BEIRUT, Lebanon (FIBA Asia Cup 2017) - The newly designed FIBA Asia Cup Trophy was unveiled during theFIBA Asia Cup 2017 Official Draw Ceremony in Lebanon on Tuesday.
The brand new trophy stands 55 centimeters high and is almost entirely out of silver and features a silver plated band engraved with the trophy name. It also features Gold plated band in which ‘Federation Internationale de Basketball Amateur’ is written, a mark that is consistent across all FIBA Continental trophies.
Sixteen teams will battle for top honors at the FIBA Asia Cup 2017, including Oceanian powerhouses Australia and New Zealand.
The FIBA Asia Cup 2017 will take place in Lebanon from 8-20 August, and the winner will go on to rule the continent for the next four years.
The new FIBA Basketball World Cup trophy was designed by Radiant Studios Ltd. and handcrafted by the silversmith Thomas Lyte.