1986 FIBA World Championship

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1986 FIBA World Championship
Mundobasket España 1986
Fiba World Cup 1986 Spain Official Logo.jpg
Tournament details
Dates July 5–20
Teams 24
Venue(s) 7 (in 7 host cities)
Final positions
Champions  United States (2nd title)
Runners-up  Soviet Union
Third place  Yugoslavia
Fourth place  Brazil
Tournament statistics
MVP Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Dražen Petrović
Top scorer Greece Nikos Galis (33.5 per game)
1982
1990

The 1986 FIBA World Championship was the 10th FIBA World Championship, the international basketball world championship for men's teams. It was hosted by Spain and was held from July 5 to 19, 1986. The Final phase of the tournament was held at the Palacio de Deportes de la Comunidad, Madrid.[1] They were classified as the official men's basketball event of the 1986 Goodwill Games, held simultaneously in Moscow. This was the final tournament for West Germany, which did not participate in the next tournament prior to its unification with East Germany.

Venues[edit]

Group A Group B Group C Group D Group E Group F Classification and Final phase
Zaragoza Ferrol Málaga Tenerife Barcelona Oviedo Madrid
Palacio de los Deportes Polideportivo A Malata Palacio de los Deportes de Ciudad Jardín Pabellón Central Santa Cruz de Tenerife Sports Palace of Barcelona Palacio Municipal de Deportes Community of Madrid Sports Palace
Capacity: 5,000 Capacity: 5,000 Capacity: 5,000 Capacity: 6,000 Capacity: 8,000 Capacity: 6,000 Capacity: 12,000
Palacio de Deportes de Zaragoza.jpg Barcelona Teatre Musical - (Catalonia).jpg Palacio de Deportes (Madrid) 02.jpg

Competing nations[edit]

Group A Group B Group C Group D Withdrawn

 Brazil
 France
 Greece
 South Korea
 Panama
 Spain

 Angola
 Australia
 Cuba
 Israel
 Soviet Union
 Uruguay

 China
 Ivory Coast
 Italy
 Puerto Rico
 United States
 West Germany

 Argentina
 Canada
 Malaysia
 Netherlands
 New Zealand
 Yugoslavia

 Philippines
The Philippines, despite being the Asian Champions, withdrew from the competition citing lack of funds to send a team. Malaysia was named as their replacement.[2]

Squads[edit]

Preliminary round[edit]

Qualified for the semifinal round

Group A[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Tie
 Brazil 5 4 1 478 419 +59 9 1–0
 Spain 5 4 1 488 395 +93 9 0–1
 Greece 5 3 2 476 447 +29 8 1–0
 France 5 3 2 449 428 +21 8 0–1
 Panama 5 1 4 425 517 −92 6
 South Korea 5 0 5 414 534 −120 5

Group B[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Tie
 Soviet Union 5 5 0 565 369 +196 10
 Israel 5 3 2 435 444 −9 8
 Cuba 5 2 3 399 418 −19 7 1–1; 1.034
 Australia 5 2 3 405 430 −25 7 1–1; 1.021
 Uruguay 5 2 3 377 437 −60 7 1–1; 0.950
 Angola 5 1 4 334 417 −83 6
10 July
Uruguay  83–81 (OT)  Angola
10 July
Israel  88–78  Cuba

Group C[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Tie
 United States 5 5 0 446 348 +98 10
 Italy 5 4 1 423 366 +57 9
 China 5 2 3 430 442 −12 7 1–1; 1.079
 Puerto Rico 5 2 3 383 373 +10 7 1–1; 0.988
 West Germany 5 2 3 382 397 −15 7 1–1; 0.932
 Ivory Coast 5 0 5 322 460 −138 5

Group D[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
 Yugoslavia 5 5 0 514 364 +150 10
 Canada 5 4 1 510 356 +154 9
 Argentina 5 3 2 414 395 +19 8
 Netherlands 5 2 3 422 405 +17 7
 New Zealand 5 1 4 362 476 −114 6
 Malaysia 5 0 5 313 539 −226 5

Semifinal round[edit]

Qualified for the final round
Qualified for the 5th place classification
Qualified for the 9th place classification

Group 1[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
 Soviet Union 5 5 0 546 441 +105 10
 Brazil 5 4 1 491 435 +56 9
 Spain 5 3 2 414 402 +12 8
 Israel 5 2 3 387 455 −68 7
 Cuba 5 1 4 399 460 −61 6
 Greece 5 0 5 419 463 −44 5

Group 2[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Tie
 United States 5 4 1 409 344 +65 9 1–0
 Yugoslavia 5 4 1 438 375 +63 9 0–1
 Italy 5 3 2 405 431 −26 8
 Canada 5 2 3 422 412 +10 7 1–0
 Argentina 5 2 3 391 411 −20 7 0–1
 China 5 0 5 411 503 −92 5

9th–12th classification[edit]

 
Semifinals9th place game
 
      
 
 
 
 
 Greece 102
 
 
 
 Argentina88
 
 Greece 111
 
 
 
 China 112
 
 China 93
 
 
 Cuba78
 
11th place game
 
 
 
 
 
 Argentina 81
 
 
 Cuba85

Semifinals[edit]

11th place playoff[edit]

9th place playoff[edit]

5th–8th classification[edit]

 
Semifinals5th place game
 
      
 
 
 
 
 Spain 100
 
 
 
 Canada80
 
 Spain 87
 
 
 
 Italy69
 
 Italy 100
 
 
 Israel78
 
7th place game
 
 
 
 
 
 Canada84
 
 
 Israel97

Semifinals[edit]

7th place playoff[edit]

5th place playoff[edit]

Final round[edit]

 
SemifinalsGold medal game
 
      
 
 
 
 
 United States 96
 
 
 
 Brazil80
 
 United States 87
 
 
 
 Soviet Union85
 
 Soviet Union 91
 
 
 Yugoslavia (OT)90
 
Bronze medal game
 
 
 
 
 
 Brazil91
 
 
 Yugoslavia117

Semifinals[edit]

3rd place playoff[edit]

Final[edit]

Final ranking[edit]

  • Teams that were eliminated in the preliminary round were all tied for 13th place, regardless of their win-loss records.
  • The Philippines, despite being the Asian Champions with a complete and strong line-up, withdrew from the competition due to the People Power Revolution going on in their country.

All-Tournament Team[edit]

Top scorers (ppg)[edit]

  1. Nikos Galis (Greece) 33.7
  2. Oscar Schmidt (Brazil) 28,1
  3. Choong-Hee Chung Hee (South Korea) 27.8
  4. Dražen Petrović (Yugoslavia) 25.2
  5. Kim Kim (South Korea) 19,4
  6. Juan Antonio San Epifanio (Spain) 19,3
  7. Antonello Riva (Italy) 19,2
  8. Tan Kim Chin (Malaysia) 19,2
  9. Mario Butler (Panama) 19
  10. Marcel de Souza Ponickwar (Brazil) 18

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Palacio de Deportes – Madrid
  2. ^ Lim, Leon (1 May 1986). "Close watch on cagers - World Cup selection based on performances in tournament". New Strait Times. Retrieved 29 December 2015. Malaysia's inclusion in the tournament (1986 FIBA World Championship) came after Philippines opted out of the tournament owing to "lack of funds".