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Brazil Brazil
2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup Group F
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FIBA ranking11 Increase 1 (16 September 2019)[1]
Joined FIBA1935
FIBA zoneFIBA Americas
National federationBrazilian Basketball Confederation
CoachAleksandar Petrović
Olympic Games
Appearances15
MedalsBronze medal.svg Bronze: (1948, 1960, 1964)
FIBA World Cup
Appearances18
MedalsGold Gold: (1959, 1963)
Silver Silver: (1954, 1970)
Bronze Bronze: (1967, 1978)
FIBA AmeriCup
Appearances18
MedalsGold medal america.svg Gold: (1984, 1988, 2005, 2009)
Silver medal america.svg Silver: (2001, 2011)
Bronze medal (Americas).svg Bronze: (1989, 1992, 1995, 1997)
Pan American Games
Appearances15
MedalsGold medal america.svg Gold: (1971, 1987, 1999, 2003, 2007, 2015)
Silver medal america.svg Silver: (1963, 1983)
Bronze medal (Americas).svg Bronze: (1951, 1955, 1959, 1975, 1979, 1995)
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The Brazil national basketball team is governed by the Brazilian Basketball Confederation (Portuguese: Confederação Brasileira de Basketball), abbreviated as CBB.[2]
They have been a member of the International Federation of Basketball (FIBA), since 1935. Brazil's national basketball team remains among the most successful in the Americas. It is the only team besides the United States, that has appeared at every FIBA Basketball World Cup, since it was first held in 1950.

Throughout its history, the Brazilian national team has won two FIBA World Cup gold medals (1959 and 1963), three Summer Olympic Games bronze medals (in 1948, 1960 and 1964), four FIBA AmeriCup gold medals (1984, 1988, 2005 and 2009), and six Pan American Games gold medals (1971, 1987, 1999, 2003, 2007, and 2015).

History[edit]

First steps[edit]

The Brazilian team that competed at the 1934 South American Championship, held in Argentina

Basketball was initially introduced to Brazil by Professor Augusto Shaw in 1896. In 1912, he began organizing the first state tournament and in 1922 the first national team made its debut at games against Argentina and Uruguay. As in the case of football, South America was initially ahead of the rest of the world and in 1930 held the first edition of the FIBA South American Championship. In that decade, Brazilian basketball was supported by professional football clubs, to include it as a new sports section, although amateur in nature. Later, these clubs became professional and supported the national team with world-class players.[3]

Initial success despite budget constraints[edit]

In the following years, Brazil became a regular at major international competitions. Its basketball squad participated in the first official basketball tournament at the Summer Olympics 1936 in Berlin. In 1939, the first continental championship was held in Rio de Janeiro. In the 40s, basketball was catching on more layers of society and left the elitist stigma. The sport received the ultimate accolade at the 1948 Olympic Games in London. There, against all odds, the team directed by Moacyr Daiuto (1915–1994) managed to achieve the bronze medal. The team recorded six straight wins until it stopped due to the semi-final defeat to France (33–43). In the bronze medal match, Brazil beat Mexico (52–47). They managed to feature ten amateur players. The pre-Olympic Brazil concentration was very poor in resources. After its time-consuming journey to London, the team was astonishment when they saw how the U.S. team practiced: each player with a ball. Brazil only had two for the whole team.[3]

The Kanela era[edit]

One of the fundamental pillars of Brazilian basketball was the boldness of its coaches. The "father" of them all is Togo Renan Soares, "Kanela" (so nicknamed for his thick white hair). Working in the shadow of the giant football, Kanela (1906–1992) understood that basketball would add more followers if it could only offer new emotions. He aimed to get the influential media involved, so the game was conceived as a spectacle based on its dynamism and aesthetics. The formula worked. Besides the national team, he coached Flamengo which chained ten titles Rio de Janeiro State Championships in a row (1951–1960). Born in Joao Pessoa (Paraíba), he also coached football, rowing and water polo. In his youth, he studied at a military college. His lengthy workouts alternated with authoritative teaching tone.[3]

Rise to global dominance[edit]

Brazil playing the United States, during the 5th Maccabiah Games, in Israel

The unstoppable rise of basketball was confirmed at the second World Championship in Rio (1954). The Brazilian team, coached by Kanela, reached the final undefeated and proclaimed runner-up after losing to the global hegemonic basketball power from the U.S. That Brazilian team was equipped with experienced players who won the bronze medal at the 1948 London Summer Olympic Games, and supported through the arrival of two young men. These young men were Amaury Pasos and Wlamir Marques, 18 and 17 years old, respectively. The bet of the visionary Kanela would give tremendous returns in later years.[3]

