Wembanyama, Fournier, Gobert highlight France’s preliminary roster for 2022 EuroBasket

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07/Jul/22 12:42


France announced its 17-man preliminary roster for the upcoming September EuroBasket

By Eurohoops team / info@eurohoops.net

The French Basketball Federation announced Thursday its preliminary selection of players to compete in the upcoming 2022 FIBA EuroBasket.

Projected No. 1 pick of the 2023 NBA Draft Victor Wembanyama is highlighting the selection, while Vincent Collet’s team will be joined by the NBA might of Evan Fournier, Rudy Gobert, Frank Ntilikina, and Theo Maledon.

The French NT will meet in Paris on July 29, where they will begin their preparation. During the month of August, they will play six preparation games ahead of the big event.

France is seeded in Group B of the 2022 EuroBasket and will play against Germany, Lithuania, Hungary, Bosnia, and Slovenia in the first round.

France’s 17-man preliminary roster:

Surname Name Birth date Height Club 2021-2022
ALBICY Andrew 21/03/1990 1,78 Gran Canaria
CORDINIER Isaiah 28/11/1996 1,91 Virtus Bologna
FALL Moustapha 23/02/1992 2,16 Olympiacos
FOURNIER Evan 29/10/1992 1,99 New York Knicks
GOBERT Rudy 26/06/1992 2,16 Utah Jazz
HEURTEL Thomas 10/04/1989 1,88 Real Madrid
HOWARD William 25/10/1993 2,02 LDLC ASVEL
JAITEH Mouhammadou 27/11/1994 2,06 Virtus Bologna
LUWAWU-CABARROT Timothy 09/05/1995 1,98 Atlanta Hawks
MALEDON Theo 12/06/2001 1,91 Oklahoma City Thunder
M’BAYE Amath 14/12/1989 2,06 Pinar Karsiyaka
NTILIKINA Frank 28/07/1998 1,98 Dallas Mavericks
OKOBO Elie 23/10/1997 1,90 LDLC ASVEL
POIRIER Vincent 17/10/1993 2,13 Real Madrid
TARPEY Terry 02/03/1994 1,96 Le Mans
WEMBANYAMA Victor 04/01/2004 2,19 LDLC ASVEL
YABUSELE Guerschon 17/12/1995 2,01 Real Madrid