2017 FIBA Asia Cup qualification

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Qualification for the 2017 FIBA Asia Cup are being held to determine the participants in the 2017 FIBA Asia Cup. Lebanon secured qualification by being named as hosts. The other fifteen berths were disputed per FIBA Asia zone, and via the 2016 FIBA Asia Challenge.

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Qualification formatEdit

The following are eligible to participate:[1]

Berths
Zone Allocated berths Additional berths from FIBA Asia Challenge Total
Central Asia 1 0 1
East Asia 3 2 5
Persian Gulf 1 0 1
South Asia 1 0 1
Southeast Asia 1 0 1
West Asia 2 3 5*
Wild Cards 2 N/A 2
Total 11 5 16

* Including the host nation Lebanon.

Qualified teamsEdit

Team Qualified as Date Last
appearance
Total
appearances
  Lebanon* Host Nation 20 January 2017 2015 8
  Kazakhstan 2017 Central Asian Qualifying
Round Winners
1 June 2017 2015 8
  Chinese Taipei 2017 East Asian Champions 5 June 2017 2015 23
  South Korea 2017 East Asian Runners-up 5 June 2017 2015 28
  Japan 2017 East Asian 3rd Place 4 June 2017 2015 27
  China 2017 East Asian 4th Place 4 June 2017 2015 21
  Hong Kong 2017 East Asian 5th Place 6 June 2017 2015 5
  Qatar 2016 Gulf Champions 9 September 2016 2015 9
  India 2017 South Asian Champions 23 May 2017 2015 24
  Philippines 2017 Southeast Asian Champions 18 May 2017 2015 26
  Iran 2017 West Asian Runners-up 1 February 2017 2015 16
  Jordan 2017 West Asian 3rd Place 31 January 2017 2015 14
  Iraq 2017 West Asian 4th Place 2 February 2017 1987 3
  Syria 2017 West Asian 5th Place 1 February 2017 2011 5
  Australia Wild Card 2016 None N/A
  New Zealand

* Lebanon is also the 2017 West Asian Champions.

FIBA Asia ChallengeEdit

The 6th FIBA Asia Challenge was held at Tehran, Iran from 9 to 18 September 2016.

Rank Team Note
    Iran West Asia (+1)
    South Korea East Asia (+1)
    Jordan West Asia (+2)
4   Iraq West Asia (+3)
5   China East Asia (+2)
6   Japan
7   India
8   Chinese Taipei
9   Philippines
10   Qatar
11   Kazakhstan
12   Thailand

Central AsiaEdit

The 2017 Central Asian Qualifying Round was a one-game playoff between Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan in Almaty.[3]

1 June 2017
Kazakhstan   81–71   Kyrgyzstan
Scoring by quarter: 22–16, 26–14, 23–17, 10–24

East AsiaEdit

2017 EABA Championship
4th East Asian Basketball Championship
Tournament details
Host nation  Japan
Dates3–7 June
Teams
(from 8 federations)
Venues
(in 1 host city)
Champions  Chinese Taipei
(1st title)
Tournament leaders
PlayersTeams
Points   Zhao Y.H. (19.8)   South Korea (87.8)
Rebounds   Hu J.Q. (13.0)   Chinese Taipei (43.0)
Assists   Sun M.H. (7.0)   South Korea (25.8)
Official website
2013

The 4th EABA Championship was held in Nagano, Japan from 3 to 7 June 2017. The top five nations will qualify for the main tournament.[4] On 7 June 2017, Chinese Taipei defeated the defending champions South Korea in the final, 77-64.[5] Hosts Japan subdued China in the bronze medal game, 76-58.[6] All four semifinalists qualified to the 2017 FIBA Asia Cup, along with Hong Kong, who took the fifth and last East Asian spot by defeating Macau, 96-81, the day before.[7] The draw was held in Tokyo, Japan on 6 March 2017 to determine the composition of the two groups.[8]

