Malaysia national basketball team
|FIBA ranking||67 4|
|FIBA zone||FIBA Asia|
|National federation||Malaysia Basketball Association (MABA)|
|Coach||Goh Cheng Huat|
|FIBA World Cup|
The Malaysia national basketball team represents Malaysia at international basketball competitions. It is organized and run by the Malaysia Basketball Association (MABA). (Malay: Persatuan Bola Keranjang Malaysia)
The team had its prime time between 1960 and 1995 when it qualified for the FIBA Asia Championship, Asia's most prestigious basketball tournament, 18 times in a row. In 1986 it qualified for the World Cup, its most noteworthy accomplishment to date.
Petronas is the major sponsor for MABA. The women's national team has more successes internationally compared to the men's counterpart.
- 1 Outlook
- 2 Performance history
- 3 Current roster
- 4 Head coaches
- 5 Kit
- 6 See also
- 7 References
- 8 External links
In Malaysia, the sport is predominantly played by people with Chinese background, hence the majority of the national team players have Chinese names. Efforts have been made to attract other ethnicities and popularise the sport in Malaysia.
yet to qualify
|1986||24th||1986 FIBA World Championship||Spain|
|2019||To be determined||2019 FIBA World Championship||China|
Islamic Solidarity Games
|Pos.||Starting 5||Bench 1||Bench 2|
|C||Yoong Jing Kwaan||Tian Yuan Kuek|
|PF||Ivan Yeo||Lok Seng Mak||Liang Chuan Yek|
|SF||Wei Hong Choo|
|SG||Chee Kheun Ma||Siik Yang William Soon||Chee Huei Liaw|
|PG||Aaron Waida||Eng Heng Soo||Kok Hou Teo|
- Thomas Wisman (1985-1986)
- Brian Lester (2004-2006)
- Sim Sin Heng (2007–08)
- Goh Cheng Huat (2009–11)
- Teh Choon Yean (2013–14)
- Paul Advincula (2013–16)
- Goh Cheng Huat (2016-)
- Malaysia national under-19 basketball team
- Malaysia national under-17 basketball team
- Malaysia national 3x3 team
- Malaysia women's national basketball team
- "FIBA Ranking for Men". Fiba.Com. 3 October 2015. Retrieved 8 October 2015.
- 2015 FIBA Asia Championship - Malaysia, FIBA.com, Retrieved 18 March 2016.
- "Aussie Lester resigns as national men's coach". High Beam Research. New Strait Times. 9 September 2006. Retrieved 3 September 2015.
- Official website
- FIBA profile
- Asia-Basket – Malaysia
- Archived records of Malaysia team participations