Category Archives: FIBA

Philippines, Japan and Indonesia will host the 2023 FIBA World Cup

FIBA just announced that Philippines, Japan and Indonesia will host the 2023 FIBA Basketball World Cup.

Philippines down 1 rank in FIBA World Ranking

Even after a 2-0 record in the 2019 FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers, Philippines down 1 rank in the FIBA World Ranking for Men, from 30 to 31.

FIBA launches Basketball World Cup app as Road to China 2019 tips off on Thursday

With the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 Qualifiers tipping off on Thursday, November 23, the free FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 app – presented by Global FIBA Partner Tissot – has been launched.

The app is the most versatile platform to follow all of the action worldwide on the Road to China 2019 – complementing all of FIBA’s digital properties – by providing a unique personalization experience for every fan. During both the Qualifiers and World Cup, users can select and follow up to 3 favorite teams and 10 favorite players. In doing so, their experience is fully customized and gives them complete control of what they want to access instantly.

New FIBA World Ranking Men presented by Nike launched

MIES, Switzerland – FIBA on Wednesday launched the new FIBA World Ranking Men, presented by Nike.

The innovative game-based ranking factors in results from official games played by 153 national teams and will be updated after every window of Qualifiers and following the conclusion of top official FIBA competitions.

The new ranking is based on results of games ranging from regional pre-qualifiers all the way to the FIBA Basketball World Cup Final, and includes the Olympic Basketball Tournament as well as the Continental Cups. The previous ranking was purely competition-based and only took into account the final standings of tournaments.

Philippines now No. 30, down by 3 in FIBA World Ranking

Philippines is now ranked No. 30 down 3 places in the FIBA World Ranking for Men updated last October 11, 2017.

Slovenia crowned European champions for the first time

Slovenia have been crowned European champions, for the first time in their history, defeating Serbia 93-85 in Sunday’s FIBA EuroBasket Final in front of 12,095 fans in Sinan Erdem Arena.

Led by tournament MVP Goran Dragic, whose 26 first-half points had Slovenia up 56-47 at half-time, they had to weather a second-half rally from Serbia, which began when 18-year-old wunderkind Luka Doncic limped off with an ankle injury.

Canada – FIBA U19 World Cup Champions

FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup Champions

Canada won their first-ever 2017 FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup title after beating Italy, 79-60 in the Finals held in Cairo, Egypt. R.J. Barrett led Canada 18 points and 12 rebounds and was named Most Valuable Player of the tournament.

FIBA Asia Cup New Tournament Format

The 2017 FIBA Asia Cup will be held August 10-20, 2017 in Beirut, Lebanon. 16 teams will compete in this tournament including Australia and New Zealand which is now part of FIBA Asia.

Qualified Teams: Lebanon (Hosts), Australia, New Zealand, Qatar (Gulf), Iran (WABA), Jordan (WABA), Iraq (WABA), Syria (WABA), 5 Teams (EABA), 1 Team (SEABA), 1 Team (SABA) and 1 Team (CABA).

FIBA Asia Cup New Tournament Format
Group Phase