Saudi Arabia national basketball team

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Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia
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FIBA ranking T-77 Decrease1[1]
Joined FIBA 1964
FIBA zone FIBA Asia
National federation Saudi Arabian Basketball Federation
Coach Abdulrahim Lal Akhtar
Olympic Games
Appearances None
FIBA World Cup
Appearances None
Asian Championships
Appearances 8
Medals Bronze medal asia.svg Bronze: 1999
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The Saudi Arabia national basketball team is the national basketball team representing the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. It is administrated by the Saudi Arabian Basketball Federation.[2] (Arabic: المملكة العربية السعودية لكرة السلة الاتحاد‎‎)

Its biggest success has been the Bronze medal at the 1999 Asian Championship.[3] The team lastly qualified for the 2013 FIBA Asia Championship.

Current roster[edit]






2014 Asian Games Squad:

Saudi Arabia men's national basketball team - 2014 Asian Games roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Age Ht. Club
C 4 Al-Marwani, Mohammed 25 – (1989-07-24)July 24, 1989 2.04 m (6 ft 8 in) Al-Ittihad Saudi Arabia
PF 5 Fallatah, Mohammed Ismail 24 – (1990-05-23)May 23, 1990 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) Al Wehda Mecca Saudi Arabia
PG 6 Almuwallad, Marzouq 22 – (1992-08-06)August 6, 1992 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in) Al-Ansar Saudi Arabia
PG 7 Kabe, Jaber Nasser 29 – (1985-09-03)September 3, 1985 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) Al-Ittihad Saudi Arabia
SF 8 Almuhanna, Turki Hassan 26 – (1988-03-11)March 11, 1988 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in) Al Hilal Riyadh Saudi Arabia
PF 9 Alhwsawi, Mustafa (C) 31 – (1983-05-04)May 4, 1983 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) Al-Ansar Saudi Arabia
C 10 Shuri, Rashad 31 – (1983-02-18)February 18, 1983 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) Al Wehda Mecca Saudi Arabia
PG 11 Alsager, Mohammed Fahad 28 – (1985-10-19)October 19, 1985 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in) Al Fateh Al Hasa Saudi Arabia
C 12 Walibi, Khalid Mohammed 20 – (1993-10-05)October 5, 1993 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) Al Hilal Riyadh Saudi Arabia
SF 13 Altaher, Abdullah Fahad 22 – (1991-11-29)November 29, 1991 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) Al Fateh Al Hasa Saudi Arabia
SG 14 Almuwallad, Ayman 26 – (1988-04-01)April 1, 1988 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) Al-Ansar
PG 15 Belal, Fahad 23 – (1991-04-30)April 30, 1991 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) Ohud Medina Saudi Arabia
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on September 19, 2014

Depth chart[edit]

Pos. Starter Bench Bench Inactive
C Mohammed Al-Marwani Rashad Shuri Khalid Mohammed Walibi
PF Ayman Almuwallad Mohammed Ismail Fallatah
SF Mustafa Alhwsawi Turki Hassan Almuhanna
SG Jaber Kabe Fahad Belal Abdullah Fahad Altaher
PG Marzouq Almuwallad Mohammed Fahad Alsager

Head coach position[edit]

Competition records[edit]

Summer Olympics[edit]

yet to qualify

FIBA World championships[edit]

yet to qualify

FIBA Asia championships[edit]

Year Position Tournament Host
1989 7 1989 ABC Championship Beijing, China
1991 9 1991 ABC Championship Kobe, Japan
1993 6 1993 ABC Championship Jakarta, Indonesia
1995 6 1995 ABC Championship Seoul, South Korea
1997 4 1997 ABC Championship Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
1999 3rd 1999 ABC Championship Fukuoka, Japan
2005 8 2005 FIBA Asia Championship Doha, Qatar
2013 13 2013 FIBA Asia Championship Manila, Philippines
2017 To Be Determined 2017 FIBA Asia Championship To Be Determined

Past rosters[edit]

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2012 Squad:

Saudi Arabia National Basketball Team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Age Ht. Club
C 4 Al-Marwani, Mohammed 22 – (1989-07-24)24 July 1989 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) Al Ittihad Saudi Arabia
PG 5 Al-Muwallad, Marzouq 19 – (1992-08-06)6 August 1992 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m)
PG 6 Al-Sager, Mohammed 26 – (1985-10-10)10 October 1985 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) Al Fateh Saudi Arabia
SG 7 Kabe, Jaber 26 – (1985-09-03)3 September 1985 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Al Ittihad Saudi Arabia
F/C 8 Samater, Ahmed 31 – (1980-01-13)13 January 1980 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) Al Hilal Saudi Arabia
F 9 Al-Hawify, Mohammad 34 – (1977-12-26)26 December 1977 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Al Ahli Saudi Arabia
G 10 Al-Dawsari, Faisal 21 – (1990-08-19)19 August 1990 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) Al Hilal Saudi Arabia
C 11 Al-Fotawi, Hashem 33 – (1978-09-07)7 September 1978 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) Al Ansar Saudi Arabia
F 12 Gassas, Fawaz 34 – (1977-10-01)1 October 1977 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) Al Ahli Saudi Arabia
F/C 13 Al-Hosawi, Ahmed 27 – (1984-06-23)23 June 1984 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) Al Ansar Saudi Arabia
G 14 Belal, Fahad 20 – (1991-04-30)30 April 1991 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) Ohud Medina Saudi Arabia
F 15 Al-Mutairi, Mohammed 19 – (1992-05-16)16 May 1992 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Al Arabi Saudi Arabia
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Club field describes current pro club

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "FIBA Ranking for Men". Fiba.Com. 3 October 2015. Retrieved 8 October 2015. 
  2. ^ FIBA National Federations – Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, fiba.com, accessed 23 February 2011.
  3. ^ 1999 Asian Championship for Men | ARCHIVE.FIBA.COM, FIBA.com, Retrieved 30 September 2015.

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