The Asian Watch: Final Rankings

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2010 FIBA-World Championship final rankings (Asian Teams)
Date: August 28 – September 12
Host Nation: Turkey
No. of Teams: 24
Rank                       Team
16                          China
19                          Iran
20                          Lebanon
23                          Jordan

PBA must grant SBP’s request

As reported, Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Board of Governors meeting was rescheduled to September 15 in Bangkok, Thailand. Among other things to be discussed is the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas’ (SBP) request for the inclusion of the three PBA players in the national pool. The Asian Games in Guangzhou, China is less than three months [...]

The Asian watch: Day 1

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I’d like to keep abreast of how the Asian teams fare in the ongoing FIBA-World Championship in Turkey. Four out of twenty four entries come from Asia namely Iran, China, Jordan and Lebanon. The performances of the Asian teams in this competition are crucial to their request to add one more slot for [...] @ 1

I started blogging online in July last year, July 10 to be exact. I wrote my first post about the various sports events on that month. I remember that I was full of excitement when I did my first post. I was nervous. And as I said before, there’s always a first time for everything. [...]

Changing of the ‘benches’

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We’re approaching the end of May and by this time almost all of the professional basketball leagues across Asia are done with their campaigns. All eyes are on the formation and training of the respective national teams. As the competitions get tougher, some countries have already begun to overhaul their programs starting with [...]


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It can be said that only basketball at the Asian Games and FIBA-Asia Championship are considered the major basketball tournaments in Asia. The latter being the continental qualifier for the Olympics and the World Championship. Some competitions like the FIBA-Asia Champions Cup, William Jones Cup, FIBA-Asia Stankovic Cup and Dubai International Basketball Tournament [...]

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