Ironically, the Brazilian player leap happened when the team was made up of willing and enthusiastic amateurs. These athletes, who were initiated into the game almost self-taught by imitation of American basketball players who had toured the country. The hard work of Kanela consisted of giving these players basic fundamentals and then lecture them on team concepts. Amaury and Wlamir were his most successful students. Especially their jump shots dazzled at the 54 FIBA World Cup. "Their scoring was smart and technically perfect." said the Brazilian journalist Fábio Balassiano.[3]

Before playing basketball, Amaury, who measured 1.91 m (6'3") tall, had practiced swimming, athletics and volleyball, which provided him with much athletic ability. Amaury began his career playing as a typical center and power forward, but he later learned to play away from the basket, and to play as a play maker. His partner, Wlamir, was another former track runner. Standing 1.85 m (6'1") tall, Wlamir was a great shooter, had great ball handling skills, and enormous agility and jumping ability, which also helped him to become an excellent rebounder. Amaury and Wlamir fit well into Kanela's system: fast pace, quick transition, and full confidence in the outside shooters.[3]

After three months of intense preparation at a Marine base, Brazil was presented at the 1959 FIBA World Championship in Chile, as a candidate for the podium. In addition to the U.S. (with a team composed of air force players), a very tough opponent emerged that had been absent in the previous tournament: the Soviet Union, the 1957 EuroBasket champions and 1956 Summer Olympics silver medalists. Kanela had the following starting lineup: Amaury Pasos as play maker, Wlamir Marques and the 33-year old veteran, Algodão, as wings; and Waldemar Blatskauskas and Edson Bispo at power forward and center. To complete his 7-player rotation, Kanela mostly played his bench players, small forward Jatyr Schall and point guard Pecente Fonseca. There were some minutes also for the young forward Rosa Branca, who was a great ball handler, and who later received an offer to join the Harlem Globetrotters.[3]

Recent years[edit]

In 2012, Brazil's top players included: Anderson Varejão, Tiago Splitter, Leandro Barbosa, Nenê, Marcelinho Huertas, Alex Garcia, Guilherme Giovannoni, Marcelinho Machado, and Marquinhos Vieira. Brazil has four NBA players in 2019: Bruno Caboclo (Memphis Grizzlies), Cristiano Felício (Chicago Bulls), Nenê (Houston Rockets) and Raulzinho Neto (Philadelphia 76ers).

Competition results[edit]

Olympic Games[edit]

Summer Olympic Games Record
Year Position Pld W L
Germany 1936 9th place 4 2 2
United Kingdom 1948 Bronze medal 8 7 1
Finland 1952 6th place 8 4 4
Australia 1956 6th place 7 3 4
Italy 1960 Bronze medal 8 7 1
Japan 1964 Bronze medal 9 6 3
Mexico 1968 4th place 9 6 3
Germany 1972 7th place 9 5 4
Canada 1976 Did not qualify
Soviet Union 1980 5th place 7 4 3
United States 1984 9th place 7 3 4
South Korea 1988 5th place 8 5 3
Spain 1992 5th place 8 4 4
United States 1996 6th place 8 3 5
20002008 Did not qualify
United Kingdom 2012 5th place 6 4 2
Brazil 2016 9th place 5 2 3
Total 111 65 46

FIBA World Cup[edit]

FIBA World Cup Record
Year Result Pld W L
Argentina 1950 4th place 6 3 3
Brazil 1954 Runner-up 9 8 1
Chile 1959 Champions 9 7 2
Brazil 1963 Champions 6 6 0
Uruguay 1967 3rd place 9 7 2
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 1970 Runner-up 9 7 2
Puerto Rico 1974 6th place 10 4 6
Philippines 1978 3rd place 10 8 2
Colombia 1982 8th place 8 5 3
Spain 1986 4th place 12 8 4
Argentina 1990 5th place 8 4 4
Canada 1994 11th place 8 2 6
Greece 1998 10th place 8 2 6
United States 2002 8th place 9 4 5
Japan 2006 19th place 5 1 4
Turkey 2010 9th place 6 3 3
Spain 2014 6th place 7 5 2
China 2019 13th place 5 3 2
Philippines
Japan
Indonesia 2023
TBD
Total 144 87 57

