Puerto Rico Basketball Team Roster, Schedule, Matches FIBA World Cup 2019

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

The Puerto Rico national basketball team is small, and the team is managed by Puerto Rican Basketball Federation. The team has mostly Puerto Rican-born players. Some players of Puerto Rican were born in the United States such as Raymond Gause, and Rick Apodaca.

The Puerto Rican Basketball team joined FIBA in 1957. Puerto Rico has participated in 9 Olympics and 12 World Championships, but they never won a medal. This is very sad, but the hope is still alive, and they will win a medal in the upcoming FIBA 2019 Basketball world cup.

Puerto Rico Basketball team is in the Group C 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 Spain, Tunisia & Iran.

History of Puerto Rico Basketball Team

Puerto Rico’s took part in World Championship in 1959 in Chile. In 1964 in Tokyo, Puerto Rican Basketball team was able to reach 4th place.

The 1980s were very good for Puerto Rican Basketball team. Due to some reasons, it wouldn’t participate either at the 1984 Olympic Games. In 1994, Puerto Rico’s national basketball team won the gold medal at 1994 in Russia, beating Italy, 94-80.


Medals

FIBA AmeriCup

  • Gold: (1980, 1989, 1995)
  • Silver: (1988, 1993, 1997, 2009, 2013)
  • Bronze: (2003, 2007)

Pan American Games

  • Gold: (1991, 2011)
  • Silver: (1959, 1971, 1975, 1979, 2007)
  • Bronze: (1963, 1999, 2003)

Centrobasket

  • Gold: (1973, 1985, 1987, 1989, 1991, 1993, 2001, 2003, 2008, 2010, 2016)
  • Silver: (1965, 1971, 1975, 1977, 1981, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2012, 2014)
  • Bronze: (1969, 1995, 2006)

Puerto Rico Basketball Team Positions

Year Position
1959 5th
1963 6th
1967 12th
1970 Did not qualify
1974 7th
1978 10th
1982 Did not qualify
1986 13th
1990 4th
1994 6th
1998 11th
2002 7th
2006 17th
2010 18th
2014 19th
2019 Qualified

Head coaches

  • Armando Torres Ortiz (1988–1990)
  • Raymond Dalmau (1990–1994)
  • Carlos Morales (1994–2002)
  • Julio Toro (2002–2006)
  • Manolo Cintrón (2010–2011)
  • Flor Meléndez (2011–2013)
  • Spain Paco Olmos (2013–2014)
  • Rick Pitino (2015)
  • Eddie Casiano (2016–present)

Puerto Rico Basketball Team Roster & Matches for Basketball World Cup 2019

Puerto Rico Men's Basketball Team Roster FIBA 2019 World Cup
Puerto Rico Men’s Basketball Team Roster FIBA 2019 World Cup

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

Player Position Height(Feet-Inch) Birthdate NBA Draft
Alex Abreu G 5-10 Aug 14, 1991 West Georgia
Angel Alamo PF 6-11 Jun 9, 1985 Sacramento State
Emmy Andujar SF 6-6 Jan 27, 1992 Manhattan
J.J. Barea G 6-0 Jun 26, 1984 Northeastern
Chris Brady C 6-10 Sep 15, 1995 Monmouth
Gary Browne PG 6-1 Mar 24, 1993 West Virginia
Gian Clavell G 6-4 Nov 26, 1993 Brujos de Guayama (United States)
Gilberto Clavell F 6-6 Aug 10, 1989 Sam Houston State
Ramon Clemente F 6-7 Dec 11, 1985 Wichita State
Devon Collier PF 6-8 Jan 20, 1991 Oregon State
Alexis Colon SG 6-5 Jul 28, 1992 Piratas de Quebradillas (United States)
Tyler Davis C 6-10 May 22, 1997 Texas A&M
Brian Diaz FC 6-11 Nov 13, 1989 Nebraska
Guillermo Diaz G 6-2 Mar 4, 1985 Miami (FL)
Alex Franklin GF 6-7 Jul 11, 1988 Siena
Chris Gaston F 6-7 Apr 20, 1989 Leones de Ponce (United States)
Javier Gonzalez PG 6-0 Apr 15, 1989 NC State
Luis Hernandez SF 6-6 Jul 16, 1988
John Holland SF 6-5 Nov 6, 1988 Boston University
David Huertas GF 6-5 Jun 2, 1987 Piratas de Quebradillas (United States)
Carlos Lopez-Sosa F 6-11 Jun 23, 1990 UNLV
Javier Mojica GF 6-4 Aug 31, 1984 Central Connecticut State
Christopher Ortiz F 6-8 Apr 2, 1993 Kent State
Juan Ramon Rivas F 6-8 Oct 11, 1994 Soles (Mexico)
Carlos Rivera G 6-2 Feb 5, 1983 Hofstra
Angel Rodriguez PG 5-11 Dec 5, 1992 Miami (FL)
Jonathan Rodriguez F 6-5 Nov 3, 1987 Campbell
Mike Rosario G 6-2 Nov 2, 1990 Florida
Ricky Sanchez F 7-0 Jul 6, 1987 IMG Academy (Florida)
A.D. Vassallo F 6-6 Apr 2, 1986 Virginia Tech

FIBA World Cup 2019 Puerto Rico Basketball Team Matches within GROUP C

Match Date Match Team
August 31, 2019 (Saturday) (4:30PM) Iran vs. Puerto Rico
September 2, 2019 (Monday) (8:30PM) Puerto Rico vs. Spain
September 4, 2019 (Wednesday) (4:30PM) Puerto Rico vs. Tunisia
  • Venue: Guangzhou Gymnasium, Guangzhou
31 August 2019
Iran   Puerto Rico
Spain   Tunisia
2 September 2019
Tunisia   Iran
Puerto Rico   Spain
4 September 2019
Puerto Rico   Tunisia
Spain   Iran

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