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

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

The 2019 FIBA ( Fédération Internationale de Basketball ) Basketball World Cup will be the 18th tournament of the FIBA Basketball World Cup. The FIBA 2019 tournament will be held in China and will mark new criteria for the competition as described. In 2019, FIBA World Cup Teams expanded from 24 to 32 teams.

Forget hosting for FIBA 2019, World Cup Bidding Process Started in April 2014. Numerous Nations have participated in Bidding. On 16 March 2015, it was confirmed that the World Cup of Basketball ( FIBA 2019) will be staged in Asia. China and the Philippines as the final countries to be the basis for the selection of the bidding. On 7 August 2015, it was announced that China won the bid against the Philippines and will host the upcoming FIBA World Cup 2019.

The Chinese basketball team represents the People’s Republic of China and is governed by the CBA (Chinese Basketball Association). According to history, the China Basketball Team is the main Power House for Basketball in Asia.

Complete Schedule & Fixtures of FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019

According to Wikipedia,

The draw took place on 16 March 2019 at Shenzhen Cultural Center in Shenzhen.

Hosts China and the seven best qualified teams as per the February 2019 FIBA World Rankings were seeded in Pot 1, and China and USA were assigned to groups A and E, respectively. Teams in pots 1, 4, 5 and 8 were drawn into Groups A, C, E and G, and Teams in pots 2, 3, 6 and 7 were drawn into Groups B, D, F and H. Canada was moved from Pot 5 to Pot 6, switching places with Iran (the best ranked team from that pot) to avoid having two teams from the Americas in the same group.

FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 Global Ambassadors Kobe Bryant and Yao Ming, American singer and songwriter Jason Derulo, and Chinese idol singer Yang Chaoyue led the draw ceremony.

Groups A, C, E, and G

Pot 1 Pot 4 Pot 5 Pot 8
 China (30) (host)(Group A)
 United States (1) (Group E)
 Spain (2)
 France (3)
 Puerto Rico (16)
 Turkey (17)
 Dominican Rep. (18)
 Venezuela (20)
 Germany (22)
 Czech Republic (24)
 Poland (25)
 Iran (27)
 Japan (48)
 Jordan (49)
 Tunisia (51)
 Ivory Coast (64)

Groups B, D, F, and H

Pot 2 Pot 3 Pot 6 Pot 7
 Serbia (4)
 Argentina (5)
 Lithuania (6)
 Greece (8)
 Russia (10)
 Australia (11)
 Brazil (12)
 Italy (13)
 Canada (23)
 Montenegro (28)
 Philippines (31)
 South Korea (32)
 Nigeria (33)
 Senegal (37)
 New Zealand (38)
 Angola (39)

So in this way, China Basketball team is in the Group A 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 Ivory Coast, Poland & Venezuela.

History Of China Basketball Team

China is the basketball powerhouse in Asia and won the FIBA Asia Championship 14 out of 16 times between 1975 and 2005.

In starting phase of FIBA tournaments Basketball team of China has struggled against top non-Asian teams. In recent years, China has shown they can beat the top European teams.

China Basketball Team FIBA World cup

In 2019 China will host the FIBA tournament. So Chines Basketball Teams. So the Chinese basketball team has pressure to get a victory in FIBA 2019.

In below I will provide you FIBA tournament hosting country name.

Year China Basketball Team Position Hosting Country
1978 11th Philippines
1982 12th Colombia
1986 9th Spain
1990 14th Argentina
1994 8th Canada
1998 Greece
2002 12th United States
2006 9th Japan
2010 16th Turkey
2014 Spain
2019 Qualified as the Hosts China

Head Coach Positions & Names Of China Basketball Team

  • Qian Chenghai  – 1974–1978
  • Ma Qingsheng  – 1978–1981
  • Qian Chenghai  – 1981–1982
  • Liu Guiyi – 1982–1982
  • Qian Chenghai  – 1982–1988
  • Sun Bang – 1989–1990
  • Wang Zhangyou  – 1990–1991
  • Jiang Xingquan  – 1991–1995
  • Gong Luming  – 1995–1996
  • Zhang Bin  – 1996–1997
  • Wang Fei  – 1997–1999
  • Jiang Xingquan – 1999–2001
  • Wang Fei – 2001–2002
  • Jiang Xingquan  – 2003–2003
  • Del Harris – 2004–2004
  • Jonas Kazlauskas – 2005–2008
  • Guo Shiqiang  – 2009–2010
  • Bob Donewald, Jr. – 2010–2012
  • Panagiotis Giannakis – 2013–2014
  • Gong Luming  – 2014–2017
  • Du Feng – 2017–2018 (Blue Team)
  • Li Nan – 2017–present (Red Team and the combined team)

