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1999 ABC Championship

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Host nation  Japan
Champions  China (11th title)
Venues  2 (in 1 host city)
MVP  Hu Weidong
1999 ABC Championship
Dates  August 28 – September 5
Teams  15 (from 44 federations)

The 1999 Asian Basketball Confederation Championship for Men was the qualifying tournament for the Basketball Tournament at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia.



According to the ABC rules, each zone had two places, and the hosts (Japan) and the best 5 teams of the previous Asian Championship were automatically qualified.


The draw was held on June 15 at New Otani Hotel in Tokyo.

* North Korea and Kazakhstan pulled out of the tournament, leaving Group C with only two teams. ABC added  Malaysia into the bracket.


  • Most Valuable Player: Hu Weidong
  • Best 3-Pointer: Makoto Hasegawa
  • Sportsmanship Award: Ali Al-Maghrabi
  • References

    1999 ABC Championship Wikipedia

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