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.
The following players were voted by media members in Sweden to the Eurobasket 2003 All-Tournament Team:
The fall-out from France’s Olympic knockout at the European Championships gathered momentum on Tuesday with Tariq Abdul-Wahad’s announcement that he no longer wants to play for Les Bleus.
France captain Tony Parker blasted his side's lack of commitment in failing to climb the European Championships podium to qualify for the 2004 Athens Olympics.
France, among the favourites to win the championships in Sweden, were left stunned and dismayed after being upset 69-67 by Italy in their bid for bronze on Sunday.
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