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1978 FIBA World Championship

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Host nation  Philippines
MVP  Dražen Dalipagić
Teams  14
Points  Kamil Brabenec (26.9)
Dates  1 Oct 1978 – 14 Oct 1978
Venues  2
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Champion  Yugoslavia national basketball team
Similar  1970 FIBA World Championship, 1963 FIBA World Championship, 1990 FIBA World Championship, 1986 FIBA World Championship, 1950 FIBA World Championship

Yugoslavia won the 1978 fiba world championship final against soviet union


The 1978 FIBA World Championship was an international basketball competition hosted by Philippines from October 1 to 14, 1978. Rizal Memorial Coliseum at Manila and Araneta Coliseum at Quezon City (both cities in Metro Manila), were the venues for the event.

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Host selection

On 11 July 1974 at the FIBA Congress held in San Juan, Puerto Rico, the Philippines was unanimously chosen as hosts after Argentina and Spain withdrew their bids.

Venues

(*) Temporarily reduced to 10,000 for the finals due to safety reasons.

All-Tournament Team

  • Krešimir Ćosić
  • Dražen Dalipagić
  • Dragan Kićanović
  • Oscar Schmidt
  • Vladimir Tkachenko
  • Top scorers (ppg)

    1. Kamil Brabenec (Czechoslovakia) 26.8
    2. Zhang Weiping (People's Republic of China) 25.1
    3. Choi Bu-Young (Korea) 21.1
    4. Dražen Dalipagić (Yugoslavia) 20
    5. Leo Rautins (Canada) 17.9
    6. Marcel De Souza (Brazil) 17.7
    7. Oscar Schmidt (Brazil) 17.3
    8. Dragan Kićanović (Yugoslavia) 16.5
    9. Renzo Bariviera (Italy) 16.2
    10. Marcos Antonio Leite "Marquinhos" (Brazil) 14.7

    References

    1978 FIBA World Championship Wikipedia


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