World Champion 1950 Final: Argentina, the first champion

In the late 40’s FIBA realized that the World Cup was proving to be a great idea to promote their sport, so they decided to do the same. Argentina was chosen as the first venue because Europe was still rebuilding after World War II, and its national team took the opportunity to be the first champion of the competition, beating the United States at the end silver, in the decisive match that decided the Gold