2009 FIBA Americas Championship

The 2009 FIBA Americas Championship, later known as the FIBA AmeriCup, was the continental championship held by FIBA Americas, for North, Central and South America and the Caribbean. This FIBA AmeriCup championship served as a qualifying tournament for the 2010 FIBA World Championship in Turkey. Each of the top four finishers in the quarterfinal round robin qualified for the World Championship.

2009 FIBA Americas Championship
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Tournament details
Host countryPuerto Rico
CitySan Juan
DatesAugust 26 – September 6
Teams10
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Brazil (4th title)
Runners-up Puerto Rico
Third place Argentina
Fourth place Canada
Tournament statistics
MVPArgentina Luis Scola
Top scorerArgentina Luis Scola
(23.3 points per game)
2007
2011

Brazil won the gold medal, after beating host Puerto Rico, 61–60, in the title game. This was Brazil's fourth FIBA AmeriCup title, and second in the last three tournaments. At the time FIBA world number 1 ranked Argentina claimed the bronze medal, over fourth placed Canada. By making the quarterfinals, all four teams qualified for the 2010 FIBA World Championship. The tournament's leading scorer, Luis Scola, was named MVP of the tournament, after he rallied Argentina from an 0–2 start, to the bronze medal, by leading his team in scoring, in nine out of ten games.[1]

HostEdit

 
Location of San Juan within Puerto Rico.

The hosting privileges were originally awarded to Mexico but were later removed by FIBA Americas due to issues involving the sponsorship of the event. The other countries that already qualified were then informed by FIBA of the announcement, with Uruguay, Puerto Rico, Argentina and Canada all expressing interest of hosting the tournament.[2]

On May 29, 2009, it was announced that Puerto Rico was selected as the new host of the championships, with the Roberto Clemente Coliseum in San Juan as the venue. Puerto Rico had previously hosted the 1980, 1993, 1999 and the 2003 Tournament of the Americas (prior to the tournament being renamed the FIBA Americas Championship.

VenuesEdit

All games were played at Roberto Clemente Coliseum, which hosted games in each of Puerto Rico's previous four times hosting the FIBA Americas Championship. The 10,000-seat arena also hosted the final round of the 1974 FIBA World Championship after construction was completed in January 1973.

QualificationEdit

Qualification was done via FIBA Americas' sub-zones. The qualified teams are:

The draw was done on June 9, at the Roberto Clemente Coliseum.[3] Panama replaced Cuba after the latter withdrew.[4]

The United States, which had qualified for the World Championship with a gold-medal performance in the 2008 Beijing Olympics, skipped this tournament, opening the slot for another team from the Centrobasket championship to qualify. Besides the United States, every participating nation from the FIBA Americas Championship 2007 qualified for this tournament, although Panama only returned by virtue of Cuba's withdrawal. The Dominican Republic returned to the tournament for the ninth time after failing to qualify in 2007.

DrawEdit

The draw ceremonies were held at San Juan on June 9, 2009. The results, with the FIBA World Rankings prior to the draw, were:[5]

Group A Group B

11.   Puerto Rico
19.   Canada
28.   Uruguay
29.   Mexico
36.   Virgin Islands

1.   Argentina
16.   Brazil
21.   Venezuela
31.   Dominican Republic
30.   Panama

Note: Cuba had 0 ranking points and was therefore ranked after the last ranked team. However, once Cuba withdrew, Panama, ranked 30th, took Cuba's spot in Group B.

FormatEdit

  • The top four teams from each group advance to the quarterfinals.
  • Results and standings among teams within the same group are carried over.
  • The top four teams at the quarterfinals advance to the semifinals (1 vs. 4, 2 vs. 3). The top four also qualify outright to the 2010 FIBA World Championship.
  • The winners in the knockout semifinals advance to the Final. The losers play for third place.

