Croatia men's national basketball team

The Croatia men's national basketball team (Croatian: Hrvatska košarkaška reprezentacija)[3] represents Croatia in international basketball matches. The team is controlled by the Croatian Basketball Federation (HKS).[4]

Croatia
Croatian Basketball Federation.png
FIBA ranking21 Steady (1 March 2022)[1]
Joined FIBA1992
FIBA zoneFIBA Europe
National federationHKS
CoachDamir Mulaomerović
Nickname(s)Kockasti
(The Chequered Ones)
Olympic Games
Appearances4
MedalsSilver Silver: (1992)
FIBA World Cup
Appearances3
MedalsBronze Bronze: (1994)
EuroBasket
Appearances13
MedalsBronze Bronze: (1993, 1995)
First international
 Germany 86–74 Croatia 
(Murcia, Spain; 22 June 1992)[2]
Biggest win
 Croatia 124–51 Iceland 
(Murcia, Spain; 24 June 1992)
Biggest defeat
 Croatia 70–103 United States 
(Barcelona, Spain; 27 July 1992)

The biggest success Croatia has achieved was at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics when the team reached the final against the United States and won the silver medal. Croatia has also won one bronze medal at the FIBA World Cup and two bronze medals at EuroBasket.

Croatia's Krešimir Ćosić, Dražen Petrović, Dino Rađa, Mirko Novosel and Toni Kukoč are members of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Ćosić was inducted in 1996, Petrović in 2002, Rađa in 2018 and Kukoč in 2021, all as players. Novosel was inducted in 2007 as a coach. Petrović, Ćosić, Kukoč and Novosel are members of the FIBA Hall of Fame. Ćosić is also the only Croatian to have received the FIBA Order of Merit. Ćosić, however, never played for the Croatia national team. As he was only a member of the Yugoslavia national team, holding the record for number of medals (including Olyimpic gold) and the most games played by a player.

HistoryEdit

Prior to Croatian independenceEdit

Croatia played its first unofficial friendly game on 2 June 1964 in Karlovac.[5] Croatian team played against US All Star Team and lost 65–110 (31–50). USA players coached by Red Auerbach were Bob Cousy, Tom Heinsohn, K. C. Jones, Jerry Lucas, Bob Pettit, Oscar Robertson and Bill Russell and Croatian team was Giuseppe Gjergja, Nemanja Đurić, Živko Kasun, Zlatko Kiseljak, Slobodan Kolaković, Dragan Kovačić, Boris Križan, Stjepan Ledić, Mirko Novosel, Marko Ostarčević, Petar Skansi and Željko Troskot.[6][7]

Independent CroatiaEdit

After independence of Croatia in 1991, the first official tournament played by Croatians were the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona. Croatia defeated the CIS team 75–74 and reached the final against the USA Dream Team led by Michael Jordan. The USA won 85–117, but Croatia won its first medal at a major tournament in history.[8]

The next competition for Croatia was the 1993 EuroBasket in Germany. Tragically, before the tournament Dražen Petrović died in a car accident on 7 June 1993 at the age of 28. Croatia still managed to reach the bronze medal game to defeat Greece 99–59.[9]

Croatia earned its third medal at the 1994 FIBA World Cup in Canada. Croatia lost their semi-finals match against Russia 64–66, but beat Greece once again 78–60 for the bronze medal. A similar occurrence happened at the EuroBasket 1995 in Greece. Croatia lost in the semi-finals 80–90 against Lithuania, but beat Greece 73–68 for the third time in a row in a bronze medal match. That medal to date was the last Croatian medal from any major tournament. At the 1996 Summer Olympics Croatia finished in a subpar seventh place.[10]

DeclineEdit

At the EuroBasket 1997 in Spain, the new Croatian generation emerged, but ended in 11th place. Croatia failed to qualify for the 2000, 2004 and 2012 Summer Olympics, but finished sixth in 2008. Croatia also failed to qualify for the 1998, 2002 and 2006 World Cups. Although the team did manage to qualify in 2010, before falling in the Round of 16. However, at the EuroBasket 2013, Croatia had its best tournament appearance since 1995, where the team finished in fourth place.[11]

