Japan Basketball Team Roster & Schedule for FIBA World Cup 2019 China. Find Men’s Japanese world cup games, matches schedule, players & National basketball team squad for FIBA 2019.
The Japanese national basketball team is the strongest team in BasketBall Game. Game is very popular nowadays. Japanese national basketball team is managed by the Japan Basketball Association (JBA).
Japan has Asia’s oldest basketball history and very successful basketball teams in Asia. Japanese national basketball team won the Asian Basketball Championships 2 times and FIBA World Cup four times. Japanese national basketball team has some strongest players including Yuta Tabuse, J.R. Sakuragi, and Takumi Ishizaki. Japan’s national team had its first international tournament in 1917. Japan team was a founding member of the Olympics Basketball competition in Berlin.
Japan Basketball team is in the Group E 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 Turkey, Czech Republic, and USA.
Japan Basketball Team History
Team Japan is the top team in Asia, as it won the championship in 1965 and 1971. IN FIBA Asia Stankovic Cup in 2010, Japan was defeated by host Lebanon. The team managed to defeat finalists after that.