2001 ABC Championship qualification

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The 2001 ABC Championship qualification was held in late 2000 and early 2001 with the Gulf region, West Asia, Southeast Asia, East Asia and Middle Asia (Central Asia and South Asia) each conducting tournaments.

Qualification format[edit]

The following are eligible to participate:

  • The organizing country.
  • The five best-placed teams from the previous ABC Championship.
  • The two best teams from the sub-zones.

1999 ABC Championship[edit]

Main article: 1999 ABC Championship
Rank Team
1st  China
2nd  South Korea
3rd  Saudi Arabia
4  Chinese Taipei
5  Japan
6  Kuwait
7  Lebanon
8  Syria
9  Uzbekistan
10  United Arab Emirates
11  Philippines
12  Bahrain
13  Hong Kong
14  Thailand
15  Malaysia

Qualified teams[edit]

East Asia (4+2) Gulf (2+2) Middle Asia (2) Southeast Asia (2) West Asia (2)
 China  Saudi Arabia *  India  Philippines **  Lebanon
 South Korea  Kuwait  Uzbekistan  Thailand  Syria
 Chinese Taipei  Qatar
 Japan  United Arab Emirates
 North Korea *
 Hong Kong

* Withdrew

** Suspended by FIBA, replaced by  Singapore which finished third in the Southeast Asian qualifiers.

East Asia[edit]

All the others withdrew, so  North Korea and  Hong Kong qualified automatically.

Gulf[edit]

The 2000 Gulf Basketball Association Championship is the qualifying tournament for the 2001 ABC Championship.  Qatar won the tournament and qualified alongside  United Arab Emirates.

Middle Asia[edit]

All the others withdrew, so  India and  Uzbekistan qualified automatically.

Southeast Asia[edit]

The 2001 Southeast Asia Basketball Championship is the qualifying tournament for the 2001 ABC Championship. the two best teams qualifies for 2001 ABC Championship. The tournament was held at Manila, Philippines.

Preliminary round[edit]

Group A[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
 Philippines 3 3 0 333 159 +174 6
 Singapore 3 2 1 240 229 +11 5
 Malaysia 3 1 2 179 243 −64 4
 Vietnam 3 0 3 180 301 −121 3
April 2
Malaysia  81–72  Vietnam
April 2
Philippines  112–70  Singapore
April 3
Singapore  80–55  Malaysia
April 3
Vietnam  46–130  Philippines
April 4
Philippines  91–43  Malaysia
April 5
Singapore  90–62  Vietnam

Group B[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
 Thailand 2 2 0 170 99 +71 4
 Indonesia 2 1 1 164 111 +53 3
 Brunei 2 0 2 79 203 −124 2
April 2
Thailand  101–37  Brunei
April 4
Brunei  42–102  Indonesia
April 5
Indonesia  62–69  Thailand

Classification 5th–7th[edit]

Semifinals 5th place
April 6
  Malaysia    
 Bye    
 
April 7
      Malaysia 73
    Vietnam 59
April 6
  Brunei 47
  Vietnam 81  

Semifinals[edit]

April 6
Brunei  47–81  Vietnam

5th place[edit]

April 7
Malaysia  73–59  Vietnam

Final round[edit]

Semifinals Final
April 6
  Philippines  88  
  Indonesia  44  
 
April 7
      Philippines  90
    Thailand  73
3rd place
April 6 April 7
  Thailand  70   Indonesia  78
  Singapore  60     Singapore (OT)  81

Semifinals[edit]

April 6
Thailand  70–60  Singapore
April 6
Philippines  88–44  Indonesia

3rd place[edit]

April 7
Indonesia  78–81 OT  Singapore

Final[edit]

April 7
Philippines  90–73  Thailand

Final standing[edit]

Rank Team
1st  Philippines
2nd  Thailand
3rd  Singapore
4  Indonesia
5  Malaysia
6  Vietnam
7  Brunei

West Asia[edit]

The 2000 West Asia Basketball Association Championship and 2001 West Asia Basketball Association Championship are the qualifying tournament for the 2001 ABC Championship. the two best teams after the second tournament qualifies for 2001 ABC Championship. The 2000 tournament was held at Beirut, Lebanon while Amman, Jordan hosted the 2001 edition.

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
 Lebanon 8 7 1 704 649 +55 15
 Syria 8 5 3 624 622 +2 13
 Iran 8 4 4 635 624 +11 12
 Iraq 8 3 5 630 637 −7 11
 Jordan 8 1 7 572 633 −61 9
October 4, 2000
Iran  87–64  Jordan
October 4, 2000
Lebanon  81–76  Iraq
October 5, 2000
Syria  61–64  Iraq
October 5, 2000
Lebanon  87–80  Iran
October 6, 2000
Syria  88–78  Iran
October 6, 2000
Lebanon  79–70  Jordan
October 7, 2000
Iraq  64–66  Iran
October 7, 2000
Jordan  72–75  Syria
October 8, 2000
Iraq  78–57  Jordan
October 8, 2000
Lebanon  93–80  Syria
July 10, 2001
Iran  76–65  Jordan
July 10, 2001
Syria  80–78  Lebanon
July 11, 2001
Iran  77–87 OT  Syria
July 11, 2001
Iraq  89–88  Jordan
July 12, 2001
Iran  85–92  Lebanon
July 12, 2001
Syria  86–82  Iraq
July 13, 2001
Syria  67–78  Jordan
July 13, 2001
Lebanon  112–100  Iraq
July 14, 2001
Iran  86–77  Iraq
July 14, 2001
Lebanon  82–78  Jordan

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