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31px [[1951 Eurobasket]]
|No. of teams||14|
|Countries||FIBA Europe member associations|
|Continent||FIBA Europe (Europe)|
|Most recent champion(s)||France (1st title)|
|Most titles||Lithuania (2 titles)|
EuroBasket, previously referred to as the European Basketball Championship, is the main basketball competition contested biennially by the men's national teams governed by FIBA Europe, the European zone within the International Basketball Federation. The championship was first held in 1935.
The first EuroBasket competition was held in Switzerland in 1935 which was held in Switzerland as FIBA was created in that country only three years earlier. In the first competition, Spain and Portugal had to play in a qualifier to see who would make it into the main draw. In the end, Switzerland would take out there only EuroBasket to date when they defeated Spain 24-22 in the final. The next two competitions would see Lithuania take out the trophy in an eight-team competition.
After the Second World War, the competition saw the rise of the Soviet Union and Yugoslavia which first appeared in 1947 with the Soviet Union taking out the title in Czehoslovakia. The next edition saw the only edition that was played outside of Europe with Egypt hosting and coming runner up to the French who would take out the title.
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