Basketball at the 1970 Asian Games

Basketball was one of the 13 sports disciplines held in the 1970 Asian Games again in Bangkok, Thailand. South Korea got their first Asian basketball title by outlasting the defending champions Israel in the championship round. The games were held from December 10 to 19, 1970.

Basketball
at the 1970 Asian Games
Basketball pictogram.svg
VenueNimibutr Stadium
DateDecember 10, 1970 (1970-12-10)–December 19, 1970 (1970-12-19)
Nations12
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MedalistsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men
details
  South Korea
Choi Jong-kyu
Choo Hun-geun
Kim In-kun
Kim Young-il
Kwak Hyun-chae
Lee In-pyo
Lee Ja-young
Park Han
Shin Dong-pa
Shin Hyun-soo
Yoo Hee-hyung
Yoon Pyung-no
  Israel
Dan Barzily
Tanhum Cohen-Mintz
Hillel Gilboa
Ronald Green
Hanan Keren
Ivan Leshinsky
Itamar Marzel
Gabi Neumark
Mike Schwarz
Haim Starkman
Gabi Teichner
Mark Turenshine
  Japan
Shigeaki Abe
Yoshikuni Awano
Seiji Igarashi
Isao Kimura
Akira Kodama
Satoshi Mori
Fumihiko Moroyama
Kazufumi Sakai
Kenji Soda
Atsushi Somatomo
Masatomo Taniguchi
Kunihiko Yokoyama

ResultsEdit

Preliminary roundEdit

Group AEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  Israel 3 3 0 288 181 +107 6
  Japan 3 2 1 243 185 +58 5
  Singapore 3 1 2 203 284 −81 4
  South Vietnam 3 0 3 202 286 −84 3
10 December
Israel   108–59   South Vietnam
10 December
Japan   99–47   Singapore
11 December
South Vietnam   56–80   Japan
11 December
Israel   98–58   Singapore
12 December
Israel   82–64   Japan
12 December
South Vietnam   87–98   Singapore

Group BEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  South Korea 3 3 0 303 203 +100 6
  Philippines 3 2 1 280 221 +59 5
  Iran 3 1 2 264 271 −7 4
  Hong Kong 3 0 3 174 326 −152 3
10 December
Philippines   113–54   Hong Kong
10 December
South Korea   110–77   Iran
11 December
Iran   90–92   Philippines
11 December
South Korea   116–51   Hong Kong
12 December
Iran   97–69   Hong Kong
12 December
South Korea   77–75   Philippines

Group CEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  India 3 2 1 218 210 +8 5
  Republic of China 3 2 1 210 190 +20 5
  Thailand 3 2 1 201 189 +12 5
  Malaysia 3 0 3 199 239 −40 3
10 December
Republic of China   74–71   India
10 December
Thailand   80–65   Malaysia
11 December
Malaysia   62–82   Republic of China
11 December
Thailand   64–70   India
12 December
Malaysia   72–77   India
12 December
Thailand   57–54   Republic of China

Classification 7th–12thEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  Iran 5 5 0 476 397 +79 10
  Thailand 5 4 1 466 430 +36 9
  Malaysia 5 3 2 419 380 +39 8
  Singapore 5 2 3 422 432 −10 7
  South Vietnam 5 1 4 450 531 −81 6
  Hong Kong 5 0 5 374 473 −63 5
14 December
Singapore   86–72   Hong Kong
14 December
Iran   104–97   South Vietnam
14 December
Thailand   83–79   Malaysia
15 December
Hong Kong   78–79   South Vietnam
15 December
Thailand   69–107   Iran
15 December
Malaysia   76–69   Singapore
16 December
Hong Kong   72–95   Thailand
16 December
Malaysia   79–82   Iran
16 December
South Vietnam   101–122   Singapore
18 December
Iran   88–64   Singapore
18 December
Thailand   124–91   South Vietnam
18 December
Hong Kong   64–82   Malaysia
19 December
Hong Kong   88–95   Iran
19 December
Singapore   81–95   Thailand
19 December
Malaysia   103–82   South Vietnam

Final roundEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  South Korea 5 4 1 393 320 +73 9
  Israel 5 4 1 429 373 +56 9
  Japan 5 3 2 8
  Republic of China 5 2 3 364 386 −22 7
  Philippines 5 2 3 381 378 +3 7
  India 5 0 5 5
14 December
Israel   83–67   Japan
14 December
Philippines   97–79   India
15 December
Republic of China   73–114   Israel
15 December
Japan   vs.   India
15 December
Philippines   70–65   South Korea
16 December
South Korea   80–57   Japan
16 December
Israel   82–74   India
18 December
Japan   81–66   Republic of China
18 December
Philippines   78–83   Israel
18 December
South Korea   93–54   India
19 December
Philippines   72–76   Japan
19 December
India   53–78   Republic of China
19 December
Israel   67–81   South Korea

Final standingEdit

Rank Team Pld W L
    South Korea 8 7 1
    Israel 8 7 1
    Japan 8 5 3
4   Republic of China 8 4 4
5   Philippines 8 4 4
6   India 8 2 6
7   Iran 8 6 2
8   Thailand 8 6 2
9   Malaysia 8 3 5
10   Singapore 8 3 5
11   South Vietnam 8 1 7
12   Hong Kong 8 0 8

ReferencesEdit