The 2001 Asian Basketball Confederation Championship for Men was the men's basketball qualifying tournament for FIBA Asia at the 2002 FIBA World Championship at United States.

2001 ABC Championship
ABC Championship 2001 logo.png
Tournament details
Host countryChina
DatesJuly 20–28
Teams14
Venue(s)2 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions China (12th title)
Runners-up Lebanon
Third place South Korea
Fourth place Syria
Tournament statistics
MVPChina Yao Ming
1999
2003

Contents

QualificationEdit

According to the ABC rules, each zone had two places, and the hosts (China) and the best 5 teams of the previous Asian Championship were automatically qualified.

East Asia (4+2) Gulf (2+2) Middle Asia (2) Southeast Asia (2) West Asia (2)
  China   Saudi Arabia   India   Philippines   Lebanon
  South Korea   Kuwait   Uzbekistan   Thailand   Syria
  Chinese Taipei   Qatar
  Japan   United Arab Emirates
  North Korea
  Hong Kong

DrawEdit

Original draw:

Group A Group B Group C Group D

  China
  Philippines **
  Hong Kong
  Uzbekistan

  South Korea
  United Arab Emirates
  Thailand
  North Korea *

  Saudi Arabia *
  Kuwait
  Lebanon
  Syria

  Chinese Taipei
  Japan
  Qatar
  India

* Withdrew

** Suspended by FIBA, replaced by   Singapore which finished third in the Southeast Asian qualifiers.

With DPR Korea and Saudi Arabia out of the championship, the ABC has called for a redraw of the 14 participants in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on July 12.

Group A Group B Group C Group D

  China
  Hong Kong
  Thailand
  Qatar

  South Korea
  United Arab Emirates
  Singapore
  Lebanon

  Chinese Taipei
  Uzbekistan
  India

  Japan
  Kuwait
  Syria

Preliminary roundEdit

Group AEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  China 3 3 0 307 148 +159 6
  Qatar 3 2 1 210 189 +21 5
  Hong Kong 3 1 2 178 258 −80 4
  Thailand 3 0 3 193 293 −100 3
July 20
11:00
Hong Kong   42–72   Qatar
Scoring by quarter: 12–17, 13–23, 9–16, 8–16
July 20
20:30
China   121–46   Thailand
Scoring by quarter: 40–10, 25–13, 25–6, 31–17
July 21
11:00
Thailand   87–92 (OT)   Hong Kong
Scoring by quarter: 21–18, 25–21, 10–20, 21–18, Overtime: 10–15
July 21
20:30
Qatar   58–87   China
Scoring by quarter: 15–19, 14–19, 11–27, 18–22
July 22
15:00
Thailand   60–80   Qatar
Scoring by quarter: 17–28, 19–23, 10–18, 14–11
July 22
20:30
China   99–44   Hong Kong
Scoring by quarter: 29–14, 25–3, 23–13, 22–14

Group BEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  South Korea 3 3 0 306 172 +134 6
  Lebanon 3 2 1 231 222 +9 5
  United Arab Emirates 3 1 2 198 215 −17 4
  Singapore 3 0 3 167 293 −126 3
July 20
13:00
South Korea   124–51   Singapore
Scoring by quarter: 29–13, 37–16, 30–13, 28–9
July 20
17:00
United Arab Emirates   69–70   Lebanon
Scoring by quarter: 14–19, 22–16, 9–19, 24–16
July 21
13:00
Lebanon   71–97   South Korea
Scoring by quarter: 19–20, 20–29, 10–27, 22–21
July 21
15:00
Singapore   60–79   United Arab Emirates
Scoring by quarter: 17–21, 18–22, 14–18, 11–18
July 22
13:00
South Korea   85–50   United Arab Emirates
Scoring by quarter: 20–12, 18–13, 18–19, 29–6
July 22
18:30
Singapore   56–90   Lebanon
Scoring by quarter: 14–26, 10–18, 20–24, 12–22

Group CEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  Chinese Taipei 2 2 0 164 120 +44 4
  India 2 1 1 118 146 −28 3
  Uzbekistan 2 0 2 126 142 −16 2
July 20
15:00
Chinese Taipei   85–55   India
Scoring by quarter: 21–12, 18–15, 33–16, 13–12
July 21
9:00
India   63–61   Uzbekistan
Scoring by quarter: 10–11, 24–12, 23–20, 6–18
July 22
9:00
Uzbekistan   65–79   Chinese Taipei
Scoring by quarter: 11–21, 17–19, 26–20, 11–19

Group DEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  Syria 2 2 0 182 160 +22 4
  Japan 2 1 1 151 153 −2 3
  Kuwait 2 0 2 173 193 −20 2
July 20
9:00
Japan   86–78   Kuwait
Scoring by quarter: 25–22, 21–23, 18–8, 22–25
July 21
18:30
Kuwait   95–107   Syria
Scoring by quarter: 22–30, 26–27, 25–25, 22–25
July 22
11:00
Syria   75–65   Japan
Scoring by quarter: 19–15, 20–17, 17–13, 19–20

