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.
- 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
*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|
|2 September 2019|
|4 September 2019|
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