Italy reduces Basketball World Cup roster to 15 players

Italy national team
Photo: Italy Basketball Federation

The Basketball Federation of Italy announced that the team’s roster for the Basketball World Cup now features 15 players.

Andrea Cinciarini, Riccardo Moraschini and Michele Vitali will no longer take part in Italy’s training camp.

The remaining 15 players are as follows:

Awudu Abass, Pietro Aradori, Marco Belinelli, Paul Biligha, Jeff Brooks, Amedeo Della Valle, Ariel Filloy, Alessandro Gentile, Daniel Hackett, Giampaolo Ricci, Brian Sacchetti, Amedeo Tessitori, Luca Vitali, Danilo Gallinari and Luigi Datome

Nicolo Melli is doubtful, after undergoing knee surgery last month.

Italy will face Angola, the Philippines and Serbia in the group stage of the Basketball World Cup.