Czech national basketball team
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The Czech national basketball team (Czech: Česká basketbalová reprezentace) is governed by the Czech Basketball Federation. They are one of the newest national basketball teams in the world, having split from the Czechoslovakia national basketball team after the dissolution of the unified state in 1993, with the Slovakia national basketball team continuing as the successor of the Czechoslovak team. Its best accomplishment was seventh place at the EuroBasket 2015. They will make their first FIBA Basketball World Cup appearance at the 2019 edition in China.
|FIBA ranking||24 (26 February 2019)|
|FIBA zone||FIBA Europe|
|FIBA World Cup|
In 1993, the team was officially founded after the Czechoslovakia national basketball team was dissolved.
At Eurobasket 1999 in France, The Czech national team took 12th place after beating Lithuania and Greece in the group stage. Luboš Bartoň was the second best scorer of the tournament (with 18.7 points per game). The next tournament of the team was EuroBasket 2007. In 2013, the team participated in EuroBasket 2013. The team returned to the next tournament, loaded with EuroLeague stars Tomáš Satoranský and Jan Veselý.
In 2016, Czech Republic qualified for the Pre-Olympic tournament but failed to reach the final tournament.
The following is the Czech Republic roster in the men's basketball tournament of the 2017 EuroBasket.
Czech Republic men's national basketball team – 2017 EuroBasket roster
- "FIBA Ranking Presented by Nike". FIBA. 26 February 2019. Retrieved 26 February 2019.
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- "Men Basketball XXXIX European Championship 2013 Slovenia 04-22.09 – Winner France". Sport Statistics. 2013. Retrieved 1 October 2013.
- EuroBasket 2017 roster