Paraguay national basketball team

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Paraguay Paraguay
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FIBA ranking 46 Decrease 1
Joined FIBA 1947
FIBA zone FIBA Americas
National federation Paraguayan Basketball Federation
Coach Eduardo Pfleger
Olympic Games
Appearances None
FIBA World Cup
Appearances 2
Medals None
Americas Championship
Appearances 3
Medals None
South American Championship
Appearances 32
Medals Silver medal with cup.svg Silver: 1955, 1960
Bronze medal with cup.svg Bronze: 1958
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The Paraguay national basketball team is the team governed by the Paraguayan Basketball Federation (Spanish: Confederación Paraguaya de Basquetbol) that represents Paraguay in the men's international basketball competitions organized by the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) and the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

The best achievements by the Paraguay men's national basketball team are the two second-places finishes in the FIBA South America Basketball Championship, in 1955 and 1960.

Roster[edit]

Team for the 2016 South American Basketball Championship.[1]

Paraguay men's national basketball team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Age – DOB Ht. Club
PF 4 Peralta, Gabriel 21 – (1995-04-21)21 April 1995 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) Deportivo Viedma Argentina
G/F 5 Pérez, Daniel 31 – (1984-08-13)13 August 1984 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) Club Libertad Paraguay
G 6 Vallejos, Carlos Luis 24 – (1992-01-30)30 January 1992 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) Club Libertad Paraguay
SF 7 Zanotti, Bruno 33 – (1982-09-13)13 September 1982 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) Club Libertad Paraguay
SF 8 Riveros, Edgar 25 – (1991-04-02)2 April 1991 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in) Sportivo Obreros de Pilar Paraguay
G/F 9 Mellone, Federico 31 – (1985-01-20)20 January 1985 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) Cerro Porteño Paraguay
F 10 Sánchez, Ramón 24 – (1991-10-01)1 October 1991 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) Cerro Porteño Paraguay
F 11 Bareiro, Diego 24 – (1991-09-07)7 September 1991 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) Club Libertad Paraguay
F 12 Fabio, José 38 – (1977-12-31)31 December 1977 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) Comunicaciones de Corrientes Argentina
PG 13 Peralta, Alejandro 25 – (1991-04-17)17 April 1991 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) Deportivo San José Paraguay
F 14 Latraro, Robertro 32 – (1983-12-07)7 December 1983 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) Club Libertad Paraguay
F 15 López, Adolfo 27 – (1989-05-07)7 May 1989 1.99 m (6 ft 6 in) Club Félix Pérez Cardozo Paraguay
Head coach
Assistant coach

Legend
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on 26 July 2016

Depth chart[edit]

Pos. Starting 5 Bench 1 Bench 2 Bench 3
C Gabriel Peralta Adolfo López
PF Jose Fabio Federico Mellone Robertro Latraro
SF Bruno Zanotti Ramon Sanchez Diego Bareiro
SG Carlos Luis Vallejos Edgar Riveros
PG Daniel Perez Alejandro Peralta

Notable players[edit]

Other notable players from Paraguay:

Paraguay roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Age – DOB Ht. Club Country
G Javier Martínez (basketball) 37 – (1978-08-31)31 August 1978 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) Regatas Corrientes Argentina

Competitions[edit]

Olympic Games[edit]

  • Never competed

FIBA World championship[edit]

Year Position Tournament Host
1954 10 1954 FIBA World Championship Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1967 9 1967 FIBA World Championship 4 cities, Uruguay
2019 To be determined 2019 FIBA World Championship 8 cities, China

FIBA Americas Championship[edit]

Year Position Tournament Host
1989 10 1989 Tournament of the Americas Mexico City, Mexico
2011 9 2011 FIBA Americas Championship Mar del Plata, Argentina
2013 10 2013 FIBA Americas Championship Caracas, Venezuela
2017 To be determined 2017 FIBA Americas Championship To be determined

Pan American Games[edit]

Results and Fixtures[edit]

Recent and forthcoming matches[edit]

Matches 2011. All matches are in local time.

August 30, 2011
18:00
Paraguay  52–84  Argentina
Scoring by quarter: 8–27, 15–18, 17–24, 12–15

August 31, 2011
14:00
Puerto Rico  101–55  Paraguay
Scoring by quarter: 15–10, 30–20, 30–12, 26–13

September 1, 2011
11:30
Paraguay  86–89  Panama
Scoring by quarter: 19–23, 25–17, 11–30, 31–19

September 3, 2011
14:00
Uruguay  79–66  Paraguay
Scoring by quarter: 21–20, 20–18, 21–9, 17–19

Head coach position[edit]

Kit[edit]

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2013: Itaú [3] 2016: Tigo[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]