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Dominican Republic national basketball team

The Dominican Republic national basketball team (Spanish: Selección de Baloncesto de República Dominicana) represents the Dominican Republic in international basketball competitions. In 2011 and 2012, John Calipari, the head coach of the University of Kentucky men's basketball team, served as the head coach of the team.[2][3] The team placed third in the 2011 FIBA Americas Championship and fourth in the 2012 FIBA World Olympic Qualifying Tournament, one position shy of qualifying for the 2012 Olympics.

Dominican Republic Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic national basketball team
FIBA ranking18 Steady (26 February 2019)[1]
Joined FIBA1954
FIBA zoneFIBA Americas
National federationFederación Dominicana de Baloncesto
CoachNéstor García
Olympic Games
AppearancesNone
FIBA World Cup
Appearances3
FIBA AmeriCup
Appearances13
MedalsBronze medal (Americas).svg Bronze: (2011)
Uniforms
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Contents

CompetitionsEdit

FIBA World CupEdit

Year Position Tournament Host
1978 12/14 1978 FIBA World Championship Philippines
2014 13/24 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup Spain
2019 Qualified 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup China

FIBA AmeriCupEdit

Year Position Tournament Host
1980 Didn't Compete 1980 FIBA Americas Championship San Juan, Puerto Rico
1984 9th 1984 FIBA Americas Championship São Paulo, Brazil
1988 Didn't Compete 1988 FIBA Americas Championship Montevideo, Uruguay
1989 6th 1989 FIBA Americas Championship Mexico City, Mexico
1992 Didn't Compete 1992 FIBA Americas Championship Portland, Oregon, United States
1993 9th 1993 FIBA Americas Championship San Juan, Puerto Rico
1995 7th 1995 FIBA Americas Championship Tucumán, Argentina
1997 9th 1997 FIBA Americas Championship Montevideo, Uruguay
1999 7th 1999 FIBA Americas Championship San Juan, Puerto Rico
2001 Didn't Compete 2001 FIBA Americas Championship Neuquén, Argentina
2003 8th 2003 FIBA Americas Championship San Juan, Puerto Rico
2005 6th 2005 FIBA Americas Championship Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
2007 Didn't Compete 2007 FIBA Americas Championship Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
2009 5th 2009 FIBA Americas Championship San Juan, Puerto Rico
2011   2011 FIBA Americas Championship Mar del Plata, Argentina
2013 4th 2013 FIBA Americas Championship Caracas, Venezuela
2015 6th 2015 FIBA Americas Championship Mexico City, Mexico
2017 7th 2017 FIBA AmeriCup Argentina/Colombia/Uruguay

Pan American GamesEdit

Year Position Tournament Host
1951–75 Didn't Compete 1951-75 Pan American Games
1979 9th 1979 Pan American Games San Juan, Puerto Rico
1983 9th 1983 Pan American Games Caracas, Venezuela
1987–95 Didn't Compete 1987-95 Pan American Games
1999 6th 1999 Pan American Games Winnipeg, Canada
2003   2003 Pan American Games Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
2007 Didn't Compete 2007 Pan American Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2011 4th 2011 Pan American Games Guadalajara, Mexico
2015 4th 2015 Pan American Games Toronto, Canada
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 1 0 1

Centrobasket ChampionshipEdit

Year Position Tournament Host
1969 5th Centrobasket Championship Havana, Cuba
1971 4th Centrobasket Championship Caracas, Venezuela
1973 7th Centrobasket Championship San Juan, Puerto Rico
1975 4th Centrobasket Championship Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
1977   Centrobasket Championship Panama City, Panama
1981 5th Centrobasket Championship San Juan, Puerto Rico
1985 6th Centrobasket Championship Toluca, Mexico
1987 4th Centrobasket Championship Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
1989 5th Centrobasket Championship Havana, Cuba
1993 4th Centrobasket Championship San Juan, Puerto Rico
1995   Centrobasket Championship Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
1997   Centrobasket Championship Tegucigalpa, Honduras
1999   Centrobasket Championship Havana, Cuba
2001 5th Centrobasket Championship Toluca, Mexico
2003   Centrobasket Championship Culiacán, Mexico
2004   Centrobasket Championship Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
2006 5th Centrobasket Championship Panama City, Panama
2008   Centrobasket Championship Cancún, Mexico
2010   Centrobasket Championship Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
2012   Centrobasket Championship San Juan, Puerto Rico
2014   Centrobasket Championship Nayarit, Mexico
2016   Centrobasket Championship Panama City, Panama
Gold Silver Bronze Total
3 3 5 11

TeamEdit

Current rosterEdit

Roster for the 2015 FIBA Americas Championship.

