2007 FIBA Americas Championship squads

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The following is the list of squads for each of the 10 teams competing in the 2007 FIBA Americas Championship, held in Las Vegas, Nevada between August 22 and September 2, 2007. Each team selected a squad of 12 players for the tournament.

Group A[edit]

 Argentina[edit]

Head coach: Argentina Sergio Hernández

# Pos Name Date of Birth Height Club
4 F Luis Scola (1980-04-30)April 30, 1980 (age 27) 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) United States Houston Rockets
5 G Pablo Prigioni (1977-05-17)May 17, 1977 (age 30) 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Spain TAU Cerámica
6 C Román González (1978-01-28)January 28, 1978 (age 29) 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) Argentina Peñarol de Mar del Plata
7 F Diego Lo Grippo (1978-01-22)January 22, 1978 (age 29) 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) Spain CB Atapuerca
8 C Juan Pedro Gutiérrez (1983-10-10)October 10, 1983 (age 23) 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) Spain CB Granada
9 G Antonio Porta (1983-10-28)October 28, 1983 (age 23) 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) Russia Spartak St. Petersburg
10 G Carlos Delfino (1982-08-29)August 29, 1982 (age 24) 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) Canada Toronto Raptors
11 C Martín Leiva (1980-04-23)April 23, 1980 (age 27) 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) Spain CB Atapuerca
12 F Leonardo Gutiérrez (1978-05-16)May 16, 1978 (age 29) 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) Argentina Boca Juniors
13 G Paolo Quinteros (1979-01-15)January 15, 1979 (age 26) 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Spain CAI Zaragoza
14 F Matías Sandes (1984-06-14)June 14, 1984 (age 23) 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) Spain TAU Cerámica
15 F Federico Kammerichs (1980-06-21)June 21, 1980 (age 27) 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) Spain CB Murcia

 Mexico[edit]

Head coach: United States Nolan Richardson

# Pos Name Date of Birth Height Club
4 C Adam Parada (1981-10-21)October 21, 1981 (age 25) 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) Jordan Fastlink
5 G Pedro David Meza (1978-10-15)October 15, 1978 (age 26) - Mexico Caballeros de Culiacán
6 G Anthony Pedroza (1979-03-07)March 7, 1979 (age 28) 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Venezuela Gaiteros del Zulia
7 C Horacio Llamas (1973-07-17)July 17, 1973 (age 34) 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) Mexico Dorados de Playa del Carmen
8 F/C Arim Abdul Solares (1983-04-24)April 24, 1983 (age 24) - Mexico Santos Reales San Luis Potosí
9 G Romel Beck (1982-05-29)May 29, 1982 (age 25) 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) Venezuela Gatos de Monagas
10 F Victor Mariscal (1972-05-24)May 24, 1972 (age 35) 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) Mexico Halcones UV Xalapa
11 G Omar Quintero (1981-09-26)September 26, 1981 (age 26) 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Venezuela Marinos de Anzoategui
12 F Héctor Hernández (1985-06-15)June 15, 1985 (age 22) - United States Fresno State University
13 G Enrique Zúñiga (1976-07-07)July 7, 1976 (age 31) 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Mexico Frayles de Guasave
14 F/C Gustavo Ayon (1985-04-01)April 1, 1985 (age 22) - Mexico Vaqueros de Agua Prieta
15 C Victor Avila (1977-03-23)March 23, 1977 (age 30) 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) Mexico Caballeros de Culiacán

 Panama[edit]

