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

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

The Hellenic Basketball Federation manages the Greece national basketball team. It is the strongest team and also runners-up in the 2006 FIBA World Championship.

Greece Team has won EuroBasket twice. Greece has also won 1 silver and two bronze medals at EuroBasket. Greece Team has won a total of 14 medals till now. Greece is currently placed 8th in the FIBA World Rankings.

Greece Basketball team is in the Group F 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 New Zealand, Brazil & Montenegro.

History Of Greece Basketball Team

Basketball is a popular sport in Greece, one of the eight founding members of the International Basketball Federation was from Greece. Greece won their first major international title in EuroBasket 1987.

Greece made its international debut 14 years later in the EuroBasket 1949. Greece also made its first appearance in the Olympic Games in 1952.

Year Position
Egypt 1951 4th
Spain 1955 3rd
Tunisia 1967 4th
Turkey 1971 3rd
Algeria 1975 5th
Yugoslavia 1979 1st
Morocco 1983 4th
Syria 1987 3rd
Greece 1991 2nd
France 1993 4th
Italy 1997 4th
Tunisia 2001 2nd
Spain 2005 2nd
Italy 2009 2nd
Total 14/16

Golden Year for Greece Team

Nikos Galis is one of the greatest Greek basketball legend, regarded as one of the all-time greatest players in both European and FIBA International.

In 1986, they qualified for 1986 FIBA World Championship and for the first time, they got rank 10th among the twenty-four nations.

In EuroBasket 1987, it was the first time that a Greek national team won a major tournament. The European champions failed to qualify for the 1988 Olympic Games.

Head Coaches

  • Panagiotis Giannakis (1997–1998, 2004–2008)
  • 1998 FIBA World Championship (4th place)
  • 2004 Summer Olympic Games (5th place)
  • 2006 FIBA World Championship Silver
  • 2008 Summer Olympic Games (5th place)
  • 2× Greek League Coach of the Year (2004, 2006)

Greece Basketball Team Roster & Matches for Basketball World Cup 2019

Here’s the Antetokounmpo brothers, Bourousis and Calathes all in Greece preliminary squad for World Cup – FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 –

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

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

Player Name Height Pre-NBA Draft Team Nationality
Thanasis Antetokounmpo 6-5 Delaware 87ers Greece
6-5 Nigeria
Giannis Athineou 7-1 Greece
Eleftherios Bochoridis 6-6 Panathinaikos (Greece) Greece
Yannis Bourousis 6-9 Ifestos Limnou (Greece) Greece
Nick Calathes 6-9 Florida United States
6-9 Greece
Vasilis Charalambopoulos 6-5 PAOK BC (Greece) Greece
Vasilis Christidis 6-7 Greece
Linos Chrysikopoulos 6-1 PAOK BC (Greece) Greece
Tyler Dorsey 6-9 Oregon United States
6-7 Greece
Charis Giannopoulos 6-5 PAOK BC (Greece) Greece
Nikolaos Gikias 6-4 Greece
Dimitrios Kaklamanakis 6-5 Greece
Leonidas Kaselakis 6-4 Ilisiakos BC (Greece) Greece
Dimitrios Katsivelis 6-5 Olympiacos (Greece) Greece
Antonios Koniaris 6-8 PAOK BC (Greece) Greece
Giannoulis Larentzakis 6-10 Ikaros Kallitheas BC (Greece) Greece
Michail Lountzis 6-10 Panathinaikos (Greece) Greece
Evangelos Mantzaris 6-4 Olympiacos (Greece) Greece
Evaggelis Margaritis 7-2 Greece
Dimitrios Mavroeidis 6-8 RETAbet Bilbao Basket (Spain) Greece
Kostas Mitoglou 6-8 Panathinaikos (Greece) Greece
Vasilis Mouratos 6-9 Greece
George Papagiannis 6-10 Panathinaikos (Greece) Greece
Kostas Papanikolaou 6-7 Olympiacos (Greece) Greece
Ioannis Papapetrou 6-2 Olympiacos (Greece) Greece
Georgios Printezis 6-9 Ifestos Limnou (Greece) Greece
Dusan Sakota 6-10 Panathinaikos (Greece) Serbia
6-7 Greece
Christos Saloustros 6-2 Greece
Kostas Sloukas 6-2 Olympiacos (Greece) Greece
Michail Tsairelis 6-9 Greece
Georgios Tsalmpouris 6-10 AEK Athens (Greece) Greece
Panagiotis Vasilopoulos 6-7 PAOK BC (Greece) Greece
Ian Vougioukas 6-7 Saint Louis Greece

FIBA World Cup 2019 Greece Basketball Team Matches within GROUP F

September 1, 2019 (Sunday) (8:00PM) Greece vs. Montenegro
September 3, 2019 (Tuesday) (8:00PM) Brazil vs. Greece
September 5, 2019 (Thursday) (8:00PM) Greece vs. New Zealand
  • Venue: Nanjing Youth Olympic Sports Park Gymnasium, Nanjing
1 September 2019
New Zealand   Brazil
Greece   Montenegro
3 September 2019
Montenegro   New Zealand
Brazil   Greece
5 September 2019
Brazil   Montenegro
Greece   New Zealand

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