1993 Tournament of the Americas

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FIBA Americas Championship 1993
6th FIBA American Basketball Championship
Tournament details
Host nation  Puerto Rico
Dates August 28-September 5
Teams 10 (from 41 federations)
Venues (in 1 host city)
Champions  United States (2nd title)
1992
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The 1993 Tournament of the Americas, known now as the FIBA Americas Championship, was a basketball championship hosted by Puerto Rico from August 28 to September 5, 1993. The games were played in San Juan. This FIBA Americas Championship was to earn the four berths allocated to the Americas for the 1994 FIBA World Championship in Toronto. The United States defeated Puerto Rico in the final to win the tournament, although they had already qualified for the World Championship by winning the 1992 Summer Olympics basketball tournament. Argentina defeated Brazil in the third place game. Cuba defeated Venezuela in 5th place game. All five nations qualified for the 1994 FIBA World Championship.

Competing nations[edit]

The following national teams competed:

Group A Group B

 Brazil
 Dominican Republic
 Panama
 United States
 Venezuela

 Argentina
 Canada
 Cuba
 Puerto Rico
 Uruguay

Preliminary rounds[edit]

Group A[edit]

Team Pts Pld W L PF PA Diff
 Brazil 7 4 3 1 354 344 +10
 United States 7 4 3 1 391 384 +7
 Panama 6 4 2 2 343 346 -3
 Venezuela 6 4 2 2 344 338 +6
 Dominican Republic 4 4 0 4 340 360 -20

August 28, 1993

 United States 101–99  Panama
 Venezuela 98–83  Brazil

August 29, 1993

 United States 102–99  Dominican Republic
 Panama 80–76  Venezuela

August 30, 1993

 Brazil 84–80  Dominican Republic
 United States 97–85  Venezuela

August 31, 1993

 Venezuela 85–78  Dominican Republic
 Brazil 86–75  Panama

September 1, 1993

 Brazil 101–91  United States
 Panama 89–83  Dominican Republic

Group B[edit]

Team Pts Pld W L PF PA Diff
 Argentina 7 4 3 1 351 335 +16
 Puerto Rico 7 4 3 1 392 292 +100
 Canada 7 4 3 1 355 345 +10
 Cuba 5 4 1 3 343 369 -26
 Uruguay 4 4 0 4 314 414 -100

August 28, 1993

 Argentina 93–83  Canada
 Puerto Rico 128–62  Uruguay

August 29, 1993

 Cuba 90–76  Uruguay
 Canada 79–76  Puerto Rico

August 30, 1993

 Argentina 92–84  Cuba
 Canada 102–86  Uruguay

August 31, 1993

 Puerto Rico 110–79  Cuba
 Argentina 94–90  Uruguay

September 1, 1993

 Puerto Rico 78–72  Argentina
 Canada 91–90  Cuba

Knockout Round[edit]

Championship Bracket[edit]

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
         
  Brazil  99
 
  Cuba  88  
  Brazil  97
 
    Puerto Rico  111  
  Panama  73
 
  Puerto Rico  90  
  Puerto Rico  95
 
    United States  109
  United States  87
 
  Canada  73  
  United States  123 Third place
 
    Argentina  107  
  Argentina  93   Argentina  98
  Venezuela  82     Brazil  91
 

Classification Round[edit]

5th-8th places[edit]

Semi-finals Fifth place
  Cuba  96  
  Panama  83  
 
      Cuba  103
    Venezuela  98
Seventh place
  Canada  86   Panama  90
  Venezuela  94     Canada  96

Final standings[edit]

Rank Team Record
1  United States 6-1
2  Puerto Rico 5-2
3  Argentina 5-2
4  Brazil 4-3
5  Cuba 3-4
6  Venezuela 3-4
7  Canada 4-3
8  Panama 2-5
9  Dominican Republic 0-4
10  Uruguay 0-4


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