Pan American Games[edit]

Pan American Games Record
Year Result Pld W L
Argentina 1951 Bronze Medal 6 3 3
Mexico 1955 Bronze Medal 5 4 1
United States 1959 Bronze Medal 6 4 2
Brazil 1963 Silver Medal 6 5 1
Canada 1967 7th place 6 4 2
Colombia1971 Gold Medal 8 7 1
Mexico 1975 Bronze Medal 9 7 2
Puerto Rico 1979 Bronze Medal 9 4 5
Venezuela 1983 Silver Medal 8 5 3
United States 1987 Gold Medal 7 6 1
Cuba 1991 5th place 7 6 1
Argentina 1995 Bronze Medal 7 5 2
Canada 1999 Gold Medal 5 4 1
Dominican Republic 2003 Gold Medal 5 5 0
Brazil 2007 Gold Medal 5 5 0
Mexico 2011 5th place 4 2 2
Canada 2015 Gold Medal 5 5 0
Peru 2019 Did not qualify
Total 103 76 27

FIBA AmeriCup[edit]

FIBA AmeriCup Record
Year Result Pld W L
Puerto Rico 1980 4th place 6 4 2
Brazil 1984 Champions 8 8 0
Uruguay 1988 Champions 8 7 1
Mexico 1989 3rd place 8 7 1
United States 1992 3rd place 6 5 1
Puerto Rico 1993 4th place 7 4 3
Argentina 1995 3rd place 10 5 5
Uruguay 1997 3rd place 9 6 3
Puerto Rico 1999 6th place 8 3 5
Argentina 2001 Runner-up 10 7 3
Puerto Rico 2003 7th place 8 3 5
Dominican Republic 2005 Champions 10 7 3
United States 2007 4th place 10 5 5
Puerto Rico 2009 Champions 10 9 1
Argentina 2011 Runner-up 10 8 2
Venezuela 2013 9th place 4 0 4
Mexico 2015 9th place 4 1 3
ArgentinaColombiaUruguay 2017 10th place 3 1 2
Total 139 90 49

FIBA South American Championship[edit]

FIBA South American Championship Record
Year Position Pld W L
Uruguay 1930 3rd Place 6 2 4
Chile 1932 Did not participate
Argentina 1934 4th place 6 1 5
Brazil 1935 Runner-up 4 2 2
Chile 1937 3rd place 8 3 5
Peru 1938 4th place 4 1 3
Brazil 1939 Champions 4 3 1
Uruguay 1940 3rd place 5 3 2
Argentina 1941 5th place 5 1 4
Chile 1942 4th place 4 2 2
Peru 1943 Did not participate
Ecuador 1945 Champions 5 5 0
Brazil 1947 Runner-up 5 3 2
Paraguay 1949 Runner-up 5 3 2
Uruguay 1953 Runner-up 6 5 1
Colombia 1955 3rd place 8 6 2
Chile 1958 Champions 7 7 0
Argentina 1960 Champions 6 6 0
Brazil 1961 Champions 7 7 0
Peru 1963 Champions 8 7 1
Argentina 1966 Runner-up 7 6 1
Paraguay 1968 Champions 7 6 1
Uruguay 1969 Runner-up 6 4 2
Uruguay 1971 Champions 7 6 1
Colombia 1973 Champions 7 7 0
Colombia 1976 Runner-up 6 5 1
Chile 1977 Champions 8 8 0
Argentina 1979 Runner-up 6 5 1
Uruguay 1981 Runner-up 5 4 1
Brazil 1983 Champions 6 6 0
Colombia 1985 Champions 7 7 0
Paraguay 1987 3rd place 6 5 1
Ecuador 1989 Champions 5 5 0
Venezuela 1991 Runner-up 8 6 2
Brazil 1993 Champions 7 7 0
Uruguay 1995 3rd place 7 6 1
Venezuela 1997 4th place 7 5 2
Argentina 1999 Champions 6 6 0
Chile 2001 Runner-up 9 7 2
Uruguay 2003 Champions 6 6 0
Brazil 2004 Runner-up 6 5 1
Venezuela 2006 Champions 4 3 1
Chile 2008 4th place 6 4 2
Colombia 2010 Champions 5 5 0
Argentina 2012 4th place 5 3 2
Venezuela 2014 3rd place 5 3 2
Venezuela 2016 Runner-up 6 4 2
Total 271 211 60

