Argentina
FIBA Rank: 3
Group: A
Qualified: Gold at 2004 Olympic Games
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2006 FIBA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
TEAM PAGES
GROUP A GROUP B
Argentina
France
Lebanon
Nigeria
Serbia & Mont.
Venezuela
Angola
Germany
Japan
New Zealand
Panama
Spain
GROUP C GROUP D
Australia
Brazil
Greece
Lithuania
Qatar
Turkey
China
Italy
Puerto Rico
Senegal
Slovenia
USA

In 2004, Argentina celebrated in Athens.
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ARGENTINA TEAM PREVIEW
In a country where soccer historically rules, basketball in Argentina is quickly becoming part of its national pride. The recent success by the national team in the 2004 Olympics and 2002 FIBA World Championship has largely been responsible for building excitement around the sport.
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NBA PLAYERS
Carlos
Delfino
Manu
Ginobili
Andres
Nocioni
Fabricio
Oberto

PRELIMINARY ROUND SCHEDULE
August 19: Argentina vs. France
4 p.m. ET, on NBA TV
August 20: Argentina vs. Lebanon
8 p.m. ET, on NBA TV
August 21: Argentina vs. Venezuela
August 23: Argentina vs. Nigeria
8 p.m. ET, on NBA TV
August 24: Argentina vs. Serbia & Montenegro
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HISTORY
Medals: Gold (1), Silver (1)
Best Finish: Gold in 1950