Preliminary roundEdit

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification
1   Japan (H, Q) 2 2 0 197 119 +78 4 Qualification to semifinals and 2017 FIBA Asia Cup
2   South Korea (Q) 2 1 1 181 136 +45 3
3   Macau 2 0 2 105 228 −123 2 Qualification to 5th place playoff
Source: FIBA
(H) Host; (Q) Qualified to the phase indicated.
3 June 2017
15:00
Japan   78–72   South Korea
Scoring by quarter: 23–18, 14–15, 21–23, 20–16
Pts: Brown 15
Rebs: Brown 8
Asts: Brown 5
Pts: Lee D.S. 15
Rebs: Heo I.Y., Heo H. 7
Asts: Heo H. 5
Nagano Mashima General Sports Arena, Nagano
Referees: Ferdinand Pascual (PHI), Hsieh Wen-wei (TPE), Zhang Zhiwei (CHN)
4 June 2017
15:00
Macau   47–119   Japan
Scoring by quarter: 15–25, 6–31, 13–27, 13–36
Pts: Hoi 12
Rebs: Lo 5
Asts: 3 players at 2 each
Pts: Hiejima 17
Rebs: Takeuchi 9
Asts: Hiejima 10
Nagano Mashima General Sports Arena, Nagano
Referees: Harja Jaladri (INA), Chan Ho Ming (HKG), Zhang Zhiwei (CHN)
5 June 2017
16:45
South Korea   109–58   Macau
Scoring by quarter: 30–14, 14–12, 32–14, 33–18
Pts: Lee D.S. 26
Rebs: Jeong, Park 7
Asts: Heo H. 7
Pts: Chan 16
Rebs: Chan 15
Asts: Lam 4
Nagano Mashima General Sports Arena, Nagano
Referees: Ferdinand Pascual (PHI), Chan Ho Ming (HKG), Hsieh Wen-wei (TPE)

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification
1   China (Q) 2 2 0 186 123 +63 4 Qualification to semifinals and 2017 FIBA Asia Cup
2   Chinese Taipei (Q) 2 1 1 155 153 +2 3
3   Hong Kong 2 0 2 117 182 −65 2 Qualification to 5th place playoff
Source: FIBA
(Q) Qualified to the phase indicated.
3 June 2017
17:15
China   96–63   Chinese Taipei
Scoring by quarter: 21–8, 27–17, 19–13, 29–25
Pts: Zhao 22
Rebs: Hu 8
Asts: Sun 8
Pts: Davis 15
Rebs: Davis 9
Asts: Chiang 4
Nagano Mashima General Sports Arena, Nagano
Referees: Harja Jaladri (INA), Yuji Higashi (JPN), Shin Gi Rok (KOR)
4 June 2017
17:15
Hong Kong   60–90   China
Scoring by quarter: 9–24, 15–29, 11–17, 25–20
Pts: Reid 16
Rebs: Reid 10
Asts: Chan 5, Lo 5
Pts: Hu 17
Rebs: Hu 12
Asts: Sun 9
Nagano Mashima General Sports Arena, Nagano
Referees: Ferdinand Pascual (PHI), Chao Hio Tong (MAC), Takeo Kitazawa (JPN)
5 June 2017
19:00
Chinese Taipei   92–57   Hong Kong
Scoring by quarter: 22–11, 22–13, 29–22, 19–11
Nagano Mashima General Sports Arena, Nagano
Referees: Harja Jaladri (INA), Chao Hio Tong (MAC), Takeo Kitazawa (JPN)

Classification 5th–6thEdit

6 June 2017
14:30
Macau   81–96   Hong Kong
Scoring by quarter: 11–17, 9–29, 32–34, 29–16
Nagano Mashima General Sports Arena, Nagano
Referees: Yuji Higashi (JPN), Wen-Wei Hsieh (TPE), Gi Rok Shin (KOR)

Final roundEdit

 
SemifinalsFinal
 
      
 
6 June
 
 
  Japan 73
 
7 June
 
  Chinese Taipei 78
 
  Chinese Taipei 77
 
6 June
 
  South Korea 64
 
  China 104
 
 
  South Korea (OT) 106
 
3rd place
 
 
7 June
 
 
  Japan 76
 
 
  China 58

SemifinalsEdit

6 June 2017
19:00
Japan   73–78   Chinese Taipei
Scoring by quarter: 15–25, 11–15, 21–15, 26–23
Pts: Hiejima 20
Rebs: Brown 8
Asts: Hashimoto 4
Pts: Davis 29
Rebs: Davis 17
Asts: Chiang 5
Nagano Mashima General Sports Arena, Nagano
Referees: Harja Jaladri (INA), Chao Hio Tong (MAC), Zhang Zhiwei (CHN)
6 June 2017
16:45
China   104–106 (OT)   South Korea
Scoring by quarter: 21–20, 15–25, 25–19, 32–29, Overtime: 11–13
Pts: Sun 28
Rebs: Hu 18
Asts: Hu 7
Pts: Heo I.Y. 22
Rebs: three players 5
Asts: Lee J.H. 6
Nagano Mashima General Sports Arena, Nagano
Referees: Ferdinand Pascual (PHI), Chan Ho Ming (HKG), Takeo Kitazawa (JPN)