Team[edit]

Current roster[edit]

The 12-player squad for the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup in China.[4]

Brazil men's national basketball team2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club Ctr.
PG 2 dos Santos, Yago 20 – (1999-03-09)9 March 1999 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) Paulistano Brazil
PG 5 Luz, Rafa 27 – (1992-02-11)11 February 1992 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) UCAM Murcia Spain
C 6 Felício, Cristiano 27 – (1992-07-07)7 July 1992 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) Chicago Bulls United States
SG 8 Benite, Vítor 29 – (1990-02-20)20 February 1990 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) San Pablo Burgos Spain
PG 9 Huertas, Marcelo 36 – (1983-05-25)25 May 1983 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) Iberostar Tenerife Spain
SF 10 Garcia, Alex 39 – (1980-03-04)4 March 1980 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) Minas Brazil
C 11 Varejão, Anderson 36 – (1982-09-28)28 September 1982 2.11 m (6 ft 11 in) Free agent
PF 14 Vieira, Marquinhos 35 – (1984-05-31)31 May 1984 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) Flamengo Brazil
SG 19 Barbosa, Leandro 36 – (1982-11-28)28 November 1982 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) Minas Brazil
C 23 Lima, Augusto 27 – (1991-09-17)17 September 1991 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) San Pablo Burgos Spain
SG 24 Louzada, Didi 20 – (1999-07-02)2 July 1999 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) Sydney Kings Australia
PF 50 Caboclo, Bruno 23 – (1995-09-20)20 September 1995 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) Memphis Grizzlies United States
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Depth chart[edit]

Pos. Starting 5 Bench 1 Bench 2
C Anderson Varejão Cristiano Felício Augusto Lima
PF Bruno Caboclo Marquinhos Vieira
SF Alex Garcia Didi Louzada
SG Leandro Barbosa Vitor Benite
PG Marcelo Huertas Rafa Luz Yago dos Santos

Notable players[edit]

Other current players:

Brazil roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club Ctr.
PG Borges, Alexey 23 – (1995-10-08)8 October 1995 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) Mogi das Cruzes Brazil
PF Mineiro, Rafael 31 – (1988-06-03)3 June 1988 2.09 m (6 ft 10 in) Flamengo Brazil
C Batista, J.P. 37 – (1981-10-21)21 October 1981 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) Le Mans Sarthe France
PG Neto, Raul 27 – (1992-05-19)19 May 1992 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) Philadelphia 76ers United States
C Nenê 36 – (1982-09-13)13 September 1982 2.11 m (6 ft 11 in) Houston Rockets United States
SF Meindl, Léonardo 26 – (1993-03-20)20 March 1993 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) Paulistano Brazil
PG Machado, Scott 29 – (1990-06-08)8 June 1990 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) Cairns Taipans Australia

Past rosters[edit]

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1936 Olympic Games: finished 9–14 among 23 teams

Aluízio "Baiano" Freire Ramos Accioly Neto, Américo Montanarini, Armando Albano, Ary "Pavão" dos Santos Furtado, Carmino de Pilla, Miguel Pedro, Nélson Monteiro, Waldemar "Coroa" Gonçalves (Head Coach: Arno Frank)

1948 Olympic Games: finished 3rd among 23 teams

Zenny "Algodão" de Azevedo, Ruy de Freitas, Affonso Évora, Alfredo da Motta, Marcus Vinícius, Alexandre Gemignani, Nilton Pacheco, João Francisco Bráz, Alberto Marson, Massinet Sorcinelli (Head Coach: Moacyr Brondi Daiuto)

1952 Olympic Games: finished 6th among 23 teams

Zenny "Algodão" de Azevedo, Hélio "Godinho" Marques Pereira, Tião Amorim Gimenez, Ruy de Freitas, Mayr Facci, Raymundo Carvalho dos Santos, Angelo "Angelim" Bonfietti, João Francisco Bráz, Alfredo da Motta, Almir Nelson de Almeida, Mário Jorge, Thales Monteiro, Zé Luiz (Head Coach: Manoel Pitanga)

