Kazakhstan national basketball team

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Kazakhstan Kazakhstan
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FIBA ranking 56 Decrease 3[1]
Joined FIBA 1992
FIBA zone FIBA Asia
National federation Kazakhstan Basketball Federation
Coach Vitali Strebkov
Nickname(s) Snow Leopards [2]
Olympic Games
Appearances None
FIBA World Cup
Appearances None
Asian Championship
Appearances 8
Medals None
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The Kazakhstan national basketball team represents Kazakhstan in basketball international competitions. They belong to the FIBA Asia zone.

History[edit]

Kazakhstan's best finish in international competition was 11th in the 2002 Asian Games, beating the Philippines in the bronze medal game, and a fourth-place finish in the FIBA Asia Championship 2007 losing out to Korea in the third place game.

Achievements[edit]

Asia Championship[edit]

Year Position Tournament Host
1995 5 1995 ABC Championship Seoul, South Korea
1997 13 1997 ABC Championship Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
2003 7 2003 ABC Championship Harbin, China
2005 10 2005 FIBA Asia Championship Doha, Qatar
2007 4 2007 FIBA Asia Championship Tokushima, Japan
2009 9 2009 FIBA Asia Championship Tianjin, China
2013 8 2013 FIBA Asia Championship Manila, Philippines
2015 11 2015 FIBA Asia Championship Changsha, China

Asian Games[edit]

Year Position Tournament Host
1994 5 Basketball at the 1994 Asian Games Hiroshima, Japan
1998 4 Basketball at the 1998 Asian Games Bangkok, Thailand
2002 3rd Basketball at the 2002 Asian Games Busan, South Korea
2006 7 Basketball at the 2006 Asian Games Doha, Qatar
2014 4 Basketball at the 2014 Asian Games Incheon, South Korea

Current roster[edit]

Roster for the 2015 FIBA Asia Championship.

Head coach: Kazakhstan Vitaliy Strebkov

# Pos Name Club Date of Birth Height
4 G Oliver Tomassone Kazakhstan BC Astana (1981-01-11)11 January 1981 (aged 34) 2.34 m (7 ft 8 in)
5 G Jerry Jamar Johnson Kazakhstan BC Astana (1982-04-23)23 April 1982 (aged 33) 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
6 G Rustam Murzagaliyev Kazakhstan BC Astana (1992-05-24)24 May 1992 (aged 23) 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)
7 F Maxim Marchuk Kazakhstan BC Astana (1994-01-17)17 January 1994 (aged 21) 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in)
8 F Maxim Smirnov Kazakhstan BC Caspiy Aktau (1986-12-25)25 December 1986 (aged 28) 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in)
9 F Anatoly Bose Kazakhstan BC Astana (1988-12-06)6 December 1988 (aged 26) 2.00 m (6 ft 6 12 in)
10 C Pavel Ilin Kazakhstan BC Astana (1992-05-24)24 May 1992 (aged 23) 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)
11 C Anton Ponomarev Kazakhstan BC Astana (1988-10-31)31 October 1988 (aged 26) 2.11 m (6 ft 11 in)
12 F Dmitriy Klimov Kazakhstan BC Astana (1988-09-05)5 September 1988 (aged 27) 2.00 m (6 ft 6 12 in)
13 G Rustam Yargaliyev Kazakhstan BC Astana (1986-12-20)20 December 1986 (aged 28) 1.94 m (6 ft 4 12 in)
14 F Dmitriy Gavrilov Kazakhstan BC Barsy Atyrau (1986-11-27)27 November 1986 (aged 28) 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in)
15 C Alexandr Zhigulin Kazakhstan BC Astana (1994-04-26)26 April 1994 (aged 21) 2.05 m (6 ft 8 12 in)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "FIBA Ranking for Men". Fiba.Com. 3 October 2015. Retrieved 8 October 2015. 
  2. ^ The official website of the 2015 FIBA Asia Championship - Power Ranking: Week 1, FIBA.com, 2 September 2015. Retrieved 10 October 2015.

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