Head coach: Panama Vicente Duncan

# Pos Name Date of Birth Height Club
4 G Joel Muñoz (1980-06-24)June 24, 1980 (age 27) 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) Panama Magnates de Calidonia
5 G Jamar Green (1979-02-18)February 18, 1979 (age 28) 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Montenegro KK Mogren
6 F J. R. Pinnock (1983-12-11)December 11, 1983 (age 23) 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) United States Arkansas Rimrockers
7 G Maximiliano Gómez (1975-12-18)December 18, 1975 (age 31) 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Panama Toros de Chorrillo
8 F/C Jamaal Levy (1983-01-08)January 8, 1983 (age 24) 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) Argentina Peñarol de Mar del Plata
9 G Jorsua Chambers (1981-06-11)June 11, 1981 (age 26) 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Panama Toros de Chorrillo
10 F Reyjavick Garcia (1981-11-05)November 5, 1981 (age 25) 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) Panama Navieros de Colón
11 F/G Gary Forbes (1985-02-25)February 25, 1985 (age 22) - United States University of Massachusetts
12 F Amir Alvarado (1984-07-19)July 19, 1984 (age 23) 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) Costa Rica Liceo de Costa Rica
13 F/C Antonio García (1976-05-11)May 11, 1976 (age 31) 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) Argentina Estudiantes de Olavarría
14 F/C Jaime Lloreda (1980-10-11)October 11, 1980 (age 26) 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) Russia Lokomotiv Rostov
15 F Desmond Smith (1986-11-24)November 24, 1986 (age 20) - Panama Magnates de Calidonia

 Puerto Rico[edit]

Head coach: Puerto Rico Manolo Cintron

# Pos Name Date of Birth Height Club
4 C Peter John Ramos (1985-05-23)May 23, 1985 (age 22) 7 ft 3 in (2.21 m) Spain Baloncesto Fuenlabrada
5 G José Juan Barea (1984-06-26)June 26, 1984 (age 23) 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) United States Dallas Mavericks
6 G Filiberto Rivera (1982-09-28)September 28, 1982 (age 24) 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Italy Eldo Basket Napoli
7 G Carlos Arroyo (1979-07-30)July 30, 1979 (age 28) 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) United States Orlando Magic
8 F Rick Apodaca (1980-07-01)July 1, 1980 (age 27) 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Turkey Beşiktaş Cola Turka
9 F Alex Falcon (1973-11-20)November 20, 1973 (age 34) 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) Puerto Rico Cangrejeros de Santurce
10 G Larry Ayuso (1977-03-27)March 27, 1977 (age 30) 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) Croatia KK Cibona
11 F Ricardo Sanchez (1987-07-06)July 6, 1987 (age 20) 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) Puerto Rico Grises de Humacao
12 F Angelo Reyes (1981-09-18)September 18, 1981 (age 25) 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) Puerto Rico Gigantes de Carolina
13 C Héctor Valenzuela (1982-01-14)January 14, 1982 (age 25) 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) Puerto Rico Mets de Guaynabo
14 F Carmelo Lee (1977-06-07)June 7, 1977 (age 30) 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) Puerto Rico Mets de Guaynabo
15 F Ángel Figueroa (1981-10-13)October 13, 1981 (age 25) 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Puerto Rico Capitanes de Arecibo

 Uruguay[edit]

Head coach: Uruguay Alberto Espasandin

# Pos Name Date of Birth Height Club
4 G Fernando Martinez (1979-12-09)December 9, 1979 (age 27) - Uruguay Malvín
5 G Emilio Taboada (1982-05-11)May 11, 1982 (age 25) 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) Uruguay Malvín
6 F Mauricio Aguiar (1983-02-03)February 3, 1983 (age 24) 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) Italy Basket Livorno
7 F Omar Galeano (1981-08-03)August 3, 1981 (age 26) 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) Uruguay Biguá
8 G Nicolás Mazzarino (1975-10-21)October 21, 1975 (age 31) 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Italy Tisettanta Cantù
9 C Claudio Charquero (1977-07-22)July 22, 1977 (age 30) 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) Spain CB Illescas
10 G Leandro Garcia Morales (1980-06-27)June 27, 1980 (age 27) 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Uruguay Biguá
11 F Martin Osimani (1981-05-22)May 22, 1981 (age 26) 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Uruguay Biguá
12 C Gastón Paez (1979-09-22)September 22, 1979 (age 27) 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) Uruguay Defensor Sporting
13 G Luis Silveira (1971-01-16)January 16, 1971 (age 36) 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Uruguay Atenas
14 F Sebastián Izaguirre (1985-04-12)April 12, 1985 (age 22) 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) Uruguay Paysandú
15 C Esteban Batista (1983-09-02)September 2, 1983 (age 24) 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) Israel Maccabi Tel Aviv

