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

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

Venezuela National Men’s Basketball is the luckiest team in FIBA world cup. The team is managed by Venezuelan Basketball Federation (FVB). They won the 2015 FIBA AmeriCup. The team has many strongest players. Venezuela qualified in the 1992 Olympics, and the 2016 Olympics world cup. Also, they hosted the 2012 FIBA Olympic Tournament and 2013 FIBA AmeriCup. They also take participated in Summer Olympic Games, the FIBA World Cup, and the South American Championship, Pan American Games, Bolivarian Games.

Medals:

  • Gold medal – (2015)
  • Silver – (1992)
  • Bronze – (2005)

Complete Schedule & Fixtures of FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019

According to Wikipedia,

The draw took place on 16 March 2019 at Shenzhen Cultural Center in Shenzhen.

Hosts China and the seven best qualified teams as per the February 2019 FIBA World Rankings were seeded in Pot 1, and China and USA were assigned to groups A and E, respectively. Teams in pots 1, 4, 5 and 8 were drawn into Groups A, C, E and G, and Teams in pots 2, 3, 6 and 7 were drawn into Groups B, D, F and H. Canada was moved from Pot 5 to Pot 6, switching places with Iran (the best ranked team from that pot) to avoid having two teams from the Americas in the same group.

FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 Global Ambassadors Kobe Bryant and Yao Ming, American singer and songwriter Jason Derulo, and Chinese idol singer Yang Chaoyue led the draw ceremony.

Groups A, C, E, and G

Pot 1 Pot 4 Pot 5 Pot 8
 China (30) (host)(Group A)
 United States (1) (Group E)
 Spain (2)
 France (3)
 Puerto Rico (16)
 Turkey (17)
 Dominican Rep. (18)
 Venezuela (20)
 Germany (22)
 Czech Republic (24)
 Poland (25)
 Iran (27)
 Japan (48)
 Jordan (49)
 Tunisia (51)
 Ivory Coast (64)

Groups B, D, F, and H

Pot 2 Pot 3 Pot 6 Pot 7
 Serbia (4)
 Argentina (5)
 Lithuania (6)
 Greece (8)
 Russia (10)
 Australia (11)
 Brazil (12)
 Italy (13)
 Canada (23)
 Montenegro (28)
 Philippines (31)
 South Korea (32)
 Nigeria (33)
 Senegal (37)
 New Zealand (38)
 Angola (39)

So in this way, Venezuela Basketball team is in the Group A 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 Ivory Coast, Poland & Tournament Host Team China.

History Of Venezuela Basketball Team

Events Final standing
2016 South American Championship for Men 1st
2015 FIBA Americas Championship for Men/Olympic Qualifying Tournament 1st
2014 South American Championship for Men 1st
2012 South American Championship for Men 2nd
2008 South American Championship for Men 3rd
2005 FIBA Americas Championship for Men 3rd
2004 South American Championship for Men 3rd
2001 South American Championship for Men 3rd
1999 South American Championship for Men 3rd
1997 South American Championship for Men 2nd
1992 FIBA Americas Championship for Men 2nd
1991 South American Championship for Men 1st

Head Coaches

  • Jesus Cordobés: 1990
  • Julio Toro: 1992
  • Guillermo Vecchio: 1998
  • Bruno D’Adezzio: 1999
  • Jim Calvin: 2002
  • Néstor Salazar: 2003–2007
  • Nelson Solórzano: 2008
  • Nestor Salazar: 2009–2010
  • Eric Musselman: 2011–2012
  • Che García: 2013–2017
  • Fernando Duró: 2018–Present

FIBA World Cup History Records

Year Position Tournament Host
1980 1980 Tournament of the Americas San Juan, Puerto Rico
1984 1984 Tournament of the Americas São Paulo, Brazil
1988 7 1988 Tournament of the Americas Montevideo, Uruguay
1989 4 1989 Tournament of the Americas Mexico City, Mexico
1992 2 1992 Tournament of the Americas Portland, United States
1993 6 1993 Tournament of the Americas San Juan, Puerto Rico
1995 9 1995 Tournament of the Americas Tucumán, Argentina
1997 7 1997 FIBA Americas Championship Montevideo, Uruguay
1999 5 1999 FIBA Americas Championship San Juan, Puerto Rico
2001 5 2001 FIBA Americas Championship Neuquén, Argentina
2003 5 2003 FIBA Americas Championship San Juan, Puerto Rico
2005 3 2005 FIBA Americas Championship Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
2007 8 2007 FIBA Americas Championship Las Vegas, United States
2009 9 2009 FIBA Americas Championship San Juan, Puerto Rico
2011 5 2011 FIBA Americas Championship Mar del Plata, Argentina
2013 5 2013 FIBA Americas Championship Caracas, Venezuela
2015 1 2015 FIBA Americas Championship Mexico City, Mexico
2017 9 2017 FIBA AmeriCup four cities in Argentina, Colombia, Uruguay

Venezuela Basketball Team Roster & Matches for Basketball World Cup 2019

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

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

Players Position Height(Feet-Inch) Birthdate NBA Draft
Jose Ascanio SF 6-8 Jan 10, 1996 Guaros (Venezuela)
Luis Bethelmy PF 6-7 Oct 14, 1986 Cocodrilos (Venezuela)
Jose Javier Bracho Escobar G 6-2 Nov 19, 1998  –
Michael Carrera F 6-5 Jan 7, 1993 South Carolina
Luis Alexander Carrillo Trujillo PF 6-9 May 14, 1993 Trotamundos (Venezuela)
Pedro Chourio SG 6-1 Mar 13, 1990 Trotamundos (Venezuela)
Nestor Colmenares PF 6-8 Sep 5, 1987 Cocodrilos (Venezuela)
David Cubillan G 5-11 Jul 27, 1987 Marquette
Gregory Echenique C 6-11 Nov 23, 1990 Creighton
Cesar Garcia PG 5-10 Feb 11, 1989  –
Elder Gimenez SG 6-1 Jul 5, 1991 Toros (Venezuela)
Windi Graterol C 6-8 Sep 10, 1986 Cocodrilos (Venezuela)
Heissler Guillen PG 6-0 Dec 17, 1986 Bucaneros (Venezuela)
Ernesto Jose Hernandez Castillo F 6-3 Jun 11, 1998  –
Jesus Izquierdo Mendoza G 6-3 Aug 15, 1994  –
Dwight Lewis G 6-6 Oct 7, 1987 USC
Carlos Lopez C 6-9 Jan 20, 1999  –
Junior Martinez FC 6-5 Feb 24, 1992 Marinos (Venezuela)
Jose Materan GF 6-5 Aug 17, 1996 Marinos (Venezuela)
Edwin Mijares G 6-1 Oct 26, 1992 Toros (Venezuela)
Eliezer Montano FC 6-9 Oct 21, 1991 Marinos (Venezuela)
Anthony Perez F 6-9 Sep 29, 1993 Ole Miss
Jose Rojas Rodriguez C 6-6 Jan 20, 1994  –
Miguel Ruiz SF 6-6 Dec 20, 1990 Trotamundos (Venezuela)
Yohanner Sifontes G 6-4 Aug 19, 1995  –
Javinger Vargas Hernandez F 6-8 Mar 5, 1990 Trotamundos (Venezuela)
Gregory Vargas PG 5-11 Feb 18, 1986  –
Jose Vargas F 6-5 Jan 23, 1982 Trotamundos (Venezuela)
Jhornan Zamora SG 6-5 Jan 30, 1989

FIBA World Cup 2019 Venezuela Basketball Team Matches within GROUP A

Date Match
August 31, 2019 (Saturday) (4:00PM) Poland vs. Venezuela
September 2, 2019 (Monday) (4:00PM) Venezuela vs. Cote d’Ivoire
September 4, 2019 (Wednesday) (8:00PM) Venezuela vs. China
First match(es) will be played on 31 August 2019. Source: FIBA
(H) Host.
  • Venue: Cadillac Arena, Beijing
31 August 2019
Poland   Venezuela
Ivory Coast   China
2 September 2019
Venezuela   Ivory Coast
China   Poland
4 September 2019
Ivory Coast   Poland
Venezuela   China

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