Tie-breaking criteriaEdit

Ties are broken via the following the criteria, with the first option used first, all the way down to the last option:

  1. Head to head results
  2. Goal average (not the goal difference) between the tied teams
  3. Goal average of the tied teams for all teams in its group

SquadsEdit

Each team had a roster of twelve players. Seven players currently on NBA rosters played in the tournament. The Dominican Republic led the way with three: Francisco Garcia, Al Horford, and Charlie Villanueva. Brazil (Anderson Varejão, Leandro Barbosa), Canada (Joel Anthony), and Argentina (Luis Scola) also called up NBA players to their rosters.[6]

Preliminary roundEdit

Qualified for the quarterfinals
Eliminated in Preliminary Round

Group AEdit

In Group A, hosts Puerto Rico stormed through to the quarterfinals undefeated, winning each game by double digits. On the fourth day of group play, surprising Uruguay stunned Canada, which had won its previous two games by a combined 75 points, for second place in the group after Martin Osimani hit a three with 21 seconds that gave the Uruguayans a 71–69 victory. Mexico dominated the second half against the Virgin Islands en route to a 17-point victory and the final quarterfinal spot out of Group A.

Team Pts Pld W L PF PA PD
  Puerto Rico 8 4 4 0 327 264 +63
  Uruguay 7 4 3 1 267 251 +16
  Canada 6 4 2 2 321 268 +53
  Mexico 5 4 1 3 235 293 −58
  Virgin Islands 4 4 0 4 266 340 −74
August 26
13:30
Virgin Islands   62–88   Uruguay
Scoring by quarter: 14–22, 15–27, 20–17, 13–22
Pts: K. Sheppard 17
Rebs: Rhymer and Victor 6 each
Asts: K. Sheppard 4
Pts: L. Garcia 28
Rebs: E. Batista 13
Asts: Barrera and Osimani 6 each

August 26
21:00
Mexico   66–81   Puerto Rico
Scoring by quarter: 19–19, 23–19, 9–23, 15–20
Pts: R. Beck 26
Rebs: G. Ayon 9
Asts: Quintero and Ayon 3 each
Pts: L. Ayuso 16
Rebs: D. Santiago 11
Asts: C. Arroyo 11

August 27
16:00
Canada   95–40   Mexico
Scoring by quarter: 30–13, 19–8, 29–12, 17–7
Pts: A. Rautins 18
Rebs: L. Kendall 11
Asts: J. Anderson 7
Pts: N. Alonzo 10
Rebs: G. Ayon 10
Asts: A. Pedroza 3

August 27
21:00
Puerto Rico   85–74   Virgin Islands
Scoring by quarter: 16–21, 22–22, 26–10, 21–21
Pts: C. Arroyo 24
Rebs: P. Ramos 10
Asts: C. Arroyo 5
Pts: Sheppard and Jones 18 each
Rebs: Victor and Jones 7 each
Asts: Sheppard and Hodge 5 each

August 28
16:00
Virgin Islands   67–87   Canada
Scoring by quarter: 14–24, 12–20, 22–20, 19–23
Pts: W. Hodge 18
Rebs: K. Rhymer 11
Asts: W. Hodge 5
Pts: J. Young 14
Rebs: L. Kendall 8
Asts: A. Rautins 5

August 28
21:00
Uruguay   54–71   Puerto Rico
Scoring by quarter: 14–14, 14–16, 11–23, 15–18
Pts: E. Batista 19
Rebs: E. Batista 8
Asts: Barrera and Osimani 2 each
Pts: C. Arroyo 18
Rebs: P. Ramos 12
Asts: C. Arroyo 6

August 29
13:30
Mexico   80–63   Virgin Islands
Scoring by quarter: 15–13, 12–19, 26–18, 27–13
Pts: Quintero and Pedroza 17 each
Rebs: G. Ayon 15
Asts: Quintero and Llamas 7 each
Pts: K. Sheppard 18
Rebs: Freeman and Victor 9 each
Asts: K. Sheppard 5

August 29
16:00
Canada   69–71   Uruguay
Scoring by quarter: 16–25, 15–11, 16–15, 22–20
Pts: J. Young 20
Rebs: J. Young 8
Asts: J. Anderson 6
Pts: E. Batista 18
Rebs: E. Batista 12
Asts: M. Osimani 9

