Gibraltar national basketball team

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Gibraltar Gibraltar
FIBA ranking147 Increase 1 (16 September 2019)[1]
Joined FIBA1985
FIBA zoneFIBA Europe
National federationGibraltar Amateur Basketball Association
Championship for Small Countries
Appearances16
Island Games
Appearances7
MedalsBronze medal with cup.svg (3) 2001, 2015, 2019[2]
First international
 Ireland 114–59 Gibraltar Gibraltar
(Ta'Qali, Malta; 14 December 1988)
Biggest win
Gibraltar Gibraltar 102–51 Isle of Man Isle of Man
(Visby, Sweden; 27 June 2017)
Biggest defeat
 Ireland 112–39 Gibraltar Gibraltar
(Cardiff, Wales; 12 December 1990)

The Gibraltarian national basketball team are the representative team for the British overseas territory of Gibraltar in basketball. The team is selected by the Gibraltar Amateur Basketball Association (GABBA) which is a member of FIBA Europe since 1985[3] and competes in FIBA European Championship for Small Countries and in the Island Games.

Competitive record[edit]

At the Championship for Small Countries[edit]

Championship for Small Countries
Year Position Pld W L
Malta 1988 7th 5 1 4
Wales 1990 5th 5 2 3
Cyprus 1992 7th 5 1 4
Republic of Ireland 1994 7th 5 2 3
San Marino 1996 8th 5 1 4
Gibraltar 1998 4th 4 1 3
Andorra 2000 6th 5 0 5
Malta 2002 8th 5 0 5
Andorra 2004 7th 4 1 3
Albania 2006 7th 5 1 4
Scotland 2008 6th 5 1 4
Malta 2010 7th 5 2 3
San Marino 2012 7th 4 0 4
Gibraltar 2014 6th 4 0 4
Moldova 2016 8th 5 0 5
San Marino 2018 4th 5 2 3
Total 76 15 61

At the Island Games[edit]

Island Games
Year Position Pld W L
Gotland 1999 4th 4 2 2
Isle of Man 2001 3rd, bronze medalist(s) 6 4 2
Guernsey 2003 6th 5 3 2
Rhodes 2007 7th 6 3 3
Åland Islands 2009 6th 4 1 3
Isle of Wight 2011 4th 5 2 3
Jersey 2015 3rd, bronze medalist(s) 4 3 1
Gotland 2017 2nd, silver medalist(s) 5 4 1
Gibraltar 2019 3rd, bronze medalist(s) 5 4 1
Total 44 26 18

Current roster[edit]

At the 2018 FIBA European Championship for Small Countries:[4]

Gibraltar men's national basketball team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club Ctr.
C 00 Lucas Perez 38 – (1980-06-24)24 June 1980 2.04 m (6 ft 8 in) Bayside Argus
F 3 Timothy Fava 21 – (1997-02-10)10 February 1997 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) Leicester Riders
F 5 Dylan Gomez 28 – (1989-10-03)3 October 1989 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) Unión Linense Baloncesto
F 6 Aaron Turner 41 – (1977-02-21)21 February 1977 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) Bayside Argus
G 7 Stephen Britto 38 – (1979-08-19)19 August 1979 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) Bayside Argus
F 8 Angel Guerrero 42 – (1975-10-16)16 October 1975 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) Hassans Blue Stars
G 10 Andrew Yeats 26 – (1992-01-22)22 January 1992 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in) Unión Linense Baloncesto
G 13 Miguel Ortega 27 – (1991-03-04)4 March 1991 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in) Unión Linense Baloncesto
F 24 Marius Grigaitis 26 – (1991-10-15)15 October 1991 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) Valmar Harlem
G 25 Jamie Sercombe 25 – (1992-10-27)27 October 1992 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in) Valmar Harlem
G 32 Thomas Yome 21 – (1996-12-16)16 December 1996 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) Leicester Riders
F 33 Sam Buxton 28 – (1989-12-15)15 December 1989 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) UDEA Baloncesto
Head coach
Assistant coaches

Legend
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on 28 June 2016

Kit[edit]

Manufacturer[edit]

2016: Spalding

[edit]

2016: odobo

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "FIBA Ranking Presented by Nike". FIBA. 16 September 2019. Retrieved 16 September 2019.
  2. ^ "Men's Basketball". gibraltar2019results.com. Retrieved 12 July 2019.
  3. ^ GFA proposal to join UEFA Archived 2011-07-21 at the Wayback Machine, pg. 16
  4. ^ Gibraltar | 2018 FIBA European Championship for Small Countries, ARCHIVE.FIBA.COM. Retrieved 02 July 2018.

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