Basque Country autonomous basketball team

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Basque Country
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National federation Basque Basketball Federation
Coach Pablo Laso
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
First international
Catalonia Catalonia 102–84 Basque Country Basque Country (autonomous community)
(Valls, Spain; 23 April 1980)
Biggest win
Bandera de la Provincia de Córdoba.svg Córdoba 65–96 Basque Country Basque Country (autonomous community)
(Córdoba, Argentina; 4 August 2011)
Biggest defeat
Argentina Argentina 92–28 Basque Country Basque Country (autonomous community)
(Resistencia, Argentina; 31 July 2011)

The Basque Country autonomous basketball team is the basketball team of the Basque Country. The team is not affiliated to FIBA, so only plays friendly games.

History[edit]

Basque Country played the Torneo de las Naciones, a tournament co-organized with Galicia and Catalonia. It was played from 2008 to 2010 and basques won the 2008 and 2009 editions.

In summer 2011, Basque Country, coached by Pablo Laso, played three games at Argentina. One against the 'B' team of, other with a team of players of Córdoba and a third game with the Argentina national basketball team. In this last game, where Argentina played with the team of the FIBA Americas Championship won Basque Country by a huge 92–28.[1]

In 2012 the team, coached again by Laso, played two games against Senegal. Basque Country won the first game by 86–74[2] and lost the second one by 66–82.[3]

Roster[edit]

This is the roster of the Basque Country team for the 2016 games against Venezuela.[4]

Basque Country Basketball Team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Age – Date of birth Ht. Club Ctr.
C Aramburu, Jon Ander 23 – (1992-09-03)3 September 1992 2.04 m (6 ft 8 in) Fundación Lucentum Spain
SG Brizuela, Darío 21 – (1994-11-08)8 November 1994 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) Estudiantes Spain
C Bilbao, Jorge 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) Texas–Arlington United States
PF de la Fuente, Sergio 26 – (1989-10-01)1 October 1989 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) Ciudad de Valladolid Spain
SF Lasa, Lander 28 – (1988-01-16)16 January 1988 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) TAKE Tolosa Basque Country (autonomous community)
PG Maiza, Gaizka 20 – (1996-06-14)14 June 1996 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) Iraurgi Basque Country (autonomous community)
SF Motos, Mikel 23 – (1993-01-30)30 January 1993 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) Gipuzkoa Basket Basque Country (autonomous community)
C Olaizola, Julen 23 – (1993-03-04)4 March 1993 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in) Gipuzkoa Basket Basque Country (autonomous community)
C Otegi, Urko 34 – (1981-08-11)11 August 1981 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) Gipuzkoa Basket Basque Country (autonomous community)
PG Salgado, Javier 35 – (1980-08-06)6 August 1980 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) Estudiantes Spain
SG Zubizarreta, Ander College of Idaho United States
Head coach
Assistant coaches
  • Basque Country (autonomous community) Lorenzo Encinas

Legend
  • Club – describes last club
    before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on 17 July 2016

Games played[edit]

Women's team[edit]

Games played[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Argentina supera con claridad a Euskadi Archived September 12, 2011, at the Wayback Machine. Basque Basketball Federation website. August 7, 2011
  2. ^ Euskadi se impone a Senegal en Azpeitia Archived August 6, 2012, at the Wayback Machine. Basque Basketball Federation website. July 6, 2012
  3. ^ Euskadi cede ante Senegal en el segundo de sus duelos Archived August 6, 2012, at the Wayback Machine. Basque Basketball Federation website. July 8, 2012
  4. ^ "Euskadi se medirá a Venezuela el domingo en Getxo" (in Spanish). Basque Basketball Federation. 11 July 2016. Retrieved 14 July 2016. 

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