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Saudi Arabia national basketball team

The Saudi Arabia national basketball team is the national basketball team representing the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. It is administrated by the Saudi Arabian Basketball Federation.[2] (Arabic: اتحاد المملكة العربية السعودية لكرة السلة‎)

Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia
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FIBA ranking104 Steady (26 February 2019)[1]
Joined FIBA1964
FIBA zoneFIBA Asia
National federationSaudi Arabian Basketball Federation
CoachAli Alsanhani
Olympic Games
AppearancesNone
FIBA World Cup
AppearancesNone
Asian Championships
Appearances8
MedalsBronze medal asia.svg Bronze: 1999
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


Its biggest success has been the Bronze medal at the 1999 Asian Championship.[3] The team lastly qualified for the 2013 FIBA Asia Championship.

Contents

Current rosterEdit

2018 FIBA Asia Cup Pre-qualifiers Squad:

Saudi Arabia men's national basketball team - 2017 Arab Nations Championship roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club
F 15 Abojalas, Nassir 22 – (1994-06-11)June 11, 1994 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) Uhud Medina  
C 4 Al-Marwani, Mohammed 27 – (1989-07-24)July 24, 1989 2.04 m (6 ft 8 in) Al-Ittihad  
PG 5 Almuwallad, Marzouq 24 – (1992-08-06)August 6, 1992 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in) Al-Ahli  
PG 6 Alsager, Mohammed Fahad 31 – (1985-10-19)October 19, 1985 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in) Al Fateh Al Hasa  
G 8 Belal, Fahad 26 – (1991-04-30)April 30, 1991 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) Ohud Medina  
G/F 10 Albargawi, Osama  
C 12 Alsuwallem, Mohammed Al Hilal  
F 13 Almukhtar, Ahmed 23 – (1993-02-19)February 19, 1993 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) Uhud Medina  
C 20 Abkar, Thamer 19 – (1997-05-18)May 18, 1997 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) Al-Ittihad
G/F 23 Almarwani, Mathna 25 – (1992-01-01)January 1, 1992 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
11 Shubayli, Mohammad Al Ahli Jeddah  
F 14 Howsawi, Ayoub 29 – (1987-10-15)October 15, 1987 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) Ohud Medina  
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on 1 January 2017

2017 Arab Nations Basketball Championship Squad:

Saudi Arabia men's national basketball team - 2017 Arab Nations Championship roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club
F 3 Abojalas, Nassir 22 – (1994-06-11)June 11, 1994 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) Uhud Medina  
C 4 Al-Marwani, Mohammed 27 – (1989-07-24)July 24, 1989 2.04 m (6 ft 8 in) Al-Ittihad  
PG 5 Almuwallad, Marzouq 24 – (1992-08-06)August 6, 1992 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in) Al-Ansar  
PG 6 Alsager, Mohammed Fahad 31 – (1985-10-19)October 19, 1985 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in) Al Fateh Al Hasa  
PG 8 Belal, Fahad 26 – (1991-04-30)April 30, 1991 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) Ohud Medina  
10 Albargawi, Osama
12 Alsuwallem, Mohammed Al Hilal  
F 13 Almukhtar, Ahmed 23 – (1993-02-19)February 19, 1993 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) Uhud Medina  
C 20 Al Thalabi, Naif 20 – (1996-05-18)May 18, 1996 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in)
F/C 23 Almarwani, Mathna 25 – (1992-01-01)January 1, 1992 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
35 Shubayli, Ali Al Ahli Jeddah  
C 55 Almohammed, Hani 27 – (1989-10-15)October 15, 1989 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in) Al Hilal  
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on 1 January 2017

Depth chartEdit

Pos. Starting 5 Bench 1 Bench 2
C Mathna Almarwani Mohammed Al-Marwani Naif Al Thalabi
PF Nassir Abojalas Hani Almohammed
SF Ahmed Almukhtar Mohammed Alsuwallem Osama Albargawi
SG Fahad Belal Ali Shubayli
PG Marzouq Almuwallad Mohammed Fahad Alsager

Head coach positionEdit

Competition recordsEdit

Summer OlympicsEdit

yet to qualify

FIBA World championshipsEdit

yet to qualify

FIBA Asia championshipsEdit

Year Position Tournament Host
1989 7 1989 ABC Championship Beijing, China
1991 9 1991 ABC Championship Kobe, Japan
1993 6 1993 ABC Championship Jakarta, Indonesia
1995 6 1995 ABC Championship Seoul, South Korea
1997 4 1997 ABC Championship Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
1999   1999 ABC Championship Fukuoka, Japan
2005 8 2005 FIBA Asia Championship Doha, Qatar
2013 13 2013 FIBA Asia Championship Manila, Philippines
2019 TBD 2019 FIBA Asia Cup TBD

Past rostersEdit

2012 Squad:

Saudi Arabia National Basketball Team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club
C 4 Al-Marwani, Mohammed 22 – (1989-07-24)24 July 1989 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) Al Ittihad  
PG 5 Al-Muwallad, Marzouq 19 – (1992-08-06)6 August 1992 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m)
PG 6 Al-Sager, Mohammed 26 – (1985-10-10)10 October 1985 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) Al Fateh  
SG 7 Kabe, Jaber 26 – (1985-09-03)3 September 1985 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Al Ittihad  
F/C 8 Samater, Ahmed 31 – (1980-01-13)13 January 1980 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) Al Hilal  
F 9 Al-Hawify, Mohammad 34 – (1977-12-26)26 December 1977 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Al Ahli  
G 10 Al-Dawsari, Faisal 21 – (1990-08-19)19 August 1990 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) Al Hilal  
C 11 Al-Fotawi, Hashem 33 – (1978-09-07)7 September 1978 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) Al Ansar  
F 12 Gassas, Fawaz 34 – (1977-10-01)1 October 1977 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) Al Ahli  
F/C 13 Al-Hosawi, Ahmed 27 – (1984-06-23)23 June 1984 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) Al Ansar  
G 14 Belal, Fahad 20 – (1991-04-30)30 April 1991 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) Ohud Medina  
F 15 Al-Mutairi, Mohammed 19 – (1992-05-16)16 May 1992 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Al Arabi  
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Club field describes current pro club

2014 Asian Games Squad:

Saudi Arabia men's national basketball team - 2014 Asian Games roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club
C 4 Al-Marwani, Mohammed 25 – (1989-07-24)July 24, 1989 2.04 m (6 ft 8 in) Al-Ittihad  
PF 5 Fallatah, Mohammed Ismail 24 – (1990-05-23)May 23, 1990 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) Al Wehda Mecca  
PG 6 Almuwallad, Marzouq 22 – (1992-08-06)August 6, 1992 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in) Al-Ansar  
PG 7 Kabe, Jaber Nasser 29 – (1985-09-03)September 3, 1985 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) Al-Ittihad  
SF 8 Almuhanna, Turki Hassan 26 – (1988-03-11)March 11, 1988 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in) Al Hilal Riyadh  
PF 9 Alhwsawi, Mustafa (C) 31 – (1983-05-04)May 4, 1983 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) Al-Ansar  
C 10 Shuri, Rashad 31 – (1983-02-18)February 18, 1983 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) Al Wehda Mecca  
PG 11 Alsager, Mohammed Fahad 28 – (1985-10-19)October 19, 1985 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in) Al Fateh Al Hasa  
C 12 Walibi, Khalid Mohammed 20 – (1993-10-05)October 5, 1993 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) Al Hilal Riyadh  
SF 13 Altaher, Abdullah Fahad 22 – (1991-11-29)November 29, 1991 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) Al Fateh Al Hasa  
SG 14 Almuwallad, Ayman 26 – (1988-04-01)April 1, 1988 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) Al-Ansar
PG 15 Belal, Fahad 23 – (1991-04-30)April 30, 1991 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) Ohud Medina  
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on 19 September 2014
  • Source: incheon2014ag.org[4]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "FIBA Ranking Presented by Nike". FIBA. 26 February 2019. Retrieved 26 February 2019.
  2. ^ FIBA National Federations – Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, fiba.com, accessed 23 February 2011.
  3. ^ 1999 Asian Championship for Men | ARCHIVE.FIBA.COM, FIBA.com, Retrieved 30 September 2015.
  4. ^ "2014 Asian Games Basketball Men – Saudi Arabia Team Roster". The 17th Incheon Asian Games Organizing Committee. Retrieved 25 September 2014.

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