Montenegro national basketball team

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Montenegro Montenegro
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FIBA ranking 74 Increase 3
Joined FIBA 2006
FIBA zone FIBA Europe
National federation KSCG
Coach Montenegro Bogdan Tanjević
Olympic Games
Appearances None
Medals None
FIBA World Cup
Appearances None
Medals None
EuroBasket
Appearances 2
Medals None
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The Montenegrin national basketball team represents Montenegro in men's international basketball tournaments. It is organized by the Basketball Federation of Montenegro (Montenegrin: Кошаркашки Савез Црне Горе, КСЦГ; Košarkaški Savez Crne Gore, KSCG), which is the governing body of basketball in Montenegro. This team competes in the European region of FIBA.

History[edit]

In 2006, the Basketball Federation of Montenegro along with this team joined the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) on its own following the Independence of Montenegro.

The Montenegrin national team entered international competition in 2009,[1] and appointed Duško Vujošević as the national coach. Since becoming a separate team, Montenegro have won 13 official games in a row, until losing to Israel in August 2010, their first ever losing game.

After their first qualifiers, Montenegro played at Eurobasket 2011 and finished it after first phase, with one win and four loses. Two years later, Montenegro participated at Eurobasket 2013. They won two matches with three loses.

Roster[edit]

Players called up for the FIBA EuroBasket 2015 qualification.


Montenegrin National Basketball Team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Age Ht. Club
SG 5 Mihailović, Vladimir 24 – (1990-09-03)3 September 1990 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) Tigers Tübingen
SG 6 Šehović, Suad 27 – (1987-02-19)19 February 1987 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) KK Budućnost Podgorica
SF 15 Popović, Aleksa 27 – (1987-07-31)31 July 1987 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) KK Budućnost Podgorica
SG 8 Šehović, Sead (C) 26 – (1988-08-22)22 August 1988 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) KK Budućnost Podgorica
PG 10 Rochestie, Taylor 29 – (1985-07-01)1 July 1985 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) Maccabi Tel Aviv
PF 7 Dragičević, Vladimir 28 – (1986-05-30)30 May 1986 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in) free agent
PF 11 Bjelica, Milko 30 – (1984-06-04)4 June 1984 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in) Darüşşafaka S.K.
PF 12 Radović, Nemanja 23 – (1991-11-11)11 November 1991 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) CB Murcia
PF 14 Maraš, Ivan 28 – (1986-04-20)20 April 1986 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) BC Tsmoki-Minsk
PG 20 Ivanović, Nikola 20 – (1994-02-19)19 February 1994 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) KK Mega Basket
F 22 Borisov, Miloš 29 – (1985-09-03)3 September 1985 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) Szolnoki Olaj KK
C - Peković, Nikola 28 – (1986-01-03)3 January 1986 2.11 m (6 ft 11 in) Minnesota Timberwolves
F/C - Vučević, Nikola 24 – (1990-10-24)24 October 1990 2.13 m (7 ft 0 in) Orlando Magic
C - Golubović, Vladimir 28 – (1986-02-24)24 February 1986 2.12 m (6 ft 11 in) Pallacanestro Reggiana
SG - Bakić, Boris 28 – (1986-05-23)23 May 1986 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) KK Metalac Valjevo
PG - Rice, Tyrese 27 – (1987-05-15)15 May 1987 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) BC Khimki
PF - Dubljević, Bojan 23 – (1991-10-24)24 October 1991 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in) Valencia BC
F - Dašić, Vladimir 26 – (1988-05-13)13 May 1988 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) free agent
PF - Nikolić, Danilo 21 – (1993-04-08)8 April 1993 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) KK Mega Basket
PF - Todorović, Marko 22 – (1992-04-19)19 April 1992 2.10 m (6 ft 11 in) BC Khimki
Head coach
Assistant coaches
Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Club field describes current pro club

Depth Chart[edit]

Pos. Starter Bench Bench
C Nikola Vučević Nikola Peković Vladimir Golubović
PF Bojan Dubljević Marko Todorović Nikola Radović
SF Sead Šehović Aleksa Popović Miloš Borisov
SG Suad Šehović Vladimir Mihailović Boris Bakić
PG Nikola Ivanović Taylor Rochestie Tyrese Rice

Competitive record[edit]

Montenegro played twice at FIBA EuroBasket (2011, 2013). Among the other competitions, as a country with less than milion inhabitants, Montenegro participated at the Games of the Small States of Europe 2015 and won first place.

Head coaches[edit]

Years Name Competition
2007-2010 Montenegro Duško Vujošević
2010–2012 Montenegro Dejan Radonjić 21st EuroBasket 2011
2012–2014 Montenegro Luka Pavićević 17th EuroBasket 2013
2015– Montenegro Italy Bogdan Tanjević Gold medal europe.svg Games of the Small States 2015

Notable former players[edit]

References[edit]

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