Papua New Guinea national basketball team

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Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea
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FIBA ranking T-94 Steady
Joined FIBA 1963
FIBA zone FIBA Oceania
National federation Basketball Federation of Papua New Guinea
Coach Joel Khalu
Olympic Games
Appearances None
FIBA World Cup
Appearances None
FIBA Oceania Championship
Appearances None
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Dark jersey
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The Papua New Guinea national basketball team is the team that represents Papua New Guinea in international basketball and is a member of FIBA Oceania. It is administered by the Basketball Federation of Papua New Guinea.[1]

Competitive record[edit]

Summer Olympics[edit]

yet to qualify

FIBA World Cup[edit]

yet to qualify

FIBA Oceania Championship[edit]

never participated

Pacific Games[edit]

  • 1963: 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
  • 1966: ?
  • 1969: 2nd, silver medalist(s)
  • 1971: 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
  • 1975-2007: ?
  • 2011: 7th
  • 2015: 4th

Oceania Basketball Tournament[edit]

  • 1981-2001: ?
  • 2005: 4th
  • 2009-2013: ?

Melanesian Basketball Cup[edit]

  • 2017 : To be determined

Commonwealth Games[edit]

never participated

Current roster[edit]

At the 2015 Pacific Games:[2]

Papua New Guinea men's national basketball team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Age – Date of birth Ht. Club Ctr.
4 Lloyd James Wright
5 Liam Allan Wright
PG 6 Purari Muri
7 Gabriel Frank Elavo
8 Mika John Loko
9 Moses Lune Apiko
F 10 Wally Parapa 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
11 Robert Avosa Kave
12 Dia Muri (C)
G/F 13 Matineng-Iakah Leahy 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) Ipswich Force Australia
14 Aron Genai Farmer
F/C 15 Apia Muri 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)
Head coach
Assistant coaches

  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on 3 July 2015

Head coach position[edit]



2015: City Pharmacy

See also[edit]

External links[edit]