Campeonato Panamericano de Clubes de Básquetbol

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Campeonato Panamericano de Clubes de Básquetbol
Founded1993; 26 years ago (1993)
First season1993
Folded2000; 19 years ago (2000)
CountryLatin America
ConfederationFIBA Americas
Number of teams8
Level on pyramid1
Last championsArgentina Estudiantes de Olavarría
(1 title)
Most championshipsBrazil Franca
(4 titles)

The Campeonato Panamericano de Clubes de Básquetbol (English: Pan American Basketball Club Championship) was an international professional basketball tournament that was contested from 1993 to 2000, with the exception of 1998, when it was scheduled to be held in the Dominican Republic, and was cancelled due to Hurricane Georges. The team that won the most championships was Franca Basquetebol Clube, with 4 titles.

This tournament was a predecessor of the current FIBA Americas League, that was created in 2007.[1]

History[edit]

The Pan American Club Championship,[2][3] founded in 1993, was the top-tier level annual professional basketball competition for all of Latin America. It was not held in 1998, due to Hurricane Georges. The competition's last season was held in 2000. A new version of the Pan American Club Championship, called the FIBA Americas League, was created in 2007.[4]

Names of the top-tier level Latin American competition[edit]

Championship results[edit]

Year Host City Champions Finalists Third place Fourth place
1993 Ecuador Quito[5] Brazil Franca Argentina Atenas Mexico Indios de Ciudad Juárez Ecuador Adidas
1994 Argentina Córdoba / Olavarría Brazil Franca[6] Argentina Olimpia de Venado Tuerto Brazil Esporte Clube União Corinthians Argentina Atenas
1995 Brazil Santa Cruz do Sul / Porto Alegre Brazil Rio Claro Argentina Peñarol Mar del Plata[7] Brazil Pony EC União Corinthians Brazil Franca
1996 Brazil Franca[8] Argentina Atenas[9][10][11] Brazil Cougar/Franca Brazil Dharma/Yara Franca Argentina Independiente de General Pico
1997 Argentina General Pico[12][13] Brazil Marathon/Franca Argentina Atenas[14][15] Argentina Independiente de General Pico Brazil Mogi das Cruzes
1998 Dominican Republic Santo Domingo[16]
(cancelled due to Hurricane Georges)
N/A N/A N/A N/A
1999 Dominican Republic Santo Domingo[17] Brazil Franca Brazil Vasco da Gama Dominican Republic Mauricio Baez Argentina Independiente de General Pico
2000 Uruguay Montevideo Argentina Estudiantes de Olavarría[18][19][20] Uruguay Aguada Uruguay Atlético Welcome Brazil Marathon Franca

Champions[edit]

Titles by club[edit]

Club Champions Years Won Runners-up Years Finalists
Brazil Franca 4 1993, 1994, 1997, 1999 1 1996
Argentina Atenas 1 1996 2 1993, 1997
Brazil Rio Claro 1 1995 0
Argentina Estudiantes de Olavarría 1 2000 0
Argentina Olimpia de Venado Tuerto 0 1 1994
Argentina Peñarol de Mar del Plata 0 1 1995
Brazil Vasco da Gama 0 1 1999
Uruguay Aguada 0 1 2000

Titles by country[edit]

Country
(national league)
Champions Years Won Runners-up Years Finalists
 Brazil (CBB) 5 1993, 1994, 1995, 1997, 1999 2 1996, 1999
 Argentina (LNB) 2 1996, 2000 4 1993, 1994, 1995, 1997
 Uruguay (CFB) 0 1 2000

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