Basketball at the 1978 Asian Games

Basketball was one of the 20 sports disciplines held in the 1978 Asian Games in Bangkok, Thailand. China won their 1st title by beating last edition's finalist South Korea in the championship match. The games were held from December 9 to 20, 1978.

Basketball
at the 1978 Asian Games
Basketball pictogram.svg
VenueNimibutr Stadium
Date9–19 December
Nations14
← 1974
1982 →

Contents

MedalistsEdit

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  China (CHN)1102
  South Korea (KOR)1102
3  Japan (JPN)0011
  North Korea (PRK)0011
Totals (4 nations)2226

ResultsEdit

MenEdit

Preliminary roundEdit

Group AEdit
Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  South Korea 4 4 0 427 293 +134 8
  Philippines 4 3 1 347 296 +51 7
  Pakistan 4 2 2 337 323 +14 6
  Saudi Arabia 4 1 3 269 313 −44 5
  Bahrain 4 0 4 221 376 −155 4
9 December
Philippines   85–79   Pakistan
9 December
Saudi Arabia   69–45   Bahrain
10 December
South Korea   101–70   Saudi Arabia
10 December
Philippines   97–49   Bahrain
11 December
Pakistan   86–74   Bahrain
11 December
Philippines   78–95   South Korea
12 December
Saudi Arabia   73–87   Philippines
12 December
South Korea   107–92   Pakistan
13 December
Pakistan   80–57   Saudi Arabia
13 December
South Korea   124–53   Bahrain
Group BEdit
Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  North Korea 4 4 0 425 251 +174 8
  Japan 4 3 1 415 272 +143 7
  Malaysia 4 2 2 413 275 +138 6
  Hong Kong 4 1 3 325 367 −42 5
  Qatar 4 0 4 163 576 −413 4
9 December
Hong Kong   113–50   Qatar
9 December
Japan   88–73   Malaysia
10 December
Japan   149–40   Qatar
10 December
North Korea   74–63   Malaysia
11 December
North Korea   151–36   Qatar
11 December
Japan   103–59   Hong Kong
12 December
Malaysia   114–76   Hong Kong
12 December
Japan   75–100   North Korea
13 December
North Korea   100–77   Hong Kong
13 December
Malaysia   163–37   Qatar
Group CEdit
Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  China 3 3 0 315 157 +158 6
  Thailand 3 2 1 203 264 −61 5
  Iraq 3 1 2 206 237 −31 4
  Kuwait 3 0 3 176 245 −66 3
9 December
China   88–57   Kuwait
10 December
Iraq   84–55   Kuwait
11 December
China   104–48   Iraq
11 December
Thailand   73–67   Kuwait
12 December
Thailand   78–74   Iraq
13 December
China   123–52   Thailand

Final roundEdit

  • The results and the points of the matches between the same teams that were already played during the preliminary round shall be taken into account for the final round.
Classification 7th–14thEdit
Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  Malaysia 7 7 0 14
  Pakistan 7 6 1 13
  Iraq 7 5 2 12
  Kuwait 7 4 3 11
  Hong Kong 7 3 4 10
  Saudi Arabia 7 2 5 9
  Bahrain 7 1 6 8
  Qatar 7 0 7 7
14 December
Kuwait   112–33   Qatar
14 December
Pakistan   88–101   Malaysia
14 December
Iraq   vs.   Hong Kong
15 December
Iraq   140–38   Qatar
15 December
Saudi Arabia   69–71   Hong Kong
15 December
Pakistan   82–80   Kuwait
15 December
Malaysia   vs.   Bahrain
16 December
Hong Kong   101–64   Bahrain
16 December
Saudi Arabia   59–61   Kuwait
16 December
Pakistan   86–80   Iraq
17 December
Malaysia   vs.   Iraq
17 December
Kuwait   vs.   Bahrain
17 December
Saudi Arabia   vs.   Qatar
18 December
Kuwait   91–77   Hong Kong
18 December
Iraq   93–52   Bahrain
18 December
Pakistan   150–63   Qatar
18 December
Malaysia   94–88   Saudi Arabia
19 December
Malaysia   85–66   Kuwait
19 December
Iraq   89–64   Saudi Arabia
19 December
Pakistan   vs.   Hong Kong
19 December
Bahrain   vs.   Qatar
ChampionshipEdit
Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  China 5 5 0 10
  South Korea 5 4 1 9
  North Korea 5 3 2 7
  Japan 5 2 3 7
  Philippines 5 1 4 6
  Thailand 5 0 5 5
14 December
China   95–76   Japan
14 December
Philippines   vs.   Thailand
15 December
South Korea   85–76   Japan
15 December
North Korea   86–71   Philippines
16 December
South Korea   2–0   North Korea
16 December
China   vs.   Philippines
17 December
North Korea   108–66   Thailand
17 December
Japan   vs.   Philippines
18 December
South Korea   108–66   Thailand
18 December
North Korea   80–115   China
19 December
Japan   92–68   Thailand
19 December
South Korea   71–91   China

Final standingEdit

Rank Team Pld W L
    China 7 7 0
    South Korea 8 7 1
    North Korea 8 6 2
4   Japan 8 5 3
5   Philippines 8 4 4
6   Thailand 7 2 5
7   Malaysia 9 7 2
8   Pakistan 9 6 3
9   Iraq 9 5 4
10   Kuwait 9 4 5
11   Hong Kong 9 3 6
12   Saudi Arabia 9 2 7
13   Bahrain 9 1 8
14   Qatar 9 0 9

WomenEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  South Korea 4 4 0 8
  China 4 3 1 7
  Japan 4 2 2 6
  Thailand 4 1 3 5
  Malaysia 4 0 4 4
10 December
Thailand   61–53   Malaysia
11 December
Japan   49–67   China
12 December
Malaysia   20–106   South Korea
13 December
China   123–52   Thailand
14 December
South Korea   63–48   Japan
15 December
China   vs.   Malaysia
16 December
Thailand   49–97   South Korea
17 December
Japan   85–29   Malaysia
18 December
Japan   vs.   Thailand
19 December
South Korea   77–68   China

Final standingEdit

Rank Team Pld W L
    South Korea 4 4 0
    China 4 3 1
    Japan 4 2 2
4   Thailand 4 1 3
5   Malaysia 4 0 4

ReferencesEdit