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1984 Tournament of the Americas

FIBA Americas Championship 1984
2nd FIBA American Basketball Championship
Tournament details
Host nation Brazil
Dates 15–24 May
Teams (from 39 federations)
Venues (in 1 host city)
Champions  Brazil (1st title)
1980
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The 1984 Tournament of the Americas, known now as the FIBA Americas Championship, was a basketball championship hosted by Brazil from 15 24 May 1984. The games were played in Sao Paulo. This FIBA Americas Championship was to earn the three berths allocated to the Americas for the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles and five berths for the 1986 FIBA World Championship in Moscow. The United States did not participate in the tournament, as the team had already claimed a berth in the Olympics as the host team. Brazil won the tournament by going undefeated in the round robin. Canada and Uruguay claimed the other two Olympic berths.

Qualification

Eight teams qualified during the qualification tournaments held in their respective zones in 1982 and 1983; Canada qualified automatically since they are one of only two members of the North America zone. Panama withdrew from the tournament. The teams formed a single group of nine teams.

Format

Squads

Preliminary round

Qualified for the 1984 Olympic Tournament and the 1986 FIBA World Championship
Qualified for the 1986 FIBA World Championship
Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
 Brazil 8 8 0 778 710 +68 16
 Uruguay 8 6 2 749 766 −17 14
 Canada 8 6 2 759 646 +113 14
 Panama 8 5 3 776 741 +35 13
 Mexico 8 3 5 724 780 −56 11
 Puerto Rico 8 3 5 753 774 −21 11
 Argentina 8 2 6 740 769 −29 10
 Cuba 8 2 6 736 752 −16 10
 Dominican Republic 8 1 7 737 814 −77 9
15 May
Canada  101–72  Mexico
15 May
Cuba  100–92  Dominican Republic
15 May
Panama  88–77  Argentina
15 May
Brazil  93–76  Uruguay


16 May
Canada  85–75  Cuba
16 May
Mexico  93–87  Puerto Rico
16 May
Brazil  95–92  Panama


17 May
Canada  110–82  Dominican Republic
17 May
Uruguay  109–95  Mexico
17 May
Brazil  107–95  Argentina
17 May
Puerto Rico  97–86  Cuba


18 May
Uruguay  95–88  Cuba
18 May
Canada  85–73  Argentina
18 May
Panama  95–87  Mexico


19 May
Brazil  90–80  Mexico
19 May
Cuba  103–82  Panama
19 May
Uruguay  110–106  Dominican Republic
19 May
Canada  89–75  Puerto Rico


21 May
Puerto Rico  93–92  Argentina
21 May
Uruguay  91–89  Canada
21 May
Panama  115–98  Dominican Republic
21 May
Brazil  92–89  Cuba


22 May
Argentina  113–98  Mexico
22 May
Uruguay  92–84  Puerto Rico
22 May
Canada  107–79  Panama
22 May
Brazil  93–78  Dominican Republic


23 May
Uruguay  105–101  Argentina
23 May
Mexico  103–90  Cuba
23 May
Panama  115–103  Puerto Rico
23 May
Brazil  99–93  Canada


24 May
Mexico  96–95  Dominican Republic
24 May
Panama  110–71  Uruguay
24 May
Argentina  106–105  Cuba
24 May
Brazil  109–107  Puerto Rico

References

1984 American Olympic Qualifying Tournament for Men, FIBA.com.

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