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FIBA Americas (Spanish: Confederación Panamericana de Baloncesto, French: FIBA Amériques) is a zone within FIBA (International Basketball Federation). It is one of FIBA's five continental confederations. FIBA Americas is responsible for the organization and governance of the major international tournaments in the Americas. It has 44 FIBA Federations and is headquartered in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The current FIBA Americas President elect is Usie Richards of the United States Virgin Islands.

FIBA Americas
FIBA Americas logo.svg
Formation11 October 1975
TypeSports federation
HeadquartersSan Juan, Puerto Rico
42 national associations
Official language
English and Spanish
Horacio Muratore (acting) Usie Richards (elect)


Country Association National teams FIBA
Caribbean (CBC)
  Antigua and Barbuda
  Aruba Aruba Basketball Bond 1986
  Bahamas Bahamas Basketball Federation 1962
  Barbados Barbados Amateur Basketball Association 1962
  Bermuda Bermuda Basketball Association 1998
  British Virgin Islands British Virgin Islands Amateur Basketball Federation 1979
  Cayman Islands Cayman Islands Basketball Association 1976
  Cuba Federación Cubana de Baloncesto 1937
  Dominica Dominica Amateur Basketball Association 1976
  Dominican Republic Asociacion Dominicana de Baloncesto 1940
  Grenada Grenada National Basketball Association 1975
  Guyana Guyana Amateur Basketball Federation 1961
  Jamaica Jamaica Basketball Association 1962
  Montserrat Montserrat Amateur Basketball Association (MABA) 1986
  Puerto Rico Federación de Baloncesto de Puerto Rico 1957
  Saint Kitts and Nevis
  Saint Lucia St. Lucia Basketball Federation 1997
  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines St. Vincent and the Grenadines Basketball Association 1984
  Trinidad and Tobago National Basketball Federation of Trinidad and Tobago 1958
  Turks and Caicos Islands Turks and Caicos Islands National Basketball 2002
  Virgin Islands Virgin Islands Basketball Federation 1964
Central America (COCABA)
  Costa Rica Federación Costarricense de Baloncesto Aficionado 1969
  El Salvador
  Nicaragua Federación Nicaraguense de Baloncesto 1959
North America
  Canada Canada Basketball 1936
  Mexico Asociación Deportiva Mexicana de Básquetbol 1936
  United States USA Basketball 1934
South America (CONSUBASQUET)
  Argentina Confederación Argentina de Básquetbol 1932
  Bolivia Federación Boliviana de Basquetbol 1947
  Brazil Confederação Brasileira de Basketball 1935
  Chile Federación de Básquetbol de Chile 1935
  Colombia Federación Colombiana de Baloncesto 1939
  Ecuador Federación Ecuatoriana de Basquetbol
  Paraguay Confederación Paraguaya de Básquetbol 1947
  Peru Federación Peruana de Basketball 1936
  Uruguay Federación Uruguaya de Basketball 1936
  Venezuela Federación Venezolana de Baloncesto 1938

Top ten FIBA America's teamsEdit

FIBA America zones
Rank Change Men Points Rank Change Women Points
1     United StatesC 836.2 1     United States 1000.0
6   1   Argentina 617.0 5   1   CanadaC 356.0
9   1   Brazil 478.0 9   1   Brazil 268.0
14   1   Puerto Rico 359.8 14     Cuba 127.8
15   1   Mexico 359.5 15   1   Argentina 124.2
17     Dominican Republic 321.0 22     Puerto Rico 57.6
20     Venezuela 339.1 30     Venezuela 28.0
25     Canada 229.0 32   7   Chile 26.4
39   1   Uruguay 160.2 33   2   Mexico 24.8
44     Panama 130.9 35   12   Colombia 19.2

C Current zone champion

Rankings as of November 28, 2017[1]

FIBA Americas competitionsEdit

National teamsEdit


FIBA Americas regional competitionsEdit

Current championsEdit

Men's Women's U-18 Men's U-18 Women's U-16 Men's U-16 Women's
  United States   Canada   United States   United States   United States   United States

See alsoEdit



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