How to qualify

The East Asia Basketball Association Championship (EABA 2017) will qualify 5 teams for FIBA Asia Cup 2017.

The Selection of the East Asian teams during the FIBA Asia Cup 2017 Draw was done according to the current position of these teams in Nike FIBA Ranking Men. Should these teams not make into the FIBA Asia Cup 2017, they will be replaced by the qualifying teams.

Teams advancing to the Semi-Finals of EABA will book their ticket for #FIBAAsiaCup2017, while a classification game (5-6) will be played to determine the identity of the final team.

Event Timeline

  • 30 May 17 Asia Cup 2017 Draw
  • 3 Jun 17 Start of EABA 2017
  • 7 Jun 17 Final day of EABA 2017
  • 8 Aug 17 Asia Cup 2017 - Group Stage
  • 20 Aug 17 Asia Cup 2017 - Final