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Miroslav Škeřík

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Miroslav Škeřík
Personal information
Born(1924-10-14)14 October 1924
Košice, Czechoslovakia
Died11 January 2013(2013-01-11) (aged 88)
Prague, Czechoslovakia
NationalityCzech
Listed height6 ft 5.75 in (1.97 m)
Career information
Playing career1950–1961
PositionCenter
Career history
1950–1951Dukla Praha
1951–1953Sparta Praha
1953–1956Dukla Praha
1956–1961Slovan Orbis
Career highlights and awards

Miroslav Škeřík (born October 14, 1924) was a retired Czech professional basketball player. At 6'5 ​34" (1.97 m) tall, he played the center position. He was the top scorer of EuroBasket 1955, averaging 19.1 points per game.[1]

Playing career[edit]

Club career[edit]

In his club career, Škeřík won 5 Czechoslovak League championships (1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1959).

Czechoslovakia national team[edit]

Škeřík helped lead the senior Czechoslovakia national team to three EuroBasket silver medals in 1951, 1955, and 1959, as well as to a EuroBasket bronze medal in EuroBasket 1957. He was the Top scorer of EuroBasket 1955. He also represented Czechoslovakia in the Summer Olympic Games of 1952.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fibaeurope.com, Eurobasket 1955 leading scorers
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Miloslav Škeřík Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 15 June 2018.

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