|Host nation Japan|
Venues 1 (in 1 host city)
MVP Samad Nikkhah Bahrami
|Dates September 14–22|
Champions Iran (1st title)
|Teams 10 (from 44 federations)|
2012 FIBA Asia Cup was the 4th FIBA Asia Cup, the basketball tournament of FIBA Asia was held at the Ota Gymnasium, in Ota, Tokyo, Japan from September 14–22, 2012. The winner of this year's FIBA Asia Cup automatically qualifies for the FIBA Asia Championship in 2013.
According to the FIBA Asia rules, each zone had one place, and the hosts (Japan) and Asian champion (China) were automatically qualified. The other two places are allocated to the zones according to performance in the 2011 FIBA Asia Championship.
The draw was held on July 1 at Tokyo.