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Final Classification
1. Brazil (5-1)
2. USA (4-2)
3. Chile (2-4)
4. Formosa (China) 2-4
5. Puerto Rico (1-5)
6. Soviet Union (5-1)
7. Bulgaria (2-4)
8. Philippines (4-2)
9. Uruguay (2-4)
10. Argentina (3-3)
11. Egypt (1-5)
12. Canada (3-3)
13. Mexico (0-6)
*FIBA declared the USSR and Bulgaria ineligible in the final round because of their refusal to play Formosa.
Brazilian National Team 1959

 Champion: Brazil (Edson Bispo dos Santos, Waldemar Blatkauskas, O.C. de Nobrega, Fernando Perreira de Freitas, Zenny de Azevedo,Carmo de Souza,Waldyr Geraldo Boccardo, J. Maciel Senra, Wlamir Marques, Antonio Pasos Amaury, Jatyr Eduardo Schall, P. Vicente Fonseca)
 2. USA (Richard Baker, James Coshow, Henry D'Antonio, Robert Hodges, Robert Jeangerard, Henry McDonald, John Miller, Ronald Olsen, Virgil Riley, Jerome Vayda, Richard Welsh, Edward White)
 3. Chile (Rufino Bernedo, Jose
 de la Fuente, Rolando Etchepare, Orlando Etcheverrigaray, Maximiliano Garafulic, Dante Giannoni, Bruno Luchsinger, Luis Salvadores, Domingo Sibilla, Orlando Silva, Juan Guillermo Thompson, Juan Zitko)
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