Chile men's national basketball team

The Chile national basketball team is controlled by the Federación de Básquetbol de Chile. It is affiliated to FIBA, under the zone confederation of FIBA Americas.

Chile Chile
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FIBA ranking68 Steady (2 March 2021)[1]
Joined FIBA1935
FIBA zoneFIBA Americas
National federationChile Basketball Federation
CoachCristian Santander [2]
Nickname(s)La Roja
Olympic Games
Appearances4
MedalsNone
FIBA World Cup
Appearances3
MedalsBronze Bronze: 1950, 1959
FIBA AmeriCup
AppearancesNone

In the 1950s, Chile had one of the finest national basketball teams in the world. In more recent years team has primarily competed regionally at the FIBA South American Championship.

Competitive recordEdit

Olympic GamesEdit

Year Position Tournament Host
1936 9 Basketball at the 1936 Summer Olympics Berlin, Germany
1948 6 Basketball at the 1948 Summer Olympics London, United Kingdom
1952 5 Basketball at the 1952 Summer Olympics Helsinki, Finland
1956 8 Basketball at the 1956 Summer Olympics Melbourne, Australia
2024 To be determined Basketball at the 2024 Summer Olympics Paris, France

FIBA World CupEdit

Year Position Tournament Host
1950   3 1950 FIBA World Championship Buenos Aires, Argentina
1954 10 1954 FIBA World Championship Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1959   3 1959 FIBA World Championship Chile
2019 Did not qualify 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup China
2023 To be determined 2023 FIBA Basketball World Cup Philippines, Japan and Indonesia

FIBA AmeriCupEdit

yet to qualify

Pan American GamesEdit

  • 1951 : 5th
  • 2019 : Did not qualify
  • 2023 : Qualified as host

FIBA South American ChampionshipEdit

  • 1930 : 4th
  • 1932 :  
  • 1934 :  
  • 1935 : Did not participate
  • 1937 :  
  • 1938 : Did not participate
  • 1939 : 5th
  • 1940 : 4th
  • 1941 : 4th
  • 1942 :  
  • 1943 : 4th
  • 1945 : 4th
  • 1947 :  
  • 1949 :  
  • 1953 :  
  • 1955 : 6th
  • 1958 : 5th
  • 1960 : 5th
  • 1961 : 6th
  • 1963 : 7th
  • 1966 : 6th
  • 1968 : 6th
  • 1969 : 5th
  • 1971 : 6th
  • 1973 : 5th
  • 1976 : 6th
  • 1977 : 6th
  • 1979 : 4th
  • 1981 : 4th
  • 1983 : 5th
  • 1985 : 7th
  • 1987 : 6th
  • 1989–1993 : Did not participate
  • 1995 : 6th
  • 1997 : 6th
  • 1999 : 7th
  • 2001 : 6th
  • 2003 : 5th
  • 2004 : 5th
  • 2006 : 6th
  • 2008 : 6th
  • 2010 : 7th
  • 2012 : 6th
  • 2014 : 6th
  • 2016 : 7th

TeamEdit

Current squadEdit

At 2020 FIBA AmeriCup Qualifiers:[3]

Chile men's national basketball team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club Ctr.
SF 5 Ignacio Carrion 19 – (2001-03-26)26 March 2001 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in) Colegio Los Leones de Quilpué  
SG 6 Carlos Lauler 23 – (1996-05-31)31 May 1996 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) C.D. Universidad de Concepción Básquetbol  
SF 7 Sebastian Herrera 22 – (1997-11-01)1 November 1997 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) Baskets Oldenburg  
G 8 Marcelo Perez 20 – (1999-04-25)25 April 1999 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) Barry Buccaneers  
G 9 Franco Morales 27 – (1992-06-30)30 June 1992 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in) Las Ánimas de Valdivia  
G 10 Sebastian Suarez 29 – (1991-03-01)1 March 1991 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) Asociacion Basquetbol Ancud  
F 15 Juan Fontena 33 – (1987-02-15)15 February 1987 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) Deportes Castro  
G 17 Sebastián Silva 24 – (1996-03-12)12 March 1996 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in) Club Deportivo Universidad Católica  
PF 20 Gerardo Isla 28 – (1991-05-09)9 May 1991 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) CD Valdivia  
G 30 Diego Silva 26 – (1993-06-05)5 June 1993 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in) C.D. Universidad de Concepción Básquetbol  
Head coach
Assistant coaches

Legend
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on 23 February 2020

Depth chartEdit

Pos. Starting 5 Bench 1 Bench 2
C Gerardo Isla
PF Juan Fontena Sebastian Silva
SF Ignacio Carrion Sebastian Herrera
SG Sebastian Suarez Marcelo Perez Carlos Lauler
PG Franco Morales Diego Silva

National team rostersEdit

Chile national basketball team rosters

Past head coachesEdit

  •   Erasmo López: 1932, 1936
  •   Jesús Magaña: 1937
  •   Fernando Primard: 1939
  •   Carlos Salamovich: 1940
  •   Pedro Ascencio: 1941
  •   Alfonso Barra Ponce: 1942
  •   Kenneth Davidson: 1943-1947
  •   Luis Valenzuela: 1948
  •   Osvaldo Retamal: 1949
  •   Kenneth Davidson /   Luis Valenzuela: 1950
  •   Osvaldo Retamal /   Sergio Molinari: 1952
  •   Juan Yovanovic: 1953
  •   Kenneth Davidson /   Juan Arredondo: 1954
  •   Exequiel Figueroa: 1955
  •   Juan Arredondo: 1956
  •   Exequiel Figueroa /   Juan Arredondo: 1958
  •   Luis Valenzuela /   / Juan Arredondo /   Exequiel Figueroa: 1959
  •   Raúl López: 1960
  •   Luis Valenzuela: 1961
  •   Gustavo Ortlieb: 1963
  •   Stepan Spandarian: 1965-1966
  •   Luis Valenzuela: 1966
  •   Juan Arredondo: 1968
  •   René Hola: 1969
  •   Luis Valenzuela: 1971
  •   Dan Peterson: 1971-1973
  •   Héctor Oreste /   Luis Pérez: 1976
  •   Randy Knowles: 1977
  •   Renato Raggio: 1979-1985
  •   Héctor Oreste: 1987
  •   Juan Morales: 1993
  •   Miguel Ureta: 1995
  •   Juan Morales: 1997-2001
  •   Daniel Allende: 2002-2003
  •   Miguel Ureta: 2004
  •   Daniel Allende: 2006-2008
  •   Juan Manuel Córdoba: 2010-2011
  •   Guillermo Vecchio: 2012
  •   Cipriano Núñez: 2014
  •   Daniel Frola: 2016
  •   Claudio Jorquera: 2017-2018
  •   Jorge Luis Álvarez: 2018-2019
  •   Daniel Frola: 2019
  •   Christian Santander: 2019-present

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "FIBA Ranking Presented by Nike". FIBA. 2 March 2021. Retrieved 2 March 2021.
  2. ^ https://www.latercera.com/el-deportivo/noticia/cristian-santander-dt-part-time-la-figura-se-adecua-esta-epoca/828440/
  3. ^ Chile announce 12-player roster for AmeriCup Qualifiers start FIBA.basketball, 3 February 2020. Accessed 31 March 2020.

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