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The 1974 FIBA World Championship was an international basketball competition hosted by Puerto Rico from July 3 to 14 , 1974.

Contents

Venues

Group City Arena Capacity
Group A[1] Ponce Auditorio Pachín Vicéns[2] 8,000
Group B and Final round[1] San Juan Coliseo Roberto Clemente[2] 12,000
Group C and Classification round[1] Caguas Coliseo Héctor Solá Bezares[2] 10,000

Competing nations

Group A Group B Group C Final round

 Brazil
 Central African Republic
 Mexico
 Soviet Union

 Argentina
 Philippines
 Spain
 USA

 Australia
 Canada
 Cuba
 Czechoslovakia

 Puerto Rico - host
 Yugoslavia - defending champion

Preliminary round

Qualified for the final round
Qualified for the classification round
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Group A

Team Pts. W L PF PA PD
 Soviet Union 6 3 0 314 188 +126
 Brazil 5 2 1 254 211 +43
 Mexico 4 1 2 267 277 -11
 C.A.R. 3 0 3 184 340 -156

Group B

Team Pts. W L PF PA PD
 USA 6 3 0 358 242 +116
 Spain 5 2 1 284 288 +4
 Argentina 4 1 2 286 295 -9
 Philippines 3 0 3 260 363 -103

Group C

Team Pts. W L PF PA PD
 Cuba 6 3 0 233 218 +15
 Canada 5 2 1 242 224 +18
 Czechoslovakia 4 1 2 224 228 -4
 Australia 3 0 3 232 261 -29

Classification round

Team Pts. W L PF PA PD First Tiebreaker
Classification for Tied Teams
Second Tiebreaker
Goal Average for Tied Teams
 Mexico 10 5 0 482 428 +54
 Czechoslovakia 9 4 1 518 451 +67
 Argentina 7 2 3 517 471 -46 1W-1L 1.099
 Australia 7 2 3 446 442 +4 1W-1L 1.005
 Philippines 7 2 3 474 517 -43 1W-1L 0.905
 C.A.R. 5 0 5 375 523 -148

Final round

Team Pts. W L PF PA PD First Tiebreaker
Classification for Tied Teams
Second Tiebreaker
Goal Average for Tied Teams
 Soviet Union 13 6 1 625 509 +116 1W-1L 1.045
 Yugoslavia 13 6 1 629 568 +61 1W-1L 1.000
 USA 13 6 1 694 587 +107 1W-1L 0.959
 Cuba 10 3 4 565 599 -34
 Spain 9 2 5 556 640 -84 2W-0L
 Brazil 9 2 5 522 586 -64 1W-1L
 Puerto Rico 9 2 5 568 620 -52 0W-2L
 Canada 8 1 6 566 616 -50

Final ranking

Rank Team
1 Soviet Union USSR
2 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Yugoslavia
3 United States United States
4 Cuba Cuba
5  Spain
6 Brazil Brazil
7 Puerto Rico Puerto Rico
8 Canada Canada
9 Mexico Mexico
10 Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia
11 Argentina Argentina
12 Australia Australia
13 Philippines Philippines
14  Central African Republic

All-Tournament Team [3]

Top scorers (ppg)

  1. Arturo Guerrero (Mexico) 27
  2. Manuel Raga (Mexico) 26.1
  3. Eddie Palubinskas (Australia) 24.8
  4. Ernesto Ghermann (Argentina) 23.7
  5. Wayne Brabender (Spain) 23
  6. Luther Burden (USA) 20.2
  7. John Lucas (USA) 19.7
  8. Dragan Kicanovic (Yugoslavia) 18.8
  9. Alejandro Urgelles (Cuba) 18.5
  10. Alexander Salnikov (USSR) 17.5

Notes

  1. ^ a b c VII World Cup (San Juan 1974)
  2. ^ a b c GAME DETAILS
  3. ^ FIBA – world championships history

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