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FIBA Hall of Fame

For those who made the game

Hall of Famers

Valdis Valters (Latvia)
Born on August Sunday, 1957, in Riga, Latvia.
193cm (6'3")
Point Guard

Enshrined as a player in the FIBA Hall of Fame on September Saturday, 2017.


As player:

VEF Rīga (1976–1989)
BK Brocēni (1992–1997)

As coach:

BK Brocēni (1996–2000)
BK Skonto (2000–2003)
ASK Juniors (2006–2007)
VEF Rīga (2007–2010)

Club Highlights

As player:

Nine-time National Champion of Latvia (1974, 1979, 1982, 1984-1986, 1992, 1993, 1996)

As coach:

National Champion of Latvia (1997, 1998, 1999)

National Team

Gold and Silver medalist at the World Championships (1982, 1986)
Two-time gold, silver and bronze medalist at the European Championships (1981, 1985, 1986, 1983)
Gold medalist at the Universiade(1985)

Individual Highlights

EuroBasket MVP (1981)
Two-time EuroBasket All-Tournament team (1981, 1985)