Ukraine national basketball team
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The Ukrainian national basketball team is the national basketball team of Ukraine. The team participates at FIBA Europe competitions. According to the FIBA Ranking it belongs to the six elite teams that resulted from the division of Soviet Union national basketball team, alongside Team Lithuania, Team Russia, Team Latvia, Team Kazakhstan, and Team Georgia. Their best result to date was getting 6th at FIBA EuroBasket 2013 with six wins. The team has qualified for the 2014 FIBA World Cup after defeating Team Italy in the 5th-8th place tournament. The only major global event that the team has not yet qualified for are the Summer Olympic Games.
EuroBasket 2011 qualification
Ukraine opened their Qualification at home, against Macedonia, on 2.08.2010.
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|Qualified for the Final Tournament|
|Qualified for the Additional Qualifying Round|
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Ukraine did not qualify for EuroBasket 2011 as one of the top two teams of their qualifying group, but did qualify by the FIBA decision of expand the tournament from 16 to 24 teams.
Roster for the EuroBasket 2015.
|Ukraine men's national basketball team roster|
1997 EuroBasket: finished 13th among 16 teams
Yevheniy Murzin, Oleksandr Lokhmanchuk, Grihoriy Khyzhniak, Oleksandr Okunsky, Leonid Yaylo, Ihor Kharchenko, Ihor Molchanov, Viktor Savchenko, Vadym Pudzyrey, Dmytro Bazelevsky, Denys Zhuravlov, Roman Rubchenko (Coach: Zaurbek Khromaev)
2001 EuroBasket: finished 14th among 16 teams
Oleksandr Okunsky, Andriy Lebedev, Serhiy Lishchuk, Mykola Khriapa, Volodymyr Rizhov, Stanislav Balashov, Dmytro Korablov, Oleksandr Raevsky, Viacheslav Yevstratenko, Dmytro Markov, Vadym Pudzyrey, Viktor Kobzysty (Coach: Henadiy Zashchuk)
2003 EuroBasket: finished 14th among 16 teams
Oleksandr Okunsky, Grihoriy Khyzhniak, Oleksandr Lokhmanchuk, Artur Drozdov, Andriy Lebedev, Stanislav Balashov, Mykola Khriapa, Andriy Botichev, Viacheslav Yevstratenko, Serhiy Moskalenko, Oleksandr Raevsky, Oleksandr Skutelnyk (Coach: Henadiy Zashchuk)
2005 EuroBasket: finished 16th among 16 teams
Stanislav Medvedenko, Serhiy Lishchuk, Andriy Lebedev, Stanislav Balashov, Oleksiy Pecherov, Volodymyr Hurtovy, Ihor Kryvych, Volodymyr Koval, Artem Butsky, Viktor Kobzysty, Oleksandr Raevsky, Rostyslav Kryvych (Coach: Henadiy Zashchuk)
Artem Shvets (BC Kyiv), Ihor Loktionov (Azovmash Mariupol), Oleksiy Onufriyev (MBK Mykolaiv), Oleksandr Kolchenko (Khimik Yuzhny), Artur Drozdov (BC Kyiv), Volodymyr Koval (BC Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk), Volodymyr Hurtovy (SK Cherkasy Monkeys), Oleksiy Poltoratskiy(BC Odessa), Serhiy Lishchuk (Azovmash Mariupol), Yevheniy Pidirvany (Azovmash Mariupol), Viacheslav Kravtsov (BC Kyiv), Artem Butsky (SK Cherkasy Monkeys). Coaches-Vitaliy Lebedyntsev, Valentyn Berestnev
Denys Lukashov, Maksym Vylkhovetskyi, Serhiy Popov, Serhiy Hladyr, Oleksiy Onufriyev, Dmytro Hliebov, Oleksandr Kolchenko, Sergiy Lishchuk, Oleh Saltovets, Oleksiy Pecherov, Maksym Pustozvonov, Andriy Ahafonov (Coach-Valentyn Melnychuk)
2011 EuroBasket: finished 17th among 24 teams
Maksym Pustozvonov, Denys Lukashov, Steve Burtt, Jr., Oleksandr Kolchenko, Oleksandr Lypovyy, Dmytro Zabirchenko, Oleg Saltovets, Oleksiy Pecherov, Serhiy Lishchuk, Danylo Kozlov, Kyrylo Fesenko, Viacheslav Kravtsov. (Coach - Mike Fratello; Assistant Coaches - Brian Hill, Denys Zhuravlov)
2013 EuroBasket: finished 6th among 24 teams
Maksym Pustozvonov, Eugene "Pooh" Jeter, Olexandr Mishula, Dmytro Gilebov, Sergii Gladyr, Oleksandr Lypovyy, Kyryl Natyazhko, Dmytro Zabirchenko, Maksym Korniyenko, Ihor Zaytsev, Artem Pustovyi, Viacheslav Kravtsov. (Coach - Mike Fratello; Assistant Coach - Bob Hill)
2014 FIBA World Cup: finished 18th among 24 teams
Sergii Gladyr, Eugene "Pooh" Jeter, Dmytro Zabirchenko, Ihor Zaytsev, Maksym Korniyenko, Viacheslav Kravtsov, Oleksandr Lypovyy, Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk, Olexandr Mishula, Kyryl Natyazhko, Artem Pustovyi, Maksym Pustozvonov. (Coach – Mike Fratello; Assistant Coach - Bob Hill)
2015 EuroBasket: automatically qualified (Through Eurobasket 2013)
Head coach position
- Valentyn Melnychuk - 2008-2009
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