| New Zealand|
2 (in 2 host cities)
| June 1 – June 4|
Australia (13th title)
| 3 (from 21 federations)|
The FIBA Oceania Championship for Men 1997 was the qualifying tournament of FIBA Oceania for the 1998 FIBA World Championship. The tournament was held in Wellington and Palmerston North. Australia won the tournament to qualify for the World Championship.
1997 FIBA Oceania Championship Wikipedia
Australia qualified for the 1998 FIBA World Championship.