2007 FIBA Asia Championship qualification

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The 2007 FIBA Asia Championship qualification was held in early 2007 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:[1]

  • The organizing country.
  • The champion team from the previous FIBA Asia Stanković Cup.
  • The four best-placed teams from the previous FIBA Asia Stanković Cup will qualify the same number of teams from their respective sub-zones.
  • The two best teams from the sub-zones.

FIBA Asia Stanković Cup[edit]

After the cancellation of 2006 FIBA Asia Stanković Cup which was supposed to be held in Damascus, Syria between 20th to 29th of July, The final ranking of the 2005 FIBA Asia Championship was counted instead.

Rank Team Note
1  China Direct Qualifier
2  Lebanon West Asia (+1)
3  Qatar Gulf (+1)
4  South Korea East Asia (+1)
5  Japan Hosts
6  Iran West Asia (+2)
7  Jordan
8  Saudi Arabia
9  Chinese Taipei
10  Kazakhstan
11  Uzbekistan
12  India
13  Kuwait
14  Indonesia
15  Hong Kong
16  Malaysia

Qualified teams[edit]

East Asia (2+2+1) Gulf (2+1) Middle Asia (2) Southeast Asia (2) West Asia (2+2)
 Japan  Qatar  Kazakhstan  Philippines  Iran
 China  Saudi Arabia *  India  Indonesia  Jordan
 Chinese Taipei  United Arab Emirates  Lebanon
 Hong Kong  Syria
 South Korea

* With Saudi Arabia's withdrawal,  Kuwait qualified in their place.

East Asia[edit]

All the others withdrew, so  Chinese Taipei,  Hong Kong and  South Korea qualified automatically.

Gulf[edit]

The 2006 Gulf Basketball Association Championship is the qualifying tournament for the 2007 FIBA Asia Championship.

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
 Qatar 5 5 0 386 264 +122 10
 Saudi Arabia 5 4 1 345 289 +56 9
 United Arab Emirates 5 3 2 351 298 +53 8
 Bahrain 5 2 3 323 348 −25 7
 Kuwait 5 1 4 325 355 −30 6
 Oman 5 0 5 194 370 −176 5
September 15
Saudi Arabia  68–52  Bahrain
September 15
United Arab Emirates  64–24  Oman
September 15
Kuwait  53–87  Qatar
September 16
Bahrain  68–40  Oman
September 16
Saudi Arabia  68–61  Kuwait
September 16
United Arab Emirates  53–73  Qatar
September 17
Oman  32–74  Saudi Arabia
September 17
Kuwait  53–70  United Arab Emirates
September 17
Qatar  78–59  Bahrain
September 19
Saudi Arabia  77–71  United Arab Emirates
September 19
Kuwait  69–73  Bahrain
September 19
Oman  41–75  Qatar
September 20
Kuwait  89–57  Oman
September 20
United Arab Emirates  93–71  Bahrain
September 20
Saudi Arabia  58–73  Qatar

Middle Asia[edit]

The Middle Asia Championship is the qualifying tournament for the 2007 FIBA Asia Championship; it also serves as a regional championship involving Central Asian and South Asian nations basketball teams. The teams in the final advance to the FIBA Asia Championship.

The tournament was held at Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Preliminary round[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
 Kazakhstan 2 2 0 203 94 +109 4
 India 2 1 1 57 154 +3 3
 Sri Lanka 2 0 2 120 232 −112 2
May 28
Sri Lanka  54–115  Kazakhstan
May 29
Kazakhstan  88–40  India
May 30
India  117–66  Sri Lanka

Final[edit]

May 31
Kazakhstan  74–63  India

Final standing[edit]

Rank Team
1  Kazakhstan
2  India
3  Sri Lanka

Southeast Asia[edit]

The Southeast Asia Basketball Association Championship for Men 2007 is the qualifying tournament for the 2007 FIBA Asia Championship; it also serves as a regional championship involving Southeast Asian basketball teams. The two teams with the best records advances to the FIBA Asia Championship.

The local name of the tournament held in Ratchaburi, Thailand was 11th Crown Prince Cup International Invitational Basketball Tournament.

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
 Philippines 4 4 0 405 251 +154 8
 Indonesia 4 3 1 256 267 −11 7
 Malaysia 4 2 2 297 300 −3 6
 Thailand 4 1 3 273 283 −10 5
 Singapore 4 0 4 225 355 −130 4
May 24
Malaysia  66–72  Indonesia
May 24
Thailand  75–50  Singapore
May 25
Singapore  55–122  Philippines
May 25
Thailand  67–72  Malaysia
May 26
Malaysia  87–59  Singapore
May 26
Indonesia  48–85  Philippines
May 27
Philippines  102–72  Malaysia
May 27
Indonesia  65–55  Thailand
May 28
Singapore  61–71  Indonesia
May 28
Thailand  76–96  Philippines

West Asia[edit]

All the others withdrew, so  Iran,  Jordan,  Lebanon and  Syria qualified automatically.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "FIBA ASIA Internal Regulations". FIBA Asia. p. 20. Retrieved 16 August 2011. 

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