Competitive recordEdit

Medals tableEdit

Games Gold Silver Bronze Total
Summer Olympics 0 1 0 1
FIBA World Cup 0 0 1 1
EuroBasket 0 0 2 2
Mediterranean Games 1 1 0 2
Stanković Cup 2 1 0 3
Grand Totals 3 3 3 9

TeamEdit

Current rosterEdit

Roster for the 2023 FIBA World Cup Qualifiers matches on 25 and 28 February 2022 against Sweden.[12]

Croatia men's national basketball team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club Ctr.
PG 2 Goran Filipović 25 – (1996-11-26)26 November 1996 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) Cedevita  
SG 5 Filip Krušlin 32 – (1989-03-18)18 March 1989 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) Sassari  
G 9 Sven Smajlagić 31 – (1990-06-05)5 June 1990 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) Nevėžis  
PG 10 Lovro Gnjidić 20 – (2001-04-18)18 April 2001 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) Cibona  
F/C 11 Tomislav Zubčić 32 – (1990-01-17)17 January 1990 2.11 m (6 ft 11 in) Tofaş  
F/C 17 Karlo Matković 20 – (2001-03-30)30 March 2001 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) Mega  
C 22 Danko Branković 21 – (2000-11-05)5 November 2000 2.15 m (7 ft 1 in) Cibona  
SG 23 Mateo Drežnjak 22 – (1999-03-08)8 March 1999 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) Cibona  
F/C 24 Filip Bundović 28 – (1994-02-16)16 February 1994 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) Cedevita  
SF 27 Ivan Ramljak 31 – (1990-08-09)9 August 1990 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) Śląsk  
PG 32 Roko Rogić 29 – (1992-09-25)25 September 1992 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in) Toruń  
PF 33 Željko Šakić 33 – (1988-04-14)14 April 1988 2.04 m (6 ft 8 in) Avtodor  
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Club – describes last
    club before the competition
  • Age – describes age
    on 25 February 2022

Depth chartEdit

Pos. Starting 5 Bench 1 Bench 2 Bench 3
C Ivica Zubac Ante Žižić Ante Tomić Krešimir Nikić
PF Dario Šarić Dragan Bender Leon Radošević Danko Branković
SF Mario Hezonja Luka Šamanić Roko Prkačin Tomislav Zubčić
SG Bojan Bogdanović Lovro Gnjidić Dominik Mavra Boris Tišma
PG Kruno Simon Rok Stipčević Roko Ukić Miro Bilan

Head coachesEdit

Past rostersEdit

1992 Olympic Games: finished 2nd   among 12 teams

4 Dražen Petrović, 5 Velimir Perasović, 6 Danko Cvjetićanin, 7 Toni Kukoč, 8 Vladan Alanović, 9 Franjo Arapović, 10 Žan Tabak, 11 Stojko Vranković, 12 Alan Gregov, 13 Arijan Komazec, 14 Dino Rađa, 15 Aramis Naglić (Coach: Petar Skansi)


1993 EuroBasket: finished 3rd   among 16 teams

4 Velimir Perasović, 5 Alan Gregov, 6 Ivica Žurić, 7 Vladan Alanović, 8 Franjo Arapović, 9 Žan Tabak, 10 Stojko Vranković, 11 Danko Cvjetićanin, 12 Arijan Komazec, 13 Dino Rađa, 14 Emilio Kovačić 15 Veljko Mršić (Coach: Mirko Novosel)


1994 FIBA World Cup: finished 3rd   among 16 teams

4 Josip Vranković, 5 Alan Gregov, 6 Arijan Komazec, 7 Toni Kukoč, 8 Vladan Alanović, 9 Ivica Žurić, 10 Davor Pejčinović, 11 Stojko Vranković, 12 Danko Cvjetićanin, 13 Miro Jurić, 14 Dino Rađa, 15 Veljko Mršić (Coach: Josip Gjergja)


