The 1981 Asian Basketball Confederation Championship for Men were held in Kolkata, India.

1981 FIBA Asia Championship
11th Asian Basketball Championship
Tournament details
Host nationIndia
DatesNovember 12–20
Teams12 
(from all Asian federations)
Venues
(in 1 host city)
Champions China
(4th title)
1979
1983 >

Contents

Preliminary roundEdit

Group AEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  China 3 3 0 370 191 +179 6
  Malaysia 3 2 1 229 245 −16 5
  Iran 3 1 2 212 268 −56 4
  Pakistan 3 0 3 202 309 −107 3
November 12
China   116–70   Iran
Scoring by half: 60–37, 56–33
November 12
Pakistan   62–96   Malaysia
Scoring by half: 34–43, 28–53
November 13
Iran   85–82   Pakistan
Scoring by half: 40–45, 45–37
November 13
Malaysia   63–126   China
Scoring by half: 34–55, 29–71
November 14
China   128–58   Pakistan
Scoring by half: 60–30, 68–28
November 14
Iran   57–70   Malaysia
Scoring by half: 29–41, 28–29

Group BEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  Japan 3 3 0 318 170 +148 6
  India 3 2 1 252 176 +76 5
  Hong Kong 3 1 2 196 243 −47 4
  Sri Lanka 3 0 3 152 329 −177 3
November 12
India   102–37   Sri Lanka
Scoring by half: 59–16, 43–21
November 12
Japan   104–44   Hong Kong
Scoring by half: 45–30, 59–14
November 13
Sri Lanka   51–126   Japan
Scoring by half: 23–70, 28–56
November 13
Hong Kong   51–75   India
Scoring by half: 20–39, 31–36
November 14
India   75–88   Japan
Scoring by half: 42–45, 33–43
November 14
Sri Lanka   64–101   Hong Kong
Scoring by half: 28–40, 36–61

Group CEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  South Korea 3 3 0 326 209 +117 6
  Philippines 3 2 1 235 201 +34 5
  Thailand 3 1 2 214 261 −47 4
  Singapore 3 0 3 162 266 −104 3
November 12
South Korea   109–62   Singapore
Scoring by half: 55–32, 54–30
November 12
Philippines   81–64   Thailand
Scoring by half: 39–38, 42–26
November 13
Thailand   85–127   South Korea
Scoring by half: 42–58, 43–69
November 13
Singapore   47–92   Philippines
Scoring by half: 20–47, 27–45
November 14
Thailand   65–53   Singapore
Scoring by half: 38–29, 27–24
November 14
South Korea   90–62   Philippines
Scoring by half: 36–31, 54–31

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–12thEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Tiebreaker
  Thailand 5 5 0 418 346 +72 10
  Iran 5 3 2 441 380 +61 8 1–0
  Pakistan 5 3 2 401 357 +44 8 0–1
  Hong Kong 5 2 3 411 421 −10 7 1–0
  Singapore 5 2 3 353 362 −9 7 0–1
  Sri Lanka 5 0 5 316 474 −158 5
November 16
Pakistan   91–53   Sri Lanka
Scoring by half: 51–20, 40–33
November 16
Iran   84–87 (OT)   Thailand
Scoring by half: 38–37, 41–42 Overtime: 5–8
November 16
Hong Kong   73–69   Singapore
Scoring by half: 36–40, 37–29
November 17
Pakistan   59–66   Thailand
Scoring by half: 28–24, 31–42
November 17
Sri Lanka   68–85   Singapore
Scoring by half: 29–38, 39–47
November 17
Iran   114–101   Hong Kong
Scoring by half: 57–50, 57–51
November 18
Thailand   102–89   Sri Lanka
Scoring by half: 55–43, 47–46
November 18
Hong Kong   75–76   Pakistan
Scoring by half: 41–34, 34–42
November 18
Singapore   68–63   Iran
Scoring by half: 32–30, 36–33
November 19
Iran   95–42   Sri Lanka
Scoring by half: 46–19, 49–23
November 19
Hong Kong   61–98   Thailand
Scoring by half: 31–54, 30–44
November 19
Pakistan   93–78   Singapore
Scoring by half: 44–46, 49–32

ChampionshipEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  China 5 5 0 482 308 +174 10
  South Korea 5 4 1 466 393 +73 9
  Japan 5 3 2 405 375 +30 8
  Philippines 5 2 3 370 421 −51 7
  India 5 1 4 344 423 −79 6
  Malaysia 5 0 5 328 475 −147 5
November 16
Malaysia   54–70   India
Scoring by half: 19–32, 35–38
November 16
China   97–66   Philippines
Scoring by half: 52–46, 45–20
November 16
Japan   71–91   South Korea
Scoring by half: 34–44, 37–47
November 17
Philippines   82–70   Malaysia
Scoring by half: 47–40, 35–30
November 17
South Korea   111–79   India
Scoring by half: 61–42, 50–37
November 17
China   71–60   Japan
Scoring by half: 32–20, 39–40
November 18
Malaysia   85–110   South Korea
Scoring by half: 37–72, 48–38
November 18
Japan   99–82   Philippines
Scoring by half: 51–38, 48–44
November 18
India   55–92   China
Scoring by half: 25–52, 30–40
November 19
Malaysia   56–87   Japan
Scoring by half: 23–43, 33–44
November 20
Philippines   78–65   India
Scoring by half: 40–34, 38–31
November 20
China   96–64   South Korea
Scoring by half: 43–26, 53–38

Final standingEdit

Qualified for the 1982 FIBA World Championship
Rank Team Record
    China 7–0
    South Korea 6–1
    Japan 5–2
4   Philippines 4–3
5   India 3–4
6   Malaysia 2–5
7   Thailand 5–2
8   Iran 3–4
9   Pakistan 3–4
10   Hong Kong 2–5
11   Singapore 2–5
12   Sri Lanka 0–7

AwardsEdit

 1981 Asian Champions 
 
China
Fourth title

ReferencesEdit