Colombia men's national basketball team

The Colombia national basketball team (Spanish: Selección de baloncesto de Colombia) represents Colombia in men's international basketball competitions and organized and run by the Colombia Basketball Federation (Federación Colombiana de Baloncesto).[2]

Colombia
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FIBA ranking52 Steady (18 November 2022)[1]
Joined FIBA1939
FIBA zoneFIBA Americas
National federationColombia Basketball Federation
CoachGuillermo Moreno
FIBA World Cup
Appearances1
MedalsNone
FIBA AmeriCup
Appearances2

In South America, Team Colombia made some considerable improvements in the last decade but still stands in the shadow of the Big Four Basketball Powers (Team Argentina, Team Brazil, Team Venezuela and Team Uruguay). Its best result to date remains the 7th place at the 1982 FIBA World Championship where Colombia was host.

In 2017, Colombia appeared at the FIBA AmeriCup, the Americas' prime basketball event, for the first time. Colombia's standout player, Juan Palacios, Power forward in the Basketball Champions League returned to the national team for the first time since 2009.[3]

Competitive recordEdit

FIBA World CupEdit

Year Position Tournament Host
1982 7 1982 FIBA World Championship Colombia
2019 Did not qualify 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup China
2023 2023 FIBA Basketball World Cup Philippines, Japan and Indonesia

FIBA AmeriCupEdit

Pan American GamesEdit

South American ChampionshipEdit

Year Position Tournament Host
1945 6th place 1945 South American Championship for Men Guayaquil, Ecuador
1953 7th place 1953 South American Championship for Men Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1958 6th place 1958 South American Championship for Men Santiago, Chile
1960 6th place 1960 South American Championship for Men Córdoba, Argentina
1963 8th place 1963 South American Championship for Men Lima, Peru
1966 7th place 1966 South American Championship for Men Mendoza, Argentina
1968 7th place 1968 South American Championship for Men Asunción, Paraguay
1969 6th place 1969 South American Championship for Men Montevideo, Uruguay
1971 5th place 1971 South American Championship for Men Montevideo, Uruguay
1973 6th place 1973 South American Championship for Men Bogotá, Colombia
1976 5th place 1976 South American Championship for Men Medellín, Colombia
1977 7th place 1977 South American Championship for Men Valdivia, Chile
1983 6th place 1983 South American Championship for Men São José dos Campos
1985 5th place 1985 South American Championship for Men Medellín, Colombia
1989 7th place 1989 South American Championship for Men Guayaquil, Ecuador
1991 5th place 1991 South American Championship for Men Valencia, Venezuela
1997 5th place 1997 South American Championship for Men Maracaibo, Venezuela
1999 9th place 1999 South American Championship for Men Bahía Blanca, Argentina
2001 7th place 2001 South American Championship for Men Valdivia, Chile
2006 5th place 2006 South American Championship for Men Caracas, Venezuela
2008 5th place 2008 South American Championship for Men Puerto Montt, Chile
2010 6th place 2010 South American Championship for Men Neiva, Colombia
2012 7th place 2012 South American Championship for Men Resistencia, Chaco, Argentina
2016 5th place 2016 South American Basketball Championship Caracas, Venezuela
2018 To Be Determined 2018 South American Basketball Championship To Be Determined

TeamEdit

Current squadEdit

Roster for the 2022 FIBA AmeriCup[4]

Colombia national basketball team – 2022 FIBA AmeriCup roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club Ctr.
G 0 Pablo Rojas 26 – (1996-02-20)20 February 1996 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) Lobos Brasília  
G 1 Juan Duarte 25 – (1997-02-13)13 February 1997 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) Mount Marty University  
PF 2 Tonny Trocha-Morelos 28 – (1994-06-21)21 June 1994 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) Jämtland Basket  
C 3 Juan Tello (C) 37 – (1985-05-11)11 May 1985 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in) BC Jonava  
PF 5 Alvaro Peña Muñoz 26 – (1995-12-16)16 December 1995 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) Team Cali  
PF 6 Soren De Luque 23 – (1998-09-08)8 September 1998 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) Titanes de Barranquilla  
G 7 Romario Roque 23 – (1998-12-17)17 December 1998 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) Pato Basquete  
PG 10 Hansel Atencia 25 – (1997-05-24)24 May 1997 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) Oviedo CB  
C 12 Jaime Echenique 25 – (1997-04-27)27 April 1997 2.13 m (7 ft 0 in) Capital City Go-Go  
PF 14 Yildon Mendoza 25 – (1996-09-08)8 September 1996 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) Team Cali  
PF 20 Andrés Ibargüen 26 – (1996-02-14)14 February 1996 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) CB Prat  
SF 55 Hayner Montaño 24 – (1997-12-02)2 December 1997 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) Team Cali  
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
  •   Tomas Díaz
  •   Raul Pabón Porras
Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on 2 September 2022

Depth chartEdit

Pos. Starting 5 Bench 1 Bench 2
C Juan Palacios Hanner Mosquera-Perea John Hernandez
PF Tonny Trocha-Morelos Divier Perez Jhan Mejia
SF Spencer Bernstein Luis Almanza
SG Braian Angola Stalin Ortiz
PG Hansel Atencia Edgar Moreno

