Bosnia & Herzegovina   Italy
7280
23-23   20-18   12-20   17-19  
 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Lithuania33/0279/2246
2. Germany32/1251/2605
3. Israel31/2234/2554
4. Latvia30/3252/2773
Lithuania   Germany
9371
22-19   24-14   30-20   17-18  
Israel   Latvia
9175
29-14   23-18   20-21   19-22  
 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Spain33/0263/1966
2. Russia32/1264/2405
3. Serbia & Montenegro31/2225/2384
4. Sweden30/3191/2693
Serbia & Montenegro   Spain
6775
23-14   15-18   14-19   15-24  
Sweden   Russia
7192
27-29   15-16   12-25   17-22  
 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Greece33/0231/2196
2. Turkey32/1222/2165
3. Croatia31/2241/2234
4. Ukraine30/3213/2493
Greece   Ukraine
7973
9-22   10-17   35-16   25-18  
Turkey   Croatia
7572
18-21   17-17   21-12   19-22  

Elimination Round

Russia   Croatia
8177
15-21   19-20   24-20   23-16  
Turkey   Serbia & Montenegro
7680
19-15   19-19   14-19   24-27  
Slovenia   Israel
7678
28-16   15-21   10-23   23-18  
Germany   Italy
8486
28-19   23-25   13-22   20-20  

Quarter-Finals

France   Russia
7669
21-18   21-21   21-14   13-16  
Lithuania   Serbia & Montenegro
9882
30-19   27-24   23-23   18-16  
Spain   Israel
7864
28-22   16-14   14-15   20-13  
Greece   Italy
5962
16-17   20-15   11-17   12-13  

Semi-Finals

Russia   Serbia & Montenegro
7786
18-29   22-19   18-19   19-19  
Israel   Greece
5663
10-17   12-19   17-15   17-12  
France   Lithuania
7074
16-20   21-25   23-13   10-16  
Spain   Italy
8179
20-19   18-25   24-16   19-19  

Finals

Russia   Israel
8289
18-16   18-20   21-22   25-31  
Serbia & Montenegro   Greece
6472
13-21   12-16   15-20   24-15  
France   Italy
6769
13-24   14-15   20-14   20-16  
Lithuania   Spain
9384
20-19   20-12   22-17   31-36  

HEADLINES

Spain: Lopez has Message of Hope for Rudy01.03.2004
Dettmann Steps Down from German National Team23.09.2003
European Championship for Men 2005 Qualification22.09.2003
Recalcati Now In Charge Of Siena19.09.2003
Eurobasket 2003 All-Tournament Team17.09.2003
Record TV Audience In Spain16.09.2003
Lopez - The Future Is Bright16.09.2003
Devastated French Lose Abdul-Wahad16.09.2003
Spain's "Bittersweet" Silver15.09.2003
French Rue Missed Opportunities15.09.2003

FINAL STANDINGS

 Team
1.flagLithuania
2.flagSpain
3.flagItaly
4.flagFrance
5.flagGreece
6.flagSerbia & Montenegro
7.flagIsrael
8.flagRussia
9.flagGermany
10.flagSlovenia
11.flagCroatia
12.flagTurkey
13.flagLatvia
14.flagUkraine
15.flagBosnia & Herzegovina
16.flagSweden

PHOTO GALLERY

STATISTICS

Points

Pau Gasol

ESP
Born : 06.07.1980
Height: 2.15

Avg: 25.8

NameAvg.
1.Gasol, P. 25.8
2.Kirilenko, A. 23.2
3.Nowitzki, D. 22.5
4.Mulaomerovic, D. 16.5
5.Navarro, J. 16.2

Rebounds

Ademola Okulaja

GER
Born : 10.07.1975
Height: 2.02

Avg: 8.3

NameAvg.
1.Okulaja, A. 8.3
2.Drobnjak, P. 7.5
3.Gasol, P. 7.5
4.Kirilenko, A. 6.8
5.Prkácin, N. 6.8

Assists

Sarunas Jasikevicius

LTU
Born : 05.03.1976
Height: 1.92

Avg: 8.2

NameAvg.
1.Jasikevicius, S. 8.2
2.Mulaomerovic, D. 4.0
3.Jaric, M. 4.0
4.Tapiro, M. 3.4
5.Bulleri, M. 3.2