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NBA Players & Stats at FIBA World Cup - Aug 27, 2014

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2014 FIBA World Cup has just broken the record of the number of NBA participant players compared to any other previous tournament organized by the FIBA and including the Olympics.

Such increase would have positive effects on the quality of basketball which we are going to watch end of this month in Spain.

The stats below shows how much the NBA is attracting more and more talents specially from the America's and Europe. it describes each NBA team and its participants at the World Cup:

50 NBA players are participating in this World Cup.
23 NBA teams are represented by at least a single player.
7 NBA teams aren't represented: Boston, Charlotte Hornets, Dallas, L.A. Clippers, L.A. Lakers, Miami, & Philadelphia.
6 teams are without a single NBA player which are Angola, Egypt, Iran, Newzealand, South Korea, & Ukraine.
6 NBA players are in Spain's squad which is the most after the US team.
4 NBA players are representing Cleveland & Houston each; which is higher than any other team.
1 NBA free agent which is Andray Blatche from Philippines.

The Full list of NBA players at the FIBA World Cup:

Cleveland Cavaliers
1. Anderson Varejo (Brazil)
2. Eric Murphy (Finland)
3. Kyrie Irving (USA)
4. Matthew Dellavedova (Australia)

Houston Rockets
5. Donatas Motiejūnas (Lithuania)
6. Francisco Garcia (Dominican Republic)
7. James Harden (USA)
8. Kostas Papanikolau (Greece)

Brooklyn Nets
9. Bojan Bogdanovic (Croatia)
10. Jorge Gutierrez (Mexico)
11. Mason Plumlee (USA)

Chicago Bulls
12. Cameron Bairstow (Australia)
13. Derrick Rose (USA)
14. Pau Gasol (Spain)

Indiana Pacers
15. Damjan Rudez (Croatia)
16. Ian Mahinmi (France)
17. Luis Scola (Argentina)

Minnesota Timberwolves
18. Gorgui Dieng (Senegal)
19. Jose Juan Barea (Puerto Rico)
20. Ricky Rubio (Spain)

San Antonio Spurs
21. Aron Baynes (Australia)
22. Boris Diaw (France)
23. Tiago Splitter (Brazil)

Golden State Warriors
24. Klay Thompson (USA)
25. Stephan Curry (USA)

Memphis Grizzlies
26. Marc Gasol (Spain)
27. Nick Calathes (Greece)

Miluakee Bucks
28. Giannis Antetokounmpo (Greece)
29. Miroslav Raduljica (Serbia)

New Orleans Pelicans
30. Anthony Davis (USA)
31. mer Aşık (Turkey)

New York Knicks
32. Jos Caldern (Spain)
33. Pablo Prigioni (Argentina)

Phoenix Suns
34. Goran Dagic (Slovenia)
35. Leandro Barbosa (Brazil)

Portland Trail Blazers
36. Nicolas Batum (France)
37. Victor Claver (Spain)

Sacramento Kings
38. DeMarcus Cousins (USA)
39. Rudy Gay (USA)

Toronto Raptors
40. DeMar DeRozan (USA)
41. Jonas Valanciūnas (Lithuania)

Utah Jazz
42. Dante Exum (Utah)
43. Rudy Gobert (France)

Atalanta Hawks
44. Gustavo Ayon (Mexico)

Denver Nuggets
45. Kenneth Faried (USA)

Detroit Pistons
46. Andre Drummond (USA)

Oklahoma City Thunder
47. Serge Ibaka (Spain)

Orlando Magic
48. Evan Fournier (France)

Washington Wizards
49. Hilario Nene (Brazil)

Free Agents
50. Andray Blatche (Philippines)

Dzanan Musa
European Pre-Qualifiers. Day 6 - 3 days ago
Group A Armenia - Bosnia 66-83 Bosnia and Herzegovina upset Armenia in Yerevan to advance into the World Cup European Qualifiers. Dzanan Musa (200-SG-99, agency: BeoBasket) produced 21 points to lead the visitors to the crucial win. Bosnia eked out a 44:41 halftime lead. They went on an 18:4 run in the fourth quarter to ice the vital win. Obrad Tomic (206-C-93, agency: PEPI SPORT) netted 16 points in the victory. Ryan Boatright (183-PG-92, college: Connecticut) notched 22 points, 9 assis...   [read more]

