Argentina Basketball Team Roster, Schedule, Matches FIBA World Cup 2019

Argentina Basketball Team Roster & Schedule for FIBA World Cup 2019 China. Find Men’s Basketball Argentina world cup matches schedule, players & National basketball team squad for FIBA 2019.

The Argentina basketball team, officially nicknamed El Alma Argentina represents Argentina in international men’s basketball and is controlled by the Argentine Basketball Federation.

The Argentina team of Basketball in 2019 is the only national team in the Americas zone that has won the crown: FIBA World Cup first edition in 1950, Olympic Gold Medal in 2004, FIBA Diamond Ball in 2008, FIBA AmeriCup and Pan American Gold Medal in 1995. They have also won 13 South American Basketball Championships, as well as many youth championships.

Argentina Basketball team is in the Group B of Fiba 2019 Championship in which total 6 matches is to be played & 3 matches will be played by each team in the group stages. The other 3 teams are Russia, South Korea & Nigeria.

History Of Argentina Basketball Team

The practice of basketball by Argentina team of Basketball was started by Asociación Cristiana de Jóvenes in 1912, with the first federation established to organize competitions not only in Buenos Aires but in several cities around Argentina.

In 1950 Argentina won its first and only World Championship after defeating France (twice), Brazil, Chile, Egypt and the United States in the decisive match. With the creation of the Liga Nacional de Básquet in 1980, a new generation of players of  Argentina Basketball Team to moderate success in the 1986 World Championship where the squad defeated the United States for the first time in their history.

The year 2001 was the Golden year of Argentina Team of Basketball, winning first Argentina´s FIBA Americas Championship which is held in Neuquen, where they defeated all of its competitors in the competition. In the Year 2002, the Argentina Team made history by being the first team to defeat a United States Basketball Team composed entirely of NBA players during the FIBA World Championship 2002. Argentina Basketball Team reaches the final in first-time since 1950 in a first world championship.

The Argentina defeat a United States team with a full squad of NBA players. Argentina came second in FIBA 2013. Argentina reached the 1st position in the FIBA Men’s Ranking after the 2008 Olympic Games. Argentina is a founding member of the International Federation of Basketball (FIBA).

Argentina Basketball Team in FIBA World cups

Argentina Basketball team started to take participate in FIBA since 1950. Following Table shows about the FIBA tournament.

Head Coaches

  • Guillermo Vecchio: (1993–1997)
  • Julio Lamas: (1997–1999, 2011–2013, 2014)
  • Ruben Magnano: (2000–2004)
  •  Sergio Hernández: (2005–2010, 2015–present)

Argentina Basketball Team Roster & Matches for Basketball World Cup 2019

Argentina Men's Basketball Team Roster FIBA 2019 World Cup
Argentina Men’s Basketball Team Roster FIBA 2019 World Cup

*Updated Argentina Team Squad & Roster for FIBA Basketball World Championship 2019

Player Name Position Height(Feet-Inch) Birthdate NBA Draft
Roberto Acuna C 6-10 Sep 14, 1990
Federico Aguerre PF 6-8 Oct 27, 1988 El Nacional de Bahia Blanca (Argentina)
Gustavo Aguirre PG 6-2 Mar 31, 1988
Franco Balbi G 6-1 Aug 21, 1989
Nicolas Brussino G 6-8 Mar 2, 1993 Regatas Corrientes (Argentina)
Agustin Caffaro PF 6-11 Feb 6, 1995
Facundo Campazzo PG 5-11 Mar 23, 1991 Penarol (Argentina)
Gabriel Deck F 6-6 Feb 8, 1995 Quimsa (Argentina)
Marcos Delia C 6-10 Apr 8, 1992 Boca Juniors (Argentina)
Lucas Faggiano G 6-2 Mar 21, 1989
Lautaro Berra Fernandez C 6-10 Jan 9, 1998
Maximo Fjellerup G 6-5 Nov 25, 1997
Eric Flor PG 6-1 May 10, 1993
Patricio Garino SF 6-6 May 17, 1993 George Washington
Franco Giorgetti PF 6-8 Dec 2, 1992 Penarol (Argentina)
Luciano Gonzalez SG 6-2 Jan 1, 1990 San Martin Corrientes (Argentina)
Nicolas Laprovittola PG 6-4 Jan 31, 1990 Lanus (Argentina)
Leonardo Mainoldi F 6-8 Mar 4, 1985  –
Marcos Mata F 6-7 Aug 1, 1986 Penarol (Argentina)
Facundo Pinero SF 6-7 Sep 26, 1988  –
Paolo Quinteros G 6-2 Jan 15, 1979 Tecnyconta Zaragoza (Spain)
Lucio Redivo G 6-0 Feb 14, 1994 Weber Bahia Estudiantes (Argentina)
Javier Saiz FC 6-8 Feb 26, 1994 Regatas Corrientes (Argentina)
Matias Sandes F 6-7 Jun 14, 1984 Boca Juniors (Argentina)
Carlos Schattmann SG 6-3 May 14, 1987  –
Luis Scola PF 6-9 Apr 30, 1980 KIROLBET Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz (Spain)
Juan Vaulet F 6-6 Mar 22, 1996 Weber Bahia Estudiantes (Argentina)
Luca Vildoza PG 6-3 Aug 11, 1995 Quilmes (Argentina)

FIBA World Cup 2019 Argentina Basketball Team Matches within GROUP B

The Matches of The Argentina Basketball Team is given Below –

Date Team 1 Team 2
31 August 2019 Argentina South Korea
2 September 2019 Argentina Nigeria
4 September 2019 Argentina Russia

Venue : Wuhan Gymnasium, Wuhan

31 August 2019
Russia   Nigeria
Argentina   South Korea
2 September 2019
Nigeria   Argentina
South Korea   Russia
4 September 2019
South Korea   Nigeria
Russia   Argentina

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