1995 EuroBasket: finished 3rd   among 14 teams

4 Josip Vranković, 5 Velimir Perasović, 6 Arijan Komazec, 7 Toni Kukoč, 8 Vladan Alanović, 9 Ivica Marić, 10 Ivica Žurić, 11 Stojko Vranković, 12 Alan Gregov, 13 Veljko Mršić, 14 Dino Rađa, 15 Davor Pejčinović (Coach: Aleksandar Petrović)


1996 Olympic Games: finished 7th among 12 teams

4 Josip Vranković, 5 Velimir Perasović, 6 Arijan Komazec, 7 Toni Kukoč, 8 Vladan Alanović, 9 Slaven Rimac, 10 Žan Tabak, 11 Stojko Vranković, 12 Damir Mulaomerović, 13 Veljko Mršić, 14 Dino Rađa, 15 Davor Marcelić (Coach: Petar Skansi)


1997 EuroBasket: finished 11th among 16 teams

4 Josip Sesar, 5 Damir Mulaomerović, 6 Gordan Giriček, 7 Damir Milačić, 8 Vladan Alanović, 9 Slaven Rimac, 10 Emilio Kovačić, 11 Davor Pejčinović, 12 Siniša Kelečević, 13 Nikola Prkačin, 14 Ivan Grgat, 15 Davor Marcelić (Coach: Petar Skansi)


1999 EuroBasket: finished 9th among 16 teams

4 Vladimir Krstić, 5 Damir Mulaomerović, 6 Veljko Mršić, 7 Toni Kukoč, 8 Nikola Prkačin, 9 Gordan Zadravec, 10 Gordan Giriček, 11 Joško Poljak, 12 Jurica Ružić, 13 Ivan Tomeljak, 14 Nikola Vujčić, 15 Hrvoje Henjak (Coach: Boško Božić)


2001 EuroBasket: finished 7th among 16 teams

4 Damir Mulaomerović, 5 Josip Vranković, 6 Josip Sesar, 7 Veljko Mršić, 8 Nikola Prkačin, 9 Vladimir Krstić, 10 Gordan Giriček, 11 Emilio Kovačić, 12 Mate Skelin, 13 Matej Mamić, 14 Nikola Vujčić, 15 Žan Tabak (Coach: Aleksandar Petrović)


2003 EuroBasket: finished 11th among 16 teams

4 Damir Mulaomerović, 5 Marino Baždarić, 6 Marko Popović, 7 Sandro Nicević, 8 Nikola Prkačin, 9 Zoran Planinić, 10 Gordan Giriček, 11 Hrvoje Perinčić, 12 Andrija Žižić, 13 Matej Mamić, 14 Dalibor Bagarić, 15 Mate Skelin (Coach: Neven Spahija)


2005 EuroBasket: finished 7th among 16 teams

4 Mario Kasun, 5 Roko Ukić, 6 Marko Popović, 7 Nikola Vujčić, 8 Nikola Prkačin, 9 Andrija Žižić, 10 Gordan Giriček, 11 Zoran Planinić, 12 Marko Tomas, 13 Matej Mamić, 14 Dalibor Bagarić, 15 Damir Rančić (Coach: Neven Spahija)


2007 EuroBasket: finished 6th among 16 teams

4 Roko Ukić, 5 Davor Kus, 6 Marko Popović, 7 Marin Rozić, 8 Nikola Prkačin, 9 Marko Tomas, 10 Zoran Planinić, 11 Mario Stojić, 12 Damir Markota, 13 Marko Banić, 14 Mario Kasun, 15 Stanko Barać (Coach: Jasmin Repeša)


2008 Olympic Games: finished 6th among 12 teams

4 Roko Ukić, 5 Davor Kus, 6 Marko Popović, 7 Marin Rozić, 8 Nikola Prkačin, 9 Marko Tomas, 10 Zoran Planinić, 11 Sandro Nicević, 12 Damjan Rudež, 13 Marko Banić, 14 Krešimir Lončar, 15 Stanko Barać (Coach: Jasmin Repeša)