Quarterfinal roundEdit

Group IEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  China 3 3 0 313 214 +99 6
  Lebanon 3 2 1 246 232 +14 5
  Japan 3 1 2 209 269 −60 4
  Chinese Taipei 3 0 3 203 256 −53 3
July 23
18:30
Japan   69–60   Chinese Taipei
Scoring by quarter: 23–17, 11–13, 10–20, 25–10
July 23
20:30
Lebanon   76–87   China
Scoring by quarter: 14–23, 23–19, 18–23, 21–22
July 24
18:30
Chinese Taipei   72–87   Lebanon
Scoring by quarter: 22–23, 12–25, 25–24, 13–15
July 24
20:30
China   126–67   Japan
Scoring by quarter: 33–18, 25–12, 40–13, 28–24
July 25
15:00
Japan   73–83   Lebanon
Scoring by quarter: 17–25, 18–17, 14–21, 24–20
July 25
20:30
Chinese Taipei   71–100   China
Scoring by quarter: 16–27, 19–34, 15–24, 21–15

Group IIEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  South Korea 3 3 0 271 219 +52 6
  Syria 3 2 1 239 215 +24 5
  Qatar 3 1 2 225 229 −4 4
  India 3 0 3 198 270 −72 3
July 23
13:00
South Korea   89–72   Qatar
Scoring by quarter: 22–17, 19–21, 20–16, 28–18
July 23
15:00
Syria   88–62   India
Scoring by quarter: 16–14, 21–13, 29–9, 22–26
July 24
13:00
South Korea   85–71   Syria
Scoring by quarter: 12–21, 23–10, 28–26, 22–14
July 24
15:00
India   60–85   Qatar
Scoring by quarter: 15–17, 13–16, 16–25, 16–27
July 25
13:00
South Korea   97–76   India
Scoring by quarter: 24–11, 27–21, 19–20, 27–24
July 25
18:30
Qatar   68–80   Syria
Scoring by quarter: 16–22, 15–19, 20–21, 17–18

Group IIIEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  Uzbekistan 2 2 0 161 140 +21 4
  Hong Kong 2 1 1 167 147 +20 3
  Singapore 2 0 2 136 177 −41 2
July 23
9:00
Singapore   71–92   Hong Kong
Scoring by quarter: 18–30, 16–30, 18–16, 19–16
July 24
9:00
Uzbekistan   85–65   Singapore
Scoring by quarter: 18–27, 29–16, 14–7, 24–15
July 25
11:00
Hong Kong   75–76   Uzbekistan
Scoring by quarter: 13–28, 27–13, 21–18, 14–17

Group IVEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  United Arab Emirates 2 2 0 163 140 +23 4
  Kuwait 2 1 1 154 135 +19 3
  Thailand 2 0 2 118 160 −42 2
July 23
11:00
United Arab Emirates   83–63   Thailand
Scoring by quarter: 21–13, 17–17, 24–14, 21–19
July 24
11:00
Kuwait   77–80   United Arab Emirates
Scoring by quarter: 24–12, 15–20, 14–26, 24–22
July 25
9:00
Thailand   55–77   Kuwait
Scoring by quarter: 16–18, 12–23, 18–17, 9–19

Classification 5th–14thEdit

13th placeEdit

July 27
11:00
Singapore   72–100   Thailand
Scoring by quarter: 14–32, 11–21, 18–19, 29–28

11th placeEdit

July 27
13:00
Hong Kong   86–72   Kuwait
Scoring by quarter: 22–18, 17–17, 22–19, 25–18

9th placeEdit

July 27
15:00
Uzbekistan   73–66   United Arab Emirates
Scoring by quarter: 18–13, 19–8, 22–33, 14–12

7th placeEdit

July 28
12:00
Chinese Taipei   92–90 (OT)   India
Scoring by quarter: 24–24, 14–17, 17–25, 24–13, Overtime: 13–11

5th placeEdit

July 28
14:00
Japan   65–74   Qatar
Scoring by quarter: 16–15, 20–20, 15–18, 14–21

Final roundEdit

Finalists qualified for the 2002 FIBA World Championship.

 
SemifinalsFinal
 
      
 
July 27
 
 
  Lebanon75
 
July 28
 
  South Korea72
 
  Lebanon63
 
July 27
 
  China97
 
  China94
 
 
  Syria55
 
3rd place
 
 
July 28
 
 
  South Korea (OT)95
 
 
  Syria94

SemifinalsEdit

July 27
18:30
Lebanon   75–72   South Korea
Scoring by quarter: 25–24, 17–13, 16–15, 17–20
July 27
20:30
China   94–55   Syria
Scoring by quarter: 17–11, 24–17, 27–12, 26–15

3rd placeEdit

July 28
17:00
South Korea   95–94 (OT)   Syria
Scoring by quarter: 16–24, 23–23, 13–11, 28–22, Overtime: 15–14

FinalEdit

July 28
19:30
Lebanon   63–97   China
Scoring by quarter: 10–22, 17–27, 15–34, 21–14
Pts: El Khatib 18 Pts: Mengke B. 17

Final standingEdit

Qualified for the 2002 FIBA World Championship
Rank Team Record
    China 8–0
    Lebanon 5–3
    South Korea 7–1
4   Syria 4–3
5   Qatar 4–3
6   Japan 2–4
7   Chinese Taipei 3–3
8   India 1–5
9   Uzbekistan 3–2
10   United Arab Emirates 3–3
11   Hong Kong 3–3
12   Kuwait 1–4
13   Thailand 1–5
14   Singapore 0–6

AwardsEdit

 2001 Asian Champions 
 
China
Twelfth title

All-Star Team:[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Florian Wanninger (2002), FIBA 1930-2001 Results, FIBA, ISBN 978-3897018365
  2. ^ Florian Wanninger (2002), FIBA 1930-2001 Results, FIBA, ISBN 978-3897018365

External linksEdit