2015 FIBA Asia Championship qualification

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Qualification for the 2015 FIBA Asia Championship was held to determine the participants in the 2015 FIBA Asia Championship. China secured qualification by being named as hosts. The other fifteen berths were disputed per FIBA Asia zone, and via the 2014 FIBA Asia Cup.

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Qualification formatEdit

The following are eligible to participate:[1]

  • The organizing country.
  • The champion team from the previous FIBA Asia Cup.
  • The four best-placed teams from the previous FIBA Asia Cup will qualify the same number of teams from their respective sub-zones.
  • The two best teams from the sub-zones of East Asia, Gulf, Southeast Asia and West Asia and the winner from the sub-zones of South Asia and Central Asia.
Berths
Zone Automatic Additional berths from FIBA Asia Cup Total
FIBA Asia Cup champion 1 N/A 1
Host team 1 N/A 1
Central Asia 1 0 1
East Asia 2 2 4
Gulf 2 0 3
South Asia 1 0 1
Southeast Asia 2 1 3
West Asia 2 1 3
Total 12 4 16

Qualified teamsEdit

Team Qualified as Date Last
appearance
Total
appearances
  Iran 2014 FIBA Asia Cup champions 19 July 2014 2013 16
  China Tournament hosts 24 July 2014 2013 21
  Qatar 2014 Gulf champions 19 October 2014 2013 9
  Kuwait 2014 Gulf runners-up 20 October 2014 2009 12
  Kazakhstan 2015 Central Asian champions 27 April 2015 2013 8
  Philippines 2015 Southeast Asian champions 29 April 2015 2013 25
  Singapore 2015 Southeast Asian third place 29 April 2015 2001 16
  Malaysia 2015 Southeast Asian runners-up 30 April 2015 2013 24
  Lebanon 2015 West Asian champions 31 May 2015 2011 7
  South Korea 2015 East Asian 1st ranked 1 June 2015 2013 27
  Chinese Taipei 2015 East Asian 2nd ranked 1 June 2015 2013 22
  Japan 2015 East Asian 3rd ranked 1 June 2015 2013 26
  Hong Kong 2015 East Asian 4th ranked 1 June 2015 2013 25
  Jordan 2015 West Asian runners-up 2 June 2015 2013 13
  Palestine 2015 West Asian third place 2 June 2015 Debut 1
  India 2015 South Asian champions 5 July 2015 2013 24

FIBA Asia CupEdit

The 2014 FIBA Asia Cup was held at Wuhan, Hubei, China from 11 to 19 July 2014.

Rank Team Note
    Iran Qualified
    Chinese Taipei East Asia (+1)
    Philippines Southeast Asia (+1)
4   China Direct qualifier
5   Jordan West Asia (+1)
6   Japan East Asia (+2)
7   India
8   Singapore
9   Indonesia
  • The host nation was not yet determined at the conclusion of the tournament. China was chosen as the hosts a week later.

Central AsiaEdit

The Central Asia qualifiers was a one-game playoff between Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan in Astana.

27 April 2015
Kazakhstan   84–39   Kyrgyzstan

East AsiaEdit

The 4th East Asian Basketball Championship was cancelled as no countries were willing to host it. The four countries with the highest FIBA rankings (excluding finals hosts China) took the 4 finals berths available to East Asian teams: South Korea, Chinese Taipei, Japan, and Hong Kong.

The participation of Japan was dependent if FIBA lifts its suspension in time for the draw.

GulfEdit

The 14th Gulf Basketball Championship was held at Dammam, Saudi Arabia from 13 to 20 October 2014.[2]