Dzanan Musa
European Pre-Qualifiers. Day 5 - 7 days ago
Group A Sweden - Armenia 93-70 Sweden fired past Armenia for the third win in Group A. Tobias Borg (184-PG-93) delivered 16 points in the win. Sweden piled up a 56:32 halftime lead. They controlled the tempo in the second half and rallied to the victory. Viktor Gaddefors (201-SF-92, agency: Interperformances) tossed in 15 points, grabbed 8 rebounds and issued 5 assists in the victory. Ryan Boatright (183-PG-92, college: Connecticut) accounted for 32 points, 8 rebounds and 5 assists for A...   [read more]

European Pre-Qualifiers. Day 4 - 10 days ago
Group A Bosnia - Sweden 72-88 Sweden overcame Bosnia to climb at 2-2 record in Group A. Thomas Massamba (183-PG-85) delivered 20 points to lead the Scandinavian team. Sweden secured a 44:36 halftime advantage. They held Bosnia to just 36 points in the second half and secured a key victory. Marcus Eriksson (201-G/F-93) tossed in 15 points in the win. Dzanan Musa (200-SG-99, agency: BeoBasket) answered with 12 points for Bosnia. Slovakia - Armenia 78-92 Armenia fired past Slovakia on the...   [read more]

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World Cup Standings
Group A - EU Pre-QF
 1. Sweden 4-2 
 2. Bosnia 4-2 
 3. Armenia 3-3 
 4. Slovakia 1-5 
Group B - EU Pre-QF
 1. Holland 3-1 
 2. Austria 3-1 
 3. Albania 0-4 
Group C - EU Pre-QF
 1. Estonia 3-1 
 2. Kosovo 2-2 
 3. FYR Macedon. 1-3 
Group D - EU Pre-QF
 1. Bulgaria 4-0 
 2. Belarus 1-3 
 3. Portugal 1-3 
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
  Avg: 24.2
 1. Boatright, ARM24.2 
 2. Musa, BIH22.8 
 3. Poeltl, AUT20.0 
 4. Theodore, MKD19.5 
 5. Stojanovski, MKD18.8 
 6. Berisha, KOS18.8 
 7. Liutych, BLR17.8 
 8. Mahalbasic, AUT17.0 
 9. Vezenkov, BUL16.8 
 10. Veideman, EST15.3 
Rebounds Per Game
 Aleksander VEZENKOV
  Avg: 10.8
 1. Vezenkov, BUL10.8 
 2. Parakhouski, BLR8.8 
 3. Rancik, SVK8.2 
 4. Fischer, ARM7.8 
 5. Spires, SWE6.8 
 6. Ihring, SVK6.7 
 7. Paliashchuk, BLR6.5 
 8. Mahalbasic, AUT6.5 
 9. Kangur, EST6.5 
 10. Norel, NED6.3 
Assists Per Game
  Avg: 5.8
 1. Boatright, ARM5.8 
 2. Berisha, KOS5.3 
 3. Kloof, NED5.0 
 4. Marinov, BUL5.0 
 5. Massamba, SWE4.8 
 6. Bost, BUL4.8 
 7. Theodore, MKD4.8 
 8. Lanegger, AUT4.5 
 9. Williams, NED4.5 
 10. Klepeisz, AUT4.3 
Steals Per Game
 Worthy DE JONG
  Avg: 2.5
 1. de-Jong, NED2.5 
 2. Hallman, POR2.3 
 3. Gaddefors, SWE2.3 
 4. Bost, BUL2.0 
 5. Stojanovski, MKD2.0 
 6. Voorn, NED1.8 
 7. Vezenkov, BUL1.8 
 8. Renfroe, BIH1.8 
 9. Boatright, ARM1.7 
 10. Musa, BIH1.7 
Blocks Per Game
 Nicholas SPIRES
  Avg: 2.3
 1. Spires, SWE2.3 
 2. Fusek, SVK1.2 
 3. Talts, EST1.0 
 4. Parakhouski, BLR1.0 
 5. Guerreiro, POR1.0 
 6. Shima, ALB0.8 
 7. Poeltl, AUT0.8 
 8. Shoshi, KOS0.8 
 9. Mahalbasic, AUT0.8 
 10. Chrabascz, ARM0.8 
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