Paraguay men's national basketball team

The Paraguay national basketball team is the team governed by the Paraguayan Basketball Federation (Spanish: Confederación Paraguaya de Basquetbol) that represents Paraguay in the men's international basketball competitions organized by the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) and the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

Paraguay Paraguay
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FIBA ranking78 Steady (18 November 2022)[1]
Joined FIBA1947
FIBA zoneFIBA Americas
National federationParaguayan Basketball Federation
CoachEduardo Pfleger
Olympic Games
AppearancesNone
FIBA World Cup
Appearances2
MedalsNone
FIBA AmeriCup
Appearances3
MedalsNone
South American Championship
Appearances32
MedalsSilver medal with cup.svg Silver: 1955, 1960
Bronze medal with cup.svg Bronze: 1958

The best achievements by the Paraguay men's national basketball team are the two second-places finishes in the FIBA South America Basketball Championship, in 1955 and 1960.

RosterEdit

Team for the 2016 South American Basketball Championship.[2]

Paraguay men's national basketball team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club
PF 4 Gabriel Peralta 21 – (1995-04-21)21 April 1995 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) Deportivo Viedma  
G/F 5 Daniel Pérez 31 – (1984-08-13)13 August 1984 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) Club Libertad  
G 6 Carlos Luis Vallejos 24 – (1992-01-30)30 January 1992 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) Club Libertad  
SF 7 Bruno Zanotti 33 – (1982-09-13)13 September 1982 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) Club Libertad  
SF 8 Edgar Riveros 25 – (1991-04-02)2 April 1991 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in) Sportivo Obreros de Pilar  
G/F 9 Federico Mellone 31 – (1985-01-20)20 January 1985 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) Cerro Porteño  
F 10 Ramón Sánchez 24 – (1991-10-01)1 October 1991 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) Cerro Porteño  
F 11 Diego Bareiro 24 – (1991-09-07)7 September 1991 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) Club Libertad  
F 12 José Fabio 38 – (1977-12-31)31 December 1977 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) Comunicaciones de Corrientes  
PG 13 Alejandro Peralta 25 – (1991-04-17)17 April 1991 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) Deportivo San José  
F 14 Robertro Latraro 32 – (1983-12-07)7 December 1983 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) Club Libertad  
F 15 Adolfo López 27 – (1989-05-07)7 May 1989 1.99 m (6 ft 6 in) Club Félix Pérez Cardozo  
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
Legend
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on 26 July 2016

Depth chartEdit

Pos. Starting 5 Bench 1 Bench 2
C Gabriel Peralta Adolfo López
PF Jose Fabio Federico Mellone Robertro Latraro
SF Bruno Zanotti Ramon Sanchez Diego Bareiro
SG Carlos Luis Vallejos Edgar Riveros
PG Daniel Perez Alejandro Peralta

Notable playersEdit

Other notable players from Paraguay:

Paraguay roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club Ctr.
G Javier Martínez (basketball) 37 – (1978-08-31)31 August 1978 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) Regatas Corrientes  

CompetitionsEdit

Olympic GamesEdit

  • Never competed

FIBA World CupEdit

Year Position Tournament Host
1954 9 1954 FIBA World Championship Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1967 13 1967 FIBA World Championship 4 cities, Uruguay

FIBA AmeriCupEdit

Year Position Tournament Host
1989 10 1989 Tournament of the Americas Mexico City, Mexico
2011 9 2011 FIBA Americas Championship Mar del Plata, Argentina
2013 10 2013 FIBA Americas Championship Caracas, Venezuela

Pan American GamesEdit

Results and FixturesEdit

Recent and forthcoming matchesEdit

26 June 2016
Paraguay   74–55   Bolivia
Scoring by quarter: 24–17, 9–13, 22–12, 19–13
Pts: G. Peralta 12
Rebs: Fabio 8
Asts: Vallejos 5
Pts: Camargo 22
Rebs: Salvatierra 13
Asts: Arze 9
Poliedro de Caracas, Caracas
Referees: Carlos Dueñas (COL), Bartolomé Estrada (PER), Fabricio Vito (ARG)

27 June 2016
Venezuela   77–48   Paraguay
Scoring by quarter: 18–5, 17–8, 17–17, 25–18
Pts: G. Vargas 13
Rebs: Colmenares, Lewis 6
Asts: G. Vargas 8
Pts: Pérez 8
Rebs: Bareiro 6
Asts: Fabio 3
Poliedro de Caracas, Caracas
Referees: Jorge Cabrera (CUB), Stephen Seibel (CAN), Felipe Valenzuela (CHI)

28 June 2016
Paraguay   63–101   Brazil
Scoring by quarter: 6–28, 18–24, 22–28, 17–21
Pts: Peralta 11
Rebs: Mellone 8
Asts: three players 2
Pts: Olivinha 21
Rebs: Jefferson, Toledo 8
Asts: Fúlvio 9
Poliedro de Caracas, Caracas
Referees: Roberto Vázquez (PUR), Felipe Valenzuela (CHI), Fabricio Vito (ARG)

29 June 2016
Ecuador   57–71   Paraguay
Scoring by quarter: 7–24, 20–21, 14–14, 16–12
Pts: Mina 16
Rebs: Mina 14
Asts: Martínez 5
Pts: Zanotti 16
Rebs: Vallejos 7
Asts: four players 3
Poliedro de Caracas, Caracas
Referees: Fabricio Vito (ARG), Carlos Dueñas (COL), Alejandro Sánchez (URU)

1 July 2016
Paraguay   58–82   Colombia
Scoring by quarter: 15–26, 15–18, 12–21, 16–17
Pts: A. Peralta 11
Rebs: A. Peralta 6
Asts: Zanotti 5
Pts: Jackson 24
Rebs: Hernández 11
Asts: Atencia 4
Poliedro de Caracas, Caracas
Referees: Marcos Benito (BRA), Roberto Oliveros (VEN), Fabricio Vito (ARG)

Head coach positionEdit

KitEdit

Edit

2013: Itaú[4] 2016: Tigo[5]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "FIBA Ranking Presented by Nike". FIBA. November 18, 2022. Retrieved November 18, 2022.
  2. ^ "Sudamericano 2016 - Paraguay". FIBA Americas. Retrieved June 28, 2016.
  3. ^ http://lanaranjaenelaire.com.ar/2016/05/26/eduardo-pfleger-es-el-nuevo-entrenador-de-la-seleccion-de-paraguay/
  4. ^ Caracas 2013 Archived July 4, 2016, at the Wayback Machine, caracas2013.com, Retrieved 20 Dec 2015.
  5. ^ "FIBA Américas visitó al Comité Olímpico Paraguayo y Tigo en el comienzo de su agenda de reuniones en Paraguay |". www.cpb.com.py. Archived from the original on August 22, 2016.

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