Dominican Republic men's national basketball team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club Ctr.
F 13 Báez, Eulis (C) 33 – (1982-03-18)18 March 1982 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) Gran Canaria  
SG 10 Feldeine, James 27 – (1988-06-26)26 June 1988 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) Belgrade, Serbia  
PG 14 Flores, Luis 34 – (1981-04-11)11 April 1981 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) Guaros de Lara  
SF 9 García, Francisco 33 – (1981-12-31)31 December 1981 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) Free Agent  
PF 15 García, Juan Jose 26 – (1989-04-22)22 April 1989 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) Basquet Manresa  
SG 5 Liz, Víctor 29 – (1986-05-12)12 May 1986 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in) Metros de Santiago  
SG 6 Mendoza, Rigoberto 23 – (1992-07-06)6 July 1992 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) Reales de La Vega  
F 12 Sánchez, Orlando 27 – (1988-05-26)26 May 1988 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) Metros de Santiago  
PF 8 Santana, Edward 27 – (1987-09-14)14 September 1987 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) Titanes del Distrito Nacional  
PG 4 Sosa, Édgar 27 – (1988-01-15)15 January 1988 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) Al Riyadi Beirut  
SG 7 Suero, Gerardo 26 – (1989-04-20)20 April 1989 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) Leones de Santo Domingo  
C 11 Vargas, Eloy 26 – (1988-12-30)30 December 1988 2.11 m (6 ft 11 in) Metros de Santiago  
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
Advanced Scout
Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Club field describes current/last pro club
  • Age – describes age
    on 30 August 2015

Depth chartEdit

Pos. Starting 5 Bench 1 Bench 2 Bench 3
C Karl-Anthony Towns Al Horford Eloy Vargas Ángel Delgado
PF Eulis Báez Edward Santana Juan José García
SF Luis Montero Orlando Sánchez
SG James Feldeine Rigoberto Mendoza Victor Liz Gerardo Suero
PG Édgar Sosa Luis Flores Andres Feliz

Former playersEdit

Dominican Republic men's national basketball team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club
F Báez, Eulis 33 – (1982-03-18)18 March 1982 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) Gran Canaria  
PG Coronado, Juan 32 – (1983-08-25)25 August 1983 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) Guayama Wizards  
PF Delgado, Angel Luis 20 – (1994-11-20)20 November 1994 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) Seton Hall University  
SG Feldeine, James 27 – (1988-06-26)26 June 1988 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) KK Crvena Zvezda  
PG Feliz, Andres 18 – (1997-07-15)15 July 1997 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) University of Illinois  
PG Flores, Luis 34 – (1981-04-11)11 April 1981 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) Guaros de Lara  
SG Fortuna, Manuel 30 – (1985-03-23)23 March 1985 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) Leones de Santo Domingo  
SG Francis, Brandone 20 – (1994-09-10)10 September 1994 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) University of Florida  
SF García, Francisco 33 – (1981-12-31)31 December 1981 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) Houston Rockets  
PF García, Juan Jose 26 – (1989-04-22)22 April 1989 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) CAI Zaragoza  
C Guzman, Manuel 33 – (1982-08-24)24 August 1982 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) Soles de Santiago  
F/C Horford, Al (*) 29 – (1986-06-03)3 June 1986 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) Boston Celtics  
SG Liz, Víctor 29 – (1986-05-12)12 May 1986 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in) Metros de Santiago  
PF Martínez, Jack Michael 33 – (1981-10-12)12 October 1981 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) Trotamundos de Carabobo  
SG Mendoza, Rigoberto 23 – (1992-07-06)6 July 1992 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) Reales de La Vega  
SG Montero, Luis (*) 22 – (1993-04-06)6 April 1993 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) Portland Trail Blazers  
F Nunez, Angel 23 – (1991-12-29)29 December 1991 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) Gonzaga University  
SF Pena, Dagoberto 27 – (1988-06-14)14 June 1988 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) Soles de Santiago  
SG Pena, Kelvin 35 – (1980-08-05)5 August 1980 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) Cañeros del Este  
PG Quezada, Manny (*) 30 – (1985-04-13)13 April 1985 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) Atlético Petróleos  
PG Ramón, Ronald 29 – (1986-01-14)14 January 1986 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) Winner Limeira  
F Roberts, Ronald (*) 24 – (1991-08-05)5 August 1991 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) Toronto Raptors  
F Sánchez, Orlando 27 – (1988-05-26)26 May 1988 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) Metros de Santiago  
PF Santana, Edward 27 – (1987-09-14)14 September 1987 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) Titanes del Licey  
PG Sosa, Édgar 27 – (1988-01-15)15 January 1988 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) Dinamo Sassari  
SG Suero, Gerardo 26 – (1989-04-20)20 April 1989 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) Titanes del Licey  
PG Smith Jr, Terry Michael-Carlito 19 – (1986-01-02)2 January 1986 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) Soles de Santiago  
F/C Towns, Karl-Anthony (*) 19 – (1995-11-15)15 November 1995 2.11 m (6 ft 11 in) Minnesota Timberwolves  
C Vargas, Eloy 26 – (1988-12-30)30 December 1988 2.11 m (6 ft 11 in) Metros de Santiago  
PF Villanueva, Charlie (*) 31 – (1984-08-24)24 August 1984 2.11 m (6 ft 11 in) Dallas Mavericks  
Head coach
  •   Kenny Atkinson
  • (C) Team captain
  • Club field describes current/last pro club
  • Age – describes age
    on 30 August 2015
  • (*) – Declined selection for
    2015 FIBA Americas Championship

Past squadsEdit

1999 Americas Championship
2003 Central American and Caribbean Championship
2003 Pan American Games
2003 Americas Championship
2004 Central American and Caribbean Championship
2005 Americas Championship
2006 Central American and Caribbean Championship
2006 Central American and Caribbean Games
2008 Ecuador
FIBA Americas Championship 2009
2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup
Dominican Republic men's national basketball team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club
G 4 Sosa, Édgar 26 – (1988-01-15)15 January 1988 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) Dinamo Sassari  
G 5 Fortuna, Manuel 29 – (1985-03-23)23 March 1985 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) Leones de Santo Domingo  
G 6 Coronado, Juan 31 – (1983-08-25)25 August 1983 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) Reales de La Vega  
G 7 Liz, Víctor 28 – (1986-05-12)12 May 1986 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) Metros de Santiago  
F 8 Santana, Edward 26 – (1987-09-14)14 September 1987 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) Cañeros de La Romana  
F 9 García, Francisco 32 – (1981-12-31)31 December 1981 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) Free Agent
G 10 Feldeine, James 26 – (1988-06-26)26 June 1988 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) Cantù  
C 11 Vargas, Eloy 25 – (1988-12-30)30 December 1988 2.11 m (6 ft 11 in) Metros de Santiago  
F 12 Sánchez, Orlando 26 – (1988-05-26)26 May 1988 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) Westchester Knicks  
F 13 Báez, Eulis 32 – (1982-03-18)18 March 1982 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) Gran Canaria  
G 14 Ramón, Ronald 28 – (1986-01-14)14 January 1986 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) Winner Limeira  
F 15 Martínez, Jack Michael 32 – (1981-10-12)12 October 1981 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) Trotamundos de Carabobo  
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Club field describes current pro club
  • Age – describes age
    on 30 August 2014
2015 Pan American Games

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "FIBA Ranking Presented by Nike". FIBA. February 26, 2019. Retrieved February 26, 2019.
  2. ^ CoachCal.com (May 11, 2012). "Calipari Accepts Offer to Coach Dominican National Team". Retrieved May 24, 2012.
  3. ^ ESPN (May 19, 2011). "John Calipari explains Dominican decision". Retrieved May 25, 2011.

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