2023 FIBA World Cup

FIBA World Cup Team Profile: France

Get ready for the FIBA Basketball World Cup with a team-by-team breakdown of the 32 countries in the competition.

France brings a formidable roster into this year’s World Cup after a second-place finish in the 2022 EuroBasket tournament. Even without Victor Wembanyama participating, France has 4 current NBA players and former NBA talent such as Nando De Colo and Guerschon Yabusele on the roster.

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Coach: Vincent Collet

What to Watch

France has shown plenty of success on the global stage in recent years, from the past two World Cups, last year’s Olympic Gold Medal Game and the 2022 EuroBasket Finals. Returning with another loaded roster for this year’s World Cup, France will be one of the favorites to win the Naismith Trophy. 

Group Play Schedule

  • Aug. 25: France vs. Canada (9:30 a.m. ET)
  • Aug. 27: France vs. Latvia (9:30 a.m. ET)
  • Aug. 29: France vs. Lebanon (5:45 a.m. ET)

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