2009 EuroBasket: finished 6th among 16 teams

4 Roko Ukić, 5 Davor Kus, 6 Marko Popović, 7 Nikola Vujčić, 8 Nikola Prkačin, 9 Marin Rozić, 10 Zoran Planinić, 11 Mario Stojić, 12 Krešimir Lončar, 13 Marko Banić, 14 Sandro Nicević, 15 Mario Kasun (Coach: Jasmin Repeša)


2010 FIBA World Cup: finished 14th among 24 teams

4 Roko Ukić, 5 Davor Kus, 6 Marko Popović, 7 Bojan Bogdanović, 8 Rok Stipčević, 9 Marko Tomas, 10 Zoran Planinić, 11 Ante Tomić, 12 Krešimir Lončar, 13 Marko Banić, 14 Luka Žorić, 15 Lukša Andrić (Coach: Josip Vranković)


2011 EuroBasket: finished 13th among 24 teams

4 Ante Tomić, 5 Lukša Andrić, 6 Marko Popović, 7 Bojan Bogdanović, 8 Rok Stipčević, 9 Marko Tomas, 10 Dontaye Draper, 11 Krunoslav Simon, 12 Damir Markota, 13 Damjan Rudež, 14 Luka Žorić, 15 Stanko Barać (Coach: Josip Vranković)


2013 EuroBasket: finished 4th among 24 teams

4 Ante Tomić, 5 Lukša Andrić, 6 Dontaye Draper, 7 Bojan Bogdanović, 8 Dario Šarić, 9 Damjan Rudež, 10 Roko Ukić, 11 Krunoslav Simon, 12 Damir Markota, 13 Mario Delaš, 14 Luka Žorić, 15 Ante Delaš (Coach: Jasmin Repeša)


2014 FIBA World Cup: finished 10th among 24 teams

4 Ante Tomić, 5 Lukša Andrić, 6 Oliver Lafayette, 7 Bojan Bogdanović, 8 Dario Šarić, 9 Damjan Rudež, 10 Roko Ukić, 11 Krunoslav Simon, 12 Damir Markota, 13 Mario Hezonja, 14 Luka Žorić, 15 Luka Babić (Coach: Jasmin Repeša)


2015 EuroBasket: finished 9th among 24 teams

4 Ante Tomić, 5 Damjan Rudež, 6 Rok Stipčević, 7 Bojan Bogdanović, 8 Dario Šarić, 9 Marko Tomas, 10 Roko Ukić (C), 11 Krunoslav Simon, 13 Dontaye Draper, 15 Miro Bilan, 21 Luka Žorić, 23 Mario Hezonja (Coach: Velimir Perasović)


2016 Olympic Games: finished 5th among 12 teams

4 Luka Babić, 5 Filip Krušlin, 6 Rok Stipčević, 7 Krunoslav Simon, 8 Mario Hezonja, 9 Dario Šarić, 10 Roko Ukić (C), 12 Darko Planinić, 15 Miro Bilan, 33 Željko Šakić, 35 Marko Arapović, 44 Bojan Bogdanović (Coach: Aleksandar Petrović)


2017 EuroBasket: finished 10th among 24 teams

5 Filip Krušlin, 6 Marko Popović, 7 Krunoslav Simon, 9 Dario Šarić, 10 Roko Ukić (C), 11 Luka Žorić, 12 Darko Planinić, 17 Dragan Bender, 25 Ivan Buva, 27 Ivan Ramljak, 33 Marko Tomas, 44 Bojan Bogdanović (Coach: Aleksandar Petrović)