1954 FIBA World Championship: finished 2nd among 12 teams

Amaury Pasos, Wlamir Marques, Zenny "Algodão" de Azevedo, Alfredo da Motta, Thales Monteiro, Hélio "Godinho" Marques Pereira, Ângelo "Angelim" Bonfietti, Almir Nelson de Almeida, Wilson Bombarda, Mário Jorge, Mayr Facci, José Henrique de Carli, Jamil Gedeão, Fausto Sucena Rasga Filho (Head Coach: Togo "Kanela" Renan Soares)

1956 Olympic Games: finished 6th among 15 teams

Amaury Pasos, Angelo "Angelim" Bonfietti, Edson Bispo dos Santos, Fausto Sucena Rasga Filho, Jamil Gedeão, Jorge Olivieri, Zé Luiz, Mayr Facci, Nélson Couto, Wilson Bombarda, Wlamir Marques, Zenny "Algodão" de Azevedo (Head Coach: Mário Amândio Duarte)

1959 FIBA World Championship: finished 1st among 13 teams

Amaury Pasos, Wlamir Marques, Waldemar Blatskauskas, Zenny "Algodão" de Azevedo, Edson Bispo dos Santos, Jatyr Eduardo Schall, Carmo "Rosa Branca" de Souza, Otto Nóbrega, Waldyr Geraldo Boccardo, Pedro "Pecente" Vicente da Fonseca, José "Zezinho" Maciel Senra, Fernando "Brobró" Pereira de Freitas (Head Coach: Togo "Kanela" Renan Soares)

1960 Olympic Games: finished 3rd among 16 teams

Amaury Pasos, Wlamir Marques, Waldemar Blatskauskas, Zenny "Algodão" de Azevedo, Edson Bispo dos Santos, Antônio Salvador Sucar, Carlos "Mosquito" Domingos Massoni, Carmo "Rosa Branca" de Souza, Jatyr Eduardo Schall, Moysés Blás, Waldyr Geraldo Boccardo, Fernando "Brobró" Pereira de Freitas (Head Coach: Togo "Kanela" Renan Soares)

1963 FIBA World Championship: finished 1st among 13 teams

Amaury Pasos, Bira Maciel, Wlamir Marques, Waldemar Blatskauskas, Carlos "Mosquito" Domingos Massoni, Jatyr Eduardo Schall, Carmo "Rosa Branca" de Souza, Antônio Salvador Sucar, Luiz Cláudio Menon, Friedrich "Fritz" Wilhelm Braun, Victor Mirshauswka, Benedito "Paulista" Cicero Tortelli (Head Coach: Togo "Kanela" Renan Soares)

1964 Olympic Games: finished 3rd among 16 teams

Amaury Pasos, Bira Maciel, Wlamir Marques, Edson Bispo dos Santos, Carlos "Mosquito" Domingos Massoni, Antônio Salvador Sucar, Jatyr Eduardo Schall, Carmo "Rosa Branca" de Souza, José Edvar Simões, Victor Mirshauswka, Sérgio "Macarrão" Toledo Machado, Friedrich "Fritz" Wilhelm Braun (Head Coach: Renato Brito Cunha)

1967 FIBA World Championship: finished 3rd among 13 teams

Amaury Pasos, Bira Maciel, Carlos "Mosquito" Domingos Massoni, Jatyr Eduardo Schall, Antônio Salvador Sucar, Hélio Rubens Garcia, José Edvar Simões, Sérgio "Macarrão" Toledo Machado, Luiz Cláudio Menon, José Luiz Olaio Neto, Cesar Sebba, Emil Rached (Head Coach: Togo "Kanela" Renan Soares)

1968 Olympic Games: finished 4th among 16 teams

Sérgio "Macarrão" Toledo Machado, Wlamir Marques, Bira Maciel, Celso Scarpini, Hélio Rubens Garcia, Rosa Branca, José "Joy" Aparecido, Luiz Cláudio Menon, Antônio Salvador Sucar, José Edvar Simões, Zé Geraldo, Carlos "Mosquito" Domingos Massoni (Head Coach: Renato Brito Cunha)

1970 FIBA World Championship: finished 3rd among 13 teams

José "Joy" Aparecido, Rosa Branca, Sérgio "Macarrão" Toledo Machado, José Edvar Simões, Wlamir Marques, Marquinhos Leite, Luiz Cláudio Menon, Carlos "Mosquito" Domingos Massoni, Zé Olaio, Pedro "Pedrinho" César Cardoso, Bira Maciel, Hélio Rubens Garcia (Head Coach: Togo "Kanela" Renan Soares)

