2019 Fiba Basketball World Cup
2019 Fiba Basketball World Cup

NBA players you can expect to see in the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019

More than 50 NBA players plan to participate in the global tournament

NBA.com Staff

Aug 30, 2019 11:53 AM ET

Nikola Jokic, Giannis Antetokounmpo and Rudy Gobert are among the NBA players in the FIBA World Cup.

The FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 will bring a record 32 countries together in China to compete for the title of world champion.

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The United States has won the past two tournaments (2010, 2014) and is among the favorites to win it again this summer. But it isn't the only country with high expectations and NBA talent.

Before the action tips off with group play on Aug. 31, check out the list below of every current NBA player who plans to compete in the global tournament.

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Countries With NBA Players

(Sorted by most to least NBA players)

USA: Entire roster (Group E) 

France: Rudy Gobert, Evan Fournier, Nicolas Batum, Frank Ntilikina, Vincent Poirier (Group G)

Nuggets star Nikola Jokic will represent Serbia during the FIBA World Cup.

Serbia: Nemanja Bjelica, Bogdan Bogdanovic, Marko Gudurić, Nikola Jokic, Boban Marjanovic (Group D)

Australia: Joe Ingles, Patty Mills, Matthew Dellavedova, Aron Baynes (Group H)

 
Australia was able to build confidence with an exhibition win over Team USA.

Germany: Dennis Schroder, Maxi Kleber, Isaac Bonga, Daniel Theis (Group G)

Spain: Marc Gasol, Juancho Hernangomez, Willy Hernangomez, Ricky Rubio (Group C)

Canada: Khem Birch, Oshae Brissett, Cory Joseph (Group H)

Nigeria: Al-Farouq Aminu, Chimezie Metu, Josh Okogie (Group B)

Turkey: Cedi Osman, Ersan Ilyasova, Furkan Korkmaz (Group E)

Brazil: Cristiano Felicio, Bruno Caboclo (Group F)

Reigning Kia MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo has high hopes for Greece during the tournament.

Greece: Giannis Antetokounmpo, Thanasis Antetokounmpo (Group F)

Italy: Marco Belinelli, Danilo Gallinari (Group D)

Lithuania: Jonas Valanciunas, Domantas Sabonis (Group H)

Puerto Rico: Isaiah Pineiro (Group C)

Czech Reupublic: Tomas Satoransky (Group E)

Wizards rookie Rui Hachimura is the first Japanese-born player to be drafted in the first round.

Japan: Rui Hachimura, Yuta Watanabe (Group E)

Montenegro: Nikola Vucevic (Group F)

Countries Without NBA Players

Group A: Cote d'Ivoire, Poland, Venezuela, China
Group B: Russia, Argentina, Korea
Group C: Iran, Tunisia
Group D: Angola, Philippines
Group F: New Zealand
Group G: Dominican Republic, Jordan
Group H: Senegal

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NBA Teams Represented In China

(Sorted by most to least NBA players)

The Celtics will have six players competing during the FIBA Basketball World Cup.

Boston Celtics: Jaylen Brown (USA), Vincent Poirier (France), Marcus Smart (USA), Jayson Tatum (USA), Daniel Theis (Germany), Kemba Walker (USA)

Milwaukee Bucks: Giannis Antetokounmpo (Greece), Thanasis Antetokounmpo (Greece), Ersan Ilyasova (Turkey), Brook Lopez (USA), Khris Middleton (USA)

Memphis Grizzlies: Bruno Caboclo (Brazil), Marko Gudurić (Serbia), Jonas Valanciunas (Lithuania), Yuta Watanabe (Japan)

Orlando Magic: Al-Farouq Aminu (Nigeria), Khem Birch (Canada), Evan Fournier (France), Nikola Vucevic (Montenegro)

Sacramento Kings: Harrison Barnes (USA), Nemanja Bjelica (Serbia), Bogdan Bogdanovic (Serbia), Isaiah Pineiro (Puerto Rico)

San Antonio Spurs: Marco Belinelli (Italy), Chimezie Metu (Nigeria), Patty Mills (Australia), Derrick White (USA)

Denver Nuggets: Juancho Hernangomez (Spain), Nikola Jokic (Serbia), Mason Plumlee (USA)

The Jazz will be well represented in China this summer.

Utah Jazz: Rudy Gobert (France), Joe Ingles (Australia), Donovan Mitchell (USA)

Phoenix Suns: Aron Baynes (Australia), Ricky Rubio (Spain)

Charlotte Hornets: Nicolas Batum (France), Willy Hernangomez (Spain)

Chicago Bulls: Cristiano Felicio (Brazil), Tomas Satoransky (Czech Republic)

Cleveland Cavaliers: Matthew Dellavedova (Australia), Cedi Osman (Turkey)

Dallas Mavericks: Maxi Kleber (Germany), Boban Marjanovic (Serbia)

Indiana Pacers: Myles Turner (USA), Domantas Sabonis (Lithuania)

Oklahoma City Thunder: Danilo Gallinari (Italy), Dennis Schroder (Germany)

Toronto Raptors: Oshae Brissett (Canada), Marc Gasol (Spain)

Washington Wizards: Isaac Bonga (Germany), Rui Hachimura (Japan)

Brooklyn Nets: Joe Harris (USA)

Minnesota Timberwovles: Josh Okogie (Nigeria)

New Orleans Pelicans: Nicolo Melli (Italy)

New York Knicks: Frank Ntilikina (France)

Philadelphia 76ers: Furkan Korkmaz (Turkey)

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