The 1965 Asian Basketball Confederation Championship for Men were held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

1965 FIBA Asia Championship
3rd Asian Basketball Championship
Tournament details
Host nationMalaysia
DatesNovember 28 – December 11
Teams10 
(from all Asian federations)
Venues
(in 1 host city)
Champions Japan
(1st title)
1963
1967 >

Contents

Preliminary roundEdit

Group AEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  Philippines 4 4 0 348 196 +152 8
  Japan 4 3 1 288 234 +54 7
  Malaysia 4 2 2 258 282 −24 6
  South Vietnam 4 1 3 263 318 −55 5
  Singapore 4 0 4 219 346 −127 4
November 28
20:00
Philippines   82–53   Malaysia
Scoring by half: 38–17, 44–36
November 29
19:30
Singapore   42–79   Japan
Scoring by half: 16–44, 26–35
November 29
21:00
Malaysia   72–65   South Vietnam
Scoring by half: 35–33, 37–32
November 30
16:30
Japan   91–67   South Vietnam
Scoring by half: 45–32, 46–35
November 30
19:30
Philippines   104–39   Singapore
Scoring by half: 51–19, 53–20
December 1
18:00
Singapore   71–82   Malaysia
Scoring by half: 27–42, 44–40
December 1
21:00
South Vietnam   50–88   Philippines
Scoring by half: 18–38, 32–50
December 2
16:30
Singapore   67–81   South Vietnam
Scoring by half: 30–40, 37–41
December 2
19:30
Philippines   74–54   Japan
Scoring by half: 34–31, 40–23
December 4
19:30
Japan   64–51   Malaysia
Scoring by half: 38–28, 26–23

Group BEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  Taiwan 4 4 0 336 232 +104 8
  South Korea 4 3 1 320 264 +56 7
  Thailand 4 2 2 292 272 +20 6
  India 4 1 3 241 344 −103 5
  Hong Kong 4 0 4 232 309 −77 4
November 29
18:00
South Korea   104–64   India
Scoring by half: 55–30, 49–34
November 30
15:00
India   58–98   Taiwan
Scoring by half: 26–54, 32–44
November 30
21:00
Hong Kong   49–85   South Korea
Scoring by half: 26–54, 23–31
December 1
19:30
India   58–55   Hong Kong
Scoring by half: 22–28, 36–27
December 2
15:00
Hong Kong   62–77   Taiwan
Scoring by half: 25–35, 37–42
December 2
21:00
Thailand   66–69   South Korea
Scoring by half: 39–38, 27–31
December 3
18:00
Taiwan   76–50   Thailand
Scoring by half: 31–29, 45–21
December 4
18:00
Hong Kong   66–89   Thailand
Scoring by half: 31–54, 35–35
December 4
21:00
Taiwan   85–62   South Korea
Scoring by half: 42–29, 43–33
December 5
9:00
Thailand   87–61   India
Scoring by half: 47–35, 40–26

Final roundEdit

Classification 7th–10thEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  India 3 3 0 250 198 +52 6
  Hong Kong 3 2 1 223 213 +10 5
  Singapore 3 1 2 238 276 −38 4
  South Vietnam 3 0 3 241 265 −24 3
December 5
18:00
South Vietnam   80–84 (OT)   Hong Kong
Scoring by half: 42–32, 28–38 Overtime: 10–14
December 6
14:00
Singapore   93–85   South Vietnam
Scoring by half: 40–37, 53–48
December 6
18:30
Hong Kong   50–60   India
Scoring by half: 20–17, 30–43
December 8
14:00
India   102–72   Singapore
Scoring by half: 45–44, 57–28
December 9
18:00
Singapore   73–89   Hong Kong
Scoring by half: 42–45, 31–44
December 10
18:00
South Vietnam   76–88   India
Scoring by half: 38–43, 38–45

ChampionshipEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  Japan 5 5 0 355 301 +54 10
  Philippines 5 4 1 385 337 +48 9
  South Korea 5 3 2 326 308 +18 8
  Thailand 5 2 3 350 364 −14 7
  Taiwan 5 1 4 353 372 −19 6
  Malaysia 5 0 5 313 400 −87 5
December 5
19:30
Malaysia   55–77   Japan
Scoring by half: 24–34, 31–43
December 5
21:00
Philippines   59–50   South Korea
Scoring by half: 21–28, 38–22
December 6
15:30
Philippines   90–72   Malaysia
Scoring by half: 56–34, 34–38
December 6
20:00
South Korea   78–66   Thailand
Scoring by half: 47–30, 31–36
December 6
21:30
Japan   73–58   Taiwan
Scoring by half: 34–35, 39–23
December 7
18:00
Thailand   86–71   Malaysia
Scoring by half: 38–25, 48–46
December 7
19:30
Taiwan   65–67   South Korea
Scoring by half: 33–39, 32–28
December 7
21:00
Japan   71–65   Philippines
Scoring by half: 37–31, 34–34
December 8
15:30
Thailand   74–71   Taiwan
Scoring by half: 39–39, 35–32
December 9
19:30
South Korea   68–49   Malaysia
Scoring by half: 26–25, 42–24
December 9
21:00
Japan   65–60   Thailand
Scoring by half: 33–31, 32–29
December 10
19:30
Taiwan   79–66   Malaysia
Scoring by half: 38–34, 41–32
December 10
21:00
Philippines   79–64   Thailand
Scoring by half: 46–29, 33–35
December 11
19:00
South Korea   63–69   Japan
Scoring by half: 22–31, 41–38
December 11
20:30
Philippines   92–80   Taiwan
Scoring by half: 45–35, 47–45

Final standingEdit

Qualified for the 1967 FIBA World Championship
Rank Team Record
    Japan 8–1
    Philippines 8–1
    South Korea 6–3
4   Thailand 4–5
5   Taiwan 5–4
6   Malaysia 2–7
7   India 4–3
8   Hong Kong 2–5
9   Singapore 1–6
10   South Vietnam 1–6

AwardsEdit

 1965 Asian Champions 
 
Japan
First title

ReferencesEdit