Bosnia and Herzegovina national basketball team

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Bosnia and Herzegovina
(Bosna i Hercegovina)
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FIBA ranking 53 Steady
Joined FIBA 1992
FIBA zone FIBA Europe
National federation Basketball Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Coach Duško Ivanović
Nickname(s) Zlatni ljiljani (Golden Lilies)
Zmajevi (Dragons)
Olympic Games
Appearances None
Medals None
For achievements before 1992 see Yugoslavia national basketball team
FIBA World Cup
Appearances None
Medals None
For achievements before 1992 see Yugoslavia national basketball team
FIBA EuroBasket
Appearances 9 (First in 1993)
Medals None
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The Bosnia and Herzegovina national basketball team represents Bosnia and Herzegovina in international basketball games and competitions. It is organized by the Basketball Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina.


Until 1992, Bosnia was a part of Yugoslavia, which meant players born in Bosnia and Herzegovina played for the Yugoslavia national basketball team. Notable players born in Bosnia who played for Yugoslavia include: Mirza Delibašić, Dražen Dalipagić, Predrag Danilović, Zoran Savić, Aleksandar Nikolić, and Borislav Stanković. During this time, Bosnia and Herzegovina's capital city, Sarajevo, was one of five locations where games were played during the 1970 FIBA World Championship, where Yugoslavia finished in first place, the team's first gold medal at the FIBA World Cup.

Ever since gaining its independence from Yugoslavia, Bosnia and Herzegovina has regularly qualified for the EuroBasket, Europe's biggest competition and major tournament. Their best result was finishing eighth in 1993, after making the quarterfinals. The only times Bosnia and Herzegovina didn't qualify for the EuroBasket since their independence, were in 1995, 2007, and 2009.


Current roster[edit]

Roster for EuroBasket 2015.

Bosnia and Herzegovina men's national basketball team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Age – Date of birth Ht. Club Ctr.
PG 4 Pašalić, Muhamed 27 – (1987-09-27)27 September 1987 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) Cluj-Napoca Romania
SF 5 Buza, Nedim 20 – (1995-05-10)10 May 1995 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in) Telenet Oostende Belgium
C 6 Stipanović, Andrija 28 – (1986-12-18)18 December 1986 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) Trabzonspor Turkey
SG 7 Šutalo, Marko 32 – (1983-04-13)13 April 1983 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) Pitești Romania
PF 9 Bavčić, Edin 31 – (1984-06-05)5 June 1984 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in) Sopron Hungary
PG 10 Gordić, Nemanja 26 – (1988-09-25)25 September 1988 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) Cedevita Croatia
C 11 Kikanović, Elmedin 27 – (1988-09-02)2 September 1988 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) Alba Berlin Germany
SG 13 Peršić, Dalibor 30 – (1985-05-28)28 May 1985 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in) OKK Spars Sarajevo Bosnia and Herzegovina
SF 15 Milošević, Milan 29 – (1985-10-26)26 October 1985 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in) AEK Greece
PG 20 Renfroe, Alex 29 – (1986-05-23)23 May 1986 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) Bayern Munich Germany
SF 23 Vrabac, Adin 21 – (1994-01-27)27 January 1994 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in) Partizan Serbia
PF 30 Albijanić, Draško 28 – (1986-12-14)14 December 1986 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) Sutjeska Montenegro
Head coach
Assistant coach

  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on 5 September 2015

Depth chart[edit]

Pos. Starting 5 Bench 1 Bench 2 Bench 3
C Jusuf Nurkić Elmedin Kikanović
PF Mirza Teletović Andrija Stipanović
SF Milan Milošević Adin Vrabac Nedim Buza
SG Nihad Đedović Džanan Musa
PG Alex Renfroe Nemanja Gordić Dalibor Peršić

Competitive record[edit]


The below table does not include any minor tournaments data.
Table correct as of 1 September 2015.


Period Supplier
2015 Bosnia and Herzegovina Haad (Adnan Hajrulahović)

Past rosters[edit]

Head coaches[edit]

See also[edit]

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