August 30
13:30
Uruguay   54–49   Mexico
Scoring by quarter: 18–10, 8–19, 18–4, 10–16
Pts: M. Aguiar 15
Rebs: E. Batista 18
Asts: Barrera and Osimani 4 each
Pts: G. Ayon 12
Rebs: G. Ayon 11
Asts: K. Malpica 4

August 30
21:00
Puerto Rico   90–70   Canada
Scoring by quarter: 23–14, 22–16, 20–11, 25–29
Pts: Ayuso and Arroyo 16 each
Rebs: D. Santiago 8
Asts: F. Rivera 3
Pts: A. Rautins 18
Rebs: J. Anthony 10
Asts: C. English 3

Group BEdit

Group B began with a shocker as Venezuela dominated world number one ranked Argentina, forcing 23 turnovers en route to a 16-point victory. Group winner Brazil was the only consistent team in the group, winning all of its games by at least nine points. The Dominican Republic, sporting a roster that included a tournament-high three NBA players, qualified to the quarterfinals with a 2–2 record. Argentina, buoyed by tournament scoring leader Luis Scola, rebounded from an 0–2 start to win its last two games and qualify for the next round. Venezuela could not capitalize on its victory over Argentina and was sent home after losing to Panama. The Venezuelans could have advanced on a tiebreaker had Argentina lost to the Dominicans, but Charlie Villanueva missed a three-pointer at the buzzer in overtime and Argentina escaped with an 89–87 victory in the final game of group play.

Team Pts Pld W L PF PA PD Tie
  Brazil 8 4 4 0 328 266 +62
  Argentina 6 4 2 2 305 303 +2 1–0
  Dominican Republic 6 4 2 2 333 330 +3 0–1
  Panama 5 4 1 3 286 335 −49 1–0
  Venezuela 5 4 1 3 296 314 −18 0–1
August 26
16:00
Dominican Republic   68–81   Brazil
Scoring by quarter: 18–21, 18–17, 25–19, 7–24
Pts: F. Garcia 17
Rebs: J. Martínez 9
Asts: L. Flores 9
Pts: Barbosa and Garcia 21 each
Rebs: Varejão and Splitter 10 each
Asts: M. Huertas 9

August 26
18:30
Venezuela   85–69   Argentina
Scoring by quarter: 18–16, 21–14, 24–21, 22–18
Pts: O. Torres 22
Rebs: O. Torres 6
Asts: G. Vasquez 7
Pts: L. Scola 25
Rebs: L. Scola 7
Asts: P. Prigioni 6

August 27
13:30
Panama   87–100   Dominican Republic
Scoring by quarter: 27–25, 23–23, 10–28, 27–24
Pts: D. Pinnock 27
Rebs: J. Lloreda 14
Asts: J. Lloreda 6
Pts: F. Garcia 24
Rebs: C. Villanueva 10
Asts: C. Morban 6

August 27
18:30
Brazil   87–67   Venezuela
Scoring by quarter: 18–18, 26–6, 19–19, 24–24
Pts: L. Barbosa 15
Rebs: A. Varejão 9
Asts: A. Garcia 5
Pts: Perez and Lugo 12 each
Rebs: R. Lugo 6
Asts: J. Centeno 5

August 28
13:30
Argentina   67–76   Brazil
Scoring by quarter: 13–21, 10–16, 23–23, 21–16
Pts: L. Scola 19
Rebs: F. Kammerichs 10
Asts: P. Prigioni 8
Pts: L. Barbosa 21
Rebs: A. Varejão 9
Asts: M. Huertas 5

August 28
18:30
Venezuela   71–80   Panama
Scoring by quarter: 12–22, 14–17, 28–18, 17–23
Pts: Romero and G Vasquez 17 each
Rebs: R. Lugo 14
Asts: G. Vasquez 5
Pts: J. Lloreda 19
Rebs: Lloreda and Pomare 8 each
Asts: J. Lloreda 5

