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 ranking64 Steady (18 November 2022)[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

Source: Official website

Chile men's national basketball team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club Ctr.
SG 6 Carlos Lauler 25 – (1996-05-31)31 May 1996 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) C.D. Universidad de Concepción Básquetbol  
SF 7 Sebastian Herrera 23 – (1997-11-01)1 November 1997 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) Baskets Oldenburg  
G 8 Marcelo Perez 22 – (1999-04-25)25 April 1999 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) Barry Buccaneers  
G 9 Franco Morales 29 – (1992-06-30)30 June 1992 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in) Las Ánimas de Valdivia  
G 10 Sebastian Suarez 30 – (1991-03-01)1 March 1991 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) CD Valdivia  
C 11 Maxwell Lorca 21 – (2000-01-12)12 January 2000 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) Penn Quakers men's basketball  
G 12 Nico Aguirre 23 – (1998-04-12)12 April 1998 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) Southwest Baptist  
PF 13 Felipe Haase 23 – (1998-03-19)19 March 1998 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) Mercer Bears men's basketball  
PF 20 Gerardo Isla 30 – (1991-05-09)9 May 1991 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) CD Valdivia  
G 24 Ignacio Arroyo 21 – (2000-01-24)24 January 2000 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) CB Estudiantes  
PF 32 Nico Carvacho 24 – (1997-01-24)24 January 1997 2.11 m (6 ft 11 in) s.Oliver Würzburg  
C 44 Manny Suarez 27 – (1993-11-12)12 November 1993 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) Iraurgi SB  
C 69 Patrick Lagunas 37 – (1983-12-11)11 December 1983 1.66 m (5 ft 5 in) Colo Colo SB  
Head coach
Assistant coaches

Legend
  • Club – denotes current club

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. 18 November 2022. Retrieved 18 November 2022.
  2. ^ "Cristian Santander: "El DT part time es la figura que se adecúa a esta época"". 19 September 2019.

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