William Jones Cup

William Jones Cup

:"For the Guyanese cricket competition also called the Jones Cup see Guystac Trophy.":"For the Intercontinental cup William Jones see Intercontinental Cup (basketball)"R. William Jones Cup (also known as the Jones Cup) is an international basketball tournament held annually at Taipei, Taiwan. It was named after basketball promoter and one of the founders of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA), Renato William Jones.

The tournament started on 1977, and ever since the Jones Cup tournament was held annually. There are two version of William Jones Cup, the tournament for men's basketball and for women's basketball both dominated by American teams since 1977.

In 2003, due to the SARS epidemic crisis in Asia, the tournament was cancelled but resumed the competition in 2004.

The tournament invited teams, clubs, collegiate and national teams, from around the world but mainly from the Asian region.

William Jones Cup Champions

*1977 - flagicon|USA American Challenger
*1978 - flagicon|USA American Buluside
*1979 - not held
*1980 - bk|SWE
*1981 - flagicon|Philippines San Miguel-Philippines
*1982 - bk|USA
*1983 - bk|USA
*1984 - bk|USA
*1985 - flagicon|Philippines San Miguel-Philippines
*1986 - bk|USA
*1987 - flagicon|West Germany West Germany
*1988 - bk|USA
*1990 - bk|MEX
*1991 - bk|USA
*1992 - bk|USA
*1993 - flagicon|USA University of Hawaii
*1994 - bk|USA
*1995 - bk|USA
*1996 - bk|CAN
*1997 - bk|USA
*1998 - flagicon|Philippines Philippine Centennial Team
*1999 - bk|KOR
*2000 - bk|New Zealand Tall Blacks
*2001 - bk|Chinese Taipei
*2002 - flagicon|Australia Great Mates
*2003 - not held
*2004 - bk|Chinese Taipei
*2005 - flagicon|USA Passing Lane
*2006 - flagicon|USA Athletes in Action
*2007 - bk|Jordan
*2008 - bk|Jordan

External links

* [http://jonescup.roodo.com Official site] zh icon

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