Spain
FIBA Rank: 5
Group: B
Qualified: Fourth at 2005 EuroBasket
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2006 FIBA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
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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

Gasol and the Spaniards are one of the favorites in Japan.
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SPAIN TEAM PREVIEW
Don't be fooled by Spain's seventh place finish in Athens. The country looked well on their way to medal in the 2004 Olympics with an unblemished 5-0 record in the preliminary round. But the format of the competition had them meeting the United States (3-2) in the quarterfinals.
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NBA PLAYERS
Jose
Calderon
Jorge
Garbajosa
Pau
Gasol
Sergio
Rodriguez

PRELIMINARY ROUND SCHEDULE
August 19: Spain vs. New Zealand
August 20: Spain vs. Panama
August 21: Spain vs. Germany
6 p.m. ET, on NBA TV
August 23: Spain vs. Angola
August 24: Spain vs. Japan
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HISTORY
Medals: None
Best Finish: Fourth in 1982