Host China Basketball Team Roster & Matches for Basketball World Cup 2019

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

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

Players Names Position Height(Feet-Inch) Birthdate NBA Draft
Abudurexiti Abudushalamu F 6-8 May 20, 1996  –
Tal Co G 6-3 Jan 4, 1991 Xinjiang Guanghui (China)
Yu Dehao G 6-4 Apr 10, 1995 Shenzhen (China)
Xiaochuan Di SF 6-8 Mar 24, 1993 Beijing Shougang (China)
Hanlin Dong PF 6-9 Jan 2, 1991 Guangdong Southern Tigers (China)
Ziming Fan C 7-0 Apr 29, 1998 Liaoning (China)
Shuo Fang SG 6-2 Sep 7, 1990 Beijing Shougang (China)
Hao Fu PF 6-9 Aug 24, 1997 Bayi Nanchang (China)
Quan Gu SF 6-7 Apr 2, 1992 Shenzhen (China)
Ailun Guo SG 6-4 Nov 14, 1993 Liaoning (China)
Haowen Guo F 6-7 Jan 31, 2000  –
Dejun Han C 7-1 May 10, 1989  –
Jinqiu Hu C 6-11 Sep 24, 1997 Zhejiang Guangsha (China)
Mingxuan Hu SG 6-3 Mar 10, 1998  –
Zhao Jiwei G 6-1 Aug 25, 1995 Bayi Nanchang (China)
Gen Li SF 6-5 Aug 15, 1988  –
Xiaoxu Li PF 6-8 Jun 5, 1990 Liaoning (China)
Chen Linjian GF 6-6 Sep 12, 1993 Fujian (China)
Zhi Xuan Liu G 6-3 Jan 7, 1991 Liaoning (China)
Xudong Luo G 6-2 Jan 13, 1988  –
Kelanbaike Makan G 6-6 Sep 27, 1992 Xinjiang Guanghui (China)
Duo Meng GF 6-4 Aug 17, 1990  –
Lei Meng G 6-4 Aug 1, 1995 Bayi Nanchang (China)
Sun Minghui GF 6-5 Oct 25, 1997 Zhejiang Chouzhou (China)
Sun Minghui SG 6-2 Apr 26, 1996 Zhejiang Guangsha (China)
Zhou Peng PF 6-9 Oct 11, 1989 Guangdong Southern Tigers (China)
Zhou Qi C 7-1 Jan 16, 1996 Xinjiang Guanghui (China)
Junfei Ren C 6-8 Feb 4, 1990  –
Zijie Shen PF 6-9 Sep 3, 1997 Shenzhen (China)
Yi Shi G 5-11 Apr 20, 1996 Xinjiang Guanghui (China)
HanLin Tao PF 6-10 Apr 6, 1991 Shandong (China)
Zhelin Wang C 7-0 Jan 20, 1994 Fujian (China)
Zirui Wang PG 6-3 Mar 28, 1993 Zhejiang Guangsha (China)
Lu Wenbo GF 6-4 Aug 4, 1997  –
Qian Wu G 6-3 Jul 7, 1994 Zhejiang Chouzhou (China)
Mengjun Xu F 6-5 Jan 19, 1998  –
Ding Yanyuhang SF 6-7 Aug 20, 1993 Shandong (China)
Jianlian Yi F 7-0 Oct 27, 1987 Guangdong Dongguan (China)
Changdong Yu PF 6-9 Oct 1, 1991 Xinjiang Guanghui (China)
Rui Zhao F 6-2 Jan 14, 1996  –
TaiLong Zhao SG 6-6 Apr 1, 1990 Fujian (China)
Zhandong Zhou G 6-0 Dec 7, 1990  –
YanXi Zhu C 6-10 May 25, 1990 Beijing Shougang (China)

FIBA World Cup 2019 China Basketball Team Matches within GROUP A

The Matches of the China Basketball Team is given below –

Date Team 1 Team 2
31 August 2019 China Ivory Coast
2 September 2019 China Poland
4 September 2019 China Venezuela
First match(es) will be played on 31 August 2019. Source: FIBA
(H) Host.
  • Venue: Cadillac Arena, Beijing
31 August 2019
Poland   Venezuela
Ivory Coast   China
2 September 2019
Venezuela   Ivory Coast
China   Poland
4 September 2019
Ivory Coast   Poland
Venezuela   China

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