1940 South American Basketball Championship

The 1940 South American Basketball Championship was the 8th edition of this tournament. It was held in Montevideo, Uruguay and won by the host, Uruguay national basketball team. A record 6 teams competed, including Paraguay in their first appearance, despite the World War that was currently under way.

Tournament details
Host nationUruguay
Dates20 January - 28 January
Teams6
Venues
(in 1 host city)
Champions Uruguay
(3rd title)

Final rankingsEdit

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

ResultsEdit

Each team played the other five teams once, for a total of five games played by each team and 15 overall in the tournament.

Rank Team Pts W L PF PA Diff
1   Uruguay 10 5 0 192 101 +91
2   Argentina 9 4 1 177 106 +71
3   Brazil 8 3 2 135 156 -21
4   Chile 7 2 3 166 155 +11
5   Peru 6 1 4 149 146 +3
6   Paraguay 5 0 5 83 238 -155
Uruguay 25 - 23 Argentina
Uruguay 38 - 15 Brazil
Uruguay 43 - 26 Chile
Uruguay 25 - 24 Peru
Uruguay 61 - 13 Paraguay
Argentina 46 - 33 Brazil
Argentina 18 - 17 Chile
Argentina 40 - 26 Peru
Argentina 50 - 5 Paraguay
Brazil 36 - 31 Chile
Brazil 27 - 21 Peru
Brazil 24 - 20 Paraguay
Chile 35 - 32 Peru
Chile 57 - 26 Paraguay
Peru 46 - 19 Paraguay

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