The India men's national basketball team, under the auspices of the Basketball Federation of India, represents the country on the international basketball stage. Notably, basketball's popularity surge has fueled significant strides in the team's performance.
A founding member of FIBA Asia since 1936, India boasts one of the region's enduring basketball legacies. Over its journey, the Indian team has secured berths in the FIBA Asia Championship 26 times, consistently ranking among the top five participants. Impressively, India clinched four gold medals and one silver medal at the South Asian Games, solidifying its supremacy in the South Asian arena. Adding to this, the team has secured victory in the SABA Championship six times.
A milestone triumph was marked in the 2014 Lusofonia Games, where Team India concluded with a flawless 4–0 record, triumphing over the 11-time African champions, Angola, in the final match.
The pinnacle moment arrived during the 2014 FIBA Asia Cup, as India secured a historic win against formidable opponents China, a victory etched as the nation's greatest basketball achievement to date.