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Dominican Republic national basketball team

Dominican Republic
FIBA ranking 20 Increase 6
Joined FIBA 1954
FIBA zone FIBA Americas
National federation Federación Dominicana de Baloncesto
Coach Orlando Antigua
Olympic Games
Appearances None
Medals None
FIBA World Cup
Appearances 2
Medals None
FIBA Americas Championship
Appearances 11
Medals Bronze: 2011

The Dominican Republic national basketball team is the men's basketball team that represents the Dominican Republic in international competition. In 2011 and 2012, John Calipari, the head coach of the University of Kentucky men's basketball team, served as the head coach of the team.[1][2] The current coach is Orlando Antigua, a former Calipari assistant and the current head coach of the University of South Florida. The team placed third in the 2011 FIBA Americas Championship and fourth in the 2012 FIBA World Olympic Qualifying Tournament, one position shy of qualifying for the 2012 Olympics.

Roster

Team for the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup.

Competitions

FIBA World Championships

Year Position Tournament Host
1978 12/14 1978 FIBA World Championship Philippines
2014 13/24 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup Spain

FIBA Americas Championships

Year Position Tournament Host
1980 Didn't Compete 1980 FIBA Americas Championship San Juan, Puerto Rico
1984 9th 1984 FIBA Americas Championship São Paulo, Brazil
1988 Didn't Compete 1988 FIBA Americas Championship Montevideo, Uruguay
1989 6th 1989 FIBA Americas Championship Mexico City, Mexico
1992 Didn't Compete 1992 FIBA Americas Championship Portland, Oregon, United States
1993 9th 1993 FIBA Americas Championship San Juan, Puerto Rico
1995 7th 1995 FIBA Americas Championship Tucumán, Argentina
1997 9th 1997 FIBA Americas Championship Montevideo, Uruguay
1999 7th 1999 FIBA Americas Championship San Juan, Puerto Rico
2001 Didn't Compete 2001 FIBA Americas Championship Neuquén, Argentina
2003 8th 2003 FIBA Americas Championship San Juan, Puerto Rico
2005 6th 2005 FIBA Americas Championship Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
2007 Didn't Compete 2007 FIBA Americas Championship Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
2009 5th 2009 FIBA Americas Championship San Juan, Puerto Rico
2011 3rd 2011 FIBA Americas Championship Mar del Plata, Argentina
2013 4th 2013 FIBA Americas Championship Caracas, Venezuela

Pan American Games

Year Position Tournament Host
1951–75 Didn't Compete 1951-75 Pan American Games
1979 9th 1979 Pan American Games San Juan, Puerto Rico
1983 9th 1983 Pan American Games Caracas, Venezuela
1987–95 Didn't Compete 1987-95 Pan American Games
1999 6th 1999 Pan American Games Winnipeg, Canada
2003 2nd 2003 Pan American Games Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
2007 Didn't Compete 2007 Pan American Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2011 4th 2011 Pan American Games Guadalajara, Mexico
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 1 0 1

CentroBasket Championship

Year Position Tournament Host
1969 5th CentroBasket Championship Hanava, Cuba
1971 4th CentroBasket Championship Caracas, Venezuela
1973 7th CentroBasket Championship San Juan, Puerto Rico
1975 4th CentroBasket Championship Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
1977 1st CentroBasket Championship Panama City, Panama
1981 5th CentroBasket Championship San Juan, Puerto Rico
1985 6th CentroBasket Championship Toluca, Mexico
1987 4th CentroBasket Championship Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
1989 5th CentroBasket Championship Havana, Cuba
1993 4th CentroBasket Championship San Juan, Puerto Rico
1995 2nd CentroBasket Championship Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
1997 3rd CentroBasket Championship Tegucigalpa, Honduras
1999 3rd CentroBasket Championship Havana, Cuba
2001 5th CentroBasket Championship Toluca, Mexico
2003 2nd CentroBasket Championship Culiacán, Mexico
2004 1st CentroBasket Championship Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
2006 5th CentroBasket Championship Panama City, Panama
2008 3rd CentroBasket Championship Cancún, Mexico
2010 2nd CentroBasket Championship Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
2012 1st CentroBasket Championship San Juan, Puerto Rico
Gold Silver Bronze Total
3 3 3 9

Squads

1999 Americas Championship

2003 Central American and Caribbean Championship

2003 Pan American Games

2003 Americas Championship

2004 Central American and Caribbean Championship

2005 Americas Championship

2006 Central American and Caribbean Championship

2006 Central American and Caribbean Games

2008 Ecuador

FIBA Americas Championship 2009

References

  1. ^ CoachCal.com (2012-05-11). "Calipari Accepts Offer to Coach Dominican National Team". Retrieved 2012-05-24. 
  2. ^ ESPN (2011-05-19). "John Calipari explains Dominican decision". Retrieved 2011-05-25. 

External links

  • FIBA Profile
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