FIBA Hall of Fame
For those who made the game
Hall of Famers
Yoshimi Ueda (Japan)
Born on June Thursday, 1906, in in Tokyo, Japan.
Enshrined as a contributor in the FIBA Hall of Fame on March Thursday, 2007.
- Player of the Tokyo Shoka University from 1928 to 1934, winning 2 All-Japan Championships
- Director of International Relations of the Japan Basketball Association: 1954-1969
- Member of the Japanese Olympic Committee: since 1959
- Member of the FIBA Central Board: 1959-1989
- One of the original members who contributed to the foundation of the Asian Basketball Confederation (current FIBA Asia) in 1960
- Member of the Central Board of the Asian Basketball Confederation: 1960-1989
- General Director of the Basketball Competitions in the 1964 Tokyo Olympic Games: 1963-1964
Distinctions & Recognitions
- FIBA Order of Merit in 1994