Group B[edit]

 Brazil[edit]

Head coach: Brazil Lula Ferreira

# Pos Name Date of Birth Height Club
4 F Marcelo Machado (1975-04-12)April 12, 1975 (age 32) 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) Lithuania BC Žalgiris
5 G Nezinho Dos Santos (1981-01-21)January 21, 1981 (age 26) 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Brazil Universo/Brasilia
6 F/C Murilo Becker (1983-07-14)July 14, 1983 (age 24) 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) Israel Maccabi Tel Aviv
7 G Marcelinho Huertas (1983-05-25)May 25, 1983 (age 24) 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Spain Joventut Badalona
8 G Alex Garcia (1980-03-04)March 4, 1980 (age 27) 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Brazil Universo/Brasilia
9 G Valter Apolinario Da Silva (1977-01-31)January 31, 1977 (age 30) 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Brazil Unitri Uberlândia
10 G Leandro Barbosa (1982-11-28)November 28, 1982 (age 24) 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) United States Phoenix Suns
11 F João Paulo Batista (1981-10-29)October 29, 1981 (age 25) 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) Lithuania Lietuvos Rytas
12 F Guilherme Giovannoni (1980-06-02)June 2, 1980 (age 27) 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) Italy VidiVici Bologna
13 C Nenê (1982-09-13)September 13, 1982 (age 24) 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) United States Denver Nuggets
14 F Marcus Vinicius (1984-05-31)May 31, 1984 (age 23) 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) United States New Orleans Hornets
15 F/C Tiago Splitter (1985-01-01)January 1, 1985 (age 22) 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) Spain TAU Cerámica

 Canada[edit]

Head coach: Canada Leo Rautins

# Pos Name Date of Birth Height Club
4 G Jermaine Anderson (1983-02-08)February 8, 1983 (age 24) 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Poland Polpak Świecie
5 G Denham Brown (1983-01-06)January 6, 1983 (age 24) 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) Italy Tisettanta Cantù
6 C Samuel Dalembert (1980-05-10)May 10, 1980 (age 27) 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) United States Philadelphia 76ers
7 C Vladimir Kuljanin (1985-04-02)April 2, 1985 (age 22) 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) United States University of North Carolina-Wilmington
8 G Carl English (1981-02-02)February 2, 1981 (age 26) 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) Spain Gran Canaria Grupo Dunas
9 F Olu Famutimi (1984-02-21)February 21, 1984 (age 23) 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) United States Arkansas RimRockers
10 G Andy Rautins (1986-11-02)November 2, 1986 (age 20) 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) United States Syracuse University
11 G David Thomas (1976-12-04)December 4, 1976 (age 31) 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) Australia Melbourne Tigers
12 C Jesse Young (1980-04-29)April 29, 1980 (age 27) 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) Spain Joventut Badalona
13 F Juan Mendez (1981-09-23)September 23, 1981 (age 25) 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) Israel Ironi Nahariya
14 F Levon Kendall (1984-07-04)July 4, 1984 (age 23) 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) Greece Panionios
15 F Ryan Bell (1984-04-17)April 17, 1984 (age 23) 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) Canada Carleton University

 U.S. Virgin Islands[edit]

