Hispanic Basketball Teams in the London 2012 Olympics

Argentina

FIBA Ranking: 3

Olympic Appearance: 5

Gold Medal in 2004, Bronze 2008

Last Tournaments:

Won Gold in the 2011 FIBA Americas Championship.

Won Gold 2012 South American Championship for Men

Roster:
4 Luís Scola – PF – 204cm 6’8″ – 30/04/1980 Buenos Aires, Argentina – Houston Rockets (NBA-USA)
5 Manu Ginobili – SG – 198cm 6’6″ – 28/07/1977 Bahia Blanca, Argentina – San Antonio Spurs(NBA-USA)
6 Marcos Mata – SF – 201cm 6’7″ – 01/08/1986 – Mar de Plata, Argentina –  Peñarol (ARG)
7 Facundo Campazzo – PG – 179cm 5’10” – 23/03/1991 Cordoba, Argentina – Penarol (ARG)
8 Pablo Prigioni – G – 191cm 6’3″ – 17/05/1977 Cordoba, Argentina – Real Madrid, ACB (ESP)
9 Juan Gutierrez – C – 205cm 6’9″ – 10/10/1983 Buenos Aires, Argentina – CB Granada, ACB (ESP)
10 Carlos Delfino – SF – 200cm 6’7″ – 29/08/1982 Santa Fe, Argentina – Milwaukee Bucks, NBA (USA)
11 Martin Leiva – C – 208cm 6’10” – 23/04/1980 Buenos Aires, Argentina – Penarol (ARG)
12 Leo Gutierrz – PF – 201cm 6’7″ – 16/05/1978 – Marcos Juarez (ARG), Argentina – Penarol (ARG)
13 Andrés Nocioni – SF – 201cm 6’7″ – 30/11/1979 Santa Fe, Argentina – Caja Laboral, ACB (ESP)
14 Hernan Jansen – SF – 199cm 6’6″ – 04/02/1978 Bahia Blanca, Argentina – MMT Estudiantes (ESP)
15 Federico Kammerichs – F – 202cm 6’8″ – 21/06/1980 Goya Corrientes, Argentina – Regatas Corrientes, LNB (ARG)

Coach:Julio Lamas – Obras Sanitarias, LNB

Group A: Lithuania, Tunisia, USA, France, Nigeria

Schedule:

29 Jul.  vs Lithuania

31 Jul.  vs France

2 Aug.  vs Tunisia

4 Aug.  vs Nigeria

6 Aug.  vs USA

Brazil


FIBA Ranking: 13

Olympic Appearance: 13
Bronze Medal: 1948, 1960,1964

Last Tournaments:

Won Silver in FIBA Americas championship
4th in South American Basketball Championship

Roster:
4 Marcelo Machado – G – 201cm 6’7″ – 12/04/1975 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – Flamengo, NBB (BRA)
5 Raul Neto – PG – 186cm 6’1″ – 19/05/1992 Belo Horizonte , Brazil – Minas Tenis Clube, NBB (BRA)
6 Caio Torres – C – 211cm 6’11” – 03/06/1987 Sao Pablo, Brazil – Flamengo (BRA)
7 Larry Taylor – PG – 185cm 6’1″ – 03/10/1980 United States of America – ITABOM/BAURU, NBB (BRA)
8 Alex Garcia – SG – 191cm 6’3″ – 04/03/1980 Uberlandia, Brazil – BRASILIA, NBB (BRA)
9 Marcelinho Huertas – PG – 190cm 6’3″ – 25/05/1983 Sao Paulo, Brazil – Regal FC Barcelona, ACB (ESP)
10 Leandrinho Barbosa – G – 191cm 6’3″ – 28/11/1982 Sao Paulo, Brazil – Indiana Pacers (NBA) (USA)
11 Anderson Varejao – C – 211cm 6’11” – 28/09/1982 Santa Teresa, Brazil – Cleveland Cavaliers, NBA (USA)
12 Guilherme Giovannoni – SF – 204cm 6’8″ – 02/06/1980 Piracicaba, Sao Paolo, Brazil – BRASILIA, NBB (BRA)
13 Nene Hilario – C – 211cm 6’11” – 13/09/1982 Sao Carlos, Brazil – Washington Wizards, NBA (USA)
14 Marcus Vieira – PF – 207cm 6’9″ – 31/05/1984 Rio De Jeneiro, Brazil – Pinheiros (BRA)
15 Tiago Splitter – PF – 211cm 6’11” – 01/01/1985 Joinville , Brazil – San Antonio Spurs, NBA (USA)

Coach: Ruben Magnano – Villa Maria, Argentina

Group B:

1. China
2. Great Britain
3. Brazil
4. Australia
5. Russia
6. Spain

Schedule:
29 Jul. vs Australia
31 Jul. vs Great Britain
2 Aug. vs Russia
4 Aug. vs China
6 Aug. vs Spain

Spain

FIBA Ranking: 2

Olympic Appearance: 11
Silver: 1984, 2008

Last Tournaments: Won Gold in the EuroBasket Tournament 2012

Roster:

4 Pau Gasol – F – 214cm 7’0″ – 06/07/1980 Barcelona, Spain – Los Angeles Lakers, NBA (USA)
5 Rudy Fernandez – SF – 198cm 6’6″ – 04/04/1985 Palma de Mallorca, Spain – Denver Nuggets, NBA (USA)
6 Sergio Rodriguez – PG – 191cm 6’3″ – 12/06/1986 Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain – Real Madrid (ESP)
7 Juan-Carlos Navarro – G – 192cm 6’4″ 13/06/1980 Sant Feliú de Llobregat, Spain – FC Barcelona, ACB (ESP)
8 José Calderon – PG – 192cm 6’4″ – 28/09/1981 Villanueva de la Serena, Spain – Toronto Raptors, NBA (USA)
9 Felipe Reyes – PF – 206cm 6’9″ – 16/03/1980 Cordoba, Spain – Real Madrid, ACB (ESP)
10 Víctor Claver – PF – 207cm 6’9″ – 30/08/1988 Valencia, Spain – Valencia, ACB (ESP)
11 Fernando San Emeterio – SG – 197cm 6’6″ – 01/01/1984 Santander, Spain – CAJA LABORAL (ESP)
12 Sergio Llull – SG – 192cm 6’4” – 15/11/1987 Mao, Spain – Real Madrid, ACB (ESP)
13 Marc Gasol – C – 216cm 7’1″ – 29/01/1985 Barcelona, Spain – Memphis Grizzlies, NBA (USA)
14 Serge Ibaka – C – 208cm 6’10” – 18/09/1989 Brazzaville, Congo – Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA (USA)
15 Victor Sada – SG – 192cm 6’4″ – 08/03/1984 Badalona, Spain – FC Barcelona, ACB (ESP)

Group B
1. China
2. Great Britain
3. Brazil
4. Australia
5. Russia
6. Spain

Schedule:

29 Jul. vs China
31 Jul. vs Australia
2 Aug. vs Great Britain
4 Aug. vs Russia
6 Aug. vs Brazil

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