1972 Olympic Games: finished 7th among 16 teams

Marquinhos Leite, Adilson Nascimento, Carlos "Mosquito" Domingos Massoni, Hélio Rubens Garcia, Zé Geraldo, José "Joy" Aparecido, Washington "Dodi" Joseph, Luiz Cláudio Menon, Radvilas Gorauskas, Fransérgio García, Bira Maciel (Head Coach: Pedro "Pedroca" Murilla Fuentes)

1974 FIBA World Championship: finished 6th among 14 teams

Bira Maciel, Carlos "Mosquito" Domingos Massoni, Marcel de Souza, Hélio Rubens Garcia, Marquinhos Leite, Adilson Nascimento, Washington "Dodi" Joseph, Zé Geraldo, Lazaro Henrique Garcia, Roberto "Robertão" José Corrêa, Milton "Carioquinha" Setrini, Luiz "Peixotinho" Carlos de Almeida Peixoto (Head Coach: Edson Bispo dos Santos)

1978 FIBA World Championship: finished 3rd among 14 teams

Oscar "Mão Santa" Schmidt, Bira Maciel, Marcel de Souza, Hélio Rubens Garcia, Marquinhos Leite, Adilson, Milton "Carioquinha" Setrini Júnior, Julio "Julinho" Garavello, Roberto "Robertão" José Corrêa, Gilson Trindade de Jesus, Eduardo Agra, Marcelo Vido, Fausto Giannechini (Head Coach: Ary Ventura Vidal)

1980 Olympic Games: finished 5th among 12 teams

André Ernesto Stoffel, Marcel de Souza, Marcelo Vido, Milton "Carioquinha" Setrini, Oscar "Mão Santa" Schmidt, Adilson Nascimento, Gilson Trinidade de Jesus, José Carlos Saiani, Marquinhos Leite, Ricardo "Cadum" Cardoso Guimarães, Wagner da Silva (Head Coach: Cláudio Mortari)

1982 FIBA World Championship: finished 8th among 13 teams

Nilo Martins Guimarães, Ricardo "Cadum" Cardoso Guimarães, André Ernesto Stoffel, Milton "Carioquinha" Setrini, Maury de Souza, Marquinhos Leite, Gilson Trinidade de Jesus, Marcel, Adilson Nascimento, Marcelo Vido, Oscar "Mão Santa" Schmidt, Israel Andrade (Head Coach: José Edvar Simões)

1984 Olympic Games: finished 9th among 12 teams

Gerson Victalino, Israel Andrade, Marcel de Souza, Marcelo Vido, Milton "Carioquinha" Setrini, Oscar "Mão Santa" Schmidt, Sílvio Malvezi, Adilson Nascimento, Eduardo Agra, Marquinhos Leite, Nilo Martins Guimarães, Ricardo "Cadum" Cardoso Guimarães (Head Coach: Renato Brito Cunha)

1986 FIBA World Championship: finished 4th among 24 teams

Nilo Martins Guimarães, Maury de Souza, Gerson Victalino, João "Pipoka" Vianna, Rolando Ferreira, Paulinho Villas Boas, Jorge "Guerrinha" Guerra, Marcel de Souza, Marcelo Vido, Sílvio Malvezi, Oscar "Mão Santa" Schmidt, Israel Andrade (Head Coach: Ary Ventura Vidal)

1988 Olympic Games: finished 5th among 12 teams

Gerson Victalino, Israel Andrade, João "Pipoka" Vianna, Jorge "Guerrinha" Guerra, Luiz Felipe, Marcel de Souza, Maury de Souza, Ricardo "Cadum" Cardoso Guimarães, Oscar "Mão Santa" Schmidt, Paulinho Villas Boas, Giant da Silva, Rolando Ferreira (Head Coach: Ary Ventura Vidal)

1990 FIBA World Championship: finished 5th among 16 teams

Luiz Felipe, Israel Andrade, Oscar "Mão Santa" Schmidt, Gerson Victalino, Fernando Minuci, Jorge "Guerrinha" Guerra, Ricardo "Cadum" Cardoso Guimarães, Aristides Josuel dos Santos, Marcel de Souza, Maury de Souza, João "Pipoka" Vianna, Rolando Ferreira (Head Coach: Hélio Rubens Garcia)