August 29
18:30
Dominican Republic   78–73   Venezuela
Scoring by quarter: 21–18, 19–14, 24–19, 14–22
Pts: C. Villanueva 28
Rebs: Horford and Villanueva 12 each
Asts: C. Morban 5
Pts: H. Romero 25
Rebs: Lugo and Romero 9 each
Asts: G. Vasquez 7

August 29
21:00
Panama   55–80   Argentina
Scoring by quarter: 13–28, 17–20, 19–12, 6–20
Pts: W. Green 18
Rebs: W. Green 9
Asts: D. Pinnock 5
Pts: L. Scola 20
Rebs: P. Prigioni 8
Asts: P. Prigioni 8

August 30
16:00
Brazil   84–64   Panama
Scoring by quarter: 23–17, 19–19, 28–14, 14–14
Pts: L. Barbosa 17
Rebs: T. Splitter 7
Asts: Garcia and Huertas 5 each
Pts: D. Pinnock 24
Rebs: L. Pomare 10
Asts: J. Lloreda 5

August 30
18:30
Argentina   89–87 (OT)   Dominican Republic
Scoring by quarter: 19–18, 18–25, 22–17, 15–14, Overtime: 15–13
Pts: L. Scola 30
Rebs: L. Scola 8
Asts: Scola and Prigioni 5 each
Pts: A. Horford 24
Rebs: Martínez and Horford 11 each
Asts: A. Horford 6

QuarterfinalsEdit

In the quarterfinals, Brazil and Puerto Rico easily clinched a semifinal berth and qualification for the 2010 FIBA World Championship when both teams won their first two quarterfinal games to run their records to 5–0. World number one ranked Argentina also qualified, winning all four of their quarterfinal games to erase an 0–2 start and escape a nearly disastrous result. All three teams finished 6–1. Argentina handed Puerto Rico its first loss of the tournament, 80–78, when Pablo Prigioni hit two free throws with four seconds left in the game. Puerto Rico then handed the Brazilians their first loss in the tournament, after the Puerto Ricans took a 16-point fourth quarter lead and withstood a late charge to win by four. A tiebreaker gave Brazil the top seed in the semifinals.

Uruguay could not continue its momentum from its surprising 3–1 start, losing all four of its quarterfinal games. With Panama and Mexico already eliminated from semifinal contention, a Uruguay loss to Argentina on the final day of group play meant that the winner of the Canada-Dominican Republic game would advance to the semifinals and claim the final 2010 FIBA World Championship berth from the Americas. The Canadians slipped through with a four-point victory over a Dominican team that was playing without its star player, Francisco Garcia, after he broke a finger in quarterfinal play.[7] Canada advanced to the World Championship despite a 1–4 start to the round after winning their last two quarterfinal games.

Team Pts Pld W L PF PA PD Tie*
  Brazil 13 7 6 1 565 467 +98 1–1 1.03
  Puerto Rico 13 7 6 1 570 479 +91 1–1 1.01
  Argentina 13 7 6 1 533 478 +55 1–1 0.95
  Canada 10 7 3 4 521 477 +44 1–0
  Dominican Republic 10 7 3 4 573 569 +4 0–1
  Uruguay 9 7 2 5 458 507 −49
  Mexico 8 7 1 6 428 552 −124 1–0
  Panama 8 7 1 6 472 591 −119 0–1
  • Tiebreaker for tied teams is head-to-head results. Because Brazil, Puerto Rico, and Argentina split games against each other, the second tiebreaker, goal average for tied teams, was used.
September 1
13:30
Uruguay   74–80   Dominican Republic
Scoring by quarter: 15–14, 25–19, 24–23, 10–24
Pts: L. Garcia 28
Rebs: E. Batista 8
Asts: G. Barrera 8
Pts: C. Villanueva 19
Rebs: A. Horford 12
Asts: F. García 4

September 1
16:00
Canada   51–67   Argentina
Scoring by quarter: 13–15, 15–21, 10–20, 13–11
Pts: C. English 17
Rebs: C. English 6
Asts: T. Kepkay 3
Pts: L. Gutiérrez 15
Rebs: L. Scola 9
Asts: P. Prigioni 7

