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1970 FIBA World Championship

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Host nation  Yugoslavia
Dates  10 May 1970 – 24 May 1970
Teams  13
Points  Shin Dong-Pa (32.6)
MVP  Sergei Belov
Venues  4
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Champion  Yugoslavia national basketball team
Similar  1978 FIBA World Championship, 1963 FIBA World Championship, 1990 FIBA World Championship, 1950 FIBA World Championship, 1986 FIBA World Championship

The 1970 FIBA World Championship was an international basketball competition hosted by Yugoslavia at Sarajevo, Split, Karlovac, Skopje and Ljubljana, from May 10 to 24, 1970. It was the first ever FIBA World Championship hosted outside South America.

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A Serbian sports drama We Will Be the World Champions based on the Championship was released in 2015.

All-Tournament Team

  • Krešimir Ćosić (Yugoslavia)
  • Sergei Belov (USSR)
  • Modestas Paulauskas (USSR)
  • Ubiratan Pereira Maciel (Brazil)
  • Kenny Washington (USA)
  • Top scorers (ppg)

    1. Shin Dong-Pa (Korea) 32.6
    2. Davis Peralta (Panama) 20
    3. Jiri Zidek Sr. (Czechoslovakia) 19.3
    4. Pedro Chappe Garcia (Cuba) 18.5
    5. Pedro Rivas (Panama) 18.5
    6. Lee In-Pyo (Korea) 18
    7. Omar Arrestia (Uruguay) 17.7
    8. Luis Claudio Menon (Brazil) 17.3
    9. Bob Molinski (Canada) 17.1
    10. Victor Hernandez (Uruguay) 16.5

    References

    1970 FIBA World Championship Wikipedia


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