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

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

The Italy national basketball team also know as Italia Basketball team represents Italy in the international basketball competition. Italy national basketball team is managed by the Italian Basketball Federation, also called FIP. The team has a very interesting history.

Italy has a good profile in EuroBasket. They won 2 gold medals, 4 silver medals, and four bronze medals. Also in the Summer Olympics, they won 2 silver medals.

Till date, Italy has participated at 37 EuroBaskets World Cup, 8 FIBA World Cups, and 12 Summer Olympic. Also, note that Italy is one of the founding members of the International Federation of Basketball (FIBA).

Italy Basketball team is in the Group D 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 Angola, Pilipinas & Serbia.

Italy Basketball Team History

The first match of the Italian national basketball team was on 4 April 1926. They took their first participation in the Olympic Games in1936 Summer Olympics.

Ettore Messina returned to be the head coach of the Italian national team and On 9 July 2016, Italy was defeated by Croatia in FIBA World Olympic. Italy will co-host the EuroBasket 2021.

Medals

Olympic Games

  • Silver: (1980, 2004)

EuroBasket

  • Gold: (1983, 1999)
  • Silver: (1937, 1946, 1991, 1997)
  • Bronze: (1971, 1975, 1985, 2003)

 Italy Basketball Team Positions

Year Position
1950 Withdrew
1954 Did not qualify
1959
1963 7th
1967 9th
1970 4th
1974 Did not qualify
1978 4th
1982 Did not qualify
1986 6th
1990 9th
1994 Did not qualify
1998 6th
2002 Did not qualify
2006 9th
2010 Did not qualify
2014
2019 Qualified

Head coaches

  • Sandro Gamba (1987–1992)
  • Ettore Messina (1992–1997)
  • Bogdan Tanjević (1997–2001)
  • Carlo Recalcati (2001–2009)
  • Simone Pianigiani (2009–2015)
  • Ettore Messina (2015–2017)
  • Romeo Sacchetti (2017–present)

Italy Basketball Team Roster & Matches for Basketball World Cup 2019

Italy (Italia) Men's Basketball Team Roster FIBA 2019 World Cup
Italy (Italia) Men’s Basketball Team Roster FIBA 2019 World Cup

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

Player Position Height(Feet-Inch) Birthdate NBA Draft
Awudu Abass G 6-7 Jan 27, 1993 Red October Cantu (Italy)
Pietro Aradori SG 6-4 Dec 9, 1988 Pallacanestro Biella (Italy)
Paul Biligha C 6-6 May 31, 1990
Jeff Brooks PF 6-8 Jun 12, 1989 Penn State
Christian Burns PF 6-8 Sep 4, 1985 Jefferson
Andrea Cinciarini SG 6-2 Jun 21, 1986 Red October Cantu (Italy)
Andrea Crosariol PF 6-9 Nov 11, 1984 Fairleigh Dickinson
Gigi Datome SF 6-8 Nov 27, 1987 Virtus Bologna (Italy)
Amedeo Della Valle G 6-5 Apr 11, 1993 Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia (Italy)
Ariel Filloy SF 6-3 Mar 11, 1987 EA7 Emporio Armani Milano (Italy)
Diego Flaccadori SG 6-5 Apr 5, 1996 Dolomiti Energia Trento (Italy)
Simone Fontecchio SF 6-7 Dec 9, 1995 EA7 Emporio Armani Milano (Italy)
Raphael Gaspardo F 6-9 Aug 3, 1993 Termoiforgia Jesi (Italy)
Alessandro Gentile SF 6-6 Nov 12, 1992 EA7 Emporio Armani Milano (Italy)
Marco Giuri PG 6-4 Jul 8, 1988
Daniel Hackett G 6-5 Dec 19, 1987 USC
Antonio Iannuzzi C 6-8 Apr 21, 1991
Nico Mannion PG 6-3 Mar 14, 2001 Arizona
Pierpaolo Marini G 6-4 Oct 8, 1993 Roseto Sharks (Italy)
Nicolo Melli PF 6-9 Jan 26, 1991 EA7 Emporio Armani Milano (Italy)
Riccardo Moraschini SG 6-4 Jan 8, 1991 Virtus Bologna (Italy)
Davide Pascolo F 6-6 Dec 14, 1990
Achille Polonara PF 6-8 Nov 23, 1991 OpenJobMetis Varese (Italy)
Giampaolo Ricci F 6-7 Sep 27, 1991
Michele Ruzzier G 5-9 Feb 9, 1993 Pallacanestro Trieste 2004 (Italy)
Brian Sacchetti G 6-7 May 4, 1986
Amedeo Tessitori C 6-10 Oct 7, 1994 Red October Cantu (Italy)
Stefano Tonut G 6-4 Nov 7, 1993 Pallacanestro Trieste 2004 (Italy)
Luca Vitali PG 6-7 May 9, 1986 Sutor Montegranaro (Italy)
Michele Vitali G 6-5 Oct 31, 1991 Conad Bologna (Italy)

FIBA World Cup 2019 Italy Basketball Team Matches within GROUP D

Date Matches
August 31, 2019 (Saturday) (7:30PM)  Philippines vs. Italy
September 2, 2019 (Monday) (3:30PM) Italy vs. Angola
September 4, 2019 (Wednesday) (7:30PM) Italy vs. Serbia
  • Venue: Foshan International Sports and Cultural Center, Foshan
31 August 2019
Angola   Serbia
Philippines   Italy
2 September 2019
Italy   Angola
Serbia   Philippines
4 September 2019
Angola   Philippines
Italy   Serbia

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