1992 Olympic Games: finished 5th among 12 teams

Aristides Josuel dos Santos, Gerson Victalino, Israel Andrade, João "Pipoka" Vianna, Jorge "Guerrinha" Guerra, Marcel de Souza, Maury de Souza, Oscar "Mão Santa" Schmidt, Paulinho Villas Boas, Rolando Ferreira, Fernando Minuci, Ricardo "Cadum" Cardoso Guimarães (Head Coach: José Medalha)

1994 FIBA World Championship: finished 11th among 16 teams

Paulinho Villas Boas, João "Pipoka" Vianna, Márcio Faria de Azevedo, Maury de Souza, Aristides Josuel dos Santos, Joélcio "Janjão" Joerke, Fernando Minuci, Rolando Ferreira, André "Ratto" Luís Guimarães Fonseca, Rogério Klafke, Carlos "Olívia" Henrique Rodrigues do Nascimento, Antônio "Tonico" José Nogueira Santana (Head Coach: Ênio Ângelo Vecchi)

1996 Olympic Games: finished 6th among 12 teams

Demétrius Conrado Ferraciú, André "Ratto" Luís Guimarães Fonseca, Caio Eduardo de Mello Cazziolato, João "Pipoka" Vianna, Carlos "Olívia" Henrique Rodrigues do Nascimento, Caio da Silveira, Antônio "Tonico" José Nogueira Santana, Fernando Minucci, Aristides Josuel dos Santos, Rogério Klafke, Oscar "Mão Santa" Schmidt, Joélcio "Janjão" Joerke (Head Coach: Ary Ventura Vidal)

1998 FIBA World Championship: finished 10th among 16 teams

Marcelinho Machado, André "Ratto" Luís Guimarães Fonseca, Caio Eduardo de Mello Cazziolato, João "Pipoka" Vianna, Sandro França Varejão, Demétrius Conrado Ferraciú, Hélio "Helinho" Rubens Garcia Filho, Marco "Chuí" Aurelio Pegolo dos Santos, Aristides Josuel dos Santos, Claudio Antonio Gomes Clemente, Rogério Klafke, Joélcio "Janjão" Joerke (Head Coach: Hélio Rubens Garcia)

2002 FIBA World Championship: finished 8th among 16 teams

Marcelinho Machado, Alex Garcia, Vanderlei Mazzuchini, Tiago Splitter, Sandro França Varejão, Demétrius Conrado Ferraciú, Hélio "Helinho" Rubens Garcia Filho, Anderson Varejão, Guilherme Giovannoni, Leandro "Leandrinho" Barbosa, Rogério Klafke, Rafael "Bábby" Araújo (Head Coach: Hélio Rubens Garcia)

2006 FIBA World Championship: finished 19th among 24 teams

Marcelinho Machado, Nezinho dos Santos, Murilo Becker, Estevam Ferreira, Leandro "Leandrinho" Barbosa, Marcelinho Huertas, Alex Garcia, Anderson Varejão, Guilherme Giovannoni, Caio Torres, Andre Bambú, Tiago Splitter (Head Coach: Lula Ferreira)

2007 FIBA Americas Championship: finished 4th among 10 teams

Marcelinho Machado, Nezinho dos Santos, Murilo Becker, Marcelinho Huertas, Alex Garcia, Valtinho da Silva, Leandro "Leandrinho" Barbosa, J. P. Batista, Guilherme Giovannoni, Nenê, Marquinhos Vieira, Tiago Splitter (Head Coach: Lula Ferreira)

2009 FIBA Americas Championship: finished 1st among 10 teams

4 – Marcelinho Machado, 5 – Duda Machado, 6 – Diego Pinheiro, 7 – Carlos Olivinha, 8 – Alex Garcia, 9 – Marcelinho Huertas, 10 – Leandrinho Barbosa, 11 – Anderson Varejão, 12 – Guilherme Giovannoni, 13 – J. P. Batista, 14 – Jonathan Tavernari, 15 – Tiago Splitter (Head Coach: Moncho Monsalve)

2010 FIBA World Championship: finished 9th among 24 teams

Marcelinho Machado, Nezinho dos Santos, Murilo Becker, Raul "Raulzinho" Neto, Alex Garcia, Marcelinho Huertas, Leandro "Leandrinho" Barbosa, Anderson Varejão, Guilherme Giovannoni, J. P. Batista, Marquinhos Vieira, Tiago Splitter (Head Coach: Rubén Magnano)

