What was the first event the Philippines had in basketball?
The Philippines first participated in international basketball in the Far Eastern Championship Games in 1913. The Philippines defeated China in what was the first international game in Asia.
What happened in basketball history on year 1936?
Basketball at the 1936 Summer Olympics was the first appearance of the sport of basketball as an official Olympic medal event.
Basketball at the 1936 Summer Olympics.
|1st Olympic Basketball Tournament|
|Duration||August 7 – August 14|
|Medals Gold medalists United States Silver medalists Canada Bronze medalists Mexico|