1938 South American Basketball Championship

The 1938 South American Basketball Championship was the 6th edition of this tournament. It was held in Lima, Peru and won by the host, Peru national basketball team. 5 teams competed, including Ecuador in their first appearance.

Tournament details
Host nationPeru
Dates12 February - 22 February
Teams5
Venues
(in 1 host city)
Champions Peru
(1st title)

Final rankingsEdit

  1.   Peru
  2.   Argentina
  3.   Uruguay
  4.   Brazil
  5.   Ecuador

ResultsEdit

Each team played the other four teams once, for a total of four games played by each team and 10 overall in the tournament.

Rank Team Pts W L PF PA Diff
1   Peru 8 4 0 203 167 +36
2   Argentina 7 3 1 218 180 +38
3   Uruguay 6 2 2 160 139 +21
4   Brazil 5 1 3 174 195 -21
5   Ecuador 4 0 4 132 206 -74
Peru 61 - 55 Argentina
Peru 42 - 36 Uruguay
Peru 50 - 47 Brazil
Peru 50 - 29 Ecuador
Argentina 46 - 39 Uruguay
Argentina 60 - 38 Brazil
Argentina 57 - 42 Ecuador
Uruguay 45 - 30 Brazil
Uruguay 40 - 21 Ecuador
Brazil 59 - 40 Ecuador

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