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification
1   Qatar 5 5 0 381 284 +97 10 Qualification to 2015 FIBA Asia Championship
2   Kuwait 5 4 1 344 323 +21 9
3   Bahrain 5 3 2 398 355 +43 8
4   Saudi Arabia (H) 5 2 3 378 348 +30 7
5   United Arab Emirates 5 1 4 345 384 −39 6
6   Oman 5 0 5 265 417 −152 5
Source:[citation needed]
(H) Host.
14 October 2014
Oman   35–86   Bahrain
14 October 2014
Kuwait   53–78   Qatar
15 October 2014
United Arab Emirates   75–81   Kuwait
15 October 2014
Qatar   75–49   Oman
15 October 2014
Bahrain   101–92   Saudi Arabia
17 October 2014
United Arab Emirates   53–71   Qatar
17 October 2014
Kuwait   72–65   Bahrain
17 October 2014
Saudi Arabia   95–53   Oman
18 October 2014
Oman   55–79   Kuwait
19 October 2014
Qatar   71–66   Saudi Arabia
19 October 2014
Bahrain   83–71   United Arab Emirates
20 October 2014
United Arab Emirates   82–73   Oman
20 October 2014
Qatar   86–63   Bahrain
20 October 2014
Saudi Arabia   50–59   Kuwait

South AsiaEdit

The 4th SABA Championship was held at Bengaluru, India from 3 to 5 July 2015.[3][4]

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification
1   India (H) 5 5 0 552 220 +332 10 Qualification to 2015 FIBA Asia Championship
2   Sri Lanka 5 4 1 392 347 +45 9
3     Nepal 5 2 3 332 370 −38 7
4   Bangladesh 5 2 3 334 424 −90 7
5   Maldives 5 2 3 348 419 −71 7
6   Bhutan 5 0 5 292 470 −178 5
Source:[citation needed]
Rules for classification: (1) Tournament points, (2) Head-to-head tournament points, (3) Head-to-head goal average, (4) Overall goal average, (5) Drawing of lots
(H) Host.

Southeast AsiaEdit

The 11th SEABA Championship was held at Singapore from 27 April to 1 May 2015.

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification
1   Philippines 5 5 0 542 200 +342 10 Qualification to 2015 FIBA Asia Championship
2   Malaysia 5 4 1 325 285 +40 9
3   Singapore (H) 5 3 2 368 228 +140 8
4   Indonesia 5 2 3 277 303 −26 7
5   Laos 5 1 4 232 467 −235 6
6   Brunei 5 0 5 190 451 −261 5
Source: SEABA
Rules for classification: (1) Tournament points, (2) Head-to-head tournament points, (3) Head-to-head goal average, (4) Overall goal average, (5) Drawing of lots
(H) Host.

West AsiaEdit

The WABA Championship was held at Orthodox Club Arena, Amman from 29 May to 2 June 2015. As original hosts Iran were already qualified by winning the 2014 FIBA Asia Cup, they gave up hosting the tournament and withdrew. Lebanon, Jordan and Palestine qualified.

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification
1   Lebanon 4 4 0 341 279 +62 8 Qualification to 2015 FIBA Asia Championship
2   Jordan (H) 4 3 1 332 308 +24 7
3   Palestine 4 2 2 304 315 −11 6
4   Syria 4 1 3 276 306 −30 5
5   Iraq 4 0 4 271 316 −45 4
Source:[citation needed]
(H) Host.
29 May 2015
Lebanon   85–67   Iraq
29 May 2015
Palestine   76–92   Jordan
30 May 2015
Syria   73–79   Palestine
30 May 2015
Jordan   74–92   Lebanon
31 May 2015
Lebanon   76–59   Syria
31 May 2015
Iraq   71–86   Jordan
1 June 2015
Palestine   79–88   Lebanon
1 June 2015
Syria   75–71   Iraq
2 June 2015
Iraq   62–70   Palestine
2 June 2015
Jordan   80–69   Syria

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "FIBA ASIA Internal Regulations" (PDF). FIBA Asia. p. 43. Retrieved 22 September 2012.
  2. ^ "Gulf Basketball Cup 2014". goalzz.com. Retrieved 1 March 2015.
  3. ^ "SABA decides India will host the 4th SABA Championship / Qualifying Round 2015". Basketball Federation of India. 11 June 2015. Archived from the original on 15 June 2015. Retrieved 13 June 2015.
  4. ^ "South Asian basketball in Bengaluru". The Hindu. 9 June 2015. Retrieved 13 June 2015.