Costa Rica national basketball team

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Costa Rica Costa Rica
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FIBA ranking94 Increase 1 (26 February 2019)[1]
Joined FIBA1969
FIBA zoneFIBA Americas
National federationFederación Costarricense de Baloncesto Aficionado
CoachJoshua Erickson
Olympic Games
AppearancesNone
FIBA World Cup
AppearancesNone
FIBA AmeriCup
AppearancesNone
Uniforms
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Team colours
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Dark jersey
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Team colours
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The Costa Rica national basketball team is the national basketball team from Costa Rica.

Team Costa Rica has never qualified for the FIBA World Cup or the FIBA AmeriCup. Yet, the team has shown strong performances at the regional level. At the 2015 FIBA COCABA Championship, Costa Rica finished 2nd, its best performance so far.

Competitions[edit]

Summer Olympics[edit]

Yet to qualify

FIBA World Cup[edit]

Yet to qualify

FIBA AmeriCup[edit]

Yet to qualify

Pan American Games[edit]

Yet to qualify

Centrobasket[edit]

  • 1971-1987 : Did Not Qualify
  • 1989 : 7th
  • 1991 : 5th
  • 1993 : Did Not Qualify
  • 1995 : 7th
  • 1997 : Did Not Qualify
  • 1999 : 8th
  • 2001 : Did Not Qualify
  • 2003 : 8th
  • 2004 : Did Not Qualify
  • 2006 : 8th
  • 2008 : 8th
  • 2010 : Did Not Qualify
  • 2012 : 9th
  • 2014 : 9th
  • 2016 : 9th

COCABA Championship[edit]

  • 1999 : 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
  • 2004 : 5th
  • 2006 : 2nd, silver medalist(s)
  • 2007 : 2nd, silver medalist(s)
  • 2009 : 4th
  • 2013 : 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
  • 2015 : 2nd, silver medalist(s)

Central American and the Caribbean Games[edit]

  • 1926-2002 : ?
  • 2006-2010 : Did not participate
  • 2014 : ?
  • 2018 : Did not participate
  • 2022 : To be determined

Current roster[edit]

At the 2016 Centrobasket:[2]

Costa Rica men's national basketball team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club Ctr.
C 4 Juan Rosich 27 – (1988-11-23)23 November 1988 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) Coopeservidores Escazu Costa Rica
G 5 Isaac Conejo 22 – (1994-05-22)22 May 1994 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) Coopenae Arba Costa Rica
C 6 Andres Umana 33 – (1982-10-02)2 October 1982 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) Super Cable Grecia Costa Rica
G 7 Alonso Sanchez 31 – (1985-03-30)30 March 1985 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) Brenes Barba Costa Rica
PF 8 Daniel Simmons 36 – (1980-06-11)11 June 1980 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) Coopenae Arba Costa Rica
SF 9 George Letford 24 – (1991-10-17)17 October 1991 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) Brenes Barba Costa Rica
C 10 Carlos Quesada 30 – (1985-10-12)12 October 1985 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) Brenes Barba Costa Rica
PF 11 Daniel Shedden 19 – (1996-08-11)11 August 1996 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
G 12 Kay Martinez 32 – (1984-05-21)21 May 1984 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) Brenes Barba Costa Rica
PF 13 Rohel Wilson 26 – (1989-08-25)25 August 1989 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) Brenes Barba Costa Rica
PF 14 Marcos Castrillo 24 – (1992-04-29)29 April 1992 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) Coopenae Arba Costa Rica
C 15 Jefny Anderson 32 – (1983-07-13)13 July 1983 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) Coopenae Arba Costa Rica
SF Amaurys Ripool 30 – (1986-05-27)27 May 1986 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) Coopeservidores Escazu Costa Rica
Head coach
Assistant coaches

Legend
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on 19 June 2016

At the 2016 Centrobasket in Panama City, Panama, Carlos Quesada played most minutes for Costa Rica whereas Kay Martinez was the team's top scorer and also recorded most steals for the team.[2]

Depth chart[edit]

Pos. Starting 5 Bench 1 Bench 2 Bench 3
C Carlos Quesada Jefny Anderson Andres Umana Juan Rosich
PF Daniel Simmons Marcos Castrillo Daniel Shedden
SF Rohel Wilson George Letford Amaurys Ripool
SG Kay Martinez
PG Isaac Conejo Alonso Sanchez

Head coach position[edit]

Kit[edit]

Manufacturer[edit]

2018: Nike

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "FIBA Ranking Presented by Nike". FIBA. 26 February 2019. Retrieved 26 February 2019.
  2. ^ a b Costa Rica | 2016 Centrobasket, ARCHIVE.FIBA.COM. Retrieved 24 August 2016.

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