Head coach: United States Tevester Anderson

# Pos Name Date of Birth Height Club
4 G Stephen Hodge (1977-07-09)July 9, 1977 (age 30) - Mexico Bucaneros de Guaymas
5 G Kevin Sheppard (1979-09-17)September 17, 1979 (age 27) 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Puerto Rico Maratonistas de Coamo
6 G Carl Krauser (1981-05-13)May 13, 1981 (age 26) - Germany EWE Baskets Oldenburg
7 G Cuthbert Victor (1983-01-30)January 30, 1983 (age 24) - Spain CAI Zaragoza
8 F Ja Ja Richards (1974-11-19)November 19, 1974 (age 32) - Turkey Mersin Büyükşehir Belediyesi
9 F/G Jason Edwin (1981-06-24)June 24, 1981 (age 26) - Germany Paderborn Baskets
10 F/C Omari Peterkin (1983-12-29)December 29, 1983 (age 23) - United States Boston University
11 F/G Kaylen Gregory (1986-10-30)October 30, 1986 (age 20) - United States Marist College
12 F Akeem Francis (1983-10-31)October 31, 1983 (age 23) - United States Virgin Islands Guidance
13 F Jameel Heywood (1977-03-19)March 19, 1977 (age 30) - Venezuela Gaiteros del Zulia
14 C Kitwana Rhymer (1978-05-22)May 22, 1978 (age 29) - United States Virgin Islands Guidance
15 C Frank Elegar (1986-12-03)December 3, 1986 (age 20) - United States Drexel University

 United States[edit]

Head coach: United States Mike Krzyzewski

# Pos Name Date of Birth Height Club
4 G Chauncey Billups (1976-09-25)September 25, 1976 (age 30) 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) United States Detroit Pistons
5 G Jason Kidd (1973-03-23)March 23, 1973 (age 34) 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) United States New Jersey Nets
6 F LeBron James (1984-12-30)December 30, 1984 (age 22) 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) United States Cleveland Cavaliers
7 G Deron Williams (1984-06-26)June 26, 1984 (age 23) 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) United States Utah Jazz
8 G Michael Redd (1979-08-24)August 24, 1979 (age 26) 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) United States Milwaukee Bucks
9 F Tayshaun Prince (1980-02-28)February 28, 1980 (age 27) 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) United States Detroit Pistons
10 G Kobe Bryant (1978-08-23)August 23, 1978 (age 28) 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) United States Los Angeles Lakers
11 C Dwight Howard (1985-08-12)August 12, 1985 (age 21) 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) United States Orlando Magic
12 C Amar'e Stoudemire (1982-11-16)November 16, 1982 (age 23) 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) United States Phoenix Suns
13 G Mike Miller (1980-02-19)February 19, 1980 (age 27) 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) United States Memphis Grizzlies
14 C Tyson Chandler (1982-10-02)October 2, 1982 (age 24) 7 ft 1 in (2.16 m) United States New Orleans Hornets
15 F Carmelo Anthony (1984-05-29)May 29, 1984 (age 23) 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) United States Denver Nuggets

 Venezuela[edit]

Head coach: Venezuela Nestor Salazar

# Pos Name Date of Birth Height Club
4 F/C Miguel Marriaga (1984-06-06)June 6, 1984 (age 23) 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) Venezuela Gaiteros del Zulia
5 F Axiers Sucre (1978-07-27)July 27, 1978 (age 29) 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) Venezuela Macizos de Guayana
6 G Carlos Cedeno (1985-10-23)October 23, 1985 (age 21) 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Venezuela Duros de Lara
7 F/C Luis Bethelmy (1986-10-14)October 14, 1986 (age 20) 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) Venezuela Pescadores de Cuscre
8 F Hernán Salcedo (1980-04-22)April 22, 1980 (age 27) 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) Venezuela Graneros de Portuguesa
9 F Jesus Urbina (1984-07-09)July 9, 1984 (age 23) 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) United States George Mason University
10 F Kevin Palacios (1984-09-29)September 29, 1984 (age 22) 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) Venezuela Duros de Lara
11 F/G José Vargas (1982-01-23)January 23, 1982 (age 25) - Venezuela Trotamundos de Carabobo
12 F Héctor Romero (1980-01-03)January 3, 1980 (age 27) 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) Italy Scafati Basket
13 F Alejandro Barrios (1979-04-24)April 24, 1979 (age 28) 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) Venezuela Lideres de Miranda
14 G Greivis Vasquez (1987-01-16)January 16, 1987 (age 20) 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) United States University of Maryland
15 C Heberth Bayona (1978-04-26)April 26, 1978 (age 29) 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) Venezuela Delfines de Miranda

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