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Basketball at the 1964 Summer Olympics was a sport open only to men. 16 teams played in the basketball competition. The 1964 Summer Olympics were the sixth appearance of basketball as a medal sport.

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Results

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's basketball United States
Jim Barnes
Bill Bradley
Larry Brown
Joe Caldwell
Mel Counts
Richard Davies
Walt Hazzard
Lucious Jackson
John McCaffrey
Jeff Mullins
Jerry Shipp
George Wilson
Soviet Union
Valdis Muižnieks
Nikolay Bagley
Armenak Alachachian
Alexandr Travin
Viacheslav Khrynin
Jānis Krūmiņš
Levan Moseshvili
Yury Korneev
Alexandr Petrov
Gennady Volnov
Jaak Lipso
Juris Kalniņš
Brazil

Amaury Antônio Pasos
Wlamir Marques
Ubiratan Pereira Maciel
Carlos Domingos Massoni
Friedrich Wilhem Braun
Carmo De Souza
Jatyr Eduardo Schall
Edson Bispo Dos Santos
Antonio Salvador Sucar
Victor Mirshawka
Sergio De Toledo Machado
Jose Edvar Simoes

Events

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Men's basketball

Final ranking

  1. United States
  2. Soviet Union
  3. Brazil
  4. Puerto Rico
  5. Italy
  6. Poland
  7. Yugoslavia
  8. Uruguay
  9. Australia
  10. Japan
  11. Finland
  12. Mexico
  13. Hungary
  14. Canada
  15. Peru
  16. South Korea

Preliminary round

The preliminary round was conducted by breaking the 16 teams into two groups of 8 each. The groups then played a round-robin tournament with each team playing the other 7 teams in the group once. 2 points were awarded for a win, 1 point for a loss. Standings ties were broken by head-to-head results.

Group A
Place Nation Wins Losses Points
1 Soviet Union 7 0 14
2 Puerto Rico 5 2 12
3 Poland 4 3 11
4 Italy 4 3 11
5 Mexico 3 4 10
6 Japan 3 4 10
7 Hungary 2 5 9
8 Canada 0 7 7
  • Poland def. Hungary 56-53
  • Puerto Rico def. Mexico 73-55
  • Soviet Union def. Hungary 84-42
  • Japan def. Canada 58-37
  • Soviet Union def. Puerto Rico 82-63
  • Japan def. Hungary 58-41
  • Italy def. Canada 66-54
  • Mexico def. Poland 71-70
  • Mexico def. Canada 78-68
  • Italy def. Hungary 77-73
  • Soviet Union def. Japan 72-59
  • Italy def. Mexico 85-80
  • Puerto Rico def. Poland 66-60
  • Japan def. Italy 72-68
  • Hungary def. Mexico 69-61
  • Soviet Union def. Poland 74-65
  • Puerto Rico def. Canada 88-69
  • Puerto Rico def. Hungary 74-59
  • Poland def. Canada 74-69
  • Mexico def. Japan 64-62
  • Soviet Union def. Italy 76-67
  • Puerto Rico def. Japan 65-55
  • Soviet Union def. Canada 87-52
  • Italy def. Puerto Rico 74-64
  • Poland def. Japan 81-57
  • Soviet Union def. Mexico 87-76
  • Hungary def. Canada 70-59
  • Poland def. Italy 61-58
Group B
Place Nation Wins Losses Points
1 United States 7 0 14
2 Brazil 5 2 12
3 Yugoslavia 5 2 12
4 Uruguay 4 3 11
5 Finland 3 4 10
6 Australia 2 5 9
7 Peru 2 5 9
8 South Korea 0 7 7
  • Finland def. Korea 80-72
  • Uruguay def. Finland 73-55
  • Yugoslavia def. Australia 74-70
  • Brazil def. Korea 92-65
  • United States of America def. Uruguay 83-28
  • Yugoslavia def. Peru 73-64
  • Brazil def. Finland 61-54
  • Australia def. Korea 65-58
  • Finland def. Australia 61-59
  • Peru def. Korea 84-57
  • Brazil def. Uruguay 80-68
  • Peru def. Brazil 58-50
  • United States of America def. Yugoslavia 69-61
  • Yugoslavia def.Korea 99-66
  • Finland def. Peru 63-59
  • United States of America def. Brazil 86-53
  • Uruguay def. Australia 58-57
  • United States of America def. Korea 116-50
  • Yugoslavia def. Finland 74-45
  • Brazil def. Australia 69-57
  • Uruguay def. Peru 69-59
  • Yugoslavia def. Uruguay 84-71
  • United States of America def. Australia 78-45
  • Uruguay def. Korea 105-64
  • Brazil def. Yugoslavia 68-64
  • United States of America def. Finland 77-51
  • Australia def. Peru 81-62
  • United States of America def. Peru 60-45

Semifinals

The top two teams in each of the groups played in the 1st-4th semifinals, with the winner of each group playing the second-place team in the other group. The third and fourth team in each group played in the 5th-8th semifinals, fifth- and sixth-place teams in the 9th-12th semifinals, and the last two teams in each group played the 13th-16th semifinals.

Semifinal Winner Score Loser
13th to 16th Hungary 99-83 South Korea
Canada 82-81 Peru
9th to 12th Australia 70-58 Mexico
Japan 54-45 Finland
5th to 8th Poland 82-69 Uruguay
Italy 75-63 Yugoslavia
1st to 4th Soviet Union 53-47 Brazil
United States 62-42 Puerto Rico

Finals

The winners of each pair of semifinals played each other in the final for the upper two places of the semifinal, the losers playing each other for the lower two places.

Final Winner Score Loser
15th and 16th Peru 71-66 South Korea
13th and 14th Hungary 68-65 Canada
11th and 12th Finland 73-72 Mexico
9th and 10th Australia 64-57 Japan
7th and 8th Yugoslavia 78-55 Uruguay
5th and 6th Italy 79-59 Poland
Bronze medal Brazil 76-60 Puerto Rico
Gold medal United States 73-59 Soviet Union

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