September 1
18:30
Mexico   61–92   Brazil
Scoring by quarter: 17–24, 12–21, 16–24, 16–23
Pts: O. Quintero 13
Rebs: A. Parada 12
Asts: Zúñiga and Parada 3
Pts: L. Barbosa 18
Rebs: A. Varejão 12
Asts: M. Machado 5

September 1
21:00
Puerto Rico   79–51   Panama
Scoring by quarter: 11–13, 23–12, 25–14, 20–12
Pts: Ramos and Diaz 12 each
Rebs: P. Ramos 11
Asts: C. Arroyo 4
Pts: D. Pinnock 23
Rebs: J. Lloreda 7
Asts: J. Lloreda 3

September 2
13:30
Brazil   68–59   Canada
Scoring by quarter: 18–15, 18–18, 16–17, 16–9
Pts: L. Barbosa 31
Rebs: A. Varejão 7
Asts: T. Splitter 3
Pts: L. Kendall 12
Rebs: L. Kendall 7
Asts: A. Rautins 5

September 2
16:00
Panama   83–77   Uruguay
Scoring by quarter: 16–17, 14–21, 28–19, 25–20
Pts: W. Green 25
Rebs: 3 tied with 7
Asts: J. Munoz 6
Pts: E. Batista 18
Rebs: E. Batista 11
Asts: M. Osimani 7

September 2
18:30
Argentina   77–65   Mexico
Scoring by quarter: 17–17, 17–12, 23–18, 20–18
Pts: L. Scola 25
Rebs: F. Kammerichs 11
Asts: P. Prigioni 7
Pts: G. Ayon 18
Rebs: G. Ayon 9
Asts: Llamas and Ayon 3 each

September 2
21:00
Dominican Republic   76–85   Puerto Rico
Scoring by quarter: 13–16, 21–21, 19–21, 23–27
Pts: C. Villanueva 21
Rebs: A. Horford 10
Asts: L. Flores 9
Pts: C. Arroyo 17
Rebs: P. Ramos 8
Asts: C. Arroyo 5

September 3
13:00
Canada   97–65   Panama
Scoring by quarter: 22–15, 23–9, 26–19, 26–22
Pts: A. Rautins 23
Rebs: J. Anthony 5
Asts: J. Anderson 5
Pts: D. Pinnock 21
Rebs: J. Lloreda 10
Asts: 3 tied with 2

September 3
15:15
Mexico   73–86   Dominican Republic
Scoring by quarter: 15–22, 18–22, 25–24, 15–18
Pts: H. Llamas 16
Rebs: 3 tied with 5
Asts: A. Pedroza 5
Pts: L. Flores 18
Rebs: A. Horford 9
Asts: 4 tied with 3

September 3
17:30
Uruguay   62–82   Brazil
Scoring by quarter: 14–22, 21–22, 16–18, 11–20
Pts: M. Aguiar 18
Rebs: G. Barrera 9
Asts: G. Barrera 6
Pts: M. Machado 23
Rebs: A. Varejao 10
Asts: Huertas and Machado 4 each

September 3
19:45
Puerto Rico   78–80   Argentina
Scoring by quarter: 22–14, 15–29, 15–21, 26–16
Pts: L. Ayuso 19
Rebs: P. Ramos 12
Asts: C. Arroyo 8
Pts: L. Scola 25
Rebs: L. Scola 12
Asts: P. Prigioni 12

September 4
13:30
Panama   67–74   Mexico
Scoring by quarter: 18–18, 14–21, 20–19, 15–16
Pts: D. Pinnock 20
Rebs: J. Lloreda 13
Asts: D. Pinnock 4
Pts: Llamas and Pedroza 18 each
Rebs: G. Ayon 13
Asts: Zúñiga and Pedroza 6 each