2011 FIBA Americas Championship: finished 2nd among 10 teams

4 – Marcelinho Machado, 5 – Nezinho dos Santos, 6 – Rafa Luz, 7 – Augusto Lima, 8 – Vitor Benite, 9 – Marcelinho Huertas, 10 – Alex Garcia, 11 – Rafa Hettsheimeir, 12 – Guilherme Giovannoni, 13 – Caio Torres, 14 – Marquinhos Vieira, 15 – Tiago Splitter (Head Coach: Rubén Magnano)

2012 Olympic Games: finished 5th among 12 teams

4 – Marcelinho Machado, 5 – Raul "Raulzinho" Neto, 6 – Caio Torres, 7 – Larry Taylor, 8 – Alex Garcia, 9 – Marcelinho Huertas, 10 – Leandro "Leandrinho" Barbosa, 11 – Anderson Varejão, 12 – Guilherme Giovannoni, 13 – Nenê, 14 – Marquinhos Vieira, 15 – Tiago Splitter (Head Coach: Rubén Magnano)

2013 FIBA Americas Championship: finished 9th among 10 teams

Arthur Luiz Belchior Silva, Rafa Luz, Raul "Raulzinho" Neto, Larry Taylor, Vítor Benite, Marcelinho Huertas, Alex Garcia, Rafa Hettsheimeir, Guilherme Giovannoni, Caio Torres, Cristiano Felício, J. P. Batista (Head Coach: Rubén Magnano)

2014 FIBA World Cup: finished 6th among 24 teams

4 – Marcelinho Machado, 5 – Raul "Raulzinho" Neto, 6 – Rafa Hettsheimeir, 7 – Larry Taylor, 8 – Alex Garcia, 9 – Marcelinho Huertas, 10 – Leandro "Leandrinho" Barbosa, 11 – Anderson Varejão, 12 – Guilherme Giovannoni, 13 – Nenê, 14 – Marquinhos Vieira, 15 – Tiago Splitter (Head Coach: Rubén Magnano)

2015 FIBA Americas Championship: finished 9th among 10 teams

Ricardo Fischer, Rafa Luz, Augusto Lima, Deryk Ramos, Vítor Benite, Léonardo Meindl, Carlos Olivinha, Rafa Mineiro, Guilherme Giovannoni, J. P. Batista, Marquinhos Vieira, Marcus Toledo (Head Coach: Rubén Magnano)

2016 Olympic Games: finished 9th among 12 teams

Raul Neto, Cristiano Felício, Vítor Benite, Alex Garcia, Marcelinho Huertas, Guilherme Giovannoni, Nenê, Rafael Hettsheimeir, Marquinhos Vieira, Leandro Barbosa, Augusto Lima, Rafa Luz (Head Coach: Rubén Magnano)

2017 FIBA AmeriCup: finished 9th among 10 teams

Davi Rossetto, Bruno Caboclo, Lucas Dias, Lucas Mariano, Danilo Siqueira, Renan Lenz, Fúlvio de Assis, Rafa Mineiro, J. P. Batista, Léonardo Meindl, Jimmy de Oliveira, Georginho de Paula (Head Coach: César Guidetti)

Head coaches[edit]

Kit[edit]

Manufacturer[edit]

2015–: Nike[5]

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2015–2016: Bradesco
2017-: Motorola
2019-: Cimed[6]
2019-: BRB[7] 2020-aidas

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "FIBA Ranking Presented by Nike". FIBA. 16 September 2019. Retrieved 16 September 2019.
  2. ^ FIBA National Federations – Brazil, fiba.com, accessed 18 July 2013.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g Da Silva, Gustavo, El pesado testigo de Óscar Schmidt Archived 26 September 2015 at the Wayback Machine, Perarnau Magazine, 26 July 2012. Retrieved 25 September 2015.(in Spanish)
  4. ^ "Petrovic define o grupo que disputará a Copa do Mundo da China". cbb.com.br (in Portuguese). Retrieved 18 August 2019.
  5. ^ [1], FIBA.basketball, 28 November 2017.
  6. ^ "Cimed é a nova patrocinadora da Confederação Brasileira de Basketball". cbb.com.br (in Portuguese). Retrieved 10 January 2019.
  7. ^ "Visando desenvolvimento, CBB assina protocolo de intenções com BRB e Governo do Distrito Federal". cbb.com.br (in Portuguese). Retrieved 22 July 2019.

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