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The 1997 Men's Asian Basketball Confederation Championship was held in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

1997 FIBA Asia Championship
19th Asian Basketball Championship
Tournament details
Host nationSaudi Arabia
DatesSeptember 11–19
Teams15 
(from 44 federations)
Venues
(in 1 host city)
Champions South Korea
(2nd title)
MVPSouth Korea Chun Hee-Chul
1995
1999 >

Contents

QualificationEdit

According to the FIBA Asia rules, each zone had two places, and the hosts (Saudi Arabia) and the best 5 teams of the previous Asian Championship were automatically qualified.

East Asia (4+2) Gulf (1+2) Middle Asia (1+2) Southeast Asia (2) West Asia (2)
  China   Saudi Arabia   Kazakhstan   Indonesia   Iran
  South Korea   United Arab Emirates   India   Philippines   Jordan
  Japan   Bahrain   Bangladesh
  Chinese Taipei
  Hong Kong
TBD

Preliminary roundEdit

Group AEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  China 3 3 0 280 198 +82 6
  Iran 3 2 1 215 242 −27 5
  Bahrain 3 1 2 197 214 −17 4
  Philippines 3 0 3 216 254 −38 3
September 11
China   74–60   Bahrain
Scoring by half: 35–42, 39–18
September 11
Iran   77–76   Philippines
Scoring by half: 35–38, 42–38
September 12
China   107–72   Philippines
Scoring by half: 57–27, 50–45
September 12
Bahrain   67–72   Iran
Scoring by half: 37–38, 30–34
September 13
China   99–66   Iran
Scoring by half: 52–34, 47–32
September 13
Philippines   68–70   Bahrain
Scoring by half: 38–38, 30–32

Group BEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  South Korea 3 3 0 326 196 +130 6
  United Arab Emirates 3 2 1 262 180 +82 5
  India 3 1 2 257 237 +20 4
  Bangladesh 3 0 3 152 384 −232 3
September 11
South Korea   153–55   Bangladesh
Scoring by half: 82–34, 71–21
September 11
United Arab Emirates   82–65   India
Scoring by half: 44–27, 38–38
September 12
India   69–100   South Korea
Scoring by half: 35–59, 34–41
September 12
Bangladesh   42–108   United Arab Emirates
Scoring by half: 25–48, 17–60
September 13
India   123–55   Bangladesh
Scoring by half: 57–33, 66–22
September 13
South Korea   73–72   United Arab Emirates
Scoring by half: 44–37, 29–35

Group CEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  Saudi Arabia 2 2 0 165 129 +36 4
  Japan 2 1 1 163 139 +24 3
  Hong Kong 2 0 2 116 176 −60 2
September 11
Saudi Arabia   84–58   Hong Kong
Scoring by half: 44–26, 40–32
September 12
Hong Kong   58–92   Japan
Scoring by half: 20–49, 38–43
September 13
Japan   71–81   Saudi Arabia
Scoring by half: 31–40, 40–41

Group DEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  Chinese Taipei 3 3 0 205 168 +37 6
  Jordan 3 2 1 197 184 +13 5
  Kazakhstan 3 1 2 226 203 +23 4
  Indonesia 3 0 3 176 249 −73 3
September 11
Jordan   66–65 (OT)   Kazakhstan
Scoring by half: 24–30, 33–27 Overtime: 9–8
September 11
Chinese Taipei   75–50   Indonesia
Scoring by half: 36–24, 39–26
September 12
Jordan   60–68   Chinese Taipei
Scoring by half: 29–38, 31–30
September 12
Indonesia   75–103   Kazakhstan
Scoring by half: 34–53, 41–50
September 13
Jordan   71–51   Indonesia
Scoring by half: 32–22, 39–29
September 13
Chinese Taipei   62–58   Kazakhstan
Scoring by half: 29–33, 33–25

Quarterfinal roundEdit

Group IEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  China 3 3 0 263 178 +85 6
  Saudi Arabia 3 2 1 223 220 +3 5
  United Arab Emirates 3 1 2 207 232 −25 4
  Jordan 3 0 3 180 243 −63 3
September 15
China   95–62   Jordan
Scoring by half: 53–26, 42–36
September 15
Saudi Arabia   90–76   United Arab Emirates
Scoring by half: 39–36, 51–40
September 16
United Arab Emirates   54–83   China
Scoring by half: 25–42, 29–41
September 16
Jordan   59–71   Saudi Arabia
Scoring by half: 26–44, 33–27
September 17
United Arab Emirates   77–59   Jordan
Scoring by half: 37–28, 40–31
September 17
China   85–62   Saudi Arabia
Scoring by half: 52–27, 33–35

Group IIEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Tiebreaker
  Japan 3 2 1 265 251 +14 5 1–0
  South Korea 3 2 1 282 245 +37 5 0–1
  Chinese Taipei 3 1 2 217 235 −18 4 1–0
  Iran 3 1 2 233 266 −33 4 0–1
September 15
Iran   54–72   Chinese Taipei
Scoring by half: 19–29, 35–43
September 15
Japan   89–83   South Korea
Scoring by half: 38–38, 51–45
September 16
South Korea   103–85   Iran
Scoring by half: 50–44, 53–41
September 16
Chinese Taipei   74–85   Japan
Scoring by half: 39–42, 35–43
September 17
Iran   94–91   Japan
Scoring by half: 44–40, 50–51
September 17
South Korea   96–71   Chinese Taipei
Scoring by half: 53–34, 43–37

Group IIIEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  Bahrain 3 3 0 264 176 +88 6
  Indonesia 3 2 1 266 186 +80 5
  Hong Kong 3 1 2 236 223 +13 4
  Bangladesh 3 0 3 137 318 −181 3
September 15
Bahrain   76–68   Indonesia
Scoring by half: 42–28, 34–40
September 15
Hong Kong   95–60   Bangladesh
Scoring by half: 51–26, 44–34
September 16
Bangladesh   39–109   Bahrain
Scoring by half: 21–58, 18–51
September 16
Indonesia   84–72   Hong Kong
Scoring by half: 43–49, 41–23
September 17
Indonesia   114–38   Bangladesh
Scoring by half: 58–22, 56–16
September 17
Bahrain   79–69   Hong Kong
Scoring by half: 48–41, 31–28

Group IVEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  Philippines 2 2 0 173 143 +30 4
  India 2 1 1 156 172 −16 3
  Kazakhstan 2 0 2 157 171 −14 2
September 15
Philippines   84–74   Kazakhstan
Scoring by half: 37–41, 47–33
September 16
India   69–89   Philippines
Scoring by half: 25–45, 44–44
September 17
Kazakhstan   83–87   India
Scoring by half: 42–46, 41–41

Classification 5th–14thEdit

13th placeEdit

September 18
Hong Kong   68–100   Kazakhstan
Scoring by half: 35–43, 33–57

11th placeEdit

September 18
Indonesia   0–20   India
Walkover

9th placeEdit

September 18
Bahrain   79–84   Philippines
Scoring by half: 41–46, 38–38

7th placeEdit

September 19
Jordan   71–62   Iran
Scoring by half: 36–22, 35–40

5th placeEdit

September 19
United Arab Emirates   78–62   Chinese Taipei
Scoring by half: 35–27, 43–35

Final roundEdit

 
SemifinalsFinal
 
      
 
September 18
 
 
  China72
 
September 19
 
  South Korea86
 
  South Korea78
 
September 18
 
  Japan76
 
  Saudi Arabia92
 
 
  Japan108
 
3rd place
 
 
September 19
 
 
  China94
 
 
  Saudi Arabia68

SemifinalsEdit

September 18
China   72–86   South Korea
Scoring by half: 42–36, 30–50
September 18
Saudi Arabia   92–108   Japan
Scoring by half: 43–51, 49–57

3rd placeEdit

September 19
Saudi Arabia   68–94   China
Scoring by half: 30–48, 38–46

FinalEdit

September 19
South Korea   78–76   Japan
Scoring by half: 41–44, 37–32

Final standingEdit

Qualified for the 1998 FIBA World Championship
Rank Team Record
    South Korea 7–1
    Japan 4–3
    China 7–1
4   Saudi Arabia 4–3
5   United Arab Emirates 4–3
6   Chinese Taipei 4–3
7   Jordan 3–4
8   Iran 3–4
9   Philippines 3–3
10   Bahrain 4–3
11   India 3–3
12   Indonesia 2–5
13   Kazakhstan 2–4
14   Hong Kong 1–5
15   Bangladesh 0–6

AwardsEdit

 1997 Asian Champions 
 
South Korea
Second title

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Florian Wanninger (2002), FIBA 1930-2001 Results, FIBA, ISBN 978-3897018365

External linksEdit