The 1983 Asian Basketball Confederation Championship for Men were held in Hong Kong from November 20 to November 29, 1983. Queen Elizabeth Stadium and Queen Elizabeth II Youth Centre were used for this tournament.

1983 FIBA Asia Championship
12th Asian Basketball Championship
Tournament details
Host nationHong Kong
DatesNovember 20–29
Teams15 
(from all Asian federations)
Venues
(in 1 host city)
Champions China
(5th title)
MVPChina Guo Yonglin
1981
1985 >

Contents

Preliminary roundEdit

Group AEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  China 3 3 0 344 200 +144 6
  Iran 3 2 1 249 213 +36 5
  Indonesia 3 1 2 178 283 −105 4
  Pakistan 3 0 3 200 275 −75 3
November 20
Iran   90–69   Pakistan
Scoring by half: 39–32, 51–37
November 20
China   135–58   Indonesia
Scoring by half: 76–24, 59–34
November 21
Indonesia   47–85   Iran
Scoring by half: 23–41, 24–44
November 21
Pakistan   68–112   China
Scoring by half: 34–62, 34–50
November 22
Iran   74–97   China
Scoring by half: 39–52, 35–45
November 22
Pakistan   63–73   Indonesia
Scoring by half: 32–40, 31–33

Group BEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  South Korea 3 3 0 370 192 +178 6
  Hong Kong 3 2 1 302 226 +76 5
  Thailand 3 1 2 216 279 −63 4
  Macau 3 0 3 164 355 −191 3
November 20
Hong Kong   116–50   Macau
Scoring by half: 57–29, 59–21
November 20
South Korea   121–50   Thailand
Scoring by half: 61–25, 60–25
November 21
Macau   46–133   South Korea
Scoring by half: 23–75, 23–58
November 21
Thailand   60–90   Hong Kong
Scoring by half: 33–43, 27–47
November 22
South Korea   116–96   Hong Kong
Scoring by half: 63–42, 53–54
November 22
Thailand   106–68   Macau
Scoring by half: 52–38, 54–30

Group CEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  Japan 3 3 0 245 195 +50 6
  Jordan 3 2 1 243 218 +25 5
  Malaysia 3 1 2 219 226 −7 4
  Singapore 3 0 3 183 251 −68 3
November 20
Malaysia   74–82   Jordan
Scoring by half: 46–32, 28–50
November 20
Japan   88–52   Singapore
Scoring by half: 37–22, 51–30
November 21
Singapore   66–76   Malaysia
Scoring by half: 32–43, 34–33
November 21
Jordan   74–79   Japan
Scoring by half: 40–33, 34–46
November 22
Malaysia   69–78   Japan
Scoring by half: 42–39, 27–39
November 22
Singapore   65–87   Jordan
Scoring by half: 34–44, 31–43

Group DEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  Kuwait 2 2 0 72 57 +15 4
  India 2 1 1 59 70 −11 3
  Philippines 2 0 2 0 4 −4 0
November 20
Philippines   0–2   Kuwait
Forfeit
November 21
Kuwait   70–57   India
Scoring by half: 24–29, 46–28
November 22
India   2–0   Philippines
Forfeit
  • The Philippines originally beat Kuwait 78–57 and India 90–60 and topped the group but Asian Basketball Confederation cancelled the results on 23 November 1983 and declared naturalized players Jeff Moore and Dennis Still ineligible due to lack of residency.[citation needed]

Second roundEdit

Classification 13th–15thEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  Pakistan 2 2 0 196 120 +76 4
  Singapore 2 1 1 203 156 +47 3
  Macau 2 0 2 128 251 −123 2
November 25
Macau   74–137   Singapore
Scoring by half: 31–68, 43–69
November 26
Pakistan   114–54   Macau
Scoring by half: 58–27, 56–27
November 29
Pakistan   82–66   Singapore
Scoring by half: 46–38, 36–28

Classification 9th–12thEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  Philippines 3 3 0 254 213 +41 6
  Thailand 3 2 1 246 224 +22 5
  Malaysia 3 1 2 262 251 +11 4
  Indonesia 3 0 3 199 273 −74 3
November 24
Indonesia   65–81   Thailand
Scoring by half: 39–39, 26–42
November 24
Malaysia   80–85   Philippines
Scoring by half: 36–40, 44–45
November 25
Philippines   95–64   Indonesia
Scoring by half: 46–23, 49–41
November 25
Thailand   96–85   Malaysia
Scoring by half: 44–39, 52–46
November 28
Indonesia   70–97   Malaysia
Scoring by half: 36–56, 34–41
November 28
Thailand   69–74   Philippines
Scoring by half: 27–43, 42–31

Classification 5th–8thEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  Iran 3 3 0 172 152 +20 6
  India 3 1 2 239 240 −1 4
  Hong Kong 3 0 3 214 261 −47 3
  Jordan 3 2 1 174 146 +28 0
November 25
Iran   81–71   Hong Kong
Scoring by half: 34–27, 47–44
November 25
Jordan   80–72   India
Scoring by half: 42–29, 38–43
November 26
India   81–89   Iran
Scoring by half: 40–41, 41–48
November 26
Hong Kong   72–94   Jordan
Scoring by half: 34–42, 38–52
November 29
Iran   2–0   Jordan
Walkover
November 29
Hong Kong   71–86   India
Scoring by half: 41–50, 30–36
  • Jordan was penalized to the 8th place after the Jordanian team decided to return home on 26 November.

ChampionshipEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  China 3 3 0 281 190 +91 6
  Japan 3 2 1 242 239 +3 5
  South Korea 3 1 2 243 245 −2 4
  Kuwait 3 0 3 154 246 −92 3
November 24
South Korea   88–93 (OT)   Japan
Scoring by half: 46–44, 34–36 Overtime: 8–13
November 24
China   84–48   Kuwait
Scoring by half: 41–27, 43–21
November 26
Japan   70–46   Kuwait
Scoring by half: 38–24, 32–22
November 26
China   92–63   South Korea
Scoring by half: 50–34, 42–29
November 28
South Korea   92–60   Kuwait
Scoring by half: 51–34, 41–26
November 28
Japan   79–105   China
Scoring by half: 31–61, 48–44

Final roundEdit

3rd placeEdit

November 29
Kuwait   60–83   South Korea
Scoring by half: 36–45, 24–38

FinalEdit

November 29
China   95–71   Japan
Scoring by half: 49–32, 46–39

Final standingEdit

Qualified for the 1984 Summer Olympics
Rank Team Record
    China 7–0
    Japan 5–2
    South Korea 5–2
4   Kuwait 2–4
5   Iran 5–1
6   India 2–3
7   Hong Kong 2–4
8   Jordan 4–2
9   Philippines 3–2
10   Thailand 3–3
11   Malaysia 2–4
12   Indonesia 1–5
13   Pakistan 2–3
14   Singapore 1–4
15   Macau 0–5

AwardsEdit

 1983 Asian Champions 
 
China
Fifth title

ReferencesEdit