Sergei Belov, Guard on ’72 Soviet Gold Medal Squad, Dies at 69

Sergei Belov, Guard on ’72 Soviet Gold Medal Squad, Dies at 69

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U.S.'s Doug Collins, number 5, plays against U.S.S.R.'s Alexander Belov, number 14, and Sergei Belov, number 10, during the Summer Olympics Gold Medal Game at Rudi-Sedlmayer-Halle in Munich, West Germany on Sept. 9. 1972. Belov, the first international player to be elected into the Basketball Hall of Fame, died in Perm, Russia, Euroleague Basketball said Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013 in a release on its website.