|FIBA Oceania Championship 1987
|8th FIBA Oceanian Basketball Championship
|| New Zealand
||31 August – 4 September
||3 (from 21 federations)
||2 (in 2 host cities)
|| Australia (8th title)
The FIBA Oceania Championship for Men 1987 was the qualifying tournament of FIBA Oceania for the 1988 Summer Olympics. The tournament was held in Timaru and Christchurch. For the first time, a team other than Australia and New Zealand competed after French Polynesia decided to send a team to the tournament. Australia won its 8th consecutive Oceania Championship to qualify for Olympics.
Teams that did not enter
Australia qualified for the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul..