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2001 ABC Championship

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Host nation  China
Venues  2 (in 1 host city)
MVP  Yao Ming
Dates  July 20–28
Champions  China (12th title)
2001 ABC Championship
Teams  14 (from 44 federations)

The 2001 Asian Basketball Confederation Championship for Men was the men's basketball qualifying tournament for FIBA Asia at the 2002 FIBA World Championship at United States.

Contents

Qualification

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

Draw

Original draw:

* Withdrew

** Suspended by FIBA, replaced by  Singapore which finished third in the Southeast Asian qualifiers.

With DPR Korea and Saudi Arabia out of the championship, the ABC has called for a redraw of the 14 participants in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on July 12.

Final round

Finalists qualified for the 2002 FIBA World Championship.

Awards

  • Most Valuable Player: Yao Ming
  • Best Playmaker: Walid El Domiati
  • Best Rebounder: Yao Ming
  • Best 3-Pointer: Yang Kyun-Min
  • Best Coach: Johnny Neumann (Lebanon) and Wang Fei
  • Sportsmanship Award: Michael Madanly
  • All-Star Team:

  • Yao Ming
  • Wang Zhizhi
  • Fadi El Khatib
  • Walid El Domiati
  • Seo Jang-Hoon
  • References

    2001 ABC Championship Wikipedia


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