Kuwait national basketball team

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Kuwait
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FIBA ranking T-63 Decrease11
Joined FIBA 1959
FIBA zone FIBA Asia
National federation KBA
Coach Zoran Kreckovic
Nickname(s) Al-Azraq (The Blues)
Olympic Games
Appearances None
Medals None
FIBA World Cup
Appearances None
Medals None
Asian Championships
Appearances 11
Medals None
Uniforms
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Light jersey
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Team colours
Light
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Dark jersey
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Team colours
Dark

The Kuwait national basketball team represents Kuwait in international men's basketball and is controlled by the Kuwait Basketball Association; the governing body for basketball in the country. Points Leader: Alex Nerad Assist Leader: Joseph Leptich

Achievements[edit]

Gulf Cup Champions: 1981, 1983, 1986

Roster[edit]

2014 Asian Games Squad

Kuwait men's national basketball team - 2014 Asian Games roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Age - DOB Ht. Club
PG 4 Mashari Abu Dhom 21 – (1993-03-19)March 19, 1993 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in) Al Qadsia Kuwait
PG 5 Ahmad Albaloushi 24 – (1990-04-05)April 5, 1990 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in) Al Kuwait SC Kuwait
SF 6 Hussein Alkhabbaz 27 – (1987-01-06)January 6, 1987 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) Al Kuwait SC Kuwait
PF 7 Abdullah Alshammari 25 – (1989-02-03)February 3, 1989 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) Al Sahel Kuwait
PG 8 Shayee Mohanna 27 – (1986-10-30)October 30, 1986 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) Al Sahel Kuwait
SG 9 Abdullah Alajmi 27 – (1987-08-10)August 10, 1987 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) Al Qadsia Kuwait
PF 10 Abdulaziz Mohammad (C) 27 – (1987-01-08)January 8, 1987 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) Al Jahraa Kuwait
PF 11 Mohammad Ashkanani 30 – (1984-02-05)February 5, 1984 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) Kazma Kuwait
PF 12 Abdulaziz Al-Hamidi 27 – (1987-09-16)September 16, 1987 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) Al Qadsia Kuwait
PF 13 Nayef Alrashidi 25 – (1989-08-10)August 10, 1989 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) Al Jahraa Kuwait
C 14 Saleh Albrahim 24 – (1990-05-16)May 16, 1990 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in) Al Qadsia Kuwait
SG 15 Nawwaf Aldhufairi 26 – (1988-06-18)June 18, 1988 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in) Kazma Kuwait
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on September 19, 2014

2010 Squad

Kuwaiti National Basketball Team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Age - DOB Ht. Club
G 4 Albaloushi, Ahmad 20 – (1990-04-05)5 April 1990 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) Al Kuwait BC
G 5 Saeed, Shayee 22 – (1986-10-30)30 October 1986 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) Al Qadsia BC
C 6 Albrahim, Saleh 20 – (1990-05-16)16 May 1990 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) N/A
F 7 Alrabah, Rashed 23 – (1987-11-11)11 November 1987 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) Al Kuwait BC
F 8 Alrabiah, Abdulaziz 31 – (1979-09-26)26 September 1979 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in) N/A
F 10 Mohammad, Abdulaziz 23 – (1987-02-05)5 February 1987 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in) Al Qadsia BC
C 11 Ashkanani, Mohammad 26 – (1984-10-27)27 October 1984 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in) Kazma BC
C 12 Alhamidi, Abdulaziz 23 – (1987-09-16)16 September 1987 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) Al Qadsia BC
F 13 Alrashidi, Nayef 21 – (1989-10-08)8 October 1989 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) Al Qadsia BC
F 14 Alkhabbaz, Hussain 23 – (1987-01-06)6 January 1987 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) Al Kuwait BC
F 15 Alshammari, Abdullah 21 – (1989-02-03)3 February 1989 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) N/A
PG 9 Almuneer, Fahad  ? – (1976-11-27)27 November 1976 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) N/A
Head coach
Assistant coach
Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Club field describes current pro club

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