Head coach positionEdit

  •   Guillermo Moreno: 2001–2006
  •   Hernán Darío Giraldo: 2008–2012
  •   Tomás Díaz: 2014
  •   Guillermo Moreno: 2016–present [6]

Past rostersEdit

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2008 South American Championship: finished 5th among 6 teams

Position Player Current club
Guard Edgar Moreno Indios de Mayagüez
Guard Álvaro Contreras Arrieros de Medellín
Guard Andrés Arcila Arrieros de Medellín
Guard Camilo Londoño Newman University
Guard Juan Felipe Montoya Arrieros de Medellín
Guard & Forward Felipe Barrios Cocodrilos de Caracas
Guard & Forward Norbey Aragón Guaiqueries de Margarita
Forward & Center Enielsen Guevara Gaiteros de Zulia
Forward & Center Divier Pérez Arrieros de Medellín
Forward & Center Adinson Mosquera Lon Morris JC
Center Jorge Canedo Colby County CC

Coach: Hernán Darío Giraldo

  2010 Colombia national basketball team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club
PG 4 Moreno, Edgar 30 – 30 Aug 1981 (1981-08-30) 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) Pioneros de Quintana Roo-Cancun
G 5 Bacci, Gianluca 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in) Guerreros de Bogota
F/C 6 Guevara, Enielsen 29 – 21 Nov 1982 (1982-11-21) 2.04 m (6 ft 8 in) Marinos de Anzoategui
F 7 Fernandez, Yader 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in) ?
F/C 8 Mosquera, Adinson 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in) Guerreros de Bogota
SG 9 Ortiz, Stalin 31 – 8 Feb 1981 (1981-02-08) 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) Orgullo Paisa de Antioquia
F 10 Cortes, Cesar 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) Caribbean Heat
G/F 11 Aragon, Norbey 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) Orgullo Paisa de Antioquia
F/C 12 Perez, Divier 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) Orgullo Paisa de Antioquia
PG 13 Caicedo, Rodrigo 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) Patriotas de Boyaca
C 14 John, Hernandez 2.07 m (6 ft 9 in) Bucaros de Bucaramanga
G/F 15 Renteria, Eleutherio 31 – 9 Apr 1981 (1981-04-09) 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) Canoneros Norte De Cucuta
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
Legend
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on 30 April 2012

At the 2016 South American Basketball Championship:[7]

Colombia men's national basketball team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club Ctr.
PG 4 Rodrigo Caicedo 28 – (1988-02-27)27 February 1988 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) Cimarrones de Choco  
SG 5 Jorge Salazar 22 – (1993-12-10)10 December 1993 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in) Bucaros  
PF 6 Yildon Mendoza 19 – (1996-09-08)8 September 1996 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) High School JUCO  
SF 7 Henry Anzola 18 – (1998-02-18)18 February 1998 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) High School JUCO  
F 8 Michaell Jackson 28 – (1987-07-11)11 July 1987 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) Bucaros  
SF 9 Stalin Ortiz 35 – (1981-02-08)8 February 1981 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) Condores  
G 10 Hansel Atencia 19 – (1997-05-24)24 May 1997 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) Liberty Flames basketball  
C 11 Michael Hinestroza 25 – (1990-07-16)16 July 1990 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) Academia de la Montaña  
C 12 Divier Perez 27 – (1989-04-14)14 April 1989 2.04 m (6 ft 8 in) Academia de la Montaña  
F 13 Yesid Mosquera 19 – (1996-11-19)19 November 1996 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) Furman Paladins men's basketball  
C 14 John Hernandez 32 – (1984-01-06)6 January 1984 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) Sabios  
F 15 Jhan Mejia 22 – (1994-06-15)15 June 1994 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) NE Oklahoma A&M CC  
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
Legend
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on 26 June 2016

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "FIBA Ranking Presented by Nike". FIBA. 18 November 2022. Retrieved 18 November 2022.
  2. ^ FIBA National Federations – Colombia, fiba.com, accessed 27 March 2012.
  3. ^ Latinbasket.com (3 April 2012). "Juan Palacios selected the top Colombian playing abroad in last week's games". Latinbasket. Victor Garcia. Archived from the original on 5 December 2014. Retrieved 17 June 2012.
  4. ^ "Nómina de la Selección Colombia de baloncesto para la FIBA AmeriCup". alertasantanderes.com (in Spanish). 1 September 2022. Retrieved 1 September 2022.
  5. ^ "Team Roster: Colombia" (PDF). fiba.basketball. 2 September 2022. p. 4. Retrieved 2 September 2022.
  6. ^ Lista la selección Colombia masculina de baloncesto para los Juegos Sudamericanos Andrés Castro (Colombia.Sports.net), 25 May 2018, retrieved 22 September 2018.(in Spanish)
  7. ^ Colombia | 2016 South American Championship for Men, ARCHIVE.FIBA.COM. Retrieved 20 July 2016.

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