Basketball at the 1974 Asian Games

Basketball was one of the 16 sports disciplines held in the 1974 Asian Games in Tehran, Iran. Israel won their 2nd title by beating the defending champions South Korea in the championship match. This is also the first time that women's edition were held, and Japan emerged as the first-ever champions after a round-robin format. The games were held from September 2 to 15, 1974.

Basketball
at the 1974 Asian Games
Basketball pictogram.svg
VenueAryamehr Basketball Hall
DateSeptember 2, 1974 (1974-09-02)–September 15, 1974 (1974-09-15)
Nations14
← 1970
1978 →

Contents

Medal summaryEdit

ResultsEdit

MenEdit

Preliminary roundEdit

Group AEdit
Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  China 2 2 0 235 192 +43 4
  South Korea 2 1 1 214 192 +22 3
  Iraq 2 0 2 190 255 −65 2
September 2
10:00
China   101–93   South Korea
Scoring by half: 51–55, 50–38
September 4
16:00
Iraq   99–134   China
Scoring by half: 41–60, 58–74
September 6
15:30
South Korea   121–91   Iraq
Group BEdit
Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  Israel 1 1 0 122 73 +49 2
  Philippines 1 0 1 73 122 −49 1
September 2
8:30
Israel   122–73   Philippines
Group CEdit
Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  Japan 2 2 0 178 153 +25 4
  North Korea 2 1 1 181 147 +34 3
  Kuwait 2 0 2 148 207 −59 2
September 2
18:00
Japan   77–75   North Korea
Scoring by half: 46–37, 31–38
September 4
17:30
Kuwait   70–106   North Korea
Scoring by half: 29–57, 41–49
September 6
17:00
Japan   101–78   Kuwait
Scoring by half: 59–39, 42–39
Group DEdit
Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  Iran 2 2 0 225 148 +77 4
  Pakistan 2 1 1 197 176 +21 3
  Bahrain 2 0 2 141 239 −98 2
September 2
16:30
Iran   128–62   Bahrain
Scoring by half: 57–32, 71–30
September 4
19:00
Pakistan   111–79   Bahrain
September 6
18:30
Iran   97–86   Pakistan
Scoring by half: 55–41, 42–45

Classification 9th–11thEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  Iraq 2 2 0 204 123 +81 4
  Kuwait 2 1 1 169 159 +10 3
  Bahrain 2 0 2 127 218 −91 2
September 9
16:00
Bahrain   61–111   Iraq
Scoring by half: 29–56, 32–55
September 10
15:30
Kuwait   107–66   Bahrain
Scoring by half: 54–30, 53–36
September 12
15:30
Iraq   93–62   Kuwait
Scoring by half: 43–33, 50–29

Second roundEdit

Group AEdit
Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Tiebreaker
  China 3 2 1 266 246 +20 5 1–1 / 1.024
  Philippines 3 2 1 273 268 +5 5 1–1 / 1.017
  North Korea 3 2 1 254 240 +14 5 1–1 / 0.960
  Iran 3 0 3 234 273 −39 3
September 7
20:00
China   86–77   North Korea
Scoring by half: 52–39, 34–38
September 8
17:00
Philippines   93–91   Iran
Scoring by half: 55–40, 38–51
September 10
17:00
China   86–91   Philippines
Scoring by half: 49–47, 37–44
September 10
18:30
Iran   65–86   North Korea
Scoring by half: 35–40, 30–46
September 12
17:00
Philippines   89–91   North Korea
Scoring by half: 41–46, 48–45
September 12
20:00
China   94–78   Iran
Scoring by half: 51–39, 43–39
Group BEdit
Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  Israel 3 3 0 216 161 +57 6
  South Korea 3 2 1 336 288 +48 5
  Japan 3 1 2 287 293 −6 4
  Pakistan 3 0 3 175 274 −99 2
September 7
17:00
Israel   2–0   Pakistan
Walkover
September 7
18:30
Japan   86–104   South Korea
September 9
17:30
Japan   133–89   Pakistan
Scoring by half: 73–44, 60–45
September 9
19:00
Israel   116–93   South Korea
Scoring by half: 59–50, 57–43
September 11
15:30
Pakistan   86–139   South Korea
Scoring by half: 33–66, 53–73
September 12
18:30
Japan   68–100   Israel
Scoring by half: 37–41, 31–59

Classification 5th–8thEdit

 
Classification 5th–8th5th place game
 
      
 
September 13
 
 
  Japan86
 
September 14
 
  Iran89
 
  Iran74
 
September 13
 
  North Korea75
 
  Pakistan93
 
 
  North Korea107
 
7th place game
 
 
September 14
 
 
  Japan101
 
 
  Pakistan90
Semi-finalsEdit
September 13
15:30
Iran   89–86   Japan
Scoring by half: 41–43, 48–43
September 13
17:00
North Korea   107–93   Pakistan
Scoring by half: 63–58, 44–35
7th place gameEdit
September 14
16:00
Japan   101–90   Pakistan
5th place gameEdit
September 14
17:30
Iran   74–75   North Korea

Final roundEdit

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
September 13
 
 
  Israel123
 
September 15
 
  Philippines101
 
  Israel92
 
September 13
 
  South Korea85
 
  China114
 
 
  South Korea (OT)119
 
Bronze medal game
 
 
September 15
 
 
  Philippines89
 
 
  China102
SemifinalsEdit
September 13
18:30
Israel   123–101   Philippines
Scoring by half: 62–45, 48–43
September 13
20:00
China   114–119 (OT)   South Korea
Bronze medal gameEdit
September 15
9:30
Philippines   89–102   China
Scoring by half: 44–47, 45–55
FinalEdit
September 15
15:30
Israel   92–85   South Korea
Scoring by half: 50–43, 42–42

Final standingEdit

Rank Team
    Israel
    South Korea
    China
4   Philippines
5   North Korea
6   Iran
7   Japan
8   Pakistan
9   Iraq
10   Kuwait
11   Bahrain

WomenEdit

Rank Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
    Japan 4 4 0 321 238 +83 8
    South Korea 4 3 1 309 248 +61 7
    China 4 2 2 338 311 +27 6
4   North Korea 4 1 3 305 292 +13 5
5   Iran 4 0 4 163 347 −184 4
September 3
17:00
South Korea   84–71   China
Scoring by half: 38–31, 46–40
September 3
18:30
Japan   89–24   Iran
Scoring by half: 43–14, 46–10
September 5
17:00
Iran   36–95   North Korea
September 5
18:30
Japan   71–70   South Korea
Scoring by half: 34–40, 37–30
September 8
15:30
China   89–60   Iran
Scoring by half: 48–26, 41–34
September 8
18:30
North Korea   64–77   Japan
Scoring by half: 35–32, 29–45
September 11
17:00
Iran   43–74   South Korea
Scoring by half: 22–48, 21–26
September 11
18:30
North Korea   83–98   China
Scoring by half: 39–44, 44–54
September 14
19:00
South Korea   81–63   North Korea
September 14
20:30
Japan   84–80   China
Scoring by half: 45–44, 39–36

ReferencesEdit