September 4
16:00
Argentina   73–66   Uruguay
Scoring by quarter: 22–6, 16–17, 21–23, 14–20
Pts: L. Scola 19
Rebs: L. Scola 8
Asts: J. Cantero 6
Pts: E. Batista 20
Rebs: E. Batista 10
Asts: G. Barrera 2

September 4
18:30
Dominican Republic   76–80   Canada
Scoring by quarter: 16–13, 19–17, 21–26, 20–24
Pts: Flores and Villanueva 17 each
Rebs: A. Horford 14
Asts: L. Flores 6
Pts: J. Anderson 21
Rebs: L. Kendall 11
Asts: Rautins and Anderson 5 each

September 4
21:00
Brazil   82–86   Puerto Rico
Scoring by quarter: 20–13, 14–25, 17–29, 31–19
Pts: A. Varejao 22
Rebs: A. Varejao 10
Asts: M. Huertas 6
Pts: L. Ayuso 25
Rebs: C. Lee 7
Asts: C. Arroyo 6

Knockout roundEdit

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
September 5 – San Juan
 
 
  Brazil73
 
September 6 – San Juan
 
  Canada65
 
  Brazil61
 
September 5 – San Juan
 
  Puerto Rico60
 
  Puerto Rico85
 
 
  Argentina80
 
Third place
 
 
September 6 – San Juan
 
 
  Canada73
 
 
  Argentina88

Semi finalsEdit

In the first semifinal, top seeded Brazil faced a surprising challenge from fourth seeded Canada. The Brazilians only led by one at halftime before blowing the game open in the second half, jumping out to a 17-point fourth quarter lead before the Canadians went on a late run to cut the final deficit to eight. In the second semifinal, Puerto Rico erased a nine-point deficit in a five-point victory over Argentina. The host team avenged a quarterfinal loss to the Argentine team despite Luis Scola's tournament-high 31 points.

September 5
18:30
Brazil   73–65   Canada
Scoring by quarter: 17–17, 11–10, 26–13, 19–25
Pts: L. Barbosa 22
Rebs: A. Varejao 8
Asts: M. Huertas 8
Pts: J. Anthony 17
Rebs: J. Anthony 8
Asts: 3 tied with 4

September 5
21:00
Puerto Rico   85–80   Argentina
Scoring by quarter: 13–20, 19–21, 26–19, 27–20
Pts: C. Arroyo 19
Rebs: P. Ramos 9
Asts: C. Arroyo 4
Pts: L. Scola 31
Rebs: 3 tied with 5
Asts: P. Prigioni 10

Third placeEdit

In the bronze medal match, Argentina never trailed while jumping out to a 31-point halftime lead. The over-matched Canadians could not cut the lead below double digits at any time after the first quarter.

September 6
18:30
Canada   73–88   Argentina
Scoring by quarter: 8–31, 10–18, 28–19, 27–20
Pts: J. Anderson 19
Rebs: O. Famutimi 9
Asts: J. Anderson 11
Pts: L. Scola 27
Rebs: J. Gutiérrez 6
Asts: P. Prigioni 8

FinalEdit

Brazil claimed the gold medal over the host Puerto Ricans in a 61–60 thriller. The Brazilians took a 13-point lead into the fourth quarter and led by 11 with 5:45 left before the Puerto Ricans began a frantic run to get back in the game. After Carlos Arroyo hit a basket with 35 seconds left to pull the Puerto Ricans within two at 61–59, Puerto Rican youngster Angel Vassalo stole the ball and was fouled. After hitting the first, Vassalo missed the second free throw; the Puerto Ricans did get the ball back, but Carlos Arroyo missed a 3-pointer at the buzzer and Brazil hung on for a 61–60 victory to claim its fourth FIBA Americas Championship.

