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Papua New Guinea national basketball team

The Papua New Guinea national basketball team is the team that represents Papua New Guinea in international basketball and is a member of FIBA Oceania. It is administered by the Basketball Federation of Papua New Guinea.[2]

Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea
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FIBA ranking166 Increase 1 (26 February 2019)[1]
Joined FIBA1963
FIBA zoneFIBA Oceania
National federationBasketball Federation of Papua New Guinea
CoachJoel Khalu
Olympic Games
AppearancesNone
FIBA World Cup
AppearancesNone
FIBA Oceania Championship
AppearancesNone
Uniforms
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Light jersey
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Team colours
Light
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Dark jersey
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Team colours
Dark


Contents

Competitive recordEdit

Summer OlympicsEdit

yet to qualify

FIBA World CupEdit

yet to qualify

FIBA Oceania ChampionshipEdit

never participated

Pacific GamesEdit

  • 1963:  
  • 1966: 4th
  • 1969:  
  • 1971:  
  • 1975: 5th
  • 1979: 4th
  • 1983: 5th
  • 1987: 6th
  • 1991: 5th
  • 1995: n/a
  • 1999: 7th
  • 2003: n/a
  • 2007: 6th
  • 2011: 7th
  • 2015: 4th

Oceania Basketball TournamentEdit

  • 1981-2001: ?
  • 2005: 4th
  • 2009-2013: ?

Melanesia Basketball CupEdit

Commonwealth GamesEdit

never participated

Current rosterEdit

At the 2015 Pacific Games:[3]

Papua New Guinea men's national basketball team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club Ctr.
4 Lloyd James Wright
5 Liam Allan Wright
PG 6 Purari Muri
7 Gabriel Frank Elavo
8 Mika John Loko
9 Moses Lune Apiko
F 10 Wally Parapa 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
11 Robert Avosa Kave
12 Dia Muri (C)
G/F 13 Matineng-Iakah Leahy 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) Ipswich Force  
14 Aron Genai Farmer
F/C 15 Apia Muri 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)
Head coach
Assistant coaches

Legend
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on 3 July 2015

Head coach positionEdit

KitEdit

Edit

2015: City Pharmacy

See alsoEdit

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "FIBA Ranking Presented by Nike". FIBA. 26 February 2019. Retrieved 26 February 2019.
  2. ^ FIBA National Federations – Papua New Guinea, fiba.com, accessed 25 Sept 2016.
  3. ^ 2015 Pacific Games - Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea - Team, Retrieved 19 October 2016.