Basketball — Basketball, Men

Times held 23
Total participants 2594
Total countries 62

Participants

Year Event Status Participants NOCs
1904 Basketball, Men Olympic (non-medal) 40 1
1904 Basketball - YMCA Basketball Championships, Men Olympic (non-medal) 0 0
1904 Basketball - Olympic College Basketball Championship, Men Olympic (non-medal) 0 0
1936 Basketball, Men Olympic 199 21
1948 Basketball, Men Olympic 287 23
1952 Basketball, Men Olympic 294 23
1956 Basketball, Men Olympic 169 15
1960 Basketball, Men Olympic 192 16
1964 Basketball, Men Olympic 189 16
1968 Basketball, Men Olympic 191 16
1972 Basketball, Men Olympic 190 16
1976 Basketball, Men Olympic 141 12
1980 Basketball, Men Olympic 143 12
1984 Basketball, Men Olympic 142 12
1988 Basketball, Men Olympic 143 12
1992 Basketball, Men Olympic 142 12
1996 Basketball, Men Olympic 141 12
2000 Basketball, Men Olympic 144 12
2004 Basketball, Men Olympic 144 12
2008 Basketball, Men Olympic 144 12
2012 Basketball, Men Olympic 144 12
2016 Basketball, Men Olympic 141 12
2020 Basketball, Men Olympic 143 12

Medal winners

Year Gold Silver Bronze
1936 United StatesUSA CanadaCAN MexicoMEX
1948 United StatesUSA FranceFRA BrazilBRA
1952 United StatesUSA Soviet UnionURS UruguayURU
1956 United StatesUSA Soviet UnionURS UruguayURU
1960 United StatesUSA Soviet UnionURS BrazilBRA
1964 United StatesUSA Soviet UnionURS BrazilBRA
1968 United StatesUSA YugoslaviaYUG Soviet UnionURS
1972 Soviet UnionURS United StatesUSA CubaCUB
1976 United StatesUSA YugoslaviaYUG Soviet UnionURS
1980 YugoslaviaYUG ItalyITA Soviet UnionURS
1984 United StatesUSA SpainESP YugoslaviaYUG
1988 Soviet UnionURS YugoslaviaYUG United StatesUSA
1992 United StatesUSA CroatiaCRO LithuaniaLTU
1996 United StatesUSA YugoslaviaSCG LithuaniaLTU
2000 United StatesUSA FranceFRA LithuaniaLTU
2004 ArgentinaARG ItalyITA United StatesUSA
2008 United StatesUSA SpainESP ArgentinaARG
2012 United StatesUSA SpainESP Russian FederationRUS
2016 United StatesUSA SerbiaSRB SpainESP
2020 United StatesUSA FranceFRA AustraliaAUS

Medals by country

NOC Gold Silver Bronze Total
United States USA 16 1 2 19
Soviet Union URS 2 4 3 9
Yugoslavia YUG 1 3 1 5
Argentina ARG 1 0 1 2
Spain ESP 0 3 1 4
France FRA 0 3 0 3
Italy ITA 0 2 0 2
Canada CAN 0 1 0 1
Croatia CRO 0 1 0 1
Serbia SRB 0 1 0 1
Serbia and Montenegro SCG 0 1 0 1
Brazil BRA 0 0 3 3
Lithuania LTU 0 0 3 3
Uruguay URU 0 0 2 2
Australia AUS 0 0 1 1
Cuba CUB 0 0 1 1
Mexico MEX 0 0 1 1
Russian Federation RUS 0 0 1 1

Top medallists

Athlete Nat Gold Silver Bronze Total
Carmelo Anthony USA 3 0 1 4
Kevin Durant USA 3 0 0 3
David Robinson USA 2 0 1 3
LeBron James USA 2 0 1 3
Charles Barkley USA 2 0 0 2
Patrick Ewing USA 2 0 0 2
Burdie Haldorson USA 2 0 0 2
Bill Hougland USA 2 0 0 2
Michael Jordan USA 2 0 0 2
Bob Kurland USA 2 0 0 2
Karl Malone USA 2 0 0 2
Chris Mullin USA 2 0 0 2
Gary Payton USA 2 0 0 2
Scottie Pippen USA 2 0 0 2
John Stockton USA 2 0 0 2
Jason Kidd USA 2 0 0 2
Kobe Bryant USA 2 0 0 2
Chris Paul USA 2 0 0 2
Deron Williams USA 2 0 0 2
Draymond Green USA 2 0 0 2