Results and fixturesEdit

  Win   Loss

2020Edit

27 November 2020 Croatia   79–62   Turkey Istanbul, Turkey* [note 1]
19:00 Scoring by quarter: 24–7, 21–17, 12–19, 22–19
Pts: Bilan 30
Rebs: Bilan 12
Asts: Ukić 5
Boxscore Pts: Mahmutoğlu 14
Rebs: Şengün 8
Asts: Larkin 5
Arena: Sinan Erdem Dome
Referees: Tomas Jasevičius (LTU), Fernando Calatrava (ESP), Alexandre Deman (FRA)
29 November 2020 Sweden   72–87   Croatia Istanbul, Turkey* [note 1]
20:00 Scoring by quarter: 16–22, 15–26, 22–20, 19–19
Pts: Andersson 22
Rebs: Andersson 8
Asts: Massamba 5
Boxscore Pts: Marčinković 20
Rebs: Bilan 10
Asts: Ukić 5
Arena: Sinan Erdem Dome
Referees: Fernando Calatrava (ESP), Paulo Marques (POR), Tanel Suslov (EST)

2021Edit

20 February 2021 Croatia   57–65   Netherlands Istanbul, Turkey* [note 1]
20:00 Scoring by quarter: 19–11, 16–16, 13–22, 9–16
Pts: Šakić 17
Rebs: Bilan, Šakić 10
Asts: Krušlin 6
Boxscore Pts: Franke 15
Rebs: Kloof 9
Asts: Van der Vuurst de Vries 4
Arena: BJK Akatlar Arena
Referees: Manuel Mazzoni (ITA), Lorenzo Baldini (ITA), Ivor Matějek (CZE)
22 February 2021 Turkey   84–78   Croatia Istanbul, Turkey* [note 1]
20:00 Scoring by quarter: 21–21, 21–19, 20–25, 22–13
Pts: Şanlı, Tuncer 17
Rebs: Şanlı 6
Asts: Larkin 7
Boxscore Pts: Gabrić 13
Rebs: Šakić 5
Asts: Prkačin 5
Arena: BJK Akatlar Arena
Referees: Manuel Mazzoni (ITA), Marius Ciulin (ROU), Lorenzo Baldini (ITA)
30 June 2021 Brazil   94–67   Croatia Split, Croatia
20:00 CEST (UTC+2) Scoring by quarter: 25–20, 20–14, 26–21, 23–12
Pts: Hettsheimeir 20
Rebs: Caboclo 8
Asts: Huertas 8
Boxscore Pts: Bogdanović 16
Rebs: Bilan 7
Asts: Rogić, Ukić 4
Arena: Spaladium Arena
Referees: Ademir Zurapović (BIH), Matthew Kallio (CAN), Michael Weiland (CAN)
1 July 2021 Croatia   75–70   Tunisia Split, Croatia
20:00 CEST (UTC+2) Scoring by quarter: 20–11, 22–17, 14–29, 19–13
Pts: Hezonja 27
Rebs: Žižić 12
Asts: Hezonja 3
Boxscore Pts: Slimane 15
Rebs: Slimane 7
Asts: Abada 7
Arena: Spaladium Arena
Referees: Eddie Viator (FRA), Andrés Gaston Bartel Maina (URU), Rabah Noujaim (LBN)
3 July 2021 Germany   86–76   Croatia Split, Croatia
16:00 CEST (UTC+2) Scoring by quarter: 19–23, 24–22, 13–18, 30–13
Pts: 29
Rebs: Barthel 6
Asts: 8
Boxscore Pts: Bogdanović 38
Rebs: Hezonja, Žižić 6
Asts: Hezonja 3
Arena: Spaladium Arena
Referees: Matthew Kallio (CAN), Jorge Vázquez (PUR), Michael Weiland (CAN)
25 November 2021 (2021-11-25) Croatia   74–76   Slovenia Zagreb
20:45 Scoring by quarter: 19–16, 20–25, 17–14, 18–21
Pts: Bundović 16
Rebs: Bundović 7
Asts: Bundović, Gnjidić 5
Boxscore Pts: Prepelič 16
Rebs: Murić 10
Asts: Nikolić 3
Arena: Dražen Petrović Basketball Hall
Attendance: 2,200
Referees: Yohan Rosso (FRA), Fernando Calatrava (ESP), Mārtiņš Kozlovskis (LAT)
Note:
28 November 2021 (2021-11-28) Finland   77–71   Croatia Espoo
19:00 Scoring by quarter: 14–15, 20–19, 25–21, 18–16
Pts: Maxhuni 15
Rebs: Huff 9
Asts: Koponen, Maxhuni 5
Boxscore Pts: Bundović 16
Rebs: Gnjidić 7
Asts: Prkačin 5
Arena: Espoo Metro Areena
Attendance: 5,140
Referees: Nicolás Maestre (FRA), Zafer Yılmaz (TUR), Gatis Saliņš (LAT)
Note:

2022Edit

25 February 2022 (2022-02-25) Croatia   64–70   Sweden Zagreb
18:30 Scoring by quarter: 15–18, 20–17, 10–17, 19–18
Pts: Zubčić 20
Rebs: Krušlin 6
Asts: Gnjidić, Krušlin 2
Boxscore Pts: Gaddefors 16
Rebs: Birgander 12
Asts: Håkanson 6
Arena: Dražen Petrović Basketball Hall
Attendance: 2,000
Referees: Georgios Poursanidis (GRE), Marius Ciulin (ROU), Martin Horozov (BUL)
Note:
28 February 2022 (2022-02-28) Sweden   98–1050(2OT)   Croatia Norrköping
19:00 Scoring by quarter: 21–14, 20–12, 18–24, 20–29Overtime: 9–9, 10–17
Pts: Håkanson 31
Rebs: Birgander 18
Asts: Håkanson 7
Boxscore Pts: Filipović 29
Rebs: Matković 13
Asts: Krušlin 6
Arena: Stadium Arena
Attendance: 2,683
Referees: Manuel Mazzoni (ITA), Tomas Jasevicius (LTU), Thomas Bissuel (FRA)
Note:
30 June 2022 (2022-06-30) Slovenia   97–69   Croatia Ljubljana
20:15 Scoring by quarter: 33–8, 21–27, 22–16, 21–18
Pts: Dončić 21
Rebs: Tobey 13
Asts: Dončić 10
Boxscore Pts: Hezonja 22
Rebs: Hezonja 9
Asts: Hezonja 6
Arena: Arena Stožice
Attendance: 13,000
Referees: Yohan Rosso (FRA), Luis Castillo (ESP), Michał Proc (POL)
Note:
3 July 2022 (2022-07-03) Croatia   vs.   Finland Rijeka
20:00
Boxscore Arena: Centar Zamet
Note:

Notable players and coachesEdit

Head-to-head recordEdit

Biggest tournament winsEdit

20+ point difference

Olympic Games World Cup EuroBasket
  • +34 vs. Iran (91–57) 2008
  • +33 vs. Australia (98–65) 1992
  • +31 vs. China (109–78) 1996
  • +23 vs. Angola (71–48) 1996
  • +21 vs. Germany (99–78) 1992
  • +51 vs. South Korea (104–53) 1994
  • +32 vs. China (105–73) 1994
  • +31 vs. Canada (92–61) 1994
  • +26 vs. Greece (81–55) 1994
  • +21 vs. Iran (75–54) 2010
  • +20 vs. Cuba (85–65)1994
  • +20 vs. Tunisia (84–64) 2010
  • +50 vs. Turkey (113–63) 1993
  • +40 vs. Greece (99–59) 1993
  • +38 vs. Czech Republic (107–69) 2017
  • +32 vs. Belgium (106–74) 1993
  • +25 vs. Finland (88–63) 2013
  • +22 vs. Turkey (90–68) 1995
  • +22 vs. Czech Republic (86–64) 1999
  • +22 vs. Ukraine (93–71) 2003
  • +22 vs. Portugal (90–68) 2007
  • +21 vs. Bulgaria (104–83) 1993
  • +20 vs. Bosnia and Herzegovina (98–78) 1993
  • +20 vs. Germany (75–55) 1997

Biggest tournament lossesEdit

-20> point difference

Olympic Games World Cup EuroBasket
  • -33 vs. USA (70–103) 1992
  • -32 vs. USA (85–117) 1992
  • -31 vs. USA (71–102) 1996
  • -24 vs. Argentina (53–77) 2008
  • -28 vs. USA (78–106) 2010
  • -28 vs. Spain (40–68) 2013
  • -26 vs. Spain (66–92) 2013
  • -21 vs. Czech Republic (59–80) 2015

Biggest qualification winsEdit

20+ point difference

Olympic qualification World Cup qualification EuroBasket qualification
  • +73 vs. Iceland (124–51) 1992
  • +52 vs. Portugal (109–57) 1992
  • +46 vs. Italy (108–62) 1992
  • +39 vs. Greece (102–63) 1992
  • +23 vs. Slovenia (93–70) 1992
  • +27 vs. Romania (63–90) 2018
  • +60 vs. Romania (115–55) 1997
  • +56 vs. Macedonia (128–72) 1993[15]
  • +40 vs. Belarus (112–72) 1993
  • +34 vs. Latvia (113–79) 1993
  • +33 vs. Romania (119–86) 1993
  • +29 vs. Ukraine (107–78) 1993

StatisticsEdit

Record against other teamsEdit

As of 18 Aug 2016, after 2016 Olympics

Key
Positive total balance (more wins)
Neutral total balance (equal W/L ratio)
Negative total balance (more losses)
National team Total Olympic Games World Cup EuroBasket Mediterranean
Games
Qualifications
Pld W L Pld W L Pld W L Pld W L Pld W L Pld W L
  Albania 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
  Angola 2 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Argentina 4 2 2 3 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0
  Australia 4 3 1 3 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0
  Austria 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0
  Belarus 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0
  Belgium 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 2 0
  Bosnia and
Herzegovina
7 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 1 0 0 0 4 2 2
  Brazil 4 2 2 3 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 0
  Bulgaria 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 2 1 1
  Cameroon 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0
  Canada 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0
  China 3 3 0 2 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
  Cuba 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
  Cyprus 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0
  Czech Republic * 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 1 1 1 0
  Denmark 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0
  England 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0
  Estonia 7 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 5 4 1
  Finland 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0
  France 8 3 5 0 0 0 1 0 1 7 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Georgia 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0
  Germany 12 5 7 1 1 0 0 0 0 7 3 4 4 1 3
  Great Britain 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Greece 15 9 6 0 0 0 3 2 1 8 3 5 2 2 0 2 2 0
  Hungary 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0
  Iceland 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0
  Iran 2 2 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
  Ireland 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0
  Israel 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 1 1 0
  Italy 10 8 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 5 1 1 1 0 3 2 1
  Latvia 7 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 5 5 0
  Lithuania 11 2 9 3 1 2 0 0 0 5 0 5 3 1 2
  Macedonia 6 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 1 0 0 0 3 3 0
  Montenegro 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Morocco 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
  Netherlands 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 4 4 0
  Nigeria 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Philippines 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
  Poland 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0
  Portugal 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0
  Puerto Rico 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0
  Romania 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0
  Russia ** 13 7 6 2 2 0 1 0 1 7 3 4 3 2 1
  Senegal 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
  Serbia *** 5 1 4 1 0 1 1 0 1 2 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0
  Slovakia 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0
  Slovenia 8 4 4 0 0 0 1 0 1 5 3 2 0 0 0 2 1 1
  South Korea 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
  Spain 9 4 5 3 2 1 0 0 0 6 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Sweden 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 3 1
  Switzerland 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0
  Tunisia 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0
  Turkey 8 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 3 3 0 0 0 2 1 1
  Ukraine 8 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 1 5 4 1
  United States 4 0 4 3 0 3 1 0 1 0 0 0
Total (56) 234 157 77

* includes games against   Czechoslovakia
** includes games against   Soviet Union and   CIS
*** includes games against   Serbia and Montenegro

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NotesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all matches in the November 2020 and February 2021 windows were played behind closed doors in select host cities.[14]

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