Czech Republic national basketball team

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Czech Republic Česká republika
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FIBA ranking T-48th Increase13
Joined FIBA 1993
FIBA zone FIBA Europe
National federation ČBF
Coach Ronen Ginzburg
Olympic Games
Appearances None
FIBA World Cup
Appearances None
Eurobasket
Appearances 3
Uniforms
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The Czech national basketball team is the national basketball team representing Czech Republic. Czech Republic are one of the newest national basketball teams in the world, having split from the Czechoslovakia national basketball team after the dissolution of the unified state in 1993, with the Slovakia national basketball team continuing as the successor of the Czechoslovak team.

Competitive record[edit]

FIBA EuroBasket
Year Position Pld W L
France 1999 11th Place[1] 6 2 4
Turkey 2001 Did not qualify
Sweden 2003
Serbia and Montenegro 2005
Spain 2007 15th Place[2] 3 0 3
Poland 2009 Did not qualify
Lithuania 2011
Slovenia 2013 14th Place[3] 5 2 3
Total 14 4 10

Eurobasket 1999[edit]

At Eurobasket 1999 in France Czech national team took 12th place after beating Lithuania and Greece in the group phase. Luboš Bartoň became 2nd best scorer of the tournament (18.7 points per game).

Notable players[edit]

Roster[edit]

National coach: Eddy Casteels

Pos. Player Current Club
PG Tomáš Satoranský Spain FC Barcelona Bàsquet
PG Jakub Kudláček Spain Cocinas.com
SG Vojtěch Hruban Czech Republic ČEZ Basketball Nymburk
SG David Jelínek Russia BC Krasnye Krylia
SG Jiří Welsch Czech Republic ČEZ Basketball Nymburk
SF Luboš Bartoň Spain Fuenlabrada
SF Pavel Pumprla Spain Obradoiro CAB
PF Jan Veselý Turkey Fenerbahçe Ülker
PF Petr Benda Czech Republic ČEZ Basketball Nymburk
PF Pavel Houška Czech Republic ČEZ Basketball Nymburk
C Kamil Švrdlík Czech Republic BK Prostějov
C Ondřej Balvín Spain Cajasol Sevilla

Past rosters[edit]

1999 EuroBasket: finished 11th among 16 teams

Jiří Welsch, Luboš Bartoň, Jiří Okáč, Pavel Bečka, Petr Czudek, Martin Ides, Kamil Novák, Petr Welsch, Vladan Vahala, Marek Stuchlý, David Klapetek, Petr Treml (Coach: Zdenek Hummel)

2007 EuroBasket: finished 15th among 16 teams

Jiří Welsch, Maurice Whitfield, Luboš Bartoň, Petr Benda, Radek Nečas, Ondřej Starosta, Pavel Beneš, Michal Křemen, Lukáš Kraus, Ladislav Sokolovský, Stěpán Vrubl, Jakub Houška (Coach: Zdeněk Hummel)

2013 EuroBasket: finished 13th among 24 teams

Jiří Welsch, Jan Veselý, Luboš Bartoň, Tomáš Satoranský, Pavel Pumprla, David Jelínek, Pavel Houška, Petr Benda, Vojtěch Hruban, Jakub Kudláček, Kamil Švrdlík Coach: Pavel Budínský

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