1939 South American Basketball Championship

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Tournament details
Host nation Brazil
Dates 14 April - 30 April
Teams 5
Venues (in 1 host city)
Champions  Brazil (1st title)

The South American Basketball Championship 1939 was the seventh South American Basketball Championship. It was held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and won by the host Brazil national basketball team. 5 teams competed.

Final rankings[edit]

  1.  Brazil
  2.  Uruguay
  3.  Argentina
  4.  Peru
  5.  Chile

Results[edit]

Each team played the other four teams once, for a total of four games played by each team and 10 overall in the tournament.

Rank Team Pts W L PF PA Diff
1  Brazil 8 4 0 139 120 +19
2  Uruguay 7 3 1 151 122 +29
3  Argentina 6 2 2 151 126 +25
4  Peru 5 1 3 129 132 -3
5  Chile 4 0 4 97 167 -70
Brazil 34 - 32 Uruguay
Brazil 31 - 30 Argentina
Brazil 32 - 25 Peru
Brazil 42 - 33 Chile
Uruguay 43 - 42 Argentina
Uruguay 34 - 29 Peru
Uruguay 42 - 17 Chile
Argentina 38 - 33 Peru
Argentina 41 - 19 Chile
Peru 42 - 28 Chile

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