1972 Men's Olympic Basketball

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Host: München, West Germany

Date Started: August 27, 1972
Date Ended: September 9, 1972

Format: Round-robin pools advance teams to single-elimination tournament.

Gold: Soviet Union
Silver: United States
Bronze: Cuba

Final Standings

Final Standings Table
Rank Team W L W/L% PS/G PA/G SRS SOS Medal
1Soviet Union901.00084.165.620.52.0 Gold
2United States81.88973.344.628.0-0.8 Silver
3Cuba72.77876.364.113.10.9 Bronze
4Italy54.55672.267.28.33.3
5Yugoslavia72.77881.668.611.8-1.2
6Puerto Rico63.66780.877.84.41.4
7Brazil54.55681.271.88.1-1.3
8Czechoslovakia45.44469.471.3-0.51.4
9Australia54.55676.075.1-0.6-1.5
10Poland36.33376.778.1-2.0-0.6
11Spain45.44471.874.4-3.8-1.2
12West Germany36.33370.474.7-4.5-0.3
13Philippines26.25076.092.4-17.7-1.3
14Japan27.22265.088.0-25.6-2.6
15Senegal08.00059.082.0-23.6-0.6
16Egypt07.00062.992.0-26.52.7

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