|Dates 3–16 September|
Champions Russia (1st title)
Rebounds Green 9.3
Start date 2007
End date September 16, 2007
Host nation Spain
|Venues 6 (in 4 host cities)|
Points Nowitzki 24.0
Assists Jasikevičius 5.6
MVP Andrei Kirilenko
|Champion Russia national basketball team|
Similar EuroBasket 2005, EuroBasket 2013, EuroBasket 2015, 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup, 2008–09 Euroleague
Eurobasket 2007 04 09 greece serbia film of the match
The 2007 FIBA European Championship, commonly called FIBA EuroBasket 2007, was the 35th FIBA EuroBasket regional basketball championship held by FIBA Europe, which also served as Europe qualifier for the 2008 Summer Olympics, giving a berth to the champion and runner-up teams (or to the third-placed team in case Spain should reach the final). It was held in Spain between 3 September and 16 September 2007. Sixteen national teams entered the event under the auspices of FIBA Europe, the sport's regional governing body. The cities of Alicante, Granada, Madrid, Palma de Mallorca and Seville hosted the tournament. Russia won its first FIBA European title since the dissolution of the Soviet Union by defeating hosts Spain with a 60–59 score in the final. Russia's Andrei Kirilenko was voted the tournament's MVP.
- Eurobasket 2007 04 09 greece serbia film of the match
- Eurobasket 2007 05 09 russia greece film of the match
- Tie breaking criteria
- Preliminary round
- FIBA broadcasting rights
Eurobasket 2007 05 09 russia greece film of the match
Of the sixteen teams that participated in EuroBasket 2005, hosts Spain plus the eight European teams that participated in the 2006 FIBA World Championship (France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Lithuania, Serbia, Slovenia and Turkey) qualified directly. The other seven teams earned their berths via a qualifying tournament. The draw for FIBA EuroBasket 2007 was held in Madrid, 19 October 2006.
Ties are broken via the following criteria, with the first option used first, all the way down to the last option:
- Head to head results
- Goal average (not the goal difference) between the tied teams
- Goal average of the tied teams for all teams in its group
At the start of tournament, all 16 participating countries had 12 players on their roster.
Preliminary roundTimes given below are in Central European Summer Time (UTC+2).
Legend: PTS = points, FT = free-throws (made/attempts), 2-FG = 2-point field goals (made/attempts), 3-PG = 3-point field goals (made/attempts), Rebs = Rebounds