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

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

The Russian national basketball team is the most powerful team for FIBA Basketball Worldcup. The Russian Team is managed by the Russian Basketball Federation (RBF). Russian national basketball team is very old and come to existence after the Soviet Union basketball team.

The Russian team were champions at EuroBasket 2007 and won bronze medals at EuroBasket 2011. This was the turning point for the team.

After Blatt left the staff, the team saw a deep crisis due to corruption and issue with FIBA. The team performed poorly at EuroBasket 2015 and that’s why team Russia did not qualify for the 2016 Summer Olympics. The current head coach is Sergei Bazarevich.

Russia Basketball team is in the Group B 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 Nigeria, Argentina & South Korea.

History Of Russia Basketball Team

Russia participated in EuroBasket 1993 Germany. The roster included famous players like Sergey Bazarevich, Dmitry Sukharev. Russia became runners-uu in EuroBasket 1993 Germany.

Sergey Belov became the new head coach after the EuroBasket and then team Russia took the 7th place. At the EuroBasket 2001, the Russians took the overall 5th place. Russia qualified for the quarterfinals the 2002 World Cup.

Russia Basketball Team Medals

Olympic Games

  • Bronze: (2012)

FIBA World Cup

  • Silver: (1994, 1998)

EuroBasket

  • Gold: (2007)
  • Silver: (1993)
  • Bronze: (1997, 2011)
Year Position
1935 to 1991 Did not participate
1993
1995 7th
1997
1999 6th
2001 5th
2003 8th
2005 8th
2007
2009 7th
2011
2013 21st
2015 17th
2017 Qualified

Team Russia won the EuroBasket 2007. At the 2008 Olympics, the Russian roster has strong players. In the first match, they defeated Iran. Team Russia got 24th place at the EuroBasket 2013.

Russia Basketball Team Roster & Matches for Basketball World Cup 2019

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

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

Name Position Height(Feet-Inch) Birthdate NBA Draft
Pavel Antipov F 6-9 Sep 19, 1991 UNICS Kazan (Russia)
Semen Antonov SF 6-8 Jul 18, 1989  –
Evgeny Baburin SG 6-3 Jul 4, 1987  –
Nikita Balashov PF 6-8 Jun 19, 1991 Krasnye Krylia (Russia)
Joel Bolomboy FC 6-9 Jan 28, 1994 Weber State
Vitaliy Fridzon SG 6-5 Oct 14, 1985 Khimki (Russia)
Petr Gubanov PF 6-8 Apr 3, 1987 Dynamo Saint Petersburg (Russia)
Stanislav Ilnitskiy PF 6-7 Feb 24, 1994 Khimki (Russia)
Vladimir Ivlev F 6-9 Feb 28, 1990 Dynamo Moscow (Russia)
Sergey Karasev SF 6-7 Oct 26, 1993 Zenit Saint Petersburg (Russia)
Dmitriy Khvostov G 6-3 Aug 21, 1989 Khimki (Russia)
Artem Klimenko C 7-0 Jan 10, 1994 Avtodor Saratov (Russia)
Dmitry Kulagin SG 6-6 Jul 1, 1992 Krasnye Krylia (Russia)
Mikhail Kulagin SG 6-2 Aug 4, 1994 Zenit Saint Petersburg (Russia)
Nikita Kurbanov F 6-8 Oct 5, 1986 Spartak Saint Petersburg (Russia)
Timofey Mozgov C 7-1 Jul 16, 1986 Khimki (Russia)
Alexey Shved G 6-6 Dec 16, 1988 Dynamo Moscow (Russia)
Ivan Strebkov G 6-3 Jul 27, 1991 CSKA Moscow (Russia)
Vladislav Trushkin PF 6-7 May 5, 1993 Sparta&K M.R. Vidnoje (Russia)
Ivan Ukhov SF 6-2 Sep 11, 1995 Parma Basket Perm (Russia)
Evgeny Valiev F 6-7 May 3, 1990 Zenit Saint Petersburg (Russia)
Andrey Vorontsevich F 6-9 Jul 17, 1987 CSKA Moscow (Russia)
Artem Zabelin FC 7-1 Jan 15, 1988 CSKA Moscow (Russia)
Vyacheslav Zaytsev G 6-3 Aug 28, 1989  –
Andrey Zubkov SF 6-9 Jun 29, 1991 Lokomotiv Kuban (Russia)

Head coach positions

Yuri Selikhov – 1992–1993
Sergei Belov – 1993–2000
Stanislav Eremin – 1999–2002
Sergey Elevich – 2003–2004
Sergei Babkov – 2004–2005
Israel David Blatt – 2006–2012
Fotis Katsikaris – 2012–2013
Vasiliy Karasev – 2013
Evgeny Pashutin – 2014–2015
Sergey Bazarevich – Since 2016

FIBA World Cup 2019 Russia Basketball Team Matches within GROUP B

Date Matches
August 31, 2019 (Saturday) (4:30PM) Russia vs. Nigeria
September 2, 2019 (Monday) (8:30PM) Korea vs. Russia
September 4, 2019 (Wednesday) (8:30PM) Russia vs. Argentina

Venue : Wuhan Gymnasium, Wuhan

31 August 2019
Russia   Nigeria
Argentina   South Korea
2 September 2019
Nigeria   Argentina
South Korea   Russia
4 September 2019
South Korea   Nigeria
Russia   Argentina

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