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2002 FIBA World Championship; Tournament details; Host country: United States: City: Indianapolis: Dates: August 29 – September 8: Teams: 16: Venue(s) 2 (in 1 host city) Final positions; Champions FR Yugoslavia (2nd title) Runners-up Argentina: Third place Germany: Fourth place New Zealand: Tournament statistics; Games played: 62: MVP: Dirk Nowitzki: Top scorer: Dirk Nowitzki
After nearly all the stars dropped out, USA Basketball sent an awkwardly constructed, ill-prepared team to the 2002 FIBA World Championship. This is the stor...
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Name P Height DOB Place Of Birth Club; 4: Dejan BODIROGA G 203cm 6'8" 02/03/1973: Zrenjanin, Serbia (ITA)
And in 2002, the squad defended its title in the United States, with Stojakovic averaging a team-high 18.7 ppg. In the quarterfinals against the host Americans, Yugoslavia won 81-78 in Indianapolis, with Stojakovic leading the way with 20 points, besting Reggie Miller’s 19 — with Divac out-rebounding his U.S. counterpart Jermaine O’Neal 11-8. In the title match, Yugoslavia outplayed Argentina in OT, prevailing 84-77 as Dejan Bodiroga paced the team with 27 points.
In a do-or-die quarterfinals game featuring the two teams most felt would meet in the gold medal contest, the USA watched its gold medal hopes come crashing down around it after defending world champion Yugoslavia rallied back from 10 points down with 6:42 remaining in the fourth quarter to take an 81-78 victory.
Name P Height DOB Place Of Birth Club; 4: Michael FINLEY G 201cm 6'7" 06/03/1973: Cook, Melrose Park, IL, USA 5
YUGOSLAVIA vs USA(51-43 , 48-48 )Date: 17 August 1990Time:16h00City: Santa Fe,Rosario,Villa Ballester,Cordoba Salta,Buenos AiresTop playersPetrovic (31pts) M...