The German basketball team did not play any role in the Olympic tournament of the 1936 Berlin Games when basketball was held for the first time at Olympic Games. They lost their matches against Switzerland (25-18), Italy (58-16) and Czechoslovakia (20-9) in the first two rounds and were eliminated.
Heinz Steinschulte was a professional soldier and played nationally for Luftwaffen-Sportschule Spandau, winning the first official German Championship with them in 1939.
|1936 Summer||27||Berlin||Basketball||Men's Basketball||Germany||GER||15T|
|1936 Summer||27||Berlin||Basketball||Germany||GER||Round Two RepÃªchage||Match #4||2||1936-08-10||TCH 20, GER 9|
|1936 Summer||27||Berlin||Basketball||Germany||GER||Round One||Match #3||2||1936-08-07||SUI 25, GER 18|