September 6
21:00
Brazil   61–60   Puerto Rico
Scoring by quarter: 19–13, 17–15, 14–9, 11–23
Pts: L. Barbosa 24
Rebs: T. Splitter 9
Asts: T. Splitter 4
Pts: C. Arroyo 14
Rebs: R. Sanchez 7
Asts: F. Rivera 4

AwardsEdit

 2009 Tournament of the Americas Winners 
 
Brazil
Fourth title

Statistical leadersEdit

Individual Tournament HighsEdit

Individual Game HighsEdit

Department Name Total Opponent
Points   Leandro Barbosa
  Luis Scola
31   Canada
  Puerto Rico
Rebounds   Esteban Batista 18   Mexico
Assists   Pablo Prigioni 12   Puerto Rico
Steals   Pablo Prigioni 6   Canada
Blocks   Gustavo Ayon
  Anderson Varejão
6   Virgin Islands
  Uruguay
Field goal percentage   Angel Vassalo 100% (8/8)   Brazil
3-point field goal percentage 4 tied with 100% (3/3)
Free throw percentage   Larry Ayuso 100% (11/11)   Brazil
Turnovers   Richard Lugo 8   Panama

Team Tournament HighsEdit

Team Game highsEdit

Department Name Total Opponent
Points   Dominican Republic 100   Panama
Rebounds   Canada 47   Mexico
Assists   Canada 30   Mexico
Steals   Argentina 18   Canada
Blocks   Mexico 9   Virgin Islands
Field goal percentage   Dominican Republic 57.6%   Panama
3-point field goal percentage   Argentina 58.8%   Puerto Rico
Free throw percentage   Dominican Republic 100% (13/13)   Uruguay
Turnovers   Argentina 23   Venezuela

Final standingsEdit

Qualified for 2010 FIBA World Championships
Rank Team Record
    Brazil 9–1
    Puerto Rico 8–2
    Argentina 7–3
4   Canada 4–6
5   Dominican Republic 4–4
6   Uruguay 3–5
7   Mexico 2–6
8   Panama 2–6
9   Venezuela 1–3
10   Virgin Islands 0–4
4th
  Brazil
Marcelinho Machado
Duda Machado
Diego Pinheiro
Olivinha
Alex Garcia
Marcelo Huertas
Leandro Barbosa
Anderson Varejão
Guilherme Giovannoni
João Paulo Batista
Jonathan Tavernari
Tiago Splitter
  Puerto Rico
Peter Ramos
Guillermo Diaz
Filiberto Rivera
Carlos Arroyo
Angel Vassallo
Christian Dalmau
Larry Ayuso
Ricardo Sanchez
Luis Villafañe
Angelo Reyes
Carmelo Lee
Daniel Santiago
  Argentina
Luis Scola
Pablo Prigioni
Román González
Leonardo Mainoldi
Diego García
Juan Pablo Cantero
Leonardo Gutiérrez
Matias Sandes
Andress Pelussi
Paolo Quinteros
Juan Pedro Gutiérrez
Federico Kammerichs
  Canada
Jermaine Anderson
Tyler Kepkay
Ryan Bell
Jermaine Bucknor
Carl English
Olu Famutimi
Andy Rautins
Aaron Doornekamp
Jesse Young
Kyle Landry
Levon Kendall
Joel Anthony

All-Tournament TeamsEdit

The following players were voted to the All-Tournament Teams by latinbasket.com (unofficial):[19]

First TeamEdit

G –   Carlos Arroyo
G –   Leandro Barbosa
F –   Al Horford
F –   Luis Scola (Tournament MVP)
C –   Esteban Batista

Second TeamEdit

G –   Pablo Prigioni
G –   Larry Ayuso
F –   Danilo Pinnock
F –   Charlie Villanueva
C –   Anderson Varejão

Third TeamEdit

G –   Jermaine Anderson
G –   Leandro Garcia
F –   Hector Romero
F –   Joel Anthony
C –   Peter John Ramos

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ FIBA Americas Qualifier: Day 12 Archived 2009-09-08 at the Wayback Machine at espn.com
  2. ^ PUR – 2009 FIBA Americas Championship withdrawn from Mexico, FIBA
  3. ^ PUR – FIBA Americas Championship Draw on Tuesday, FIBA
  4. ^ PUR/CUB/PAN – Cuba will not be part of the FIBA Americas Championship Archived 2011-06-05 at the Wayback Machine, FIBA
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