Kobe Bryant, Jason Derulo and Yao Ming will headline the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup Draw, which will take place on Saturday, March 16, in Shenzhen.
Bryant, who became a global ambassador of FIBA’s flagship competition in October, will carry out the Draw, while Derulo will perform his biggest hits throughout the much-anticipated event
Yao Ming – like Bryant, a World Cup global ambassador – will be among a host of stars and distinguished guests on hand to witness this important milestone on the Road to China 2019.
The 18 teams that have already been qualified to the WC:
Tournament hosts: China
Africa: Angola, Nigeria, Tunisia
Americas: Argentina, Canada, USA, Venezuela
Asia: Australia, Korea, New Zealand
Europe: Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Lithuania, Spain, Turkey