The 1979 Asian Basketball Confederation Championship for Men were held in Nagoya, Japan.

1979 FIBA Asia Championship
10th Asian Basketball Championship
Tournament details
Host nationJapan
DatesNovember 30 – December 12
Teams13 
(from all Asian federations)
Venues
(in 1 host city)
Champions China
(3rd title)
1977
1981 >

Contents

Preliminary roundEdit

Group AEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  China 3 3 0 319 199 +120 6
  India 3 2 1 229 233 −4 5
  Iraq 3 1 2 259 281 −22 4
  Bahrain 3 0 3 200 294 −94 3
December 1
China   96–56   India
Scoring by half: 52–26, 44–30
December 2
Bahrain   63–80   India
Scoring by half: 30–38, 33–42
December 2
China   105–89   Iraq
Scoring by half: 57–41, 48–48
December 3
Bahrain   83–96   Iraq
Scoring by half: 57–41, 26–55
December 4
China   118–54   Bahrain
Scoring by half: 57–34, 61–20
December 5
Iraq   74–93   India
Scoring by half: 36–48, 38–45

Group BEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  South Korea 3 3 0 366 251 +115 6
  Philippines 3 2 1 326 264 +62 5
  Thailand 3 1 2 252 307 −55 4
  Singapore 3 0 3 227 349 −122 3
December 1
South Korea   130–68   Thailand
Scoring by half: 73–44, 57–24
December 2
Singapore   65–128   Philippines
Scoring by half: 32–66, 33–62
December 3
Thailand   103–86   Singapore
Scoring by half: 54–22, 49–34
December 3
South Korea   118–107   Philippines
Scoring by half: 62–58, 56–49
December 4
South Korea   118–76   Singapore
Scoring by half: 61–36, 57–40
December 5
Thailand   81–91   Philippines
Scoring by half: 36–43, 45–48

Group CEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  Japan 4 4 0 477 239 +238 8
  Pakistan 4 3 1 389 352 +37 7
  Malaysia 4 2 2 427 331 +96 6
  Hong Kong 4 1 3 322 390 −68 5
  Bangladesh 4 0 4 253 556 −303 4
November 30
Japan   121–80   Pakistan
Scoring by half: 61–45, 60–35
December 1
Hong Kong   114–73   Bangladesh
Scoring by half: 57–41, 57–32
December 1
Malaysia   72–84   Japan
Scoring by half: 24–46, 48–38
December 2
Malaysia   87–90   Pakistan
Scoring by half: 48–57, 39–33
December 2
Hong Kong   45–121   Japan
Scoring by half: 31–61, 14–60
December 3
Pakistan   120–67   Bangladesh
Scoring by half: 63–29, 57–38
December 4
Hong Kong   86–97   Malaysia
Scoring by half: 43–59, 43–38
December 4
Bangladesh   42–151   Japan
Scoring by half: 23–89, 19–62
December 5
Bangladesh   71–171   Malaysia
Scoring by half: 38–71, 33–100
December 5
Hong Kong   77–99   Pakistan
Scoring by half: 46–53, 31–46

Final roundEdit

  • The results and the points of the matches between the same teams that were already played during the preliminary round shall be taken into account for the final round.

Classification 7th–13thEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  Malaysia 6 6 0 663 479 +184 12
  Iraq 6 5 1 608 473 +135 11
  Thailand 6 4 2 619 500 +119 10
  Singapore 6 3 3 545 550 −5 9
  Hong Kong 6 2 4 503 523 −20 8
  Bahrain 6 1 5 483 536 −53 7
  Bangladesh 6 0 6 430 790 −360 6
December 7
Thailand   109–76   Hong Kong
Scoring by half: 49–48, 60–28
December 7
Bahrain   114–66   Bangladesh
Scoring by half: 64–26, 50–40
December 7
Malaysia   123–90   Singapore
Scoring by half: 62–42, 61–48
December 8
Iraq   139–76   Bangladesh
Scoring by half: 72–38, 67–38
December 8
Hong Kong   78–86   Singapore
Scoring by half: 43–51, 35–35
December 8
Thailand   112–90   Bahrain
Scoring by half: 55–42, 57–48
December 9
Iraq   100–72   Hong Kong
Scoring by half: 60–41, 40–31
December 9
Malaysia   89–82   Thailand
Scoring by half: 47–45, 42–37
December 9
Singapore   86–71   Bahrain
Scoring by half: 47–36, 39–35
December 10
Thailand   145–74   Bangladesh
Scoring by half: 52–29, 93–45
December 10
Singapore   90–105   Iraq
Scoring by half: 48–57, 42–48
December 10
Malaysia   99–67   Bahrain
Scoring by half: 59–29, 40–38
December 11
Hong Kong   77–58   Bahrain
Scoring by half: 29–38, 48–20
December 11
Singapore   107–70   Bangladesh
Scoring by half: 65–36, 42–34
December 11
Iraq   83–84   Malaysia
Scoring by half: 38–45, 45–39
December 12
Iraq   85–68   Thailand
Scoring by half: 50–30, 35–38

ChampionshipEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  China 5 5 0 503 360 +143 10
  Japan 5 4 1 497 384 +113 9
  South Korea 5 3 2 505 452 +53 8
  Philippines 5 2 3 508 539 −31 7
  India 5 1 4 366 467 −101 6
  Pakistan 5 0 5 398 575 −177 5
December 7
India   78–93   South Korea
Scoring by half: 30–56, 48–37
December 7
Japan   111–94   Philippines
Scoring by half: 54–42, 57–52
December 8
China   124–89   Philippines
Scoring by half: 66–44, 58–45
December 8
South Korea   121–73   Pakistan
Scoring by half: 59–45, 62–28
December 9
Japan   97–55   India
Scoring by half: 49–24, 48–31
December 9
China   119–59   Pakistan
Scoring by half: 56–32, 63–27
December 9
India   86–95   Philippines
Scoring by half: 44–54, 42–41
December 10
South Korea   85–100   Japan
Scoring by half: 39–62, 46–38
December 10
Philippines   123–100   Pakistan
Scoring by half: 69–45, 54–55
December 11
Japan   68–70 (OT)   China
Scoring by half: 33–38, 31–26 Overtime: 4–6
December 12
South Korea   88–94   China
Scoring by half: 48–45, 40–49
December 12
India   91–86   Pakistan
Scoring by half: 48–43, 43–43

Final standingEdit

Qualified for the 1980 Summer Olympics
Rank Team Record
    China 7–0
    Japan 7–1
    South Korea 5–2
4   Philippines 4–3
5   India 3–4
6   Pakistan 3–5
7   Malaysia 6–2
8   Iraq 5–3
9   Thailand 4–4
10   Singapore 3–5
11   Hong Kong 2–6
12   Bahrain 1–7
13   Bangladesh 0–8

AwardsEdit

 1979 Asian Champions 
 
China
Third title

ReferencesEdit