West Germany competed again at the EuroBasket in Moscow. Their 1—2 record in preliminary pool play put them third in their four-team group, relegating them to the classification rounds.
In the first round, they again took 3rd of 4 with a 1—2 record. At the EuroBasket in Budapest , West Germany again was 1—2 in the preliminary round, taking third place of the four-team group to be relegated to the classification tournament.
They won one game in the first classification round, losing 3 to take fifth place of the five-team group despite having scored exactly as many points as their opponents over the course of the four games.
Their final game was a match-up against Denmark for 17th place, which West Germany won 51— West Germany competed in Sofia for the EuroBasket They had no success in the preliminary round, losing all three decisions.
They were relegated to the classification round, in which they were able to gather a few victories. They finished the round in the fifth position at 3—4, taking 13th place overall.
Until the German reunification in , the team played as the West Germany national basketball team. In decades of competitive basketball, West Germany only had moderate success with a few strong showings in the s.
This was because in that time, the NBA made it near-impossible for German internationals to play on both their NBA teams and the national team. For this reason, important players like Detlef Schrempf , Uwe Blab or Christian Welp often were unavailable in big tournaments.
The win of the edition of the European Championship at home in Germany, thanks to superb clutch play of tournament MVP Welp who had returned from the USA ,  came totally unexpected.
The team won the election to "Team of the Year" by the German press. There was a huge wave of enthusiasm, but arguably due to lack of infrastructure and professionalism, tangible results were rare.
German basketball stayed in the shadows, the next generation of youth shunning the native league while being glued to the NBA with Michael Jordan.
For the next three EuroBaskets , the national team did not come close to repeat the success. But then, German basketball got a lucky break when a lanky youth named Dirk Nowitzki tried his luck with the Dallas Mavericks and became a superstar.
He created new enthusiasm for basketball in Germany, and in his slipstream, the national team had a renaissance. In , Germany played Turkey and was one second away from the final, when Turkey nailed a buzzer beater to send the game into overtime.
Nowitzki was also named MVP of that tourney. One year later, however, the team suffered its worst setback in years.
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In , basketball was included in the guidelines for physical education for girls, but only a few schools participated. Because of the lack of participation and lack of sport association affiliation, basketball had no significant following.
Basketball developed very slowly. In , Hermann Niebuhr —who had become involved with basketball at an American college in Istanbul —returned to Germany and re-introduced basketball to several universities and sports clubs.
Niebuhr is considered the "Father of German Basketball. In , basketball became an organized sport. In April there were four organized basketball teams in Germany and that increased to by In , the International Olympic Committee included basketball as an official medal event.
The Summer Olympics were held in Berlin. Though the basketball games were played outdoors in poor conditions, there was significant media coverage of the sport in Germany.
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