3rd placeEdit

7 June 2017
18:00
China   58–76   Japan
Scoring by quarter: 9–26, 11–9, 21–22, 17–19
Pts: Zhao 20
Rebs: Hu 14
Asts: Sun 4
Pts: Brown 21
Rebs: Brown 11
Asts: Tanaka 5
Nagano Mashima General Sports Arena, Nagano
Referees: Ferdinand Pascual (PHI), Wen-Wei Hsieh (TPE), Harja Jaladri (INA)

FinalEdit

7 June 2017
15:45
South Korea   64–77   Chinese Taipei
Scoring by quarter: 20–15, 14–24, 17–24, 13–14
Pts: Heo I.Y. 18
Rebs: Lee J.H. 7
Asts: Heo H., Lee D.S. 6
Pts: Liu 23
Rebs: Davis 13
Asts: Yu 4
Nagano Mashima General Sports Arena, Nagano
Referees: Yuji Higashi (JPN), Takeo Kitazawa (JPN), Zhiwei Zhang (CHN)

Final standingEdit

Rank Team
    Chinese Taipei
    South Korea
    Japan
4   China
5   Hong Kong
6   Macau

Persian GulfEdit

2016 GCC Championship
15th Gulf Basketball Championship
Tournament details
Host nation  United Arab Emirates
Dates28 August - 4 September
Teams
(from 6 federations)
Venues
(in 1 host city)
Champions  Qatar
2015

The 15th Gulf Basketball Championship was held in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates in September 2016.[9][10]

Rank Team Qualification
    Qatar Qualification to 2017 FIBA Asia Cup
    Saudi Arabia
    United Arab Emirates
4   Bahrain
5   Oman

South AsiaEdit

The 6th SABA Championship was held in Malé, Maldives from 19 May to 23 May 2017.

Southeast AsiaEdit

The 12th SEABA Championship was held in Quezon City, Philippines from 12 to 18 May 2017.[11]

West AsiaEdit

2017 WABA Championship
15th West Asian Basketball Championship
Tournament details
Host nation  Jordan
Dates29 January - 2 February
Teams
(from 7 federations)
Venues
(in 1 host city)
Champions  Lebanon
(5th title)
Tournament leaders
PlayersTeams
Points   El Khatib (22.8)   Iran (88.4)
Rebounds   Nunnally (10.4)   Iran (46.4)
  Lebanon
Assists   Galloway (5.4)   Iran (16.6)
Official website
2016

The 15th WABA Championship was held in Amman, Jordan from 29 January to 2 February 2017. National teams that participated were Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Palestine, Syria and hosts Jordan.[12] Only the top four teams excluding Lebanon qualified for the continental joust.[13]

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification
1   Lebanon (C, Q) 5 5 0 400 308 +92 10 Qualified as hosts of 2017 FIBA Asia Cup
2   Iran (Q) 5 4 1 442 317 +125 9 Qualification to 2017 FIBA Asia Cup
3   Jordan (H, Q) 5 3 2 354 361 −7 8
4   Iraq (Q) 5 2 3 333 345 −12 7
5   Syria (Q) 5 1 4 321 384 −63 6
6   Palestine (E) 5 0 5 333 468 −135 5 Eliminated
Source: FIBA
(C) Champion; (E) Eliminated; (H) Host; (Q) Qualified to the phase indicated.
29 January 2017
15:00
Palestine   65–114   Iran
Scoring by quarter: 9–22, 24–27, 13–33, 19–32
Pts: Tamimi 12
Rebs: Nunnally 4
Asts: Anani 2
Pts: Jamshidi 29
Rebs: Kardoust 9
Asts: Mashayekhi, Kazemi 4
29 January 2017
17:00
Iraq   46–86   Lebanon
Scoring by quarter: 11–23, 14–21, 12–20, 9–22
Pts: Al-Hchaimi
Rebs: Aljuboori 11
Asts: Galloway 4
Pts: Arakji 16
Rebs: Bawji, El Khatib 6
Asts: Arakji, Stephan 3
29 January 2017
19:00
Syria   70–78   Jordan
Scoring by quarter: 19–15, 16–28, 19–17, 16–18
Pts: Madanly 24
Rebs: Saddier 11
Asts: Madanly 5
Pts: Abdeen 25
Rebs: Hussein 11
Asts: Abdeen 8
30 January 2017
15:00
Iran   92–48   Syria
Scoring by quarter: 25–4, 23–12, 17–17, 27–15
Pts: Jamshidi 17
Rebs: Kazemi 10
Asts: Pour 4
Pts: Adribi, Haidar 8
Rebs: Cheikh Ali 5
Asts: Baker, Harbasha 3
30 January 2017
17:00
Lebanon   99–75   Palestine
Scoring by quarter: 29–18, 21–8, 27–21, 22–28
Pts: Stephan 23
Rebs: Majok 9
Asts: Arakji, El Khatib 4
Pts: Abushamala 25
Rebs: Nunnally 9
Asts: Habash 3
30 January 2017
19:00
Jordan   66–62   Iraq
Scoring by quarter: 18–17, 17–10, 13–14, 18–21
Pts: Abdeen, Al-Awadi 19
Rebs: Hussein 12
Asts: Abdeen, Al-Awadi 4
Pts: Galloway 22
Rebs: Al-Khafaji 11
Asts: Galloway 5
31 January 2017
15:00
Iraq   66–53   Syria
Scoring by quarter: 20–16, 16–11, 13–18, 17–8
Pts: Galloway 25
Rebs: Hameed 14
Asts: Galloway 4
Pts: Cheikh Ali 16
Rebs: Cheikh Ali 10
Asts: Harbasha 4
31 January 2017
17:00
Lebanon   65–62   Iran
Scoring by quarter: 14–10, 13–15, 22–22, 16–15
Pts: El Khatib 21
Rebs: Haidar 10
Asts: Mezher, El Khatib 3
Pts: Jamshidi 15
Rebs: Kazemi 9
Asts: Mashayekhi 2
31 January 2017
19:00
Palestine   75–90   Jordan
Scoring by quarter: 25–27, 24–17, 15–26, 11–20
Pts: Abshamala 23
Rebs: Nunnally 12
Asts: Abshamala, Habash 2
Pts: Abdeen 30
Rebs: Zaghab 8
Asts: Al-Awadi 5
1 February 2017
15:00
Iran   92–80   Iraq
Scoring by quarter: 30–21, 26–16, 19–22, 17–21
Pts: Jamshidi 27
Rebs: Kazemi, Yakhchali 8
Asts: Pour 6
Pts: Galloway 29
Rebs: Galloway 8
Asts: Galloway 11
1 February 2017
17:00
Jordan   61–72   Lebanon
Scoring by quarter: 9–27, 18–13, 17–12, 17–20
Pts: Al-Awadi 16
Rebs: three players 4
Asts: Kanaan 4
Pts: El Khatib 33
Rebs: Majok 9
Asts: Arakji 5
1 February 2017
19:00
Syria   86–70   Palestine
Scoring by quarter: 14–23, 29–11, 16–19, 27–17
Pts: Madanly 21
Rebs: Cheikh Ali 19
Asts: Madanly 11
Pts: Abushamala 21
Rebs: Nunnally 15
Asts: Abushamala 4
2 February 2017
15:00
Lebanon   78–64   Syria
Scoring by quarter: 15–13, 12–16, 26–17, 25–18
Pts: Rustom 26
Rebs: Tabet 11
Asts: four players 3
Pts: Harbasha16
Rebs: Adribi 13
Asts: Harbasha5
2 February 2017
17:00
Palestine   48–79   Iraq
Scoring by quarter: 8–22, 11–24, 18–20, 11–13
Pts: Abushamala 12
Rebs: Abushamala, Younis 7
Asts: Abushamala 2
Pts: Galloway 22
Rebs: Hameed 14 10
Asts: Hamad 3
2 February 2017
19:00
Jordan   59–82   Iran
Scoring by quarter: 15–25, 14–19, 14–19, 16–19
Pts: Abdeen 17
Rebs: Zaghab 6
Asts: three players 3
Pts: Yakhchali 21
Rebs: Yakhchali 8
Asts: Mashayekhi 8

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