1939 South American Basketball Championship

The 1939 South American Basketball Championship was the 7th edition of this tournament. It was held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and won by the host, Brazil national basketball team. 5 teams competed.

1939 South American Basketball Championship
7th South American Basketball Championship
Tournament details
Host nationBrazil
Dates14-30 April
Teams5
Venues
(in 1 host city)
Champions Brazil
(1st title)
1938
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Final rankingsEdit

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

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   Brazil 8 4 0 139 120 +19
2   Uruguay 7 3 1 151 122 +29
3   Argentina 6 2 2 151 126 +25
4   Peru 5 1 3 129 132 -3
5   Chile 4 0 4 97 167 -70
Brazil 34 - 32 Uruguay
Brazil 31 - 30 Argentina
Brazil 32 - 25 Peru
Brazil 42 - 33 Chile
Uruguay 43 - 42 Argentina
Uruguay 34 - 29 Peru
Uruguay 42 - 17 Chile
Argentina 38 - 33 Peru
Argentina 41 - 19 Chile
Peru 42 - 28 Chile

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