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Basketball at the 1966 Asian Games

Basketball was one of the 14 sports disciplines held in the 1966 Asian Games in Bangkok, Thailand. Israel won their 1st title by beating host country in the championship match. This marked the first time the Philippines wasn't able to reach the semifinals. The games were held from 10 December to 19, 1966.

Basketball
at the 1966 Asian Games
Basketball pictogram.svg
VenueNimibutr Stadium
DateDecember 10, 1966 (1966-12-10)–December 19, 1966 (1966-12-19)
Nations11
← 1962
1970 →

Contents

MedalistsEdit

ResultsEdit

Preliminary roundEdit

Group AEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  Japan 4 4 0 326 199 +127 8
  Thailand 4 3 1 327 274 +53 7
  Republic of China 4 2 2 355 301 +54 6
  Malaysia 4 1 3 259 293 −34 5
  Ceylon 4 0 4 251 451 −200 4
10 December
Thailand   70–58   Malaysia
10 December
Japan   115–53   Ceylon
11 December
Republic of China   129–75   Ceylon
11 December
Japan   69–34   Malaysia
12 December
Thailand   120–70   Ceylon
12 December
Japan   68–53   Republic of China
14 December
Malaysia   87–53   Ceylon
14 December
Thailand   78–72   Republic of China
15 December
Republic of China   101–80   Malaysia
15 December
Japan   74–59   Thailand

Group BEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  South Korea 5 5 0 457 298 +159 10
  Israel 5 4 1 417 324 +93 9
  Philippines 5 3 2 512 357 +155 8
  Iran 5 2 3 380 398 −18 7
  South Vietnam 5 1 4 378 501 −123 6
  Burma 5 0 5 283 549 −266 5
10 December
South Korea   110–62   South Vietnam
10 December
Philippines   132–49   Burma
10 December
Israel   87–55   Iran
11 December
South Korea   128–53   Burma
11 December
Israel   100–70   South Vietnam
11 December
Philippines   103–69   Iran
12 December
Philippines   109–65   South Vietnam
12 December
Iran   103–48   Burma
12 December
South Korea   62–48   Israel
14 December
South Vietnam   95–82   Burma
14 December
South Korea   74–53   Iran
14 December
Philippines   86–91   Israel
15 December
Iran   100–86   South Vietnam
15 December
Israel   91–51   Burma
15 December
Philippines   82–83   South Korea

Final roundEdit

Classification 9th–11thEdit

 
Classification 9th–11th9th place game
 
      
 
17 December
 
 
  Ceylon107
 
19 December
 
  Burma82
 
  Ceylon88
 
17 December
 
  South Vietnam102
 
  South Vietnam
 
 
Bye
 
SemifinalsEdit
17 December
Ceylon   107–82   Burma
9th place gameEdit
19 December
Ceylon   88–102   South Vietnam

Classification 5th–8thEdit

 
Classification 5th–8th5th place game
 
      
 
17 December
 
 
  Republic of China89
 
19 December
 
  Iran78
 
  Republic of China75
 
17 December
 
  Philippines72
 
  Philippines113
 
 
  Malaysia73
 
7th place game
 
 
19 December
 
 
  Iran95
 
 
  Malaysia88
SemifinalsEdit
17 December
Republic of China   89–78   Iran
17 December
Philippines   113–73   Malaysia
7th place gameEdit
19 December
Iran   95–88   Malaysia
5th place gameEdit

ChampionshipEdit

 
SemifinalsGold medal game
 
      
 
17 December
 
 
  Japan34
 
19 December
 
  Israel57
 
  Israel90
 
17 December
 
  Thailand42
 
  South Korea52
 
 
  Thailand67
 
Bronze medal game
 
 
19 December
 
 
  Japan60
 
 
  South Korea72
SemifinalsEdit
17 December
Japan   34–57   Israel
17 December
South Korea   52–67   Thailand
Bronze medal gameEdit
19 December
Japan   60–72   South Korea
Gold medal gameEdit
19 December
Israel   90–42   Thailand

Final standingEdit

Rank Team Pld W L
    Israel 7 6 1
    Thailand 6 4 2
    South Korea 7 6 1
4   Japan 6 4 2
5   Republic of China 6 4 2
6   Philippines 7 4 3
7   Iran 7 3 4
8   Malaysia 6 1 5
9   South Vietnam 6 2 4
10   Ceylon 6 1 5
11   Burma 6 0 6

ReferencesEdit