Trinidad and Tobago national basketball team

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Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago
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FIBA ranking 88 (T)
Joined FIBA 1958
FIBA zone FIBA Americas
National federation National Basketball Federation of Trinidad and Tobago (NBFTT)
Olympic Games
Appearances None
FIBA World Cup
Appearances None
FIBA Americas Championship
Appearances None
Caribbean Championship
Appearances 10
Medals Gold medal with cup.svg Gold: 1986, 1987, 1988, 1990
Silver medal with cup.svg Silver: 1981, 1982, 1996
Uniforms
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The Trinidad and Tobago national basketball team represents Trinidad and Tobago in international basketball competitions. It is administrated by the National Basketball Federation of Trinidad and Tobago. (NBFTT)[1]

The team won four straight gold medals from 1986–1990 in the FIBA CBC Championship. Overall, Trinidad and Tobago has six total medals in this tournament and is second in the medal list only one behind the Bahamas which has seven.

History[edit]

In the 2009 CBC Trinidad finished in fourth place with a 3–0 record led by Kern George who averaged 18.6 PPG and Wilferd Benjamin who averaged 12.4 PPG and led their team with a total of 45 rebounds. A close second was Kyle Rowley who had 41 rebounds.

Competitions[edit]

Summer Olympics[edit]

yet to qualify

FIBA World Championships[edit]

yet to qualify

FIBA Americas Championship[edit]

yet to qualify

Caribbean Championship[edit]

  • 1981 : 2nd
  • 1982 : 2nd
  • 1984 : ?
  • 1985 : ?
  • 1986 : 1st
  • 1987 : 1st
  • 1988 : 1st
  • 1990 : 1st
  • 1991 : ?
  • 1993 : ?
  • 1994 : ?
  • 1995 : ?
  • 1996 : 2nd
  • 1998 : –
  • 2000 : 7th
  • 2002 : –
  • 2004 : –
  • 2006 : –
  • 2007 : 9th
  • 2009 : 4th
  • 2011 : –
  • 2014 : -

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ FIBA National Federations – Trinidad and Tobago, fiba.com, accessed 1 August 2013.