| New Zealand|
Australia (8th title)
| 2 (in 2 host cities)|
| 31 August – 4 September|
3 (from 21 federations)
The FIBA Oceania Championship for Men 1987 was the qualifying tournament of FIBA Oceania for the 1988 Summer Olympics. The tournament was held in Timaru and Christchurch. For the first time, a team other than Australia and New Zealand competed after French Polynesia decided to send a team to the tournament. Australia won its 8th consecutive Oceania Championship to qualify for Olympics.
1987 FIBA Oceania Championship Wikipedia
Australia qualified for the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul..