Dennis Schroder included in Germany World Cup qualifying campaign

Dennis Schroder did his part with 27 points for Germany, but found little help. Photo: FIBA

Atlanta Hawks guard Dennis Schroder has been included in the latest Germany squad that will take part in the upcoming World Cup 2019 qualifiers.

Also included in the squad is Dallas Mavericks’ Maximilian Kleber and along with a talented roster mixed in from the easyCredit BBL and Liga Endesa.

Schroder had a season to forget for the Hawks last term. Despite averaging a career-high 19.4 points and 1.1 steals a game, the 24-year-old was unable to help Atlanta to bottom of the Eastern Conference.

He will be on hand to help Germany as they face Austria and Serbia at the end of the month.

Germany squad:

Ismet Akpinar (ratiopharm ulm), Danilo Barthel (FC Bayern Munich), Robin Benzing (s.Oliver Wurzburg), Bastian Doreth (medi Bayreuth), Niels Giffey (ALBA BERLIN), Maximilian Kleber (Dallas Mavericks/NBA), Maodo Lo (Brose Bamberg), Andreas Obst (Monbus Obradoiro), Joshiko Saibou (ALBA BERLIN), Dennis Schroder ( Atlanta Hawks/NBA), Karsten Tadda (EWE Baskets Oldenburg), Johannes Thiemann (MHP RIESEN Ludwigsburg), Johannes Voigtmann (Baskonia Vitoria), Maik Zirbes (FC Bayern Munich).