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Record 54 Current NBA Players Compete In 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup

National Team Rosters feature current NBA Players from 21 NBA Teams

NEW YORK, United States of America, September 2, 2019/ — A record 54 current NBA players will be featured on national team rosters at the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup in China, up from 45 in 2014.

The tournament, which tipped off Saturday, Aug. 31, will feature a record 103 combined current NBA players, NBA draftees, and players with NBA experience, up from 92 in 2014.

National team rosters feature current NBA players from 21 teams, and 25 of the 32 participating national teams feature at least one current NBA player, NBA draftee or a player with NBA experience.

The Boston Celtics have six current NBA players in the tournament, while the Milwaukee Bucks and Sacramento Kings each have five.  The Memphis Grizzlies, Orlando Magic and San Antonio Spurs each have four current NBA players in the tournament.

Outside of the United States, France and Serbia have the most current NBA players with five each, while Australia and Spain each feature four current NBA players.

There are more than 50 former Basketball Without Borders (BWB) campers on national team rosters, including 11 current NBA players.  BWB is the NBA and FIBA’s global basketball development and community outreach program that has been conducted annually since 2001 and has seen 69 former campers drafted into the NBA or signed as free agents.

For the first time, the FIBA Basketball World Cup will feature an expanded field of 32 teams, up from 24 in the previous three World Cups.  A total of 80 national teams across four regions – Africa, Americas, Europe and Asia (which includes Oceania) – competed in the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 Qualifiers.

The following is a complete list of current NBA players on 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup rosters*:

COUNTRYNBA PLAYERNBA TEAM
AustraliaAron BaynesPhoenix Suns
AustraliaJoe Ingle Utah Jaz 
AustraliaMatthew Dellavedova Cleveland Cavaliers 
Australia Patty Mills San Antonio Spurs 
Brazil Bruno Caboclo Memphis Grizzlies 
Brazil Cristiano Felicio Chicago Bulls 
Canada Khem Birch Orlando Magic 
CanadaCory Joseph Sacramento Kings 
Czech Republic Tomáš Satoranský Chicago Bulls 
France Nicolas Batum Charlotte Hornets 
France Evan Fournier Orlando Magic 
France Rudy Gobert Utah Jazz 
France Frank Ntilikina New York Knicks 
France Vincent Poirier Boston Celtics 
Germany Maxi Kleber Dallas Mavericks 
Germany Dennis Schröder Oklahoma City Thunder 
Germany Daniel Theis Boston Celtics 
Greece Giannis Antetokounmpo Milwaukee Bucks 
Greece Thanasis Antetokounmpo Milwaukee Bucks 
Italy Marco Belinelli San Antonio Spurs 
Italy Danilo Gallinari Oklahoma City Thunder 
JapanRui Hachimura Washington Wizards 
JapanYuta Watanabe**Memphis Grizzlies 
Lithuania Domantas Sabonis Indiana Pacers 
Lithuania Jonas Valančiūnas Memphis Grizzlies 
Montenegro Nikola Vučević Orlando Magic 
Nigeria Al-Farouq Aminu Orlando Magic 
Nigeria Chimeze Metu San Antonio Spurs 
Nigeria Josh Okogie Minnesota Timberwolves 
Puerto Rico Isaiah Pineiro Sacramento Kings 
Serbia Nemanja Bjelica Sacramento Kings 
Serbia Bogdan Bogdanović Sacramento Kings 
Serbia Mark Gudurić Memphis Grizzlies 
Serbia Nikola Jokić Denver Nuggets 
Serbia Boban Marjanović Dallas Mavericks 
Spain Marc Gasol Toronto Raptors 
Spain Willy Hernangómez Charlotte Hornets 
Spain Juancho Hernangómez Denver Nuggets 
Spain Ricky Rubio Phoenix Suns 
Turkey Ersan Ilyasova Milwaukee Bucks 
Turkey Furkan Korkmaz Philadelphia 76ers 
Turkey Cedi Osman Cleveland Cavaliers 
U.S. Harrison Barnes Sacramento Kings 
U.S. Jaylen Brown Boston Celtics 
U.S. Joe Harris Brooklyn Nets 
U.S.Brook Lopez Milwaukee Bucks 
U.S.Khris Middleton Milwaukee Bucks 
U.S.Donovan Mitchell Utah Jazz 
U.S.Mason Plumlee Denver Nuggets 
U.S. Marcus Smart Boston Celtics 
U.S. Jayson Tatum Boston Celtics 
U.S. Myles Turner Indiana Pacers 
U.S. Kemba Walker Boston Celtics 
U.S. Derrick White San Antonio Spurs 

**NBA player on a two-way contract

The following is a complete list of NBA draftees whose rights are currently held by NBA teams on 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup rosters*:

COUNTRYNBA PLAYER RIGHTS HELD BY 
Brazil Marcos Louzada Silva New Orleans Pelicans 
China Wang Zhelin Memphis Grizzlies 
France Louis Labeyrie New York Knicks 
France Mathias Lessort LA Clippers 
Greece Georgios Printezis San Antonio Spurs 
Lithuania Renaldas Seibutis Cleveland Cavaliers 
Montenegro Bojan Dubljević Portland Trail Blazers 
Serbia Vasilije Micić Philadelphia 76ers 
Serbia Nikola Milutinov San Antonio Spurs 
Spain Sergio Llull Houston Rockets 

The following is a complete list of players on 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup rosters who previously played in the NBA*:
 

COUNTRYPLAYER 
Argentina Nicolás Brussino 
Argentina Patricio Garino 
Argentina Nicolás Laprovittola 
Argentina Luis Scola 
Australia Andrew Bogut 
Australia Mitch Creek 
Brazil Leandro Barbosa 
Brazil Alex Garcia 
Brazil Marcelo Huertas 
Brazil Anderson Varejao 
Brazil Marcus Vieira de Souza 
Canada Kyle Wiltjer 
China Yi Jianlian 
China Zhou Qi 
Dominican Republic Luis David Montero 
France Nando De Colo 
France Axel Toupane 
Germany Paul Zipser 
Greece Nick Calathes 
Greece Georgios Papagiannis 
Greece Konstantinos Papanikolaou 
Iran Hamed Haddadi 
Italy Luigi Datome 
Japan Nick Fazekas 
Lithuania Mindaugas Kuzminskas 
Nigeria Ike Diogu 
Nigeria Ekpe Udoh 
Nigeria Ben Uzoh 
Philippines Andray Blatche 
Puerto Rico Gian Clavell 
Puerto Rico Renaldo Balkman 
Russia Sergey Karasev 
Senegal Hamady Ndiaye 
Senegal Maurice Ndour 
Serbia Miroslav Raduljica 
Spain Víctor Claver 
Spain Rudy Fernández 
Tunisia Salah Mejri 
Turkey Semih Erden 

*As of August 31, 2019 (all rosters subject to change)

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