South Korea Basketball Team Roster, Schedule, Matches FIBA World Cup 2019

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

The Korean Basketball Team Represents South Korea in International men’s Basketball Competitions. South Korea Basketball Team is administered by the Korea Basketball Association..

The South Korean Basketball Team Act a Major Role in FIBA  tournament 2019. The South Korean team has won a record number of 24 medals at the FIBA Asia Championship. Korean Basketball team coach Hur Jae has announced the team roster for the FIBA World cup 2019.  A 14 player team has announced till now and it will be cut short to 12 that will finally attend the FIBA ( Fédération Internationale de Basketball ) World Cup 2019.

South Korea 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 Russia, Argentina & Nigeria.

History Of South Korea Basketball Team

In 1947 two years after stabilize of the People’s Republic of Korea,  the Korea Basketball Association joined the International Federation of Basketball (FIBA) and sent its national teams to FIBA Tournament’s. The South Korea Basketball Team was played well and to be a big drawn for FIBA Federation Members. The Golden Time for The Korean Team between 1969 and 1970.

South Korean Basketball Team Performances & History FIBA World cup

The Korean was not competing between 1969 and 1970. The South National Basketball Team was started competing in 1970. The Time Period of the career in FIBA Tournament of The Basketball team of South Korea is not a cakewalk.

Year Position Place
1970 11th 8
1978 13th 7
1986 22nd 5
1990 15th 5
1994 13th 8
1998 16th 5
2014 23rd 5

Golden Year for South Korea Team

In 1969 and 1970 Team Korea enjoyed a bright period in his career. Because that time it won the 1939 Asian Championship and the 1970 Asian Game and finally qualified for 1970 FIBA World Championship.

The Basketball Team of Korea is only Asian team that had remained in the championship, South Korea finished ahead of Australia in champion of FIBA Oceania and Egypt in champion of FIBA Africa and showed its best performance ever at this event.

At the Asian Championship, Basketball Team of South Korean stayed among the top three teams and the record still unmatched till today. Between 1975 and 2005 South Korean team is only team which is seriously challenge China Basketball Team.

Head Coach Positions & Names Of South Korea Basketball Team

  • Choi Bu Young – 2006-2007
  • Hur Jae – 2008-2009
  • Yoo Jae-hak – 2010-2014
  • Kim Dong-gwang – 2015-2016
  • Hur Jae – 2016-present

South Korea Basketball Team Roster & Matches for Basketball World Cup 2019

South Korea Men's Basketball Team Roster FIBA 2019 World Cup
South Korea Men’s Basketball Team Roster FIBA 2019 World Cup

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

Player Name Position Height(Feet-Inch) Birthdate NBA Draft
Youngjun An SF 6-5 Dec 23, 1983  –
Sung-Min Cho F 6-2 May 11, 1984 Anyang KGC (South Korea)
Bu Kyung Choi F 6-7 Aug 13, 1984  –
Jin-Soo Choi F 6-8 Aug 4, 1985 Yonsei University (South Korea)
Junyong Choi F 6-7 Aug 5, 1985  –
Kung-Min Doo G 6-1 Mar 3, 1987  –
Hoon Heo SG 5-11 Apr 17, 1987  –
Ilyoung Heo F 6-6 May 20, 1987 Chung-Ang University (South Korea)
Ung Heo SG 6-0 Jul 1, 1988 Chung-Ang University (South Korea)
Junbeom Jeon F 6-5 Feb 20, 1989 Missouri
Hyogeun Jeong F 6-6 Mar 22, 1989   –
Sangjae Kang C 6-7 May 11, 1989 Goyang Orions (South Korea)
Jongkyu Kim C 6-9 Jun 28, 1989   –
Jun Yl Kim PF 6-8 May 30, 1990 BYU-Hawaii
Si Rae Kim G 5-11 Aug 29, 1990  –
Sun-Hyung Kim SG 6-2 Jul 3, 1991  –
Tae-Sool Kim G 5-11 Aug 27, 1991  –
Song Kyo-Chang F 6-7 Sep 22, 1991  –
Dae Sung Lee G 6-4 Apr 16, 1992  –
Jonghyun Lee C 6-9 May 7, 1992  –
Jung-Hyun Lee F 6-3 May 9, 1993  –
Junghyun Lee F 6-3 Aug 5, 1993 Yonsei University (South Korea)
Seounghyun Lee C 6-6 Dec 14, 1993  –
Dong-Seob Lim F 6-6 Feb 5, 1994  –
Seonggon Moon F 6-5 Apr 4, 1994  –
Sek-Eun Oh FC 6-7 Dec 31, 1994  –
Chan-Hee Park G 6-3 Jun 28, 1995  –
Ricardo Ratliffe PF 6-8 Aug 16, 1995  –
Ha Seung-Jin C 7-3 Jul 3, 1996  –
Hee-jong Yang SG 6-4 Jul 2, 1997  –
Hongseok Yang C 6-6 Apr 14, 1999  –

FIBA World Cup 2019 South Korea Basketball Team Matches within GROUP B

Date Team 1 Team 2
31 August 2019 South Korea Argentina
2 September 2019 South Korea Russia
4 September 2019 South Korea Nigeria

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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