2007 FIBA Oceania Championship

The FIBA Oceania Championship for Men 2007 was the qualifying tournament of FIBA Oceania for the men's basketball tournament at the 2008 Summer Olympics at Beijing. The tournament, a best-of-three series between Australia and New Zealand, was held in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane. Australia won the first two games to qualify for the Olympics, while New Zealand won the third game and took part in the FIBA wildcard tournament.

FIBA Oceania Championship 2007
18th FIBA Oceanian Basketball Championship
Tournament details
Host nationAustralia
Dates20–24 August
Teams2 (from 1 federations)
Venues3 (in 3 host cities)
Champions Australia (16th title)
2009 >

Venues Edit

2007 FIBA Oceania Championship (Australia)
Melbourne Sydney Brisbane
Vodafone Arena Sydney Entertainment Centre Brisbane Entertainment Centre
Capacity: 10,500 Capacity: 10,517 Capacity: 13,500

Teams that did not enter Edit

Results Edit

20 August
7:30 p.m.
Australia   79–67   New Zealand
Scoring by quarter: 18-16, 25-21, 16-9, 20-21
Pts: Sam Mackinnon 18
Rebs: Sam Mackinnon 7
Asts: David Andersen 4
Pts: Kirk Penney 20
Rebs: Tait, Cameron 5 each
Asts: Pero Cameron 5
Melbourne Arena, Melbourne, Victoria
Attendance: 6,053
Referees: Vaughan Mayberry, Andy Thackray, Romualdas Brazauskas
22 August
7:30 p.m.
New Zealand   67–93   Australia
Scoring by quarter: 17-25, 25-16, 9-28, 16-24
Pts: Kirk Penney 21
Rebs: Penney, Cameron 7
Asts: 3 tied 3
Pts: Patrick Mills 17
Rebs: Sam Mackinnon 6
Asts: Glen Saville 4
Sydney Entertainment Centre, Sydney, New South Wales
Attendance: 4,517
Referees: Vaughan Mayberry, Andy Thackray, Romualdas Brazauskas
24 August
7:30 p.m.
Australia   58–67   New Zealand
Scoring by quarter: 12-18, 12-10, 21-13, 13-26
Pts: Brad Newley 14
Rebs: Brad Newley 6
Asts: Sam Mackinnon 3
Pts: Phill Jones 17
Rebs: Phill Jones 12
Asts: Pero Cameron 6
Australia wins series, 2-1
Brisbane Entertainment Centre, Brisbane, Queensland
Attendance: 3,537
Referees: Vaughan Mayberry, Andy Thackray, Romualdas Brazauskas

 2007 Oceanian champions 
Sixteenth title

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