2023 FIBA World Cup

FIBA World Cup Team Profile: Spain

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

Defending FIBA World Cup champion Spain is the No. 1 team in the tournament world rankings. With a veteran squad powering the team to the 2019 title, Spain gets a boost from a talented group of young players in this year’s tournament . After going 9-1 in the qualifying round, the World Cup team consists of eight players with NBA experience including athletic bigs Santi Aldama and Usman Garuba, national team stalwart Rudy Fernandez and the Hernangomez brothers. Can this young squad capture a third FIBA World Cup in history and reinforce the country’s place at the top of the world rankings?

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Coach: Sergio Scariolo

What To Watch

Rudy Fernandez, one of the great scorers in Spanish history and current Real Madrid shooting guard, has announced plans to retire after the 2024 Olympics. Will he lead another run to glory?

Group Play Schedule

  • Aug. 26: vs. Côte D’Ivoire (9:30 a.m. ET)
  • Aug. 28: vs. Brazil (9:30 a.m. ET)
  • Aug. 